Want to keep your fruit and veg fresh as long as possible during quarantines? Here's how.
Americans toss about 80 billion pounds of food into the garbage every year. Luckily, there are several easy preserving methods anyone can use to extend the shelf-life of the perishable food they buy, saving both money and the planet.
Dairy farmers are dumping out unpasteurized milk by the truckload, which is polluting waterways and killing fish.
Easter is a great opportunity to eat vegan, planet-friendly meals.
Aleph Farms has made a breakthrough.
The Wally Shop is opening up its exclusive service up to the entire country.
Here's how to make the most of your pantry staples while in isolation.
Here's the scoop on tofu.
Starbucks has finally developed a compostable and recyclable paper coffee cup.
Starbucks locations in the U.S. and Canada are preventing customers from getting drinks in their personal to-go cups to be safe during the coronavirus.
Startup C16 Biosciences is hoping to disrupt the palm oil industry with its lab-grown palm oil.
You may not even know what glyphosate is — but it’s in a lot of the foods you already eat.
Food waste was avoided at the Super Bowl by diverting 35,000 pounds of leftovers to local shelters.
You already know you should be using a metal straw, but which ones should you get? See the best ones!
Climate change touches every part of your life — and now it’s coming for your wine.
Here's how five popular types of pots and pans stack up.
We interviewed Silk's Senior Manager of Product Development to learn all about developing new non-dairy milks.
Taco Bell's 2020 commitments focus on sustainability.
Impossible Foods revealed its newest product at CES: meatless pork.
1,300 celebrity diners will eat completely plant-based at Sunday's awards show.
DeliverZero is making zero-waste restaurant delivery possible in NYC, slowly but surely.
Veganuary director Wendy Matthews shares her best tips for eating vegan for 31 days with Green Matters.
Vegan hot dogs have come a long way — here are five of the best ones on the market.
Here's everything you are wondering about the different lifestyles.
You’re well versed on the advantages of following a vegan diet — but that doesn’t mean eating out isn’t still daunting.
There are lots of reasons why you may not opt to use dairy milk — but that doesn’t mean your recipes should have to change.
Going vegan doesn't mean saying goodbye to your boyfriends Ben and Jerry.
Vegetarians and vegans can easily get adequate protein!
If you noticed on your most recent run to the grocery store that the expiration date on a jug of organic milk is longer than the expiration date on regular, conventional milk, then you may have some questions.
"Our hope is that individuals leave our custody more mindful of the benefits of a reduced meat diet, both for themselves and for the planet."
You can eat affordably — and consciously — at Taco Bell.
The benefits of veganism extend far beyond your health.
Before we had plant-based “meats,” we had tofu. Learn how it’s made.
11 Vegan Thanksgiving Sides That Will Impress Everyone — Plus, Advice for the Holiday From Longtime Vegans
Thanksgiving is all about the side dishes — and these vegan recipes will help keep your Turkey Day turkey-free.
How exactly do GMOs affect the environment?
Okra is the newest superfood to get the superstar treatment — learn about all the benefits of eating this beloved vegetable.
David Burtka sat down with Green Matters to share his love of vegan meat.
This is by far one of the hardest struggles of being a zero-waster, at least for me, personally: Figuring out how to bring home leftovers from a restaurant without the single-use containers that eateries so often hand out.
The darker the better.
Here's a quick and easy oat milk recipe!
Today is the perfect day to treat yourself to some non-dairy ice cream.
McDonald's is going beyond the classic burger with its latest menu offering.
You’ll be happy to know that you are not the only person wondering: Does “organic” mean the same thing as “all-natural”?
The company wants you to guess which city will get the plant-based meat first.
Here's everything you need to know about how GMOs affect the environment and our health.
Where's the beef? Not at Just Salad.
Have you ever wondered why some people don't eat honey?
"It's still finger lickin' good."
You’ve heard a lot about plant-based meat, but do you know what even means? Keep reading to learn more.
A meat tax is controversial, but could be effective.
Homemade baby food doesn't have to be intimidating.
Coffee grounds have so many applications in the garden.
Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly School Lunches: Recipes, Lunchboxes, and Everything Else Your Kid May Need
Keep your kid's lunch as zero-waste as possible with these tips.
Here are a few tips to make the transition easier.
The Food Date Labeling Act could help solve the U.S.'s food waste problem.
Here's everything you need to know.
Eating locally is a crucial tenet of sustainable agriculture — which, in turn, helps all living things flourish.
Ever wondered exactly what heme is?
Who else is excited?
Here's everything you've been wondering about vegan cheese.
Avocado isn’t just delicious — it’s also a great tool to use as a zero-waster!
Even after going zero-waste, you still might be screaming for ice cream. After all, it’s just that good.
Treat yo'self to some animal-free meat!
Beyond Meat is coming to a delivery kit near you.
Shawn Mendes is Flow's new Sustainability Ambassador.
Absolut’s Sustainability Efforts Have Rightfully Earned Them the Title of “Planet Earth’s Favorite Vodka”
Absolut has made sure that drinking responsibly means more than just limiting consumption — it also means doing right by the planet.
Impossible Foods has announced its newest venture.
Lab-grown meat and plant-based meat are on the rise.
Wild Type wants to change the way we eat fish.
Starbucks Launches Returnable, Reusable Coffee Cups at Gatwick Airport — Here's How the Scheme Works
Gatwick Airport's Starbucks is promoting reusables and taking the burden off the consumer.
Jay-Z just invested in yet another vegan business.
With its signature blend of 11 herbs and spices, of course.
Here are my initial thoughts on Loop's first round.
All 11 organizations are doing incredible work for their Baltimore communities.
"We’re really trying to go back to the imagery of the milkman," Loop VP Tony Rossi tells Green Matters.
Anyone else hungry?
IKEA is recreating its classic Swedish meatballs — with plants.
Composting is an eco-friendly lifestyle choice that can work for everyone, even if you live in an apartment.
In the past, “ugly” produce may have gone straight to the landfill — now, it’s probably making its way to your plate!
Often, making milk at home can be cheaper in the long run because it means buying the nuts or oats in bulk.
Ready to start making your kitchen fit in with a low-impact lifestyle? Keep reading for five changes to make your kitchen more zero waste!
There are so many reasons to eat more vegan meals.
You’re doing everything you can to live an eco-friendly, nontoxic, and sustainable lifestyle. But is your cookware zero waste?
These vegan YouTubers all share delicious recipes that you can make on a budget.
Buh-bye, olive oil.
By eating what’s in season, you’re actually being more sustainable — find out why!
Before you steep that lavender and chamomile nightcap before bed, there’s something you should know. There may be plastic hiding in your tea bags…
Here's how the new tax will incentive sustainable farming practices.
As the world has changed, so have our grocery stores — see their adaptations to become more "green."
There's a lot to consider when it comes to drinking sustainably.
Here are five ways to make a difference by going green at the grocery store.
The Environmental Working Group just released its annual guide to pesticides in produce.
There are so many to choose from these days.
The bulk section can be intimidating at first — but this guide will help anyone, from new shoppers to seasoned pros.
Meal kits can produce less emissions than grocery store meals.
Living a zero-waste life doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite things — like snacking.
'Big Bang Theory' Star Melissa Rauch Releases Free Children's Book 'The Tales of Tofu,' Making Healthy Eating Fun and Accessible
Rauch hopes the book will give children a positive and fun association with healthy eating.
Are you up for the challenge of a zero-waste seder?
Kernza could potentially have a much lower environmental impact than wheat.
The grocery store says that all packaging will be reusable, recyclable, or compostable by 2025.
Prices are going down at Whole Foods.
Plant lovers, rejoice!
It's going to save customers a boatload of money, too.
Unsurprisingly, the popularity of milk alternatives has many dairy farmers seeing a significant decrease in sales.
Tesco is experimenting with a new way to cut back on waste by changing the way they package their produce.
Welcome to the world of microgreens — miniature plants, herbs, or vegetables that are comparable to sprouts, but unlike sprouts, use soil and sunlight to grow.
Biodegradable Plates and Cutlery Made from Wheat Bran May Not Be Gluten-Free, But They Are Pretty Cool
Wheat bran is the newest material for biodegradable tablewares.
The brewery spent three years developing this adhesive.
The program will officially kick off this fall, for all 1.1 million NYC public school students.
Waste less food, save more money.
Meatballs and tacos and sliders, oh my!
For those of us who don’t have the luxury of simply sipping our tap water (or want to take extra precautions to make sure our water is properly filtered), there is a way to purify water sans plastic.
The new initiative will save 1 million pounds of plastic a year.
Will guac still cost extra though?
Panda Express previously had zero vegan or vegetarian options on its menu.
Shaquille O’Neal, Shaun White, and Kyrie Irving are among the 14 athletes to invest in Beyond Meat and partner with the brand on its new campaign.
So many exciting plant-based foods rolled out over the past week. Anyone else feeling hungry?
The study's authors also shared tips that helped the 114 restaurants in the study reduce food waste.
If you’re slowly becoming more aware about what goes into our food-aggregating, farming, and pesticides, then this is a great place to start.
The Good Food Institute has awarded a $3 million grant to 14 scientists working on new faux meats.
The varieties of coffee that make up most of our consumption — along with a variety of others — are at risk of extinction, as per a new study.
If you thought the compost was the most sustainable solution for your food scraps, think again.
It’s not impossible to store produce without plastic. In fact, it’s probably healthier.
The top spot on the list of best cities for vegetarians may surprise you!
The world of plant-based “meats” is always growing — and Impossible Foods is adding steak to their menu.
Starting this year, you’ll be able to get a vegan patty by Beyond Meat at Carl’s Jr. restaurants.
Purple Carrot is making it even easier to eat plant-based around the clock.
McDonald’s is the latest fast food company to embrace the vegan life — by introducing a new meat-free option at their headquarters.
Kelloggs has found a way to cut back on their food waste — they’re making beer out of rejected cornflakes.
Ready to start your own bin or heap? Here's how to start composting — and why you should do it.
The nonprofit and grocery store chain will collaborate on reducing food and packaging waste, and offering more sustainable food options.
Reduce the impact of your holiday meal with this guide to a zero-waste Thanksgiving.
New polling shows U.S. residents are incorporating more plant-based meals into their diets.
The garden will supply fresh produce for Soufra, a catering and food truck business started by female Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.
A new study from Indiana University says most Americans are willing to pay more for their beer if it helps save the planet.
Only two months ago IKEA began offering a meat-free hotdog on their cafe's menu and customers are responding in rapid numbers.
The food services company will also make plastic straws request only, and ban polystyrene foam containers by 2025.
The mayor of Minneapolis is offering a new monthly meat-free supper club for community members to join him and other policymakers to discuss environmental issues impacting the city.
The seafood restaurant chain will make plastic straws available only by request next month, and eventually replace them with an eco-friendly alternative.
The new facility from 80 Acre Farms will grow fresh produce without pesticides and with minimal water year-round.
Dozens of large companies have pledged to report and reduce their food waste, in order to help the UK reach a wider UN goal.