Urban agriculture could help cities meet sustainability goals
Prince Harry travels well, urban agriculture could be the solution, a company makes paper out of stone and more. We hope you enjoy this week’s Stoked on Sustainability; a weekly roundup of good news from our community.
Millions of people in the US lack access to healthy food and live in what are known as “food deserts.” However, a new study has found that community gardens could offer a simple solution to making local food systems more sustainable, healthy, and accessible. Read More
Prince Harry’s new venture, Travalyst has broad goals to make the tourism industry more environmentally responsible, to increase the economic benefits of tourism to local communities, and to educate people about how their travel affects the planet… Read more
In a release sent on September 13, PepsiCo announced accelerated efforts to reduce plastic waste. The two primary means of doing this will be the company’s target to reduce by 35% the use of virgin plastic across its beverage brands by 2025, “driven by increased use of recycled content and alternative packaging.” Read more
The company produces paper without using timber, water or harsh chemicals. Their source: stone waste mined from construction sites and other industrial waste dumps. Read more
It’s the diet having a moment. Food brands, restaurants, meal-delivery kits, public schools, even presidential candidates are all talking plant-based foods. And now, a new survey from YouGov and WholeFoods Market finds that 63% of millennials are trying to incorporate plant-based foods into their diet. Read more