by Kayla Harper Climate change is a looming reality, and with approximately twelve years to make significant changes in our way of life before permanent damage is caused, it is important for restaurants to become responsible climate activists and change their business practices. My short-term focus is on educating local businesses in the Lehigh Valley about ways to become … [Read more...] about The Importance of Restaurant Sustainability
What’s the Point of Recycling?
Is Recycling Really Important? Yes and no. Recycling paper, plastics, & metals: Keeps these materials out of the landfills, Reduces the energy needed to manufacture new products from recycled material than to make them from raw materials—and this means a corresponding reduction in greenhouse gas emissions [GHG] Reduces the demand on natural resources, including … [Read more...] about What’s the Point of Recycling?
We Can Do More
by Julia Ward When I first viewed this image, I was happy and very optimistic about the change that Stanford University has made when the school adopted a more sustainable recycling station. But, I soon found out that this recycling station is over five years old! While some schools today are struggling to make recycling a priority, Stanford has already taken the necessary … [Read more...] about We Can Do More