Not ready to give up that cheeseburger? Choose grass-fed beef, which has a lower impact on the environment. Most U.S. beef cows are fed grains that require a lot energy to produce and are not natural feed for cows. Grass-fed cattle eat grass, and do so in tune with the seasons, giving biodiversity a better… Continue Reading
Purchase meat and dairy products from organic farms, which are not permitted to use any antibiotics. Many conventional livestock farms include subtherapeutic doses of antibiotics in their animals’ daily feed rations to protect the animals against disease and encourage rapid weight gain, sometimes to compensate for substandard living conditions. To view more tips, click here…. Continue Reading
All meat—chicken, pork, and beef—are harder on the environment than veggies. Look at your table during the holidays to see what meats can be replaced with veggies. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.