Tag Archives: Climatarian

Celebrate Climatarian Week!

What is a climatarian?  A climatarian considers the foot-print they are making when they make their purchases. The idea is to buy local and reduce beef and dairy. My suggestions on being a Climatarian: * Eliminate beef, and reduce dairy consumption * … Continue reading

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Fish for dinner? Where was it caught?

To think that people are going to stop eating fish is a heavy lift.  Even the vegans I know will eat fish and sushi. Do you purchase fish and shrimp?  Some things to consider: Why would anyone purchase or eat fish caught in … Continue reading

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Happy Climatarian Thanksgiving!

What is a climatarian? I get this question often. “A climatarian is somebody who chooses their food with the climate in mind and, in particular, replaces beef and lamb with pork or poultry to cut their carbon footprint by a … Continue reading

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A Man Wears His Trash

Enjoy this video, as an individual makes a statement on our consumerism. Each American(USA) consumes 4 1/2 pounds of trash a day.  As I shop at grocery stores and Menards, I am overwhelmed by the amount of packaging and waste that … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday, Think Climate and Waste!

A Climatarian diet involves choosing what you eat based on the carbon footprint of the food, and using your power as a consumer to drive down the production of beef and lamb which have the biggest impact on our climate.  A climatarian is about eating local … Continue reading

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Reduce Consumption and Waste

Earth Day Zero waste tips from http://earth911.com  Take a zero-waste pledge. • Challenge yourself to focus on the first of the 3 R’s and REDUCE your consumption • To better visualize your efforts, use a glass jar or bowl to collect … Continue reading

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Our Purchases Fuel Climate Change

“A new study published in the Journal of Industrial Ecology shows that the stuff we consume—from food to knick-knacks—is responsible for up to 60 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions and between 50 and 80 percent of total land, material, … Continue reading

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