Category Archives: Food

Most animals raised for meat, milk and eggs are on industrial farms that contaminate our air, soil and water. These farms rely heavily on antibiotics and other synthetic treatments to boost outputs, and combat diseases caused by stressful, crowded and … Read More

Most cling wrap is made from polyvinyl chlorides (PVC), a flexible form of plastic used in a variety of consumer goods including plastic cling wrap. PVC releases dioxin–a toxin known to cause reproductive and developmental human health issues–during manufacture, use, … Read More

Eating meat and dairy products have a large impact on climate change, with livestock producing about 14.5 % of the world’s greenhouse gases each year. Scientists warn that the current system of production and pattern of consumption cannot be sustained, … Read More

To help each of us reduce our carbon footprint, Green Newton has launched the Take Action! tool on our website.  It’s a central source for information, contacts, and testimonials to help you take action against the climate crisis. This week’s testimonial … Read More