March 2019

Environmental Benefits of a Vegan Diet

Green vegetables

Have you ever wondered how a plant-based diet could help combat global warming? The greatest contributor to the cause is human activity, to reduce this we often do small daily tasks such as taking the bus or walking to campus instead of driving, but changing your diet to one that’s vegan is a whole different way to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, conserve water, and even protect habitats and species.

Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHGs)

Unlock the Potential of Food

Unlock the potential of food with vegetables in the background

March is Nutrition Month! This month I want to inspire some excitement and celebrate all things food. For most of us, food and meals are a big part of our daily routines— providing the nutrients we need to function at our best. But food has the potential to be so much more than that, food can inspire creativity and bring people together. In this post I’ll be sharing some easy ways you can think a little differently about the potential of food.

Here are 4 easy ways you can unlock the potential of food every day:

Fairtrade: How does it protect the environment?

Fairtrade coffee with poster that has logo

You’ve seen the Fairtrade Mark on most of the coffee and tea at our units, but have you ever wondered what it means, not only for people but the environment?