For nearly two years, the Sandwich Me restaurant in Chicago has produced zero waste. The slightly more than eight pounds of trash it did create during that time was given to an artist, who turned it into a sculpture. In this short video from NationSwell, owner Justin Vrany explains his passion for food and community, as well as, his unwavering dedication to sustainability ... Discuss

While documentaries like Food, Inc., Forks Over Knives and King Corn captivate viewers with investigations into the ethics of agribusiness, a new trend is taking hold with diners: holistic food. The rise of socially conscious consumers—aware of both the health and ethical consequences of what they eat—has fueled a food revolution that has inspired restaurants, grocers and farmers to rethink the business of what we eat. Read More

Is Poor Environmental Stewardship Sinful?

On Earth Day, a closer look at the spiritual side of stewardship. Read More

Activist and motorcycle enthusiast Anton Berteaux is passionate about helping park rangers at Mongolia’s Lake Hovsgol prevent poachers, illegal mining operators and polluters from destroying the natural wonder. Not only is the fresh water lake home to a variety of unique wildlife, but as Berteaux points out, local indigenous people depend on the lake for their own water needs. His idea is to provide the outmatched rangers—who currently patrol the massive area on horseback—with motorcycles. As unique as his campaign is, his promo video is a work of art. If Wes Anderson were to direct a 2-minute video about supplying motorcycles to park rangers in Mongolia to chase off miners, it would likely look just like this. Evidently, it’s been pretty effective. With almost a week to go, he’s already surpassed his fundraising goal ... Discuss

Music super-producer and fashion entrepreneur Pharrell has announced plans for a new line of jeans made from plastic currently floating in the ocean. Constructed from “bionic yarn”, G-Star’s “RAW for the Oceans” denim will utilize plastic trash that’s been disregarded and ended up polluting the ocean. The material will be melted and transformed into stylish (and likely expensive) pants. As Discovery News points out, the plan won’t be easy, especial to do sustainably: “The fuel needed to remove the plastic and clean it could end up being more than the petroleum saved through recycling” ... Discuss

The Earth Does Not Belong to Us

How we've lost sight of God's command to be creation's stewards. Read More