Tag Archives: environmentalism

Everyday Waste Reduction

Small changes add up.  My favorite example of this is the Celestial Seasonings tea company—when the factory started producing tea bags without the little strings and tags attached, it prevented 3.5 million pounds of waste from entering landfills every year.  … Continue reading

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Why Vegan? Or, the Hidden Horrors of the Dairy and Egg Industries

First of all, I want to emphasize the fact that I don’t have a problem with eating milk and eggs when they come from an extremely responsible, kind, animal-conscious farm.  The truth is that humans and animals have co-evolved over … Continue reading

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Eating Out Vegan

The past three days have been an experiment in vegan restaurant dining.  As an added challenge, the people I was eating with had no idea I was keeping a vegan diet, so I tried to be subtle.  My relative success … Continue reading

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PerfectWorld Profile: TAZA Chocolate

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Eating Healthy, Eating Organic

Unlike other food labels (“all-natural,” “100% real ingredients”), which mean next to nothing, “organic” is a regulated term that guarantees a product. Organic foods, very simply, don’t include any nasty chemicals.  This means they are grown without pesticides or fertilizers, … Continue reading

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The Vegan Trial

In addition to creating a set of guidelines for perfect world eating, I will be chronicling my personal project: a month-long vegan diet that will hopefully change the way I eat forever.  A few days ago, I decided to try … Continue reading

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