A Framework for Local Action on Climate Change

Download the document. While climate change affects us all, it hits families living paycheck to paycheck the hardest. In a world of growing inequities, it is not mere coincidence that the poorest among us not only live and work in areas most prone to flooding, heat waves, and other climate change effects but are also …

52 Profiles on Agroecology: Main Street Project

Download the document. For more than a decade, Main Street Project has been working to create new possibilities for the growing numbers of rural Latino immigrants stranded in low-wage farming and food industry jobs with no benefits and no future. We tried developing training programs for specialized and advanced skills which, in theory, could help …

Anticipating and Preventing the Spread of Invasive Plants

Read the full case study in the Climate Resilience Toolkit. Joshua Smith serves as Restoration Program Manager for the non-profit Watershed Research and Training Center. The Center is based in the once-booming timber town of Hayfork, California, and Smith coordinates many wildland stewardship efforts across the Klamath region. One of the biggest challenges he faces …

Case Study: Bakery Implements Dry Ice Cleaning

Read the full story in Food Manufacturing. A Texas bakery was seeking a solution to its cleaning problem. It previously was utilizing the traditional cleaning method of pressure washing and manual hand-washing. But those methods proved laborious and time-consuming, and produced too many negative side effects, including secondary wastewater. The bakery decided to implement a …

Webinar: The Power of Chemical Footprinting

June 6, 2017, 10am CDT Register at https://www.chemicalfootprint.org/news/event/the-power-of-chemical-footprinting Explore the value of calculating the chemical footprint for your company by hearing how one company took this on for the first time, from the Pure Strategies’ report, The Power of Chemical Footprinting. Radio Flyer identified this is an improvement opportunity after taking the Chemical Footprint Project …