Why is Biodiversity Important?

If you’re into eco-friendly living, you’ve probably heard the term “biodiversity” bandied around but what is it and why does it matter? Why Is Biodiversity Important? You don’t need to be an ecocentrist to understand that biodiversity loss can be…

How to Avoid Greenwashing, According To Insiders

We are all trying to lead better lives. And most of us want to buy products that are kinder to the planet. But as we don’t have an unlimited amount of time to research everything we buy we all rely…

Are Coffee Filters Compostable?

We love a cup of coffee here at Whole People but recently we began to wonder are coffee filters compostable? So, we talked to a barista, who is something of an expert in the field of coffee filters and coffee…

Will Seed Banks Save The World?

The concept of a seed bank is a simple one. It’s a repository of seeds from the world’s plant species that will allow plant breeders to replant the world if climate change, natural disasters, or nuclear war should rain down…

What Are Carbon Footprints?

Everyone has a personal carbon footprint and that carbon footprint is currently about an average of four tons of carbon each year. That’s a problem. If we want to keep global warming under the 2 degrees Celsius threshold, we need…