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Sound Consumer, July 2006

Packaging and plastics

One of the most common and persistent concerns raised by PCC members is the need to reduce packaging, especially plastic packaging. Sustainable solutions seem elusive, though new possibilities are emerging.

One of the most common and persistent concerns raised by PCC members is the need to reduce packaging, especially plastic packaging. Sustainable solutions seem elusive, though new possibilities are emerging.

Biofuels, land-use and farmers

As oil reserves dwindle and the push for biofuels grows, the land-use issues of growing more crops for fuel gets lost in the hype. What does it mean for farmland and America’s farmers? Today, corn is the primary source of biofuels in the United States …

As oil reserves dwindle and the push for biofuels grows, the land-use issues of growing more crops for fuel gets lost in the hype. What does it mean for farmland and America’s farmers? Today, corn is the primary source of biofuels in the United States …

PCC Farmland Trust

Donation from Mike Theiss’s new CD, “Doityourselfincrimination.” Plus the job posting for PCC Farmland Trust Executive Director, ways to donate to the Trust, and more pictures of the new Ames Creek Farm.

Donation from Mike Theiss’s new CD, “Doityourselfincrimination.” Plus the job posting for PCC Farmland Trust Executive Director, ways to donate to the Trust, and more pictures of the new Ames Creek Farm.