We reached our temporary goal of 10,000 signatures for the Spring meeting which will take place at the end of April – hurray!! Read More
3 heads of organic garlic
time to consume: 2 weeks
material: mesh = polyethylene (PE)
label = paper
staples = steel
time to decompose: PE = hundreds of years
paper = 1 to 3 months
steel = corrodes depending on environmental conditions
Sorry for the immense length of time that went by since the last post.
We were super busy turning into Studio Habeas Corpus; more on that later I promise.
Meanwhile, GREAT NEWS on the petition front:
the topic of Packaging substances used in organic food handling IS on the agenda of the upcoming spring meeting of the NOSB [National Organic Standards Board], which will be held April 25-27, 2016, in Washington DC. Read More
1 cup of organic yogurt
time to consume: 5 minutes
material: container =polypropylene (PP)
lid = aluminum foil
time to decompose: container – hundreds of years
label – 2 months
lid – never
A huge THANK YOU for voicing your opinions on the necessity to move out of plastic & metal packaging for organic produce.
On October 5th, 2015, I delivered the petition to the National Organic Standards Board through their comment platform. It is now available to be viewed by all members of the board online, and will also be given to them as a hard copy. Read More