Greek yogurt is revolutionizing the dairy industry with it’s thick creamy texture and high protein, but it also comes at a price. Whey waste.
Due to the unexpected popularity and increase in production, a glut of whey is being produced with no process of disposal or recycling. True traditional style Greek yogurt is made by straining the liquid out until it reaches that nearly cheesecake density, 75% of it’s total weight is removed as whey. Some companies have tried to get around this by adding thickeners to achieve a similar texture. › Continue reading
The folks over at The Nature Conservancy have a great dialogue going on right now promoting the awareness of water usage through their 20 Days of H20 Campaign. You can tweet or re-tweet your favorite ways to save water, or learn new ones through the tips they add each day up until the 22nd of March.
Curious how much water you use? Check out their infographic (above) on many of the ‘hidden’ water usages such as food and energy production, clothing and more… you may be surprised at what you find. › Continue reading
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