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Big Businesses Join in on Growing Veganuary Challenge

Big Businesses Join in on Growing Veganuary Challenge

Veganuary is a challenge that encourages people to follow a vegan diet for the first month of a new year. Each year, more and more people participate. This year, some major businesses are getting involved too, setting a promising example for a future with less meat.

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    8 Easy Vegan Meal Prep Ideas

    8 Easy Vegan Meal Prep Ideas

    Eating vegan sometimes requires some creativity, and that can translate to more time spent in the kitchen. While some people love experimenting with recipes, there’s not always enough time in the day — especially during busy weekdays — to prepare something delicious. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to make vegan meals quick and easy. […]

    5 Good Things That Happened for the Planet in 2021

    5 Good Things That Happened for the Planet in 2021

    It wasn’t all bad. Here’s some of the good news from this year. Environmental Rights Amendment Passes in New York Markus Spiske / Pexels In November, New Yorkers voted to add 15 words to the Bill of Rights of the New York State Constitution, stating that “each person shall have a right to clean air […]

    Could Mushroom-Based Leather Be High Fashion’s Next It Material?

    Could Mushroom-Based Leather Be High Fashion’s Next It Material?

    Could mushrooms create a vegan leather that doesn’t harm animals or contribute to the climate crisis? In the past year, high fashion has turned to a material called mycelium, which can be grown from fungi in weeks but has the look and feel of calfskin. Experts think that working with mushrooms could give designers a […]

    Vegan Fast Food Is on the Rise

    Vegan Fast Food Is on the Rise

    New company Plant Power Fast Food is taking on fast-food mega-giants and making a bet on plant-based eating as the “way of the future.” With more attention on heart- and planet-healthy eating generally, plant-based fast food options are proliferating across the industry. The company, based in California, has a strong base near colleges and recently […]

    UK Government Looks to Replace Foie Gras With Vegan Alternatives

    UK Government Looks to Replace Foie Gras With Vegan Alternatives

    In March 2021, Members of Parliament for the UK came together to call for a ban on trading foie gras. Producing it is already illegal in the country because it is considered animal cruelty, but government officials are working on further legislation to stop restaurants from importing this food. Now, the UK government is also […]

    15 Best Vegan Holiday Drinks to Buy This Season

    15 Best Vegan Holiday Drinks to Buy This Season

    Nothing says holiday season quite like a cozy cup of something delicious in your hand. Whether you’re making a cup of coffee to start your day or winding down by the fire with nog at night, beverages can really make these wintry months feel festive and comforting. Plus, some flavors, like maple or peppermint, are […]

    43 Out of 50 Top U.S. Fast-Food Chains Lack Vegan Options, Report Finds

    43 Out of 50 Top U.S. Fast-Food Chains Lack Vegan Options, Report Finds

    It’s no secret that fast food chains are primarily focused on serving meat-based products. But a new report from World Animal Protection, released just in time for World Vegan Day, shows just how far behind most of these restaurants are when it comes to offering any plant-based items. The new report also shows a general […]

    Oatly Protests Fast Fashion With Upcycled Merch

    Oatly Protests Fast Fashion With Upcycled Merch

    Many vegans and non-vegans alike are familiar with Oatly, a Swedish brand that makes oat milk. As one of the trendiest oat milk brands on the market, it only makes sense that the company would also experiment with tackling the fashion sphere, too. Oatly is testing “ReRuns,” a collection of vintage clothing upcycled into stylish […]