Earth Day 2015: 5 Food Companies That Make It Easy To Go Green

When late Sen. Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day in 1970, his primary objective was to demonstrate to political leaders the “broad and deep support” people had for the environment. Nelson knew the day would be a success, with peaceful demonstrations catching on from coast-to-coast — but he never could have imagined the actual response....
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Serving Justice to the Less Fortunate

Sean Hecker is the chairman of the board of the OAD and works alongside other board members to constantly improve the OAD and have it function to its fullest ability. The Office of the Appellate Defender is a non-profit law firm in New York that provides legal representation and advice to convicted felonies who believe they are not guilty. ...
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New York Foam Ban Leads to Missed Opportunity

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Polystyrene foam, commonly mistaken for “Styrofoam” which is a trademark of the Dow Chemical Co., is an inexpensive and quality packaging entity, utilized by many fast food restaurants and small businesses–particularly halal carts in NYC. The NY foam ban (http://newyork.gofoam.org/) was implemented under the impression that polystyrene foam cannot be recycled economically–yet groups have been recycling the material for years all across the country, and in fact, Dart Container Corporation offered to pay to implement a more effective recycling program in NYC....
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The UAE and USA: United in Outlook

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The expanding relationship between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has been a positive and productive one for the past several decades. With many interests between the two global leaders aligned, there is no doubt that the symbiotic relationship spans across social, cultural, global, economic and political realms. It is clear that the UAE and USA are united in outlook....
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