Recently, I visited the Park Slope Food Coop, but only under enforced regulations: I was to be accompanied by a member and I was not permitted to shop.
Whether it’s something obvious such as meat, or perhaps a surprising case like plywood, many of the goods we buy contain ingredients that fall under the category of “animal products” or “animal byproducts.”
“Phosphates” has become one of those scary-sounding substances that has some people worried. But really it’s phosphate additives people should be wary of.
Scattered across the Hudson River Valley there are many gems that, despite seeming hidden compared to nearby New York City, shine brightly as aspirational symbols of sustainable living and beautiful home design.
Every product tells a story, but not many of them involve a matriarchal society of indigenous people.
“Think before you print” is an admonishment often included in the email signatures of the environmentally conscious, because we all know paper consumption hurts the environment.
At Public Goods we want to reduce waste as much as possible.
When I was pregnant with our first child, we decided to take the plunge and invest in a small co-op apartment in Queens, which we planned to sell in a few years, hoping to upgrade and turn a profit.
A couple of years ago I started to take better care of my body because I was tired of not feeling good in it.