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Puma Launches New Eco-Friendly Sports Line

The international sportswear brand is starting its shift away from leather products with the launch of a new earth-friendly line.

Global sportswear company Puma is making good on its promises to go green with the launch of InCycle, a new line of recyclable and biodegradable clothes, shoes, and accessories. Puma Supervisory Board Chairman Jochen Zeitz spoke to Clean Energy & Carbon Brief about its goals to fully phase out leather. “The limitation is getting material that is more sustainable at the same cost or even at a better price … It’s just a matter of time before it kicks in with consumers in the fashion industry,” said Zeitz. The new InCycle Basket trainer has biodegradable plastic soles, a cotton and linen upper, and reduces Puma’s greenhouse gas emissions by 35 percent by not using suede.

UK Supermarkets Modernize Layout to Sell Less Meat

Oxford University will help grocery chains rearrange their aisles to encourage shoppers to buy more produce and less meat.
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The Office Director BJ Novak Backs Cultured Meat

The famed writer and actor has a stake in cultured meat company Memphis Meats.
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Italian Eatery Goes Vegan to Compete with by CHLOE

New York City classic Italian restaurant Romagna to nix animal products in effort to gain the same following of Bleecker street neighbor by CHLOE.
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Farmers Feed Cows Skittles as "Cheap Carbs"

A red Skittles spill on the roads of Wisconsin leads to the discovery that local farmers fatten cows up on candy.
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Veggie Burger Sales at Nordic "McDonald's" Quadruple

Sweden's popular chain fast-food restaurant Max introduced four meatless burgers last year and saw sales soar.
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