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Avoiding meat and dairy products is one of the biggest ways to reduce your environmental impact, according to recent scientific studies.

But what is the difference between beef and chicken? Does a bowl of rice produce more climate warming greenhouse gases than a plate of chips? Is wine more environmentally friendly than beer?

To find out the climate impact of what you eat and drink, choose from one of the 34 items in our calculator and pick how often you have it.

Read the full article and find out how your food choices impact the environment with the carbon footprint calculator here.

By Nassos Stylianou, Clara Guibourg and Helen Briggs for BBC.

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September 3 2015 – The hotel industry will be able to compare energy and water use, as well as carbon footprint, using a new tool from the Cornell University Center for Hospitality Research (CHR).

Developed by researchers Howard Chong and Eric Ricaurte, the Hotel Sustainability Tool 2015 is available from the CHR at no charge. Environmental Leader Read more. 

 

To make  more sustainable, we all have a role to play. Delegates, PCOs, clients, venues, and each supplier should all be part of the “greening” process. In this fact sheet, EarthCheck outlines a number of important tips on how to make conferences more sustainable without breaking the budget.

by EarthCheck

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