Record 500,000 people pledge to eat only vegan food in January

Good News Notes: “A record 500,000 people have signed up to the Veganuary challenge to eat only plant-based foods for a month. The milestone is double the number who pledged to go vegan for January in 2019. A quarter of those taking up the challenge – 125,000 – are in the UK, and this year…

Starbucks Is Officially Promoting Meatless Mondays for the First Time

Good News Notes: “In 2021, Starbucks will join the Meatless Monday campaign for the first time. Every Monday from January 4 to January 25, the chain will offer customers $2 off its vegetarian breakfast items at participating stores to promote its meatless options. The offer is limited to one item per customer at participating locations…

Zero-Waste Groceries During Coronavirus Quarantines

Good News Notes: “Over the past three months of coronavirus lockdowns in the U.S., zero wasters have understandably had to change their grocery shopping habits. But now that quarantining has become a way of life, and cities are slowly lifting lockdown orders, it could be a good time — for those who are able — to…