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Many consumers may turn to the bulk food bins for cost-saving reasons, or simply out of habit. Eco-conscious shoppers will be glad to know that when they go bulk, they’re also voting with their dollars for a more sustainable food supply chain. This is the crux of a new report compiled by Portland State University’s Food Industry Leadership Center (FILC), at the behest of The Bulk is Green Council (BIG). One eco-friendly stat to emerge from it? If every American purchased their coffee in bulk for one year, 240 million pounds of foil packaging would be eliminated from landfill.

Washington, D.C.—For the 15th year running, the Natural Products Association (NPA) brought together industry members to lobby in favor of issues related to the natural products industry.

Why you need to look out for your brands.

Most Americans do their shopping once a week, a frantic day filled with yellow plastic bags. Whether your shopping list gets stuck to a slab of steak or you drop the eggs, it’s always a day full of surprises. Fortunately, there are ways to make this a better experience for both you and the environment; one of these ways is reusable bags.

Target uneven skin tone and discoloration for a visibly brighter, youthful complexion with derma e’s new Evenly Radiant line. With an intensive skin brightening complex rich in madonna lily, bearberry, vitamin C and niacinamide, this line of six revitalizing citrus-scented formulas helps even tone and brighten skin for a radiant, younger-looking complexion.

Mill Creek Botanicals has a baby’s sensitive skin needs in mind with its new baby products, says the company. The line is all natural with no animal testing, artificial preservatives, gluten, fragrance, dyes or parabens. Products include Extra Clean Conditioning Shampoo, Extra Sensitive Lotion, Extra Mild Baby Wash and Calendula Cream.