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Neutrify

We are authoring articles on carbon and food systems, as we build Neutrify — a chrome extension that educates users on the carbon footprints of food in their shopping cart and offers ways to offset their purchases. Please submit or collaborate. Thank you.


Seasonality-we probably all heard people say at one point in our lives when some notable fruits and vegetables are “in season.” Generally speaking, when we hear that something is in season, we might associate it as being “the best time to consume it” or “when it is freshest.” However, consuming seasonally extends beyond consuming fresh.

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Seasonal food refers to food that is purchased and consumed at the same time it’s harvested. Overall, it is said that consuming in season can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to approximately 10%. It also retains more nutrients than when consumed out of season…


The first significant task we took on within the Market Research team was to assess the carbon footprint of meat products. Specifically, how do different meat production practices (grass-fed, organic, regenerative, and conventional) differ in CO2 emissions? This question is not one you can answer in a week. It’s been six months. And so, six months later, there are still several gaps and unanswered questions. But, it’s a journey worth sharing.

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Since the purpose of Neutrify is to help customers opt for low emission food products, a logical first step was to identify the high emitting food products. The published…


Sustainability has become a hot word in recent years as our world changes in drastic ways. Disruptions in climate, land cover, pollution, and water have impacted the way that the environment and people can react to natural and human phenomena. But, what does it actually mean to be more sustainable and what is the ultimate goal of it?

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Sustainability is a word used to describe a variety of actions, but the basis of the definition is, “the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level.” Essentially, it’s the longevity of a system to continue forward. However, there is…

Neutrify

Neutrify is a Chrome extension that educates users on the carbon footprints of food in their shopping cart and offers ways to offset their purchases.

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