Do Better, Darden!

Darden—the parent company of Olive Garden, Yard House, LongHorn Steakhouse, and other franchises—has over 1,500 franchise locations, employs 150,000 people, and serves more than 320 million meals per year. It’s the largest sit-down restaurant company in the world. With incredible brand recognition comes incredible power: The company can move the restaurant industry in a more sustainable direction by improving the […]

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Take Action to Limit Mercury Pollution

The most recent data from the Environmental Protection Agency reveals that from 1999 to 2005, mercury emissions from power plants increased more than 8 percent. That’s after several years of foot-dragging by the Bush administration, followed by a court ruling actually ordering the EPA to come up with new rules around mercury. Still, as usual, the coal industry is fighting […]

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