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Students at Staples participate in Veganuary, a 31-day challenge to eat vegan during January, in order to make a positive impact on animals, the environment and their health.

“Veganuary” challenges students to be mindful of environmental impact

Ella Shi ’23, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

In today’s day and age, eating vegan is easier than ever before. Meat, eggs and dairy all have their plant-based counterparts, which can be found in nearly every grocery store. Veganuary, a UK based...

Companies with local stores like Whole Foods, Bluemercury and Stew Leonard’s have distributed reusable bags to promote environmental awareness.

Paper bags acquire an extra charge in Westport stores

Lauren Hassell ʼ22, Web Features Editor November 19, 2019

Westport has enacted a $.10 tax that local, non-corporate stores have the option to apply to every paper bag provided to their customers.  According to the Connecticut State Department of Revenue Services...

The Horticulture classroom offers students countless resources to enhance their planting experience while learning in an engaging and unique environment.

Horticulture Club buds into Staples

Karina Murray '22, Staff Writer October 30, 2019

With the hallways bustling with countless clubs to sign up for during the week of the Involvement Fair, some students may have missed a very interesting new one: the Horticulture Club. The club is a low-pressure...

Thousands of people of all ages took to the streets in the Climate Strike in NYC on Sept. 20 to fight for environmental causes.

Staples advocates for climate activism

Karina Murray ’22, Staff Writer October 23, 2019

Endless headlines about climate change and climate activists have circulated around the media for months now. Lots of people are fed up with the government’s lack of initiative to combat these issues,...

Vegan options are becoming the norm in most supermarkets, so there are plenty of new options for Meatless Monday - a growing trend in lots of households where no meat is consumed for the entire day.

Plant-based diets sprout into Staples

Karina Murray '22, Staff Writer September 25, 2019

Imagine a world where meat-eaters and dairy product consumers didn’t exist. Would it alter our health? Our daily lives? Our earth? The objective answer to all three of these questions is a definitive...

An excess of salmon fishing may contribute a decrease in the salmon population.

Salmon population declines due to human activity

Abbie Goldstein '22 and Serena Ye '20 September 18, 2019

The salmon population has been steadily decreasing in the New England region in recent years. While there is no specific direct cause to this trend, it can be predicted that human activity, climate change...

The event’s creator, Cate Casparius ‘19, advertises the instagram account that she created for the fundraiser. Casparius’ goal was to post at least 30 pictures on the account to save acres of rainforest land.

Purple hair promotes species conservation

Remi Levitt '21, Staff Writer June 10, 2019
Being environmentally conscious can be seen in the forms of using metal straws instead of plastic, carpooling, and taking quicker showers, though, there is now a new way to save the planet: purple hair.
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