The cost of those Costa Rican-grown bananas might be greater than you ever anticipated. Add in the carbon emissions used in shipping, along with the pesticides misted into the growing soil, and you’ve managed to hyper-pollute the air, contaminate a country’s drinking water, and contribute to uptake in acid rain quantities — all while consuming a seemingly harmless banana split. But don’t get dismayed; delicious treats don’t have to accompany such dastardly side effects. Earth Day is a time to shift our thinking from the immediately gratifying to the long-term, and hopefully shape a more sustainable future... More >>>