Meatless Monday: Bigger Than Recycling?

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TGIM-meatless-monday-300x183.jpgToday is Meatless Monday. Tomorrow is America Recycles Day

They’re both very important ways to protect our planet, but you’ve probably been recycling for over a decade, so let’s talk about the growing Meatless Monday movement.

Over 50% of Americans are familiar with the concept and nearly 1 in 5 are already doing it. Even your grandmother has read about it in her AARP magazine. This Meatless Monday thing? It’s BIG.

Subway Rolls Out All-Vegan Patty at Select Locations in Canada

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Do you enjoy Subway’s Veggie Delight sandwich but wish you could feast on a “meatier” animal-friendly meal? We do, too — and if you live in Canada, now you can!

Compassion Over Killing’s campaign has been asking consumers to reach out to Subway, the world’s largest restaurant chain, urging the company to add vegan options — and we’re excited to share some good news: select Subway restaurants throughout Canada are starting to dish out an all-vegan patty, promoted as the “Totally Vegged” vegetable patty! And it’s 100% meat-, egg, and dairy-free (see ingredients below). 


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Animal Intelligence: Fish Use Tools, Cows Have Best Friends

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cows_0-300x183.jpgTurn on your TV or read the news and you might occasionally see a light-hearted story about the lives of animals. Remember “the Animal Odd Couple”from 2009 in which an elephant and a dog became best friends? Or what about the story of the Echo Park, CA resident who befriended a goose? Stories like these warm our hearts and often encourage us to think a bit differently about the animals in our lives and even about the wildlife we admire from afar.