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Tiny Feet, Large Footprint Features

Merel van Goor den Held Photo: Destiny Tillery A baby has tiny feet, but infant formula leaves a large footprint. First published in Dutch, August 2015, in Down to Earth Magazine (Friends of the Earth, Netherlands) and translated into English by its author for Breastfeeeding Today. The ecological footprint of infant formula is enormous and, what is more, it’s unnecessary according to The International Baby Food Action Network,...

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Green Breastfeeding Features

Updated April 2016 Lisa Hassan Scott Photo: Anna Bondarieva   Why breastfeeding makes you an eco warrior Like most families, we do lots of little things to do our bit for the environment. Before getting married it wasn’t something I’d thought about very much. But my husband comes from the rolling hills of lowland Scotland, where the purple heather lights up the hillsides on a bright...

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