July 1, 2008

Got green milk?

Milk prices in New York have gone up again by 44 cents/gallon today and I wonder if consumers care enough about the sustainability of their milk when it's getting difficult to even buy them - green or not.

The US dairy industry plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions through several actions such as developing new energy-reducing milk processing technology; carbon credit trading system to optimize returns; best management and tools that calculate energy efficiency; green power production by expanding methane digesters; eco-friendly and low-cost packaging; and reducing cooling costs and refrigeration emissions.

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