Welcome to Nada’s Monthly Reads! Each month we’ll be collecting some words that spoke to us, inspired us, and taught us something new about food systems, climate action, and the ins and outs of living a package-free lifestyle.
In 2020, a group of students in the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management at the UC Santa Barbara conducted a research study on our circular model. The goal for this study was to quantify the carbon footprint of a package-free grocery store and identify additional opportunities for emission reductions. This is what we learned!