Environmental impact of one glass (200 ml) of different milks
Environmental impact of different milks:
“The popularity of vegan foods continues to grow, with January seen as a traditional time to consider giving them a try. Milk alternatives, such as oat, soy, almond or coconut, are one area of interest, with sales rising in the UK."
A scientific study suggests the greenhouse gas emissions used in the production of plant-based milks are lower than for dairy milk. But which milk has the smallest impact on the planet?
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SO WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PLANT MILK?
Plant-based milk makes some of the tastiest things in the world possible: cappuccino, cereal, vegan ice cream and more.
People are becoming aware that cow’s milk is not that healthy. They are also learning that the image of happy cows strolling on a grassy knoll is a far cry from the real suffering cows endure on dairy farms.
Fortunately, there are several types of plant-based milks now available at your local supermarket!
All supermarkets now stock a huge variety of dairy-free products, and the selection continues to grow. It has never been easier to make the switch.