The Amazing Mumford on Sesame Street may have been right: Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are magic. They could help save the world.
According to the PB&J Campaign's website, this classic kid's sandwich lowers your lunch's carbon footprint by 2.5 pounds of CO2 over a tuna sandwich, grilled cheese, or hamburger.
How does this work? Well, simply explained, a meat-based lunch requires a lot more energy, land, and water resources to produce than a lunch that comes from plant sources. Peanut butter, jelly, and bread are pretty low-impact foods.
If peanut butter sticks to the roof of your mouth, the campaign has recipes for equally earth-frie