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Which non-dairy milks are best for the environment?

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019, 4:57 pm - According to recent studies, producing a glass of dairy milk creates three times the amount of greenhouse gas emissions as non-dairy milks.

Dairy production has a surprisingly large impact onthe environment, as it takes 7,000 square feet of land to produce a glass of milk every day for a year.

Here are four non-dairy alternatives that have less of a negative impact on the environment.

PEA MILK

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They also naturally fix nitrogen in the soil, eliminating the need for artificial fertilizers.

COCONUT MILK

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Coconut trees are also beneficial to the environment, as they sequester carbon in the soil and offset the production of carbon dioxide.

OAT MILK

Oats thrive all over the world and are known to disrupt weed patterns, lessening the need for herbicides.

SOY MILK

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Soy Milk Soy also helps fix nitrogen in soil,reducing the need for nitrogen fertilizers.

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