Green Living Glossary: F

Fairtrade: System to ensure that workers and producers receive fair value for their products and that mandates sustainable practices in producing those products.

food miles : The distance food travels from where it’s produced to the consumer.

foodprint : The amount of land that various diets require to sustain them.

fossil fuels: The energy-rich organic substances, traced back to the remains of organisms that lived 300 to 400 million years ago, that modern societies burn to provide power.

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