These edible cups are made entirely out of a substance called agar agar, a gelatin-like substance that originally comes from red algae. If you don’t feel like eating the cup, you can actually just toss it in the grass and the seaweed nutrients break down to support the growth of grass and plants.
Don’t waste National Margarita Day on cheap and sugary excuses for everyone’s favorite Mexican drink at your local bar or Mexican restaurant. Instead, have some friends over to su casa (your house) and make some not-SO-bad for you organic margaritas that even my neighbors from Monterrey would approve of.
Do you ever feel like living greener means giving up all of your favorite indulgences? I don’t think anyone in their right mind would say that soft drinks are good for you, but do they cause cancer? A new petition calling on the FDA to bar the artificial caramel coloring used in colas sure seems that way.