Plant-based

Which plant-based milk is best for the environment?

Soy? Almond? Oat? All have environmental impacts, but some more than others.

Here’s the rundown.

Almond Milk

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Almonds require a lot of water and largely depend on freshwater. That could become an issue in places like California, which experience prolonged droughts.

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Hazelnut Milk

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Soy Milk

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Although soy doesn’t stretch water supplies too thin, it does require clearcutting native plant life to cultivate.

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Oat Milk

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Oats are also grown as a large-scale monoculture, which decreases biodiversity and can harm soil fertility.

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Read a deeper dive here.

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