Forget Volkswagen – PETA US Billboard Says Eating Meat Is the Real Emissions Scandal

Posted by on September 29, 2015 | Permalink

As Volkswagen (VW) comes under fire for cheating on emissions tests, PETA US is putting heat on another source of pollution: the meat industry. PETA is looking to place this eye-catching ad near VW’s headquarters:

PETA US VW-Billboard

People who are truly concerned about the environment should take a look at what’s on their plate. According to the United Nations, raising animals for food is “one of the top two or three most significant contributors to the most serious environmental problems, at every scale from local to global”.

As the meat and dairy industries suck up dwindling resources and spew out hazardous emissions, it’s clear that the only truly “green” meal is a vegan one. Try an environmentally friendly vegan lifestyle for yourself! Order our free vegan starter kit, which is packed full of recipes, tips and advice, including nutritional information and ideas for quick and tasty vegan meals.