Our latest Eco News stories

Climate change is real and these are the real people who are making a difference!


Introducing our latest eco news stories, this page is full of trending news for sustainable living and eco friendly businesses who are sharing with us their amazing stories and journeys to help make a change to our planet.


Interview with Irregular Sleep Pattern x The Eco News

Published 3 days ago

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We saw a gap in the market for responsibly produced design-led bedding and sleepwear that takes a confident approach to maximalist pattern and colour paired with an attention to detail in fit, cut and tailoring. Our ambition for Irregular Sleep Pattern is to make fabulous and durable products in a responsible manner. Our mantra is: […]

SOLIDWOOL – Think fibreglass, but with wool.

Published 5 days ago

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When you see Solidwool material it draws you in. You can’t help but want to touch it. Your eyes see the texture, yet your hands feel the smoothness.’ Solidwool was born from the idea to create something beautiful – making sustainable furniture with an unbreakable link to nature. A unique composite material, Solidwool is made […]

Poison on our Pavements – Pesticide Free Balerno

Published 1 week ago

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Spring has sprung and for most of us, this signals positivity,  with lighter, longer days and flourishing nature, but Councils it is time to start applying Poison to our Pavements Glyphosate is still the main chemical chosen for weed control in and around the  capital cities pavement’s, streets, around trees , publicly used buildings and spaces, outside […]

Big Up the Bucket Bike! KFC

Published 1 week ago

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KFC & FareShare launch new campaign to raise awareness of community kitchens and drive more volunteers as 11 million Brits face food insecurity    ·       11 million people in the UK face food insecurity, yet most of us (51%) couldn’t identify a community kitchen in our local area   ·       New research shows the majority (53%) of generous […]

Domaine Bousquet celebrates ROC™ status with UK launch of natural wine

Published 2 weeks ago

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Argentina’s leading exporter of organic wines, Domaine Bousquet, has launched its first wine with Regenerative Organic Certification (ROC™) into the UK: Virgen Vineyards Organic Malbec 2022. The Gualtallary Valley based estate became only the fourth winery worldwide – the first outside the US – to achieve ROC™ status in 2022. Co-owner & CEO, Anne Bousquet […]

SUN SHINES ON COMMUNITIES – Solar Farm in Shropshire

Published 2 weeks ago

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Solar energy in Shropshire is shining a glowing spotlight on how local communities benefit from new green technology after eco supporters bought a solar farm. The Shropshire solar farm has joined forces with four others with the joint aim to give around £20 million to green energy projects nationwide over their 18 year or more lifespan. […]

40% of children don’t know that most of their food relies on soil and a third say they don’t have the opportunity to get their hands in soil

Published 3 weeks ago

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ducation charity, The Country Trust, calls for urgent action to give children more soil-based learning in schools and launches Plant Your Pants campaign to help close the gap A survey conducted by ChildWise[1] for education charity The Country Trust has revealed the worrying lack of understanding among children about the connection between the food they eat […]

Travel Eco-Influencers: Celebs like Harry Styles are helping e-bike uptake

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The e-bike experts at Auto Trader have revealed a 53% increase in e-bike sales over the last nine months, showing a public boost of interest in the sustainable transport which coincides with celebrity uptake of e-bikes too. Harry Styles has been papped using the eco-friendly mode of transport three times in the last five months. The first […]

Once Upon a Tuesday Embraces Sustainability and Social Responsibility with B Corp Certification

Published 3 weeks ago

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From kitchen table start-up to thriving eCommerce and wholesale company, Once Upon a Tuesday’s UK-made, recycled paper calendars are now gracing the home and office walls of tens of thousands of people in 38 countries – all from a small studio tucked between the farming fields of Cornwall. Michele Ferron, founder of the colourful stationery […]

Deakin & Blue becomes the first UK sustainable swimwear brand to launch a deadstock range saving textile waste from landfill!

Published 4 weeks ago

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As a sustainable brand, Deakin & Blue is dedicated to being an antidote to fast fashion. Made from durable fabric, its swimwear is designed to last for years and for multiple uses from poolside sunbathing to swimming across oceans. Deakin & Blue also offers a swimwear recycling scheme. In February 2024 Deakin & Blue launched […]

The Childrens Air Ambulance ‘Store of the Future’ is now open

Published 4 weeks ago

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The Children’s Air Ambulance (TCAA) opened the doors today to its groundbreaking ‘Store of the Future’ in West Bridgford, which will help to raise vital funds to support the lifesaving missions for critically ill babies and children across the UK. The construction of the unique store was made possible by partnering with an award-winning sustainable […]

Prior – Retail with a serving soul!

Published 4 weeks ago

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Anita Roddick believed that businesses should offer a form of moral leadership, being a powerful force in society. She has paved the way for the next cohort of trailblazing women at the forefront of responsible, better businesses. The future of modern retail is radically local, community-driven, and genuinely innovative. And Prior shop is all three. At Prior, we […]

Introducing Their Future……the ultimate protection for your little one – Baby Blanket

Published 1 month ago

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The newly launched baby blanket by Their Future is the first of its kind, super soft-touch and uniquely designed to give your precious little one the ultimate protection, keeping them cosy and safe, while you have peace of mind. Special technology used during the manufacturing process ensures that the blanket doesn’t release microfibres, and is […]

Participation Call: Training & Expedition to Polar Regions for Microplastic and Climate Impact Research – Clean Planet Foundation

Published 1 month ago

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After a successful pilot year in 2023 as featured on the BBC, the Clean Planet Peninsula project is set to embark on an ambitious and visionary 3-year journey. Building on last year’s success, the Clean Planet Foundation invites 25 individuals to join an immersive training course this August 2024 in the UK.  In 2025 and 2026, selected participants […]

Introducing, eClo stitches!

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Handmade sustainable homewares and accessories! Including bottle bags, dishcloths, soap savers, wash mitts, reusable teabags and more. All items are made using sustainably sourced natural materials, including packaging. Website: https://eclostitches.etsy.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eclo_stitches/

To celebrate International Womens Day! Dare to be Fair – The Must Read Book for Women of all Ages!

Published 1 month ago

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“One of the biggest motivations for me writing my book was the fact that many women in their mid- 60s are retiring in relative poverty, or are having to continue working because they can’t afford to retire…..” Dare To Be Fair Dare To Be Fair by Amanda Redman (dare2befair.com) To celebrate International Womens Day, I […]

Planting Seeds of Change: Reigate College Partners with Clarion to Sprout a Greener Future – Tree planting scheme

Published 1 month ago

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Teaming up with schools and colleges across the UK, Clarion’s Free Tree Initiative gives our children a greener educational environment. In an exciting display of environmental stewardship and community engagement, Surrey’s Reigate College took further steps towards sustainability by participating in Clarion’s innovative tree planting scheme. With the planting of 30 blackthorn, wild cherry and […]

Interview with Knitluxe Studios – by The Eco News

Published 1 month ago

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We would like to share one of interviews that ended 2023, we spoke with Knitluxe Studios about their wonderful business. 1. A background profile about you Szilvia Burrows is an award-winning textile designer specialising in knitwear, located in Buckinghamshire, England. Where she graduated from Buckinghamshire New University to realize her dream of becoming a designer. […]

New Ranking: The Largest Corporate Greenwashing Fines & Settlements

Published 1 month ago

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New research from plastic pollution prevention startup CleanHub reveals the biggest corporate greenwashing fines and settlements – with Volkswagen’s Dieselgate emissions scandal penalty topping the list at over $34 billion.  Here are the key findings: Here’s the ranking table of all 10 companies featured (we’ve converted the fines to US dollars for consistency): Rank Company  Fines/Settlements, Donations ($) […]

NEW CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO DRIVE CHANGE IN FOOD SYSTEMS – Inclusive Food

Published 1 month ago

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A NEW campaign which aims to promote wider citizen participation in food systems and empower them to seek greater transparency over where their food comes from, has been launched by new movement for collective action, Inclusive Food. Inclusive Food is spearheaded by two UK researchers, Dr Anne Touboulic and Dr Lucy McCarthy who are based […]

The Drivers With the Best and Worst Eco-Habits – Auto trader

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·         A new study from Auto Trader reveals Lexus drivers have better eco-habits than Tesla drivers ·         Porsche and Land Rover drivers also rank among the most eco-aware drivers ·         Vauxhall and Toyota drivers are slower to adopt everyday eco-habits Electric car champion Auto Trader has surveyed over 1,290 drivers to reveal which green habits the nation’s drivers are doing the most, […]

Plant Your Pants this spring to discover the life within your soil

Published 2 months ago

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People across the UK are being invited to plant a pair of cotton pants this spring and then dig them up two months later to see for themselves the life within the soil. The Plant Your Pants campaign, run by education charity The Country Trust, launches on the first day of spring (20 March 2024) […]

JOIN THE PSYCHEDELIC SOCIETY AT THEIR SHROOMSHOP LONDON EVENT

Published 2 months ago

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On 13th March,The Psychedelic Society https://psychedelicsociety.org.uk/ is calling in nature lovers for its Shroomshop London: Mushroom Cultivation Workshop with Darren LeBaron, a keen mushroom grower and teacher. Guests will learn the basics of mushroom cultivation and explore various techniques for growing gourmet and medicinal mushrooms, gaining valuable insights into the world of mushrooms and unlocking the potential for producing their own food and medicine. Mushrooms’ therapeutic […]

Ohme is the new official smart charging partner for Hyundai

Published 2 months ago

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Hyundai Motor UK has chosen award-winning dynamic smart charging company Ohme as its new official home charging partner. The agreement will see Hyundai recommend Ohme chargers for its EV sales. “Hyundai is at the forefront of the move to electric mobility with its innovative and fast-growing EV range and a great partner for Ohme,” said […]

Death of Veganuary: Sustainable Eating Is Big Business All Year Round – Startups

Published 2 months ago

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Startups 100 Index reveals six of 2024’s most disruptive companies are sustainable F&Bstartups● Businesses include BetterDairy, THIS™, HoxtonFarms,Julienne Bruno, BoldBeanCo,and MilkyPlant● Thebusinesses have collectively raised almost £60m in funding to make eco eatingmainstream● Together, they show that animal-free eating is for life, not just for after Christmas The era of Veganuary looks set to come […]

CAMPSITES.CO.UK REVEALS ITS 2023 CAMPING AND GLAMPING AWARD WINNERS

Published 2 months ago

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CAMPSITES.CO.UK REVEALS ITS 2023 CAMPING AND GLAMPING AWARD WINNERS: One of the UK’s go-to camping and glamping booking platforms, Campsites.co.uk, announces its much-anticipated Camping and Glamping Award winners for 2023.  Th annual Campsites.co.uk Camping and Glamping awards highlight the best camping, glamping, and touring sites across the UK, celebrating those who have gone above and beyond for outdoor enthusiasts […]

Sustainable, curve-friendly swimwear for every body shape – Spring/Summer 24 collection

Published 2 months ago

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Welcome to the Deakin & Blue Spring/Summer 24 collection! Joyful swimwear for women who want support, style & sustainability. Deakin & Blue have created a ground-breaking sizing system to ensure women have the perfect fitting swimwear for their body and bust. Because no two size 14s are the same Deakin & Blue offers inclusive sizing […]

Build your own! Pets, Magical and Fantasy animals!

Published 2 months ago

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Build Your Own Unicorn – £9.99 – Discover a magical world with Build Your Own’s new Unicorn kit.  Perfect for the junior builder, little ones will love creating their very own mythical creature. The cute moving head action, stardust markings, and multi-coloured rainbow mane will delight unicorn fans of all ages.  Your majestic unicorn comes complete with […]

Spain shines as Europe’s ideal sustainable travel and second home destination

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Lonely Planet has just ranked Spain as among the top ten destinations in the world for sustainable travel, as part of its Best in Travel 2024. The country’s commitment to biodiversity and the fact that “new cycle paths, electric buses and train routes offer flight-free ways to see the country” contributed to Spain’s status as […]

New Report: Plastic Contributes More Emissions Than Aviation Industry

Published 2 months ago

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A new report from plastic waste prevention startup CleanHub analyzes how plastic and the industry around it directly contributes to climate change – finding that it produces more greenhouse gasses than the Aviation and Shipping industries. Here are the key findings: Using industry research, the report highlights the emissions released through plastic production, distribution, and disposal as well as the toxic […]

Happy Eco Valentines Day! By The Eco News

Published 2 months ago

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Simple but effective options by The Eco News, learn how to make a difference this valentines day. Be more planet concious in your decisions for 2024! 1. Skip the Cards – simply save that paper waste, or why not purchase a card you can plant? The market is now huge for sharing items made from […]

Children’s charity set to launch sustainable ‘Store of the Future – Childrens Air Ambulance

Published 2 months ago

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The Childrens Air Ambulance (TCAA) is set to open the doors to a new sustainable ‘Store of the Future’ in West Bridgford to keep saving lives, whilst helping to save the planet. Following a year of hard work and dedication, the construction of the groundbreaking store has almost completed on the site of the flagship […]

Biosnooze’s Luxury Vegan Down Alternative Pillow Wins Coveted ‘Vegan Choice Awards

Published 2 months ago

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Biosnooze, the innovative and eco-conscious bedding brand, is thrilled to announce that its 100% Biodegradable, luxury vegan down alternative pillow has been selected as a winner of the prestigious ‘Vegan Choice Awards.’ This accolade recognizes Biosnooze’s commitment to providing consumers with sustainable and cruelty-free bedding options and comes with a resounding endorsement from none other than […]

Ariba Ariba! Choose New Planet-friendly Cactus Leather Trainers!

Published 2 months ago

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If you have embraced a vegan lifestyle for ‘Veganuary’, a brand-new, footwear innovation means you can also extend your new principles to your wardrobe and do even more good for the planet, by wearing truly amazing cactus leather trainers. Family business, Cocorose London, has launched a ‘Kew’ range of ‘plant-powered’ trainers that encompass this vegan, […]

Adopt a penguin for your Valentine at the Oceanarium, Bournemouth

Published 2 months ago

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For a long-lasting romantic gesture, and to tell someone how much you flippin’ love them,the Oceanarium Bournemouth invites you to make penguins your love language this year,during the Valentine’s season – whether it be your partner, friends or family – by adopting a Humboldt penguin. While roses may fade, and chocolate is quickly consumed, adopting […]

Reset, Refocus, Restart – By The Eco News

Published 2 months ago

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WE ARE BACK! I wanted to share my story to show anyone out there running a business, you can stop and start again. Firstly, thank you to our following for being kind and patient. We are now back and let’s say a lot has changed. Sometimes something happens in life and it completely changes your […]

REVEALED: THE 10 ECO-HABITS THE UK IS BEST AT DOING – Auto Trader

Published 4 months ago

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How many do you do? The UK’s electric car champion Auto Trader has surveyed over 1,290 drivers to reveal which green habits the nation is doing the most, and which we are struggling to do regularly. The results show we’re a nation incentivised by saving money, with the most popular eco-behaviours also being ones that look […]

Keep This Cracker gears up for Christmas with support from Business Growth Hub

Published 4 months ago

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A Salford-based company that creates reusable crackers is enjoying the benefits of support from GM Business Growth Hub ahead of its busiest time of year. Keep This Cracker was founded by Bea Thackeray in 2013 with the ambition of creating Christmas crackers that could be kept and reused to minimise waste. With an estimated 100 […]

OVO ENERGY LAUNCHES FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND COMMUNITY ENERGY EFFICIENCY SCHEME NATIONWIDE

Published 4 months ago

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Providing free radiator keys and advice to help community members save at least £155* on energy bills this winter  With more cold snaps predicted this winter,OVO is today launching an energy efficiency pilot scheme designed to support local communities with energy efficiency advice and tools this winter. Created in partnership with community business support charity […]

Eco Craftsman Transforms Shepherds Hut to Practical Poultry Palace

Published on November 28, 2023

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UK chickens and the growing breed of backyard eco-friendly farmers will be eggstatic at the launch of the very latest in bespoke chicken coop accommodation. The Shepherds Hut Chicken Coop is a market-first, a five-star home for fine feathered fowl that’s designed to remove all the inconveniences of traditional chicken coops. Designed by young craftsman […]

GLASWEGIAN CHARITY RECEIVES ENERGY SAVING HELP FROM B&Q

Published 5 months ago

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21st November 2023: Glaswegian community exchange charity, Recycle Room, has received crucial energy saving support from B&Q. The support came after Glaswegian locals nominated the community space to win some ELC (Energy Loving Care) as part of B&Q’s Energy Savers initiative. Based in Clydebank, Recycle Room was founded in 2015 to help locals recycle unwanted […]

Black Friday is rubbish! – National Park Print Shop takes a stand against litter with ‘Black Bin Bag Friday’

Published 5 months ago

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Independent, contemporary art shop National Park Print Shop is shunning Black Friday this year to help clean up the Lake District National Park by picking litter. Instead of offering discounts, the Windermere-based shop will pick 1lb of litter for every order placed in their online store nationalparkprintshop.com over the Black Friday weekend. By helping keep […]

BANGERS & MASH, WARMING CASSEROLE OR A CLASSIC ROAST? NATION’S FAVOURITE WINTER WARMERS REVEALED

Published 5 months ago

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NATION’S FAVOURITE WINTER WARMERS REVEALED As the weather sets in and Brits look for more comforting meal choices, new research from Smart Energy GB reveals the UK’s top 10 winter warmer dishes with the traditional roast dinner landing at number one (55%). The roast is closely followed by shepherd’s pie (39%) and sausage and mash […]

New Collection – Woven Lobster Cushions – Shiv Textiles

Published 5 months ago

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Dive into the coastal charm of our Woven Lobster Cushion, where every thread tells a tale of sustainable luxury. This exquisite cushion is more than just a home accessory; it’s a work of art, a conversation starter, and a testament to our commitment to eco-conscious design.  Intricate Woven Details: Each cushion features an intricate lobster […]

FreeWater: Redefining Access to Water & Sustainability

Published 5 months ago

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Ninety degrees, parched in downtown San Diego after devouring half a pizza with my friends, my frugal student mind was focused on searching for a public water fountain or just something to quench my thirst that wasn’t ridiculously priced. Josh Cliffords, Founder of Free Water, might help me avoid a scene I’m all too familiar […]

It’s complicated, man – how I learned pollination is complex, and why it needs to be – by Stephen Humphrey

Published 5 months ago

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I sometimes have mixed feelings when friends introduce me as the author of “the bee book.” On the one hand, I’m touched that they’re so eager to be supportive. But then I have apprehensions over what’s going to happen when someone has a look at Paths of Pollen and finds out my “bee book” has […]

What happens to old electric car batteries?

Published 5 months ago

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As the popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) continues to grow, so do the concerns about their batteries’ fates once they reach the end of their lifespan. While electric vehicles can bring many environmental benefits while they’re on the road, both the production and end-of-life processes could mitigate the positive impacts that they’re designed to have. […]

Polestar chooses Ohme as its official smart charger partner

Published 5 months ago

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Award-winning dynamic smart charging company Ohme is the new official home charging partner for Polestar in the UK. The agreement will see Polestar recommend Ohme chargers for all its sales supporting drivers who need an EV charging solution with an Ohme Home Pro charger in its spaces locations for customers to view. “Our new collaboration […]

Breathing Easy: A Global Survey of Air Quality in Major Cities

Published 5 months ago

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Clean air is a fundamental cornerstone of a healthy and thriving society, with far-reaching implications for human well-being and the environment. It’s about more health; clean air is about social justice and equality. A recent study from HouseFresh looked at which cities are providing that precious clean air to their residents and which cities need […]

Every year 14 million duvets, pillows and mattress toppers end up in UK landfills! Biosnooze.

Published 5 months ago

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We don’t know about you but stats like that keep us up at night. So we’ve come up with a pioneering solution… a pillow with superpowers if you will. The Biosnooze Original Pillow has one mission. To save the world, one good night’s sleep at a time. Our innovative new Luxury Bio Down Pillow offers […]

VegfestUK Celebrates Twenty Years of VEGAN Festivals

Published 6 months ago

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Inspiring just about every vegan festival in the UK – and further afield VegfestUK celebrates 20 years of sharing a positive and delicious vegan message.  The 10th annual VegfestUK festival at London Olympia National is taking place weekend November 18th 19th 2023 and celebrating all things vegan and plant based under one roof. “The first […]

Socko Launches The Montys: The UK’s First 100% Recycled Socks

Published 6 months ago

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London, UK – Socko, a female-founded sustainable sock brand based in the UK, has launched a new range of socks that are 100% recycled and made in the UK. The Montys collection is the UK’s first 100% recycled socks and features a unisex design, plastic-free packaging, and comes in three different sizes and colours. The […]

Voxblock’s Sustainable Journey: Telling Stories and Making a Difference

Published 6 months ago

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With Christmas fast approaching many of us are beginning to think about Christmas presents and how to buy more sustainable gifts. One company that looks set to be one of the must have Children’s Gifts this Christmas and has sustainable principles at its core is Voxblock, the screen-free audiobook player for children aged 3-12. With […]

Zen Christmas: Top 6 Yoga Gift Ideas To Elevate The Spirit

Published 6 months ago

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This holiday season, dive into the world of mindful gifting with Ethimaart’s selection of top presents for yoga enthusiasts. Discover the perfect gifts that harmonize functionality and aesthetics, designed to elevate their yoga journey and nurture their spirits. Ethimaart offers the best selection of ethically sourced crafts and gifts from global artisans and small businesses. […]

DISCOUNTED – Sustainable Shopping: Save Money Whilst Saving the Environment

Published 6 months ago

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In today’s world, it’s hard to ignore the pressing issues that surround us. From the growing concerns about environmental sustainability to the cost-of-living crisis. But on an everyday level, how can we make a difference when it seems like everything has a negative impact on the environment and our bank account? We would like to […]

Rescued green iguana “Eddie Lizard” finds his forever home at the Oceanarium, Bournemouth

Published 6 months ago

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On 26th August 2023 the Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium re-homed Eddie Lizard the Green Iguana, who was rescued by Brighton RSPCA earlier this year in January. Eddie was abandoned in freezing temperatures on a stranger’s doorway, inside a plastic box with just a blanket and towel for warmth. Iguanas are endothermic so need to be […]

HelloFresh teams up with low-waste chef Max La Manna to launch new food waste education initiative named the ‘CurrEATulum’

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The recipe box service will educate kids on the benefits of reducing food waste New research reveals 79% of Brits are guilty of over cooking at meal times 42% of Brits believe food waste education should be added to the school curriculum London, October 2023: HelloFresh has teamed up with low-waste chef and social media […]

Chris Packham to Broadcast Live Wildlife Show from Surrey’s British Wildlife Centre

Published 6 months ago

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Chris Packham has responded to the BBC’s decision to axe the popular wildlife programme Autumnwatch by airing his own free-to-view online wildlife extravaganza. The respected expert and trusted voice in the conservation of UK wildlife will broadcast live from the British Wildlife Centre for the second week of the streamed show ‘8 Out Of 10 […]

Creating a Buzz; Saving Bees

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Small, Devon based accessories company, Will Bees Bespoke has teamed up with fabric designer, Emma Mawston, to raise awareness of the plight of the humble bumblebee. Will Bees Bespoke is a small independent accessories company based in the beautiful Devon town of Salcombe. Will Bees turned an old boatbuilding shed in Salcombe into an Aladdin’s […]

Mena-pause.com, the UK’s first menopause friendly food range!

Published 6 months ago

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As World Menopause Day is on 18th October, Charlotte Blacker, founder of Mena-pause.com is feeling flushed with the success of her range of functional foods. The mena-pause.com food range is specifically designed for busy perimenopausal and menopausal women. Charlotte originally from Devon and now based in Glenalmond, Perthshire has launched the UK’s first food range specifically designed to incorporate plant oestrogens to bring women natural […]

E.ON begins installation of UK’s biggest zoo-based solar meadow at Edinburgh Zoo

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Leading energy and solutions provider E.ON has begun the installation of a new solar panel array at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s (RZSS) Edinburgh Zoo as part of the wildlife conservation charity’s commitment to reduce its carbon footprint by 60% by 2030 and be net zero by 2040. Today, animals of Edinburgh Zoo inspected […]

Beauty Favours Shampoo Bars – The Eco Hair Trend for Healthy Hair and Scalp

Published 6 months ago

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In the fast-paced world of personal care products, one trend has captured the attention of beauty enthusiasts and eco-conscious consumers alike: shampoo bars. These ever increasingly luxurious compact, solid bars are quickly gaining popularity as an innovative and sustainable alternative to traditional liquid shampoos. With their numerous benefits for both hair and the environment, it’s […]

Just launched! Kitty Cabins Eco-friendly pet shelter

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Kitty Cabins are one of the UK’s favourite pet shelters and now animal lovers can buy an eco-friendly version that’s made entirely from waste plastic. Kitty Cabins are made using a manufacturing process called rotational moulding by a company called RevMo, based in Callington, Cornwall. The shelters are popular because they’re made from a single […]

The Animals (Low-Welfare Activities Abroad) Bill – Now Law

Published 6 months ago

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Royal Assent has been granted by the King for the Animals (Low-Welfare Activities Abroad) Bill – now making this Law. The Bill has passed through all Commons and Lords stages without any amendments or opposition, which is unique for any animal law and has immediately received Royal Assent the same day from King Charles. Duncan […]

Leonardslee Illuminated 2023: A Magical Winter Experience at Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens 

Published 6 months ago

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SUPPORT FOR THE GARDENS! This winter, visitors to Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens in Horsham, West Sussex, can enjoy a captivating after-dark light trail as the gardens come alive with colour and sound during this year’s Leonardslee Illuminated event.   Open between 4pm and 10pm, with light trails running from 4.15pm to 8.15pm, the event will take place on […]

BoxNine7: Pioneering Interior Design’s Responsible Sourcing & Supply Chain Traceability

Published 7 months ago

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The interiors industry is grappling with an inadequate ability to accurately quantify and convey its carbon footprint impact, a challenge recognised by the Furniture Industry Research Associate (FIRA). In a dedicated effort to transform this issue and take responsibility, leading interiors company, BoxNine7 have considered how they can put their proactive efforts to use and […]

FINDING BEAR – Launches today! A written piece by award-winning children’s author Hannah Gold

Published 7 months ago

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A written piece by award-winning children’s author Hannah Gold on how she writes eco adventures without preaching to or terrifying her young readers, and the inspiration for her books, which include The Last Bear, The Lost Whale and her latest book, FINDING BEAR, which publishes on 28th September. In FINDING BEAR, Hannah reunites readers with […]

EV drivers can charge up and save money from 1st October

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With reduced home electricity price tariffs from next month, EV drivers will be able to charge up for less, says Ohme, the UK’s fastest growing dynamic smart charging company. However, EV drivers could make even greater savings by switching to a smart EV tariff and taking advantage of Ohme’s unique software technology. Ohme is the […]

SECOND HAND SEPTEMBER 2023 with Oxfam

Published 7 months ago

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Take part in Oxfam Second Hand September and shop second hand to reduce waste, take a stance against climate change, and help create a fairer world – all while looking super fabulous. WHAT IS SECOND HAND SEPTEMBER? Second Hand September is a campaign that promotes donating, reusing, rewearing and restyling your clothes during September – and […]

Government backs ‘Net Zero’ Fera and Skylark project on Yorkshire estate

Published 7 months ago

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A ‘Net Zero’ project at the Castle Howard estate in Yorkshire is benefitting from a share of the government’s £1.5 million Innovate UK programme, to help protect and enhance the future of the business and its natural landscape.Aimed at connecting businesses with cutting-edge digital tools that can help them reach sustainability ambitions, the Net Zero […]

The cost of Europe’s summer of wildfires: How can governments future-proof against the devastation? 

Published 7 months ago

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News broke earlier this week that the current wildfire in Greece’s northeast region is the biggest the European Union had ever recorded, as it continues to burn since the 19th August.  All summer, Europe’s wildfires have burned through thousands of hectares of green space as the continent battles record heat waves for another year, and […]

All the fizz but none of the fuss – UK craft wine brand launches lower carbon, alt format sparkling wine

Published 7 months ago

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According to the UN, climate change is pushing the world into a new era of “global boiling” after July was the hottest month on record.For one UK wine brand, who are on a mission to decarbonise the wine industry, this has sparked the  launch of a new Italian sparkling wine in a can, which produces […]

Ramblings of a Yorkshireman – You can call me Greta too!

Published 7 months ago

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It’s always great to hear when someone reads / hears / see’s something you do and then follows suit.  In particular, I get very impressed when people embrace their inner Greta.  As promised I said I would keep you updated on my environmental quest.  So here’s a couple of people embracing their inner Greta and […]

A guide to reusing household product packaging

Published 7 months ago

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As much as we try to cut down on the amount of waste we produce, sometimes we can’t help but buy products that leave us with waste packaging. Although recycling is better than simply tossing household packaging in landfill, an even more eco-friendly option is reusing the materials and giving them a new lease of […]

Newly founded Klimapartnerschaft.at with Dürrenstein-Lassingtal Wilderness Area and strong partners

Published 7 months ago

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A fantastic idea has at last become a reality: with RINGANA as its first participating company, the newly-founded Klimapartnerschaft.at (Climate Partnership) can finally start operations. The project entails returning 138.9 hectares to nature. To ensure that the initiative is on a solid technical footing, some strong partners have already been brought on board such as […]

#PLANTOBER NEW NATIONWIDE TREE-PLANTING CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED BY INTERNATIONAL TREE FOUNDATION AND CREATING NATURES’ CORRIDORS 

Published 7 months ago

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Launching in October 2023, #PLANTOBER is the new month-long campaign encouraging people of all ages to plant and grow native tree seeds for future generations to enjoy and to help meet the UK’s net zero goals.  The brainchild of International Tree Foundation, the world’s oldest tree-planting charity, and Creating Nature’s Corridors, #PLANTOBER invites everyone to […]

73% Of Brits Think We Are In A Climate Crisis – So Why Is ULEZ So Unpopular?

Published 7 months ago

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Despite survey data from The Eco Experts revealing 73% of Brits think we are in a climate emergency, Transport for London’s (TfL) ultra-low emissions zone (ULEZ) initiative remains unpopular. This lack of interest highlights the UK public’s unwillingness to support lower emission policies, which could be fuelled by the current cost of living crisis. TfL […]

The Air Ambulance Service launches new reuse initiative

Published 8 months ago

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The Air Ambulance Service has launched new indoor donation banks to offer an alternative way to donate preloved textiles to not only help the charity raise vital funds, but to continue in helping to build a more sustainable future. The lifesaving charity – which operates the local Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance (WNAA) and Derbyshire, […]

Indonesian Story: Deforestation Rates Are Decreasing, But Companies Still Need to Increase Efforts to Stop Forest Loss and Environmental Damage

Published 8 months ago

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 Globally, more than 1,000 companies disclosed their progress so far in reducing deforestation in a recent report from CDP. The number of companies participating in this report will increase by 300% in 2022 compared to 2017, and only 35 of them are from Southeast Asia.  More than 60% of companies participating in this […]

Pioneering Saltmarsh Restoration Trial in Chichester Harbour Prompts Secretary of State Visit

Published 8 months ago

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An innovative saltmarsh restoration trial in Chichester Harbour has attracted Government interest. Chichester Harbour Conservancy, the Environment Agency and the Solent Seascapes Project, met with Thérèse Coffey, Secretary of State for the Environment, on Wednesday 2 August to explain more about the project, and view the first shoots of glasswort (a pioneer saltmarsh plant species) […]

Mercedes-Benz chooses Ohme as its new official smart charger partner

Published 8 months ago

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Mercedes-Benz in the UK has chosen dynamic smart charging company Ohme as its new official home charging partner. The agreement will see Mercedes-Benz recommend Ohme chargers to customers who need a home charging solution. And an Ohme Home Pro charger will be available in Mercedes-Benz showrooms for customers to view. “We are delighted to announce […]

England-wide study tracks impact of nature-friendly farming

Published 8 months ago

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Fera Science Ltd has embarked on the largest ever ecosystem investigation of its kind across England, which will help assess the true impact of ‘nature-friendly’ farming practices at over 6,000 locations. Funded by Defra and Natural England, the England Ecosystem Project is being rolled out by Fera with the support of 15 partner organisations, including […]

Shoe Recycling With Pip And Henry

Published 8 months ago

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Pip & Henry is a sustainable footwear brand for children. With over 80 million pairs of shoes thrown away each year in the United Kingdom alone, Jeroo Doodhmal set out to create comfortable, durable and most importantly, planet friendly shoes for kids. Furthermore Pip and Henry offer an easy to use recycling scheme for shoes […]

IDOM Merebrook Supports Project to Remediate Tipner for New Homes.

Published 8 months ago

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IDOM Merebrook, a leading environmental engineering consultancy is supporting the remediation of a challenging site for redevelopment in Tipner, Portsmouth. The site forms part of a former tar works, chemical works, oil storage depot and scrapyard.  The development is on the edge of Tipner Lake – a Site of Special Scientific Interest RAMSAR site and […]

Eco-friendly fine wine is making its festival debut this summer

Published 8 months ago

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With the average festival goer generating a carbon footprint of 25kg of CO2, the equivalent of burning 13kg of coal, both visitors and festival organisers are seeking ways to reduce their impact on the planet. Gone are the days of drinking warm wine from flimsy plastic cups and the demand has shifted towards quality craft […]

Enhance your dishes with new Yorkshire plant-based mayo this summer!

Published 8 months ago

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Based on a farm in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds, Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil creates delicious-tasting artisan oils, dressings and mayos using our own cold-pressed rapeseed oil. Naturally plant-based it lends itself deliciously to making this alternative vegan mayonnaise that has all the flavour and texture of our standard Yorkshire mayonnaise. Our plant-based mayo is […]

5 ways to travel more sustainably

Published 8 months ago

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As the world becomes more and more aware of the impact of climate change, we all need to contribute in whatever way we can to protect the environment. As travellers, it’s important to be aware of our carbon footprint and take steps towards sustainable travel. Travelling sustainably can be a cost-effective way for reducing carbon […]

ENCHANTED WOODLAND RETREAT From Saturday 30th September until Thursday 5th October.

Published 9 months ago

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From Saturday 30th September until Thursday 5th October, The Psychedelic Society (https://psychedelicsociety.org.uk/) will host Enchanted Woodland Retreat, a 6 days journey delving into the wondrous realm of the mycelial world and immersing in the captivating woodland setting of Cae Mabon (https://www.caemabon.co.uk/) in Snowdonia, where nature’s magic awaits. Guests will experience the fungal realm in all its glory by getting up close and […]

Interview with Carole Smith, author of Have You Seen the New Forest Unicorn?

Published 9 months ago

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You may be lucky enough to see the Unicorn, it may be hiding behind the Gorse by the Stone Water Trough at Wootton. Maybe Willow was right… it may go to Setley Pond for a drink! It could even be visiting the Trolls that live under Wootton Bridge. Perhaps the Unicorn did visit Hincheslea, and […]

Spell returns with Best Selling Ocean Gown!

Published 9 months ago

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Delighted to share that Spell’s best-selling Ocean Gown, which was worn by Camila Morrone in Daisy Jones & The Six, has just been recut for another season – officially available online now, and just in time for peak summer. Sizing ranges from XXS – 3XL. Spell is also available on Revolve and Free People. “We designed our […]

The Fashion Industry’s Silent Partner: Interior Design’s Hidden Impact on Our Planet

Published 9 months ago

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The fashion industry. An industry that has long been a major contributor to environmental degradation, and is now under increasing pressure to become more sustainable. But we can’t help but wonder, why does the interior design industry slip under the radar? In this article, Accouter Group of Companies explore the significance of the interior’s industry […]

NEW – Eco Manicure Set from Earthy

Published 9 months ago

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We are very proud of our award winning eco-conscious brand, our natural origin nail polishes and treatments are certified vegan and cruelty free.  We have replaced the single use plastic cap with highly sustainable bamboo and all seals within the cap are made from 100% post-consumer plastic.  Our plant-based formula includes calcium and magnesium to […]

Taylor Wimpey España showcases A-rated second homes in Spain

Published 9 months ago

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Sustainability and eco-friendliness are top concerns for an increasing number of holiday home buyers, according to leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España. With this in mind, the firm is showcasing three different takes on building second homes sustainably, in the Costa del Sol, Mallorca and Costa Blanca. Sales and Marketing Director Marc Pritchard explains: […]

HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits Witham Group’s Lincolnshire headquarters

Published 9 months ago

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Lincolnshire based lubricant manufacturer Witham Group, was delighted to host a special visit from His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester to the company’s headquarters in Lincoln recently. Accompanied by Mr Ian Walter – the Deputy Lieutenant representing the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, The Duke toured the British lubricant manufacturer’s Head Quarters and Factory and […]

How to support eco-friendly nonprofits at your wedding

Published 9 months ago

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For the eco-conscious couple, a wedding offers the perfect opportunity to give back. With plenty of support from family and friends, large sums of money can be raised, and awareness spread for the organisations that do great things for the environment. In this guide, we take a look at a few of the simple ways […]

World’s first diesel air pollution ward appears on the Southbank calling for London to phase out diesel by 2030

Published 9 months ago

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Today the world’s first diesel pollution ward appeared on London’s Southbank, drawing attention to the devasting impact of air pollution on children’s health. London’s diesel pollution ward for children featured 10 hospital beds – each representing 280 of the 2,800+ children and young people that were admitted to hospital with asthma in London in 2021/22.[1] […]

FISH OUT YOUR FADTECH!

Published 9 months ago

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(Thursday, 29th June 2023) You can’t move for talk of air fryers, the latest kitchen electrical taking Britain by storm: 40% of British homes have one. Doesn’t it feel like we’ve been here before though – from lean grilling machines to chocolate fountains, soda makers to spiralizers, teasmades to trendy blenders?  Unlike the humble electric kettle, which […]

British Ecological Society offers permanent home for ecological grey literature with new AER platform

Published 9 months ago

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Ecological organisations across all sectors and specialisms are invited to upload their research, reports and grey literature to the British Ecological Society’s new open access platform, Applied Ecology Resources (AER), in a bid to improve knowledge sharing and collaboration across the ecological community.  AER enables a range of organisations, scientists and practitioners working across research, […]

UK FIRST: Zero Waste Bag Launched For Brits To Recycle The “Unrecyclable”

Published 9 months ago

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Launched 5th June 2023: TerraCycle has announced the launch of its Zero Waste Bag, a first-of-its-kind solution for consumers to recycle “hard to recycle” rubbish. We have been lucky enough to try this launch! Visit our Instagram page to see more… https://www.instagram.com/theeconews/ The Zero Waste Bag is designed to offer consumers a simple and convenient way to […]

Save more money when charging your EV from 1st July with Ohme

Published 10 months ago

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With reduced electricity tariffs on their way from 1 July, EV drivers will be able to charge their cars for less, but could save even more says Ohme, the UK’s fastest-growing dynamic smart charging company. While the Standard Variable Tariff is lowering to 30p/kWh on 1 July, EV drivers could make further savings by switching […]

Bounce into Summer Fun with the Labyrinth Challenge at Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens

Published 10 months ago

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Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens is featuring the Labyrinth Challenge in an exciting four-day festival of summer fun. It will run from 17th to 20th August 2023 and boasts one of the most impressive inflatable obstacle courses in the world, measuring over 1,000 feet in length.  The Labyrinth Challenge is one of the UK’s largest inflatable […]

SMALL BUSINESS WINS EUROPE-WIDE AWARD FOR REFILLABLE DRY SHAMPOO

Published 10 months ago

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Welsh brand Battle Green has won GOLD in the Hair Care category at the twelfth annual Free From Skincare Awards, with their Orange & Neroli Natural Dry Shampoo. The Europe-wide Awards were founded to encourage and reward manufacturers of skincare products that are ‘free from’ many of the allergens, preservatives, additives and fragrances associated with […]

Alice Oseman’s sustainable ‘Loveless’ release – Pride Month

Published 10 months ago

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Eco Kaila and Alice Oseman partnered up for a limited-edition launch of t-shirts in support of charity this pride! The t-shirt features a ‘happy pride’ illustration on the front, and a large colourful graphic on the back with characters from their hit book ‘Loveless’, which touches on a number of topics, including coming to terms […]

Charity superstore’s eco-friendly Refill Station to help tackle plastic pollution

Published 10 months ago

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This World Refill Day, The Air Ambulance Service’s (TAAS) superstore in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, is highlighting its recently opened Miniml Refill Station to help tackle plastic pollution. World Refill Day (16 June 2023) is a global day of action to prevent plastic pollution and help people live with less waste. This year is surrounding reimagining the future […]

Sea More at the Oceanarium with arrival of new exhibits in time for school holidays this Summer!

Published 10 months ago

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Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium is excited to expand its range of interesting exhibits by introducing a guitarfish and two Cownose stingrays to its collection in time for May half-term. In the months of planning and thanks to a successful collaboration with SEA LIFE London, it was agreed between the two aquariums – both associated as […]

BIG GREEN WEEK! Interview with Planted.

Published 10 months ago

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To celebrate Big Green Week, we had an exclusive interview with Planted! The Great Big Green Week is the UK’s biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature. https://greatbiggreenweek.com/ Planted is the creation of husband-and-wife team Deborah Spencer and Sam Peters. How did the journey of PLANTED begin? For the best […]

Printable Art – Ecological Art – The world of Digital Art.

Published 10 months ago

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Printable art refers to digital art that can be downloaded and printed at home or at a local print shop. Many websites offer printable art for purchase, ranging from photography and illustrations to typography and abstract designs. Some popular formats for printable art include JPEG, PNG, and PDF. One benefit of printable art is that […]

Introducing Good Fabric!

Published 10 months ago

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Hi, my name is Polina and I am owner and founder of online dressmaking fabric store Good Fabric. Our Story In 2020, amidst a world that seemed to have gone a little crazy, my business journey began. After a successful career spanning over a decade with renowned fashion brands like Burberry, Ted Baker, Missoma, and […]

NEW BOOK LAUNCH – Wildlife in the Balance – Why Animals are Humanity’s Best Hope? By Simon Mustoe

Published 10 months ago

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ABOUT WILDLIFE IN THE BALANCE Dubbed as perhaps one of the most important books of our time, Wildlife In The Balance unearths the untold stories of wild animals, their immeasurable impact on the health of our planet and why they are essential to win the climate fight. Many of us have marvelled at the sight […]

Fine Particulate Exposure in Europe, Conceptualised. Air pollution is one of the largest environmental health risks facing European populations.

Published 11 months ago

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The EU imposes a limit of 25µg/m3 of exposure to PM2.5 annually, with all European capitals falling below this except for Sarajevo and Skopje. However when it comes to the stricter WHO air quality guidelines (5µg/m3), all of the European capitals except for Tallinn, Estonia were at levels higher than this.  Information from EEA Europa […]

Volta Green Energy Ltd – Covering Kent for Renewable Energy

Published 11 months ago

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Volta Green Energy Ltd are a Kent based business, passionate about renewable energy and specialists in solar panel & solar battery storage systems.  Solar panels play a significant role in mitigating the climate crisis by addressing two key aspects: reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting renewable energy.  https://www.voltagreenenergy.co.uk/ Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction: Solar panels generate […]

Are Brits Warming up to Domestic Solar Panels?

Published 11 months ago

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New data from theecoexperts.co.uk has revealed that 69% of the UK would purchase a home with solar panels. This is up from 65% the previous year, signifying the rising popularity of domestic solar panels.      The ongoing energy crisis over the last 12 months has led to a shortened break-even point for solar panels, now on […]

BotaniVie is a female-led family business aiming to deliver sustainable, plastic-free & cruelty-free skincare choices

Published 11 months ago

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BotaniVie is a female-led family business aiming to deliver sustainable, plastic-free & cruelty-free skincare choices, including an extensive range for vegans. We are passionate about our impact on our beautiful planet and hope our eco-conscious collections can help the environment by reducing plastic waste whilst using natural ingredients to feed the skin, body & hair. […]

Almost half of Brits will grow food in kitchen gardens this season: permaculture expert Huw Richards, shares his advice

Published 11 months ago

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Home grown food from kitchen gardens is firmly on the menu this summer as 44 percent of Brits will plant and grow fruit and vegetables in their gardens, window boxes or balconies this season. For one in three people (31 percent) it is with the intention to lead a more sustainable life by eating what […]

Giant plastic sculpture appears in Birmingham to highlight over 3000 items of the city’s laundry plastic ending up as waste each day

Published 11 months ago

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●      Sculpture created by laundry challenger brand, smol, in collaboration with Midlands eco-artist, Sarah Turner ●      Piece made from 3229* pieces of laundry plastic representing the amount not recycled and ending up as waste from Birmingham every single day ●      The campaign will support the charity, Surfers against Sewage, who are tackling Birmingham’s plastic waste […]

DON’T BADGER ME: ENDURA TEAMS UP WITH HONEY BADGERS TO FEARLESSLY TAKE ON OUT-OF-OFFICE EMAILS FOR WORKAHOLIC BRITS

Published 11 months ago

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– Endura joins up with the world’s most fearless animal to help Brits stand up to badgering bosses – as research shows four out of five Brits (81%) spend some of their free time thinking about work1. – The honey badger has held the title of ‘most fearless animal in the world’ for more than two decades, […]

BEE AT ONE WITH NATURE – World Bee Day is celebrated on Saturday, May 20, 2023

Published 11 months ago

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The UK’s first ever ‘bee therapy’ experience is set to open at Perthshire this summer. A specially designed wooden triangular structure, known as an ‘apipod’ has been installed at award-winning Monachyle Mhor, a boutique hotel near Balquhidder.  Six beehives housing a total of 60,000 honey bees have been placed in compartments underneath the pod, which is […]

Making Skincare More Sustainable, by Kate Palmer, Gaia’s Little Helpers

Published 11 months ago

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Learning to make cosmetics was something I was basically forced into. I have Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, which results in an inordinate amount of allergies. In particular, synthetic preservatives and fragrances are an absolute no-no for my skin, which rules out almost all mainstream cosmetics. I therefore had little choice but to train in cosmetic […]

Benefits of Cork Click Flooring – The Eco-Friendly and Stylish Option

Published 11 months ago

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Cork click flooring is an excellent choice for those who are looking for a durable and eco-friendly flooring option that adds beauty and value to their homes. Let’s delve into the various benefits of cork flooring. Firstly, cork is amazing and is one of the most eco-friendly materials out there. Cork trees are sustainably harvested, […]

INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL TREE FOUNDATION (ITF) x THE ECO NEWS

Published 11 months ago

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“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.” Anon Some people are just waking up to the vital importance of trees to life on earth, and the critical need for humans to plant, protect and promote them. For others it has been a lifelong passion.  100 years ago, when […]

The Domination of Nature

Published 11 months ago

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A trailblazing work on environmental issues, updated for the twenty-first century.“Leiss weaves a complex and frequently scintillating theme that sometimes poses old questions in new ways and also raises new questions that might provoke a measure of lucidity in a discussion, now deeply obfuscated.” Richard J. Neuhaus, The Annals of theAmerican Academy. Concern over ecological […]

CAN THE INTERIOR DESIGN INDUSTRY DO BETTER?

Published 12 months ago

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Following World Earth Day, AGC take a dive into the world of sustainability, within the Interior Design Industry. AGC, Accouter Group of Companies, is Britain’s first B Corp interior design collective and sustainability is definitely on their radar, but they’re wondering if it is on everybody else’s. 22 million pieces of furniture are thrown away […]

Planted Country returns to Stourhead in partnership with the National Trust

Published 12 months ago

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9 – 11 June 2023  Planted returns to Stourhead for the second edition of Planted Country in partnership with the National Trust from 9 – 11 June 2023.  Following the success of last year’s pilot event, Planted Country will present some of the UK’s leading nature-based businesses, alongside environmentally focused workshops, installations and a nine-part […]

Zerofy app update went live for Earth Week!

Published 12 months ago

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After the celebration of Earth Week, The Zerofy team is thrilled to mark the occasion by launching Zerofy 2.0, a new and improved version of the app with some great updates. Plus, the app is now available in the US! If you’re not yet familiar with the Zerofy app, it helps households decarbonise by tracking […]

Build Your Own – The NEW Wallace & Gromit Range!

Published 12 months ago

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Build Your Own – Wallace & Gromit Rocket Join Wallace & Gromit on their cheese-seeking mission to the moon with Build Your Own’s new eco-friendly, STEM-inspired Rocket. Marvel at the intricate detail as you re-create the duo’s homemade rocket from their outer space adventures in ‘A Grand Day Out’. Everything you need is provided in […]

Green Revolution Stifled by Soaring Cost of Living

Published 12 months ago

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New data from theecoexperts.co.uk has revealed that the energy crisis is stifling people’s green technology aspirations. The survey of 2,000 Brits showed that in the past 12 months, rising energy prices have made 43% of the public less likely to purchase low-carbon technology.  Once people reach a certain earnings threshold and therefore not as impacted […]

Petplan renews contract for the 3rd Year consecutively – Help Push Cleaner, Responsible Dog Ownership

Published 12 months ago

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In partnership, Petplan the UK’s no.1 pet insurer, Surrey Heath Borough Council, Didcot Town Council and West Berkshire District Council are continuing to work together to bring awareness to support responsible dog ownership by helping owners clean up after their pets in the local community.  With the maintenance of 100 stations across the 3 council […]

CHARGING AROUND – By Clive Wilkinson

Published 12 months ago

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Exploring the Edges of England by Electric Car Eye Books was the Midlands winner of the Small Press of the Year at the British Book Awards 20226 APRIL 2023 * PAPERBACK * £9.99 * / ISBN: 9781785633454 Having crossed a continent by train and sailed around the world by container ship, Clive Wilkinson has always […]

BAFTA award-winning Wildlife Presenter and Adventurer – BBC Earth Experience

Published 12 months ago

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STEVE BACKSHALL to be face of the BBC Earth Experience education programme for schools  OPEN NOW  10am – 7pm on Sunday – Thursday  10am – 9pm on Friday – Saturday  TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW  The BBC Earth Experience is open now! The phenomenal, immersive experience has opened its doors for visitors to enjoy the magnificent wonders […]

Nation encouraged to join a Consumption Rebellion this Earth Day – Brits set to waste close to 44 billion kilograms of carbon this year on new homeware purchases

Published 12 months ago

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According to new research out today, last year half of Brits (49%) bought between three and eight new items for their home. This year, Brits are planning to spend on average £1,108 on further new homeware items. Now, the impact of this ‘fast homewares’ movement has been quantified, with the amount of new items expected […]

Symphony by Plants, the most unique musical experience

Published 12 months ago

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Event from The Psychedelic Society (https://psychedelicsociety.org.uk/) On Tuesday 25th April, they will welcome Unseen Connections: A Concert of Plants + Voice, one of the most unique musical experiences out there – a symphony by and for plants. Part sound healing, part meditation, part visual projection and light bath, Natural Symphony uses his ingenious technology to translate the live frequencies of plants into beautiful soundscapes […]

Get the Bower App to cash in when you recycle!

Published 12 months ago

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As part of an on-going sustainability drive, The Somerset Toiletry Co. (STC) is the first UK company to partner with ‘Bower’, an innovative app rewarding customers for their recycling efforts. Anyone can use the Bower app, but STC customers will receive extra points for recycling their toiletries correctly, which can be converted into cash vouchers […]

INTRODUCING SHADE – INNOVATIVE FASHION AI TECHNOLOGY

Published 12 months ago

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Discover truly sustainable fashion alternatives in real-time for free. VIEW HERE (Chrome) Winner in ‘Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards – Fast Company Vogue YOOX Challenge: the future of responsible fashion Finalist – YOOX Mayor of London Entrepreneur Programme Finalist – RCA Undaunted’s The Greenhouse for Climate Positive Startups at Royal Institution & Imperial College […]

WIN an IPAD and READLY Subscription! How climate friendly are your reading habits?

Published 12 months ago

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New figures from unlimited digital magazine and newspaper app Readly show that two thirds of people (69 percent) believe it is important that their reading habits are climate friendly and 1 in 4  have broadened their consumption of content over the last few years to obtain a more considered, balanced opinion and counteract fake news. […]

Demand For Energy-Saving Home Improvements Almost Doubles In 2023

Published 12 months ago

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This Earth Day, a new sustainability study reveals the ways homeowners are adapting their homes to make them more environmentally friendly and to reduce the cost of their energy bills    As the cost-of-living crisis deepens and with energy prices still sky high, a new study from the find-a-tradesperson platform, Rated People reveals almost twice […]

WIN this watch box! Custom made furniture, beautifully crafted with care.

Published 12 months ago

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A member of Griffin and Sinclair Furniture is in training for the next few months to get ready for a triathlon event in June to raise money for Action Medical Research, and he’s made this beautiful watch box to help get to the team’s £1900 fundraising target. The box is made from maple with a burr […]

Introducing MORENA

Published 1 year ago

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Morena Logo Scarf the Perfect Versatile Piece Morena is proud to announce their first pre-order, now live. The Morena Logo Scarf encapsulates the energy behind the brand. Morena, meaning “brunette” or “brown skin,” is built from a desire to honour garment workers in the fashion industry, 80% of which are Women of Colour. Made only […]

Welcome to Repton Gardens! Quintain Living launches new sustainability-focused homes to rent in Wembley Park

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Repton Gardens has opened its doors to new residents in London’s Wembley Park. The homes, which sit across three new buildings are leased and operated by Quintain Living, the award-winning management company now overseeing the rental of more than 3,650 apartments in London’s most exciting new neighbourhood. The newly launched development, which is already so […]

Opening This Month, Exclusive sneak peek of the breath-taking  BBC Earth Experience, narrated by Sir David Attenborough 

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Brand new venue & London attraction to open in Earl’s Court on 30th March Ahead of opening its doors on the 30th March, here’s an exclusive sneak peek into what to expect at the spectacular new BBC Earth Experience, coming to the new The Daikin Centre in Earl’s Court. The brand new London attraction, which is produced in partnership with BBC […]

Ohme wins Best Electric Charging Point Provider award

Published 1 year ago

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Leading smart-charging provider Ohme has been voted as the Best Electric Charging Point Provider by Business Motoring for the second year in a row. The award was in recognition of Ohme’s overall dynamic smart charging package including the new ePod untethered charger, introduced onto the market earlier this year. Ohme also won the Best Electric […]

Easter Egg Hunt and Luxury Dine and Stay in Horsham, West Sussex 

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Visitors to Mannings Heath Estate in Horsham, West Sussex, can enjoy an Easter Sunday Lunch and Egg Hunt on April 9th, 2023. The three-course lunch is served between 12:00 and 15:00 at £32.50 per adult and £16 for children, with a complimentary Easter egg hunt.  Guests can also book an Easter holiday stay on the 500-acre estate […]

PIONEERING SOFT PLASTIC RECYCLING SITE OPENS DOORS IN FIFE

Published 1 year ago

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– Site tackles UK challenge of ‘hard to recycle’ soft plastic –– The site is the first of its kind that can process a mix of plastics, including film, into reusable materials –  A pioneering new recycling facility is now open in Fife which will reprocess ‘hard-to-recycle’ soft plastics. It aims to develop a greater […]

World’s first Hands-on Regenerative Gathering comes to the UK this March with leading artists, activists and naturalists

Published 1 year ago

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“Leaving both people and places better than how they were found“ Primal Gathering (www.primalgathering.co) is an environmentally, socially, and psychologically gathering and regenerative culture design consultancy with a mission to restore people, forests, and ecosystems all over the world. Launching their first gathering in the UK in partnership with Medicine Festival, the festival’s guest speakers […]

 Emma Lewisham X The Eco News Interview

Published 1 year ago

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From an organic endorsement from Dr. Jane Goodall, to being the world’s first carbon positive beauty brand — Emma Lewisham is authentically smashing the beauty industry ceiling. We are super excited to have the chance to share our Interview with Emma! Having prioritised my work over my wellness for ten years, after losing my mother to cancer, […]

The Book on the full story of the restoration of Red Kites across Britain and Ireland!

Published 1 year ago

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This book has a very close meaning to me, growing up around the UK countryside I have always been fascinated by those “big birds” in the sky. I am lucky that we have lived in such a rural location and been growing alongside these wild wings of the lands. Growing up with my dad, he […]

What Can You Spot In The Garden? & What Can You Spot In The Woods?

Published 1 year ago

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First books to be published in a new series of beautifully illustrated Nature Spotters guides from independent natural history publishing company Fine Feather Press. What Can You Spot in the Garden? and What Can You Spot in the Woods? provide a window onto the world of nature and are perfect companions to any child looking […]

World Sustainability Organization

Published 1 year ago

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Q – Why offset with WSO?A – We are the certified certifier. WSO group of companies has a proven track record of 30years in sustainability certification. Serving 1500 companies, 5,000 products and 80 countries. WSO works closely with SLAB, Accredia, KAN and IAF to ensure our standards are correct for our Friend of the Sea […]

A climate app that helps people decarbonise & save on energy

Published 1 year ago

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Many people are concerned about climate change and energy usage and want to take action, but struggle with feeling helpless as just one person. What can be surprising to some is the power we have as individuals to make change. Approximately 70 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions can be indirectly attributed to households. What […]

Why 2023 Is the Time for Solar Panels to Shine

Published 1 year ago

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With UK energy prices set to rise yet again this April to an average of £3,000 per household, long term solutions to reduce energy bills are needed more than ever.  Leading renewable energy authority The Eco Experts states that by installing solar panels, homeowners can reduce their bills by 54%, helping to ease the burden […]

SOUTH-WEST BUSINESSES ARE THE “MOST ASTUTE” IN THE UK WHEN IT COMES TO SAVING THE ENVIRONMENT

Published 1 year ago

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Report by community interest company Action Net Zero identifies key opportunities for businesses in the South West to embrace cleaner energy to reduce consumption and costs – however they need support to reach their targets The report ‘Driving the Energy Agenda’ follows a roundtable discussion between West of England Metro Mayor Dan Norris and ten energy decarbonisation experts to […]

Sail Electric Interview with The Eco News

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Wayne Peters is founder of Sail Electric and the North Devon Marine Project as well as an ocean advocate for the Ocean Conservation Trust and ambassador for environmental program The Green Blue. Working side by side, Sail Electric deliver sustainable sailing solutions using proven green tech, and the NDMP serves to raise awareness and educate […]

Ohme ePod – the new answer for untethered smart EV chargers in 2023

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Ohme is celebrating the introduction to its range of the all-new Ohme ePod untethered charger. As an untethered charger, the new ePod will provide universal charging for all electric vehicles and help Ohme to expand its reach into new markets, particularly those in the new build environment. Ohme has already made progress in these new […]

Earthy Nail Polish – the perfect gift for your Mum this Mothers Day!

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Our award-winning plant based nail polishes and treatments are kinder and cleaner and make a perfect Mother’s Day gift.  Our nail polishes are £7.99 each and collections are priced at £24.95. Check out our wide range of natural origin and vegan products at www.earthynailpolish.com  The beauty of the bottle: We have developed a bamboo cap that […]

NatWest trials pioneering Reverse Vending Machines to help Londoners reduce plastic card pollution

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The latest research from NatWest reveals a lack of recycling options for plastic payment, gift and loyalty cards has created over 380 tonnes of plastic card waste since 2017, equivalent to 211 stampeding elephants.  NatWest has today launched a first-of-its-kind ‘Reverse Vending Machines’ offering a secure, eco-friendly way to recycle unused plastic cards of which there are 65 […]

The Wombles celebrate their 50th Anniversary

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Iconic Episodes To Go Live On The Wombles YouTube Channel today. This weekend, the UK’s most-loved children’s characters, The Wombles, are celebrating 50 years since they first appeared on television in 1973, with a special series of events that will see the beloved characters re-connect with new audiences and amplify their relevance to new generations.  To kick […]

New Travel APP Launched to reward travellers for using public transport

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Great Britain’s first ‘anywhere to anywhere’ travel app has been launched to reward people with money-saving vouchers for travelling green, using public transport, walking or cycling. The free-to-use app, called Sojo, has been created by Swiss global innovators, Axon Vibe in partnership with UK-based Raileasy the split ticket consumer champions. George Sikking, Chief Executive of Raileasy, said, […]

New UK houseplant grower Geb & Green has launched!

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New UK houseplant grower makes plants even greener Geb & Green is the first UK houseplant company to grow at scale without using peat Think your houseplants are already green? Think again. Brand new houseplant grower Geb & Green is on a mission to make houseplants up and down the country even greener, thanks to […]

Paula’s Choice Skincare and TerraCycle Partner to Offer Consumers a Sustainable Solution for their Skincare Packaging

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·       Paula’s Choice launches free recycling programme in the UK to recycle its skincare packaging ·       The move follows the success of a similar programme in the US ·       The programme is available to all consumers to sign up to and raise funds for good causes in the process Global personal care brand, Paula’s Choice Skincare, and international […]

The Most Vegan-Friendly Car Manufacturers in 2023

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In first place is Ford, who currently has a reported 30 car models with vegan-friendly details and more eco-friendly swaps upon request. The Ford Fiesta has without a doubt continued to be one of the best-selling cars in the UK for years, with the popularity also extending across Europe. The latest models all come with non-leather seats as […]

Ohme EV chargers weather all storms on the House of the Future

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Ohme is now the official EV charging partner for the Energy House 2.0 house of the future project unveiled last week at the University of Salford. The only one of its kind in the world, the Energy House 2.0 is a unique and innovative £16-million research laboratory, supported by the European Regional Development Fund. The […]

Quintain Living reveals first look of new, sustainability-
focused family homes to rent at Wembley Park

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Quintain Living – the award-winning management company overseeing the rental of more than 3,250 apartments in Wembley Park – has shared a first look at its next development, Repton Gardens. The company’s tenth rental building in Wembley Park, Repton Gardens is also its most sustainable, with 396 apartments offering nature-inspired accommodation. Sustainability features include rainwater […]

STELLA by Stella McCartney Announces ‘Stella Voices’

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12th January, 2023 STELLA skincare reveals the beginning of its collaboration with five global pioneers, known for their innovation and advocacy in the worlds of environmental and social activism and philanthropy. The responsible beauty brand’s new initiative unites with eco-conscious activists and campaigners, offering a platform for them to amplify their voices and build a […]

Mr Motivator has teamed up with British Glass on a mission to reduce the consumption of microplastics by encouraging the nation to choose glass.

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This January, Mr Motivator has teamed up with British Glass on a mission to reduce the consumption of microplastics by encouraging the nation to choose glass. Microplastics are tiny plastic particles under 5mm, that occur from the breakdown of larger plastics in the environment. Levels of microplastics are increasing globally in natural sources due to […]

BEE – BEAUTIFUL – A PERFECT EXCUSE TO ADD A NATURAL REMEDY TAYLOR PASS MANUKA HONEY INTO THE MIX

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Taylor Pass Honey Co, work sustainably with nature to capture the raw essence and flavours of the remote wilderness of New Zealand. Our beekeepers take special care of the environment and ensure that their bees are some of the healthiest in the world. Each jar of our Mānuka honey produced is tested and will receive […]

UK Students Amongst the Hardest Hit by Cost of Living Crisis

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United Kingdom, 16, December 2022: Whilst the cost of living continues to rise, global research released today reveals that those studying in Britain are amongst the worst impacted. Over half (53%) of students’ lives in the UK are being impacted by the crisis, according to the research – putting students here on par with Australia (53%), […]

THAI-STY: TIKTOK’S TOP TRENDING VEGAN RECIPES REVEALED IN NEW STUDY

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A vegan diet could cut the UK’s total emissions by 31 million tons of CO2 (7%), according to new research from the green energy experts at Uswitch.com, the comparison site. As veganism could have a huge impact on the environment, the researchers were curious to discover the plant-based recipes people wanted to try out the most.  […]

WORLD FIRST FASHION NEWS | Spell unveils the future of fashion with innovative biodegradable experiment.

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What does it really mean when a brand says that the fabric they’re using is biodegradable? Is it going to fall apart in the wash? Or worse, is it greenwashing and marketing hype? Byron Bay based fashion and lifestyle brand, and one of the trailblazers on the path to integrate sustainability into Australian fashion, Spell […]

Eight year old Theron, a climate change warrior, wins hearts and minds at the Miss England 2022 Contest.

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At the Miss England pageant event held in Birmingham on the 17th and 18th of October 2022, Theron Mahoney was the star. He was recognised for his effort for setting up his own crowdfunding page and raising £100 to help get commonwealth countries out of poverty by helping them plant 200 trees to provide food […]

Dress A Child – Educate Another; The Perfect Christmas Gift

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Unfolded launches Zero Waste Kidswear Collection to Fund Kids Education  This is Unfolded – the clothing brand making fashion sustainable, affordable and impactful has launched its first Kidswear range. Unfolded Kids allows you to dress a child and educate another from just £10! Unfolded is on a mission to remove the waste from fashion, why?  […]

Early detection for technology for Volcanic activity takes another stride forward!

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As recent events in Hawaii have shown volcanic eruptions remain a clear and present danger to life on earth.  If eruptions can be predicted early enough it can save many lives. Leading product design company Wideblue has worked with the University of Glasgow on building a gravimeter device which can detect minute changes in local […]

Ohme and Motability Operations drive forward together on electric mobility for all

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One year on from the start of their partnership, leading smart charging company Ohme and Motability Operations continue to see the number of drivers choosing an EV increase. The EV proportion of the Motability fleet has more than tripled in the past year as increasing amounts of those customers turn towards those greater freedoms that […]

TERRACYCLE FOUNDATION CLEARS MORE THAN 580 TONNES OF WASTE FROM WATERWAYS

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      Fledgling non-profit reaches milestone two years into operation, outpacing others in the space ●        Foundation works with community and government organisations to clear heavily polluted waterways in Thailand to stop waste from entering the ocean ●        Some 80 percent of the plastic waste in the ocean is transported via rivers or coastlines ●        The TerraCycle Foundation sends nothing […]

Greater Brighton work towards Net Zero and are progressing well!

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Local authorities across Greater Brighton are taking great strides forward in their joint push towards net zero living and working. A report for the Greater Brighton Economic Board (GBEB) shows that extensive progress is being made by councils within the city region towards their climate pledges. Under Greater Brighton, which includes seven local authorities in […]

CHOPSTICKS GIVEN SECOND LIFE AT NEW YO! RESTAURANT

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O! has teamed up with ChopValue UK for its latest restaurant opening in Speke, Liverpool, with a view to a national rollout –          YO! Speke will recycle every chopstick in the restaurant, with the chopsticks becoming desks, furniture and more –          Everton footballer Tom Davies is behind the chopstick recycling initiative and joined the team at YO! […]

Sell-Out Festive Favourite returns as Lidl unveils its 2022 Christmas Jumper

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01 NOVEMBER, LONDON –This Christmas, Lidl has rolled out the red carpet to celebrate two returning festive favourites – its iconic Lidl Branded Christmas Jumper and sell-out Deluxe Pigs in Blanket Pizza – by parodying two of the most popular Christmas movie moments. The Lidl Branded Christmas Jumper (£7.99) returns for 2022 with an updated design, while – for a third year in […]

NEW ZEALAND’S TAYLOR PASS HONEY CELEBRATED CERTIFIED B CORP STATUS

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Award-winning New Zealand Manuka producer, Taylor Pass Honey Co is passionate about the environment. However, over the past 18 months, the whole company has been a hive of activity completing an intensive verification process to become B Corp Certified. Taylor Pass Honey Co is proud to be B Corp Certified, as they feel this demonstrates their ongoing […]

Just One Rain Away – Demystifying water governance and opening new ways to sense the ground beneath our feet.

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Not long ago it seemed flood control experts were close to mastering the unruly flows funnelling toward Hudson Bay and the Prairie city of Winnipeg. But as more intense and out-of-synch flood events occur, wary cities like Winnipeg continue to depend onsystems and specifications that will soon be out of date. Rivers have impulses that […]

Eating the Ocean – The failure of government-funded Canadian seafood marketing in the first half of the twentieth century.

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During the first half of the twentieth century, Canadian fisheries regularly produced more fish than markets could absorb, driving down profits and wages. To address this, both industry and government sought to stimulate domestic consumption via increasedadvertising. In Eating the Ocean Brian Payne explores how government-funded marketing called upon Canadian housewives to prepare more seafood […]

SHEFFIELD VISION TO RELEASE ‘THE FELLING’ IN UK CINEMAS ON 9TH DECEMBER

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A Film from Eve Wood – Edit Director | Devised and Written by Richard and Eve Wood RUNNING TIME: 117 Minutes CERTIFICATE: 12A | RELEASED IN UK CINEMAS FROM 9TH DECEMBER 2022 SYNOPSISThe Felling is an epic tale of people power, telling the true story of a small group ofresidents in Sheffield who battled to […]

New UK Houseplant grower makes plants even greener

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Geb & Green is the first UK houseplant company to grow at scale without using peat 1 December 2022 – Cambridge, UK – Think your houseplants are already green? Think again. Brand new houseplant grower Geb & Green is on a mission to make houseplants up and down the country even greener, thanks to their plants […]

BUSHFIRED LAUNCHES THE FIRST-EVER CARBON NEUTRAL CHARCOAL MADE FROM SHEA NUT HUSKS

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UK, 29th November 2022: Bushfired has just launched the first-ever sustainable carbon-neutral charcoal made from the husks of the shea tree. Traditionally, charcoal is made from carbonising wood which means trees are cut down purely to be used for charcoal and which can lead to deforestation. Derived from the Shea tree, exclusive to its native West […]

LEADING SOMERSET EMPLOYER BACKS PLANS TO EXTEND THE STRAWBERRY LINE

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Edwards, one of the largest employers in Somerset, is backing plans to create a traffic-free path to help more of its employees get to and from work more sustainably and safely. The semiconductor manufacturer has offices and a factory in Clevedon and employs almost 800 people, many local and others from further afield. However, the […]

The Eco News – Kids Christmas Gift List

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Since launching my eco kids’ newspaper in January, the hardest part for me has been finding those eco alternatives for parents and children. I wanted to share with you this Christmas my favourite finds this year! Here are my top ten gift ideas for you and your children this Christmas. Rowdy Kind Bar: Plastic bottles […]

BBC EARTH EXPERIENCE featuring Seven Worlds, One Planet: New Narration by Sir David Attenborough

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BBC Studios, Moon Eye Productions and Live Nation are delighted to announce BBC Earth Experience – a ground-breaking new attraction offering visitors the chance to experience the extraordinary diversity of our seven unique continents, on the most epic scale featuring bespoke narration from David Attenborough. BBC Earth Experience will showcase footage, including extended scenes to fully immerse the […]

LAUNCH DAY!  “I Used to Think Vegans Were Dicks!” – a new book available on Amazon Prime.

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“I write from the less ordinary perspective of having spent my twenties living in the woods (this is not an exaggeration – I slept on the forest floor, under a tarp, no tent) working for Ray Mears as a bushcraft and survival instructor.” Ever been bored by ecology? Ever felt vegan curious? Ever thought vegans […]

Students unveil their visions for a more sustainable West End on the Piccadilly Lights, as part of ‘Brighter Future’, a public art commission by Art of London developed with the National Gallery X

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22nd November, London UK – A group of environmentally passionate students have created artwork to reimagine London’s West End, showcasing their recommendations to make the area more sustainable. In a series of eye-catching artworks, the students had their visions for the future screened on the Piccadilly Lights to Londoners in a bid to inspire positive […]

Morand launches unprecedented energy storage solution with 72-second vehicle recharge

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Vuadens, Switzerland… Swiss technology start-up Morand has launched a breakthrough energy storage technology, Morand eTechnology, that can recharge a city car in 72 seconds. The unique hybrid system combines the characteristics of an ultracapacitor with that of a chemical battery to create a durable and ultra-fast energy pack that can be usefully recharged in seconds. Morand […]

THE UNCOMMON ANNOUCES NEW ZEALAND LAUNCH

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English wine pioneer, The Uncommon, has announced its first international foray, with the launch of new local brand, The Uncommon Wine of New Zealand. As the UK’s first Certified B Corp™ winemaker, The Uncommon is committed to sustainable growth and keeping things local. Rather than exporting wines around the globe, it has created a unique growth […]

A month until Christmas! Organibox launch Organic Fruit and Veggies Christmas Box

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Organibox -the 100% Soil Association Accredited organic fruit and vegetables delivery box service – has just launched its Christmas Box. For £23.50, its Christmasbox is full to the brim with all the classic organic vegetables needed to make the perfect Christmas dinner as well as seasonal clementines and fruit for drink garnishes. There are three delivery dates to choose from 21, […]

Toy manufacturer, Schleich, seeks to make all figurines recyclable or biodegradable by 2027

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“We strive to use only sustainable materials“:In five years, Schleich figurines will be recyclable or biodegradable.Additionally, the company seeks Cradle to Cradle® certification by 2027 and is working on finding recycled or bio-based materials. Munich, 17 November 2022 | The toy manufacturer Schleich has set itself the goal of producing its toys in a more […]

British Agri-Tech Vitae Exceeds Crowdfunding Target in Mission to Lead the Way for Sustainable urban Agriculture starting with your Kitchen

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Vitæ hit its crowdfunding target for its innovative indoor garden in just 48 hours on IndieGogo, and aims to build bigger and more refined units which can be used domestically and commercially in urban spaces London, UK — 16 November 2022 — Vitæ, the award-winning company that aims to reinvent urban agriculture, has overfunded its […]

Little Free Norbury Community Update – November 2022

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London UK, November 14th 2022: Guillaume Raillard, trustee, and co-founder of Litter Free Norbury(‘LFN’) is pleased to announce that Litter Free Norbury(‘LFN’) has been approved as a charity by the UK Charity Commission. It’s a big success for LFN and it will make a huge impact on the community and future projects to make a nicer place, free […]

Scrap Car Santa: New Scheme Recycles Old Toy Cars To Support Families This Christmas 

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This Christmas, UK car scrappage service Scrap Car Comparison have partnered with The TOY Project, to recycle toy vehicles, by donating them to support children and communities in need. The new ‘Scrap Car Santa’ scheme encourages parents and children to donate their outgrown toy vehicles this festive season to The TOY Project, who will recycle the toys, […]

Ohme and Volkswagen ID. Buzz combine for ultimate EV package

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Volkswagen’s new all-electric ID. Buzz is now available as a one-stop EV package with Ohme’s Home Pro smart charger included. Following last month’s announcement of the partnership between award-winning smart charging company Ohme and Volkswagen, this latest announcement sees customers who finance their ID. Buzz or ID. Buzz Cargo also receive an Ohme Home Pro. […]

Dark Skies Festival Highlights fragility of night sky!

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Next February’s Dark Skies Festival will showcase not just the beauty of the night sky above both the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Park but also how important it is for light pollution to be curbed. The Festival has become a popular half-term fixture for thousands of people to enjoy spending time outdoors […]

100 million bottles converted to reusable bags by Jutexpo

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West Midlands UK, November 8th 2022: Jutexpo have reached the 100 million bottle mark having been recycled and converted into reusable shopping bags.  With nearly 1 million plastic bottles being sold every minute across the globe, and the average time for them to biodegrade being 450 years, Jutexpo have taken action, by quite literally taking the bottles […]

SustainaBrum – Sustainable Christmas Market coming to Birmingham!

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Jen and Faye run SustainaBrum, a website directory and Instagram account aimed at raising the profile of Birmingham’s sustainable businesses. It’s a resource for those looking to find sustainable shops, restaurants or services – they aim to take the hard work out of making more sustainable purchasing decisions! Their website includes a map for finding businesses near you, […]

Build Your Own Kaleidoscope – Eco Friendly

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Watch vibrant colours and patterns change before your eyes with Build Your Own’s new eco-friendly, STEM-inspired Kaleidoscope! A planet-friendly take on a traditional kaleidoscope, this multi-functional kit provides hours of entertainment. Slot in your choice of colourfully printed pattern disc, then twist and turn your kaleidoscope tube to create amazing displays! You’ll be dazzled by […]

Supporting COP27 goals by Building Sustainably

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COP27 is in full swing, with global leaders seeking the ever more urgent need to effectively tackle the challenge of climate change. Running until 18th November, the event is also serving to focus the minds of businesses around the world on how to operate more sustainably. In the property sector, leading Spanish home builder Taylor […]

The Art of the Problem! Classic paintings reimaged to depict global and societal issues

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John Constable’s ‘The Hay Wain’, John Everett Millais’ ‘Ophelia’ and Lowry’s ‘Coming Home from the Mill’ are amongst a series of classic artworks that have been given a modern makeover to highlight some of the most pressing issues facing the world today. The re-imagined artworks were created by acclaimed digital artist Quentin Devine to mark the […]

Study reveals stark disparity in students opinions and understanding of sustainability – COP27

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With COP27 in full swing, recent research has revealed stark disparities between students’ opinions and understanding of key issues regarding sustainability.  Three quarters (74%) of students researched recognise the importance of Carbon Literacy, and many are changing the way they live their lives to help address the climate crisis.  The majority (83%) of savvy students […]

The #WeTwo Foundation has revealed the ten 16 – 19-year-olds chosen to join an epic carbon-neutral adventure to Antarctica in November this year.

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Nominated by teachers, social workers, police officers, parents, guardians and friends from across the UK, those chosen to participate in the adventure have been busy in their local communities over the last few months, working on ‘pay it forward’ environmental projects to ensure that not only they benefit from taking part in the expedition. From […]

New Puerto Rico eco-resort by Studio Anyo goes offsite to deliver ‘unique’ tree-top living experience

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UK architects Studio Anyo has been commissioned to design and project manage a new multi-million-pound eco resort on a Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. The circa £10 million project will see the creation of a family of 12 seven luxury eco-lodges featuring four 1-bedroomed units, including a disability access unit, two 2-bedroomed units, two VIP units and […]

COP27 – A defining moment in the fight against climate change

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Where is it being held for 2022? Egypt will host the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh Why is it important? The world needs to make global change, our temperatures are rising, our climates and season are dramatically changing and only WE can save it. What happened last year? […]

Frecycle have launched revolutionary APP!

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022 — Frecycle, an eco-friendly company that prioritises recycling within the UK will launch its revolutionary new waste management app on Monday, 31 October. The app provides a simple and transparent way for users to recycle their waste, enabling them to make certain it is properly recycled.  A good deal of recycling routinely […]

Innovative tech supports sustainable renting at Quintain Living

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Saving on utilities consumption is more important than ever, with individuals and businesses all needing to play their part. At Quintain Living – the award-winning management company overseeing the rental of more than 3,250 apartments in Wembley Park – this has been a priority for some time now. In fact, a Project Manager for the company has […]

Greater Manchester launches Your Home Better to help residents with energy crisis

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Your Home Better is a new scheme for homeowners in Greater Manchester to enable them to futureproof their homes to combat increasing energy costs as well as reducing carbon emissions. The retrofit scheme brings together a consortium of experts on behalf of Greater Manchester Combined Authority and is aimed at homeowners in the region. Your […]

GUNNA Drinks Launch Petition for the UK Government to ban plastic bottles

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Award winning craft lemonade brand, GUNNA Drinks, have launched a petition to lobby the UK Government to ban the use of single use plastics in the soft drink industry. GUNNA want the Government to take action to cut down plastic pollution by banning single-use plastic bottles in the manufacture of soft drinks. With alternatives, such […]

Packaging Industry Gets Boost in Race To Net Zero

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LONDON, UK – October 25th, 2022 – Leading packaging innovation consultancy, ThePackHub, has partnered with Emitwise, the carbon management experts, to enable its members to accurately measure, report and reduce carbon emissions across their packaging supply chains.  ThePackHub reports that its members, including Coca-Cola, Kraft Heinz, Mars Wrigley and Kellogg’s, are committed to making supply chain decarbonisation […]

BEDDING EXPERT SAYS “IT’S OK TO NOT WASH YOUR BED SHEETS EVERY WEEK”

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How often we wash our bed sheets is a contentious topic for many, and so the experts at luxury bed linen retailer Secret Linen Store have just launched a new ‘Clean Sheets’ Calculator to help put the debate to rest. Not one size fits all The generally accepted advice, wherever you live in the world, is to […]

Wetsuit Outlet launches closed-loop wetsuit recycling programme

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First ecommerce watersports retailer in Europe to offer service LONDON, OCTOBER 10, 2022 — Wetsuit Outlet, Europe’s leading watersports specialist, today announced the launch of a closed-loop recycling programme for wetsuits, making it the first ecommerce watersports retailer in Europe to do so. Wetsuit Outlet has partnered with Circular Flow, a leader in neoprene recycling and manufacturing […]

Working with ELeather: Bag Commissions & Interview with Designer Nicola Fox

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Did you know that over 75% of traditional leather is unused and ends up in landfill? That’s right, only 25% is actually utilised, and given all the water, land and carbon needed in the process that’s a huge environmental impact for such a small amount of end product. ELeather are helping to tackle this problem by […]

What does it take to achieve an ‘A’ energy certificate rating?

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Developers have a huge opportunity to support the sustainable growth of the residential property sector, creating homes with eco-friendly features through thoughtful design and construction processes. But what does it take to achieve an ‘A’ energy certificate rating? Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director at Taylor Wimpey España, explains that it’s about thinking holistically: “Creating […]

Plantable Christmas Gifts!

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A La KArt Creations offers eco-friendly, plantable Christmas gifts for you and your loved ones, all in mind to support our bee population. Browse within the range of cards, seed bombs, gift tags, and calendars. Christmas has never been more green! My Mission – by La Kart Creations. Hi I’m Kitti – Founder of A […]

Its about time we cottoned onto this…

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Cotton is a cash crop and makes up 33% of all textiles produced. Did you know 300 million people in the world depend on cotton for at least part of their income? Yet this crop is unsustainable. ”Cotton is the most widespread profitable nonfood crop in the world, and its production employs almost 7% of […]

Live Smart in Lisbon, Europe’s Smartest City

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Lisbon has long been a hub for Europe’s tech scene, with its outstanding international connectivity, abundant conference venues and affordability making it the ideal place to host tech sector events. Now, it’s not just for events that the global community of bright young things are flocking to Lisbon – they’re coming to stay. For workers […]

How you can make your business more sustainable? by Bull & Wolf Film Co

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For those who have an e-commerce business, it can seem like a fairly simple process to become more sustainable. However, should you own a business that doesn’t trade goods, you may not have sustainability on your mind, or even know where to begin when it comes to making sustainable options. Bull & Wolf Film Co. […]

Cheshire’s Buckley’s Bees provide honey for award winning Three Wrens Gin

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Buckley’s Bees is a family run apiary in Cheshire that cares for bees, produces honey and is on a mission to educate and inspire the next generation of beekeepers. Emma Buckley and her father David manage bees on behalf of clients, run beekeeping courses for professionals and amateurs, as well as producing honey from their […]

Ground-breaking Generation Green project exceeds projected reach

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Delivery partners call for further funding to facilitate ‘access for all’ The ground-breaking £2.5million Generation Green project launched during the pandemic, has exceeded expectations, reaching more than 115,000 young people and children in just 16 months. The project delivery partners are now calling for further funding to be made available to ensure every child has meaningful […]

Sustainable Agri-tech Startup Vitæ Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Its 100% Autonomous Home Smart Gardening System

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The British company’s Vitæ Halo is an innovative indoor herb garden that allows you to grow fresh and organic plants directly from the comfort of your home London, UK — 12 October 2022 — Vitæ, the award-winning company that aims to reinvent urban agriculture, is launching the Vitæ Halo, an innovative indoor herb garden that […]

Londoners eager for delivery by climate-friendly cargo bike

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CARGO REVOLUTION, is a new campaign to champion cargo bikes as a scalable, economical and zero emission solution that can be adopted by businesses, supported by Impact on Urban Health and run by Glimpse with Clean Cities Campaign, MP Smarter Travel and Team London Bridge. More than half of Londoners consider climate change impacts an […]

Top 7 Most Polluting Industries in 2022

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Looking back over the past few years can feel a bit overwhelming. Countries around the world have declared a climate emergency, plastic pollution is at an all-time high, we’ve seen the hottest years on record, and more animals have reached extinction. Ultimately, we’ve seen the impact of our consumerism skyrocket to new levels, even during […]

INNOVATIVE ENGINEERING FIRM MAKE THEIR MARK ON THE LONDON MARATHON

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As thousands of athletes took part the 2022 TCS London Marathon, they all saw the genius of two Swindon-based engineers without even knowing it! Bob Bradley and David Speight of Scaled Ltd, based in Swindon, spent months creating 51 mile markers for the event from recycled plastic, using their large-scale 3D printing facilities and their […]

CAMPAIGN TO MAKE THE SOUTH WEST A BEACON OF HOPE IN ACHIEVING NET ZERO

Published on October 15, 2022

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Action Net Zero, the community interest company set up to help people and businesses embrace a greener future, has launched its latest campaign – to reduce our reliance on fossil fuel.  Across 2022 and 2023, the focus will be on supporting individuals, communities and businesses to take ownership of how they buy and use energy. […]

Ohme is new smart charging choice for Volkswagen Group

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Award-winning smart charging company Ohme is the new official charging partner for the Volkswagen Group brands Volkswagen, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, ŠKODA, CUPRA and SEAT. The agreement will see five Volkswagen Group brands recommend Ohme chargers for all of its electrified vehicle sales with an Ohme Home Pro charger in showrooms for customers to view. “Our […]

64% of shoppers would happily spend more on a product that’s Made in Britain

Published on October 15, 2022

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Now is not the time to be thinking about spending money, with consumer confidence hitting a record low[2] during the summer of ‘22. The outlook is very uncertain with regards to household bills and a looming recession, but despite this gloomy landscape, the majority of Britons would still be happy to spend more money on […]

Sustainable Living Community Perennis Announces Two London Workshops in October 2022 in Partnership with Algbra

Published on October 10, 2022

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Perennis, inspired by the Perennial Philosophy, aims to educate communities on how to care about the environment and their health, and create a circular food system that starts at home London, UK — 5 October 2022 — Perennis, a British female-led community engagement project inspired by the Perennial Philosophy, has just announced its two upcoming […]

Sustainable flowers – eco-friendly ideas to gifting blooms.

Published on October 3, 2022

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There are so many celebrations in the year when we give fresh flowers. In the UK, the cut-flower industry is worth more than £1bn, and the demand for blooms has only boomed post-pandemic, as we focus more on our homes and gardens. The way we gift flowers is another thing we can easily change to […]

Eco Green Living launch new Bamboo biodegradable nappy range

Published on September 29, 2022

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Launching biodegradable, chemical and toxic free, environmental nappies into the UK. Using bamboo as the primary ingredient to produce the softest, most absorbent, and environmental nappies on the market. Supported by certified compostable nappy bags and compostable wipes, the Eco Boom nappy range is set to make direct changes to environmental buying behaviour in parenting. […]

Gift Wild – ideas for you this Christmas!

Published on September 27, 2022

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Gift Wild creates eco-friendly cards and gifts that support conservation. Founded by Katy Haynes, who has a MSc in Conservation, to give eco-conscious wildlife lovers a place to shop, celebrate wildlife and support it too. 10% of sales are donated to conservation charities and the brand has sustainability at its heart. All products are made […]

Our Queen. Thank you.

Published on September 17, 2022

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Our Queen. Thank you 💚 We can thank her for many changes across our climate, we can thank her for the support she believed in. The Queen adored our planet and the planet respected her 💚 she will be missed, her love for planting trees and caring for our wildlife and nature! Here’s a few […]

LAUNCH DAY – Build Your Own Dinosaurs – Eco Friendly Toys

Published on September 12, 2022

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Happy launch day for the amazing Build your Own Dinosaurs! Made from sustainable cardboard, our innovative, STEM-inspired kits are great fun to build and provide hours of entertainment; reducing screen-time and bringing families together to create special memories. Build Your Own Tyrannosaurus Rex – £9.99 Get ready for an awesome dinosaur adventure with Build Your […]

‘JUST ONE TREE DAY’ – confirmed for October 2022

Published on September 12, 2022

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JUST ONE Tree has announced the dates for the 4th iteration of its highly popular JUST ONE Tree Day, which is an international event that brings together hundreds of schools and encourages children to bring in £1 to plant a tree and help reforest the planet – a tree is planted for every £1 raised. […]

Heatwave & Energy Costs Drive Record Number of ‘Solar Panels’ UK Searches

Published on August 31, 2022

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As U.K. temperatures soared above 30 degrees daily recently, new research from The Eco Experts reveals that UK based searches for ‘solar panels’ hit its highest point ever during this time. According to Google Trends data, on Thursday 11th August the UK user search interest for solar panels hit a score of 100 – the […]

Shocking New Images Re-imagine Iconic Movie Posters With A Realistic Look At Plastic In Our Oceans

Published on August 30, 2022

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● A series of images have re-imagined iconic movie posters to showcase the growing issue of plastic in our oceans ● Among the films given the realistic re-design are Jaws, The Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo, Aquaman and Cast Away ● If current levels of plastic pollution continue, plastic is expected to outweigh all the fish […]

From the farm to your home, the organic fruit & vegetable delivery service from Organibox.

Published on August 29, 2022

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From the farm to your home, the organic fruit & vegetable delivery service from Organibox looks set to shake up the marketplace Organibox, the 100% organic fruit & vegetable, UK-wide delivery box service, looks set to become a standout challenger brand as it promises to deliver the freshest, tastiest and healthiest produce. Organibox’s Eat Well, […]

Claire Walmsley is saving the Dewds one pledge at a time!

Published on August 27, 2022

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Claire Walmsley has launched a Kickstarter campaign to self publish her first children’s picture book – ‘The Town That Threw Everything Away’. She has until the 24th September to raise £1250 needed and needs your help! The fun and engaging story, aimed at children aged 4-8, was written to encourage children and adults to talk […]

Straw, hemp, cocoa shells, daisies and even seaweed – how your future packaging could be.

Published on August 26, 2022

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Straw, hemp, cocoa shells, daisies and even seaweed – how your (plastic-free) future groceries could be packaged. Sustainable packaging provider, DS Smith, is thinking outside the box by trialling new and innovative materials for its paper and packaging making process which includes straw, daisies, hemp, cocoa shells and seaweed. The company is currently trialling a […]

Pudding Pot Lids! Recycle those left over glass jars.

Published on August 24, 2022

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So happy to reach a new contact which is the wonderful Pudding Pot Lids company. These bamboo lids are a huge hit for the 100’s of dessert jars which are collecting in everyone’s homes. Pudding Pot Lids is a small, black-owned business founded in Hackney, London. “Eco consciousness has always been second nature for us. […]

Two London hotels have been nominated for a European sustainability award!

Published on August 22, 2022

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Two London hotels have been nominated for a European sustainability award thanks to their green credentials. Stow-Away Waterloo and Strand Palace Hotel have been nominated for the European tourism sustainability award “GrINN Awards 2022” -organised by Quartz Inn Hotels- for their outstanding green policies and care for the environment. Stow-Away, a unique sustainable building Located […]

Anti-plastic-bottle Water Company ape2o Recognised for Exceptional Impact as Top Five Percent B-Corp

Published on August 12, 2022

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Sustainable water company ape2o has been named a 2022 Best for the World™ B 13Corp™ in recognition of its exceptional positive impact for its mission and engagement. The London-based start-up is on a mission to eradicate single use plastic water bottles and encourage consumer change. It earned the honour of being in the world’s top […]

Grow, Tree, Grow! Dom Conlon and Anastasia Izlesou

Published on August 9, 2022

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Deforestation, decomposition and photosynthesis are explored as we uncover the wonderful ecosystem of an oak tree . The fifth book in the Wild Wanderers series looks at the humble oak tree and the life it helps to support. Through Dom Conlon’s lyrical poetry and Anastasia Izlesou’s fantastic illustrations we journey through the life of one […]

Quintain Living’s allotments support residents’ mental and physical wellbeing

Published on August 6, 2022

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Updated: Aug 9 – Nearly 90% of local authorities experienced increase in demand for allotments (APSE) – 38% of local authorities now have waiting lists of 1,000 people or more (APSE) – National Allotments Week (8-14 August) to highlight benefits of growing your own produce As National Allotments Week 2022 approaches, the value of the 18 […]

12 Easy and Sustainable Plastic-Free Swaps for Festival Season

Published on August 4, 2022

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Written by Lauren Holloway – https://www.laurenholloway.uk/blogs/news/12-easy-and-sustainable-plastic-free-swaps-for-festival-season I am off to a festival next week, this is a must share for your Festival Season eco recommendations! It’s festival season and blimey, have we all been desperate for some music and dancing in the sun again after the last few years! But festivals can also produce a […]

Eight upmarket tips for a fabulously appointed eco-abode!

Published on August 3, 2022

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Interior design has never been more in vogue – with the rise of social media it’s easier than ever to be agog in the digital front row as a never-ending parade of gorgeous interiors flits across Pinterest. Not to be left out, the ‘green’ crowd is now thoroughly spoilt for choice when decking out a […]

Get a free tote with your copy of This is How the Change Begins!

Published on July 31, 2022

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This summer we have a limited number of This is How the Change Begins tote bags to give out to some of our readers. With every order made on our website of This is How the Change Begins by Nicola Davies, we will be adding a tote bag free of charge. You can find out […]

THE UNCOMMON PARTNERS WITH KENT WILDLIFE TRUST TO SUPPORT GROUND-BREAKING CONSERVATION PROJECTS!

Published on July 28, 2022

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THE UNCOMMON PARTNERS WITH KENT WILDLIFE TRUST TO SUPPORT GROUND-BREAKING CONSERVATION PROJECTS AS UK TEMPERATURES SOAR Award-winning B Corp English winemaker, The Uncommon, has announced a new partnership with Kent Wildlife Trust, as the charity welcomed the UK’s first wild bison as part of Wilder Blean, a ground-breaking conservation project that hopes to slow the […]

Oceanarium CHUTES for the sky to raise money and save Humboldt penguins!

Published on July 26, 2022

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The Oceanarium, Bournemouth are taking high measures to raise money for the Humboldt penguin conservation programme, even if it means jumping out of the sky! Despite their fears, Oceanarium’s brave team members will be jumping out of a plane on 11th August in an effort to raise money towards field conservation in Peru. The Bournemouth […]

Scottish husband and wife couple set for historic expedition from Pole to Pole!

Published on July 27, 2022

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Wednesday 20th July, London Scottish couple Chris and Julie Ramsey will make history next year, as they will become the first people in the world to ever drive from the magnetic North to South Poles. No person or vehicle has ever completed this epic journey, and the Aberdeen pair will do so under electric power […]

Womenswear brand Aesthetic Laundry is launching a secondary sustainability brand AL Impact!

Published on July 23, 2022

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Colourful, confidence boosting womenswear brand Aesthetic Laundry, founded by Heidi May in 2018, is launching a second business focused on sustainability and giving back. AL Impact will focus on tackling various areas of the industry such as waste, planet and people, all areas that the fashion industry is notorious for ignoring. Aesthetic Laundry’s founder Heidi […]

What is wet wipe island and what can you do about it?

Published on July 21, 2022

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Recently we’ve seen major headlines referencing a fatberg that’s been disrupting the flow of the Thames, and it’s the size of two tennis courts. Now, this isn’t a hint to grab your racket and the nearest ball boy, it’s a wake-up call to acknowledge the shudder-inducing number of nether-napkins caking up our riverbeds. The Times, […]

Adopted hens at heart of food sustainability project!

Published on July 20, 2022

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A flock of ex-commercial chickens that had been destined for slaughter are now at the heart of a community food sustainability project. The flock of 14 hens have been adopted from the British Hen Welfare Trust and now live at Roehampton Students’ Union’s ‘Growhampton’ project based at Roehampton University. Now they are looked after by […]

Get glowing face masks that help get flowers growing!

Published on July 19, 2022

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Bowe Organics has launched refills for one of its most popular products which go above and beyond when it comes to environmentally friendly packaging. The refill boxes for the innovative beauty business’s Get Glowing Face Mask mean that you never have to worry about packaging again as they contain hundreds of tiny seeds. You bury […]

UK Made Toilet Paper by Honest Supplies!

Published on July 12, 2022

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Every day around 27,000 trees are cut down globally for toilet roll, and 22,000 tons of plastic enter our oceans. This has a devastating impact on our planet, and cannot continue if we want our planet’s biodiversity to thrive. Honest Supplies launched a little over 6 months ago now, with a simple vision to provide […]

“In 1993 I went to Hong Kong to seek my fortune”

Published on July 7, 2022

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In 1993 I went to Hong Kong to seek my fortune. In some ways I did. For upon my return to the UK after 1,000,000 lines of C code written I was diagnosed with Schizophrenic Disorder. However, from that diagnosis onwards to now is another story. On the commute from Central District on Hong Kong […]

Birds Eye sows the seeds of its ‘Peas For Bees’ campaign – Update June 22

Published on June 30, 2022

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Birds Eye sows the seeds of its ‘Peas For Bees’ campaign to highlight the importance of supporting biodiversity for our own futures and the future of our planet. It’s estimated that the global population will reach almost 10 billion by 2050[1]. In order for the planet to feed this many mouths, sourcing our food sustainably […]

Build Your Own Pinball Machine- A planet-friendly take on the traditional arcade game

Published on June 22, 2022

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A planet-friendly take on the traditional arcade game, this super cool tabletop Pinball Machine provides hours of entertainment. Play alone or challenge your friends and family, who will win? Load your swirly glass marbles into the spring-loaded launcher and let the game begin! Will your marbles whizz along the top ramp or spin around the […]

This is How the Change Begins: A Powerful New Collection of Poems Against the Climate Crisis by Nico

Published on June 21, 2022

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With a heatwave in the Arctic and New York under snow and a little mountain pika with no place left to go, This is how, This is how, This is how the change begins, From ‘This is How the Change Begins’, Nicola Davies As the threat to global wellbeing continues to be ever-present and demand […]

NEW SKINCARE BRAND ELEVATES FORGOTTEN ANCIENT REMEDIES

Published on June 20, 2022

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Bulgarian Skincare Brand, Mazillo, Brings Tradition to the 21st Century with Plant Stem Cell Technology Childhood best friends Mihaela Donska and Yoana Radeva founded Mazillo in December 2021, inspired by the history and folklore of their homeland, Bulgaria. The two grew up together, seeing their grandmothers prepare local remedies and hearing the legends behind them. […]

Reclaimed Coffee Sack Bags made by Prisoners!

Published on June 18, 2022

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one of my favourite stories yet! It’s amazing how across the world, in some many different lifestyles, everyone is pulling together to do there part to help save our planet and reduce our waste. “ I would like to introduce Sackito. We are a social enterprise business designing sustainable bags along with training and education […]

Ohme sees trade enquiries double as electric car charger law arrives for new homes

Published on June 17, 2022

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With the majority of new homes required to have electric car chargers fitted from the 15th June, multiple award-winning EV smart charger provider Ohme has seen a dramatic increase in demand from housing developers and building companies. The change in building regulation requirements sees the majority of new residential developments, workplaces and supermarkets required by […]

Earthy Nail Polish has just released a new nail treatment!

Published on June 14, 2022

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Their brand new nail treatments collection has been available since the 9th June 2022. The collection includes four indulgent treatments that are up to 99% natural origin and 21 free. The treatments come with their signature sustainable bamboo cap and brush or pipette. The following treatments are included; Green SOS enriched with chestnut extract and […]

Gifts that give on Father’s Day! – Helping to stitch a sustainable future

Published on June 13, 2022

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Stitch Sainte Luce is a women’s Cooperative in Madagascar, supported by the charity SEED Madagascar, which has taught embroidery, as well as business skills in maths, sales and English language, to over 100 women, so that they can produce and sell the products to help bring an income to families in the poorest country in […]

The Beloved Meal Deals that are Worst for the Environment

Published on June 13, 2022

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In a world where we’re all trying to be greener and more eco-conscious, you may be surprised that your lunchbox could be contributing a massive amount of carbon to global output. In fact, if you indulge in a daily meal deal you could be having an unintended impact that you never even considered. So, we […]

Top Eco Wedding Trends 2022 Revealed By Google Data

Published on June 8, 2022

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A new study by wedding finance experts at money.co.uk has revealed the biggest eco wedding trends for the year ahead, proving that in-season flowers come out on top. By analysing Google search data from the last two years, the wedding finance experts at money.co.uk compared the year-on-year difference in searches for various eco wedding trends […]

“I make Sustainable Cardboard Lighting” created by Tabitha Bargh

Published on June 6, 2022

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Hi, I’m Tabitha Bargh and I make sustainable cardboard lighting. As a student my desk was packed with egg boxes, paper and card. I loved creating the unexpected from materials most people might throw away. By the time I went to work in a lighting shop after college, I’ll admit my love for cardboard was […]

Woven – Sustainable Womens Wear Collection

Published on May 31, 2022

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WOVEN is a unique sustainable womenswear collection that uses traditional Indian handloomed fabrics in modern shapes and sophisticated colours. Designed in London and produced in rural India by collectives supporting local women, WOVEN creates contemporary clothing in a considerate and caring way. Its beautiful sustainable fabrics, using only natural fibres such as cotton, silk and […]

Socks that give back! by Social Socks

Published on May 27, 2022

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Introducing the new clothing brand on a mission to reduce the world’s carbon footprint! 23rd May 2022 A brand-new British-based sustainable clothing brand is about to launch its first ever collection with the aim to reduce the clothing industry’s carbon footprint – starting quite literally from the ground up. Available from June, Social Socks is […]

Fairtrade: the chocoholic – by Writer Kitty Flynn

Published on May 23, 2022

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Chocolate being a treat for both the environment and people Fairtrade is a movement that started in the 1960s, to combat the growing power and exploitation of factories and corporations. There are now few people who haven’t heard of this worldwide phenomenon; an achievement that is all down to the impressive marketing of Fairtrade Certification […]

Birds Eye sows the seeds of its ‘Peas For Bees’ campaign

Published on May 21, 2022

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Birds Eye sows the seeds of its ‘Peas For Bees’ campaign to highlight the importance of supporting biodiversity for our own futures and the future of our planet. It’s estimated that the global population will reach almost 10 billion by 2050[1]. In order for the planet to feed this many mouths, sourcing our food sustainably […]

Clydach Farm Donates 5,000 meals to dogs of Ukraine and Launches Charity Treats For You To Help Too

Published on May 19, 2022

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“One of the most important things you can do on this Earth is to let people know they are not alone.” Clydach Farm has launched it’s first charity dog treat: Grain-Free Treats For Ukraine. 100% of profits made by the manufacturer, Clydach Farm, will be donated to support the Ukraine relief effort. This follows their […]

Sustainable British water brand partners with UK and England Athletics

Published on May 18, 2022

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Water in a Box, the sustainable and responsible British boxed water brand has announced its partnership with UK and England Athletics. The partnership will see Water in a Box named as the official water partner for events taking place over the summer from mid May until the end of August, providing 30,000 cartons of water […]

The Price of Coffee – by Writer Kitty Flynn

Published on May 16, 2022

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Is the environmental cost of coffee really that bad? Over the past one hundred years coffee has become a staple of life[1]. Now, it is the second biggest export within developing countries (after oil). And for many, it is hard to begin a day without one. In fact, the global yearly intake of coffee is […]

The most polluted US town and cities revealed for Clean Air Month

Published on May 12, 2022

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The air we breathe is often taken for granted and it’s no secret that the rising air pollution rates are taking a toll on our environment, and subsequently our health. But which towns and cities are the worst (and best) for breathing clean air? The American Lung Association State of the Air 2021 report found […]

Quintain Living showcases biophilic living at Canada Gardens in Wembley Park

Published on May 10, 2022

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3rd May 2022 Quintain Living – the award-winning management company overseeing the rental of more than 3,250 apartments in Wembley Park – is showcasing the benefits of living in harmony with nature in the midst of an urban landscape. Its Canada Gardens homes bring biophilic design, which evokes a deeper connection with nature by blending […]

THE PEOPLE’S PANTRY AND CROP DROP JOIN FORCES (OF CHANGE)..

Published on May 5, 2022

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Two Haringey sustainability champions partner up to offer REFILL STAPLES and ORGANIC, LOCAL PRODUCE in one zero-emission, packaging-free doorstep delivery, courtesy of Ernie the milk float. ‘DOING YOUR BIT’ GOT EASIER … Tottenham-based CROP DROP and Muswell Hill’s THE PEOPLE’S PANTRY are joining forces to make it easier and more convenient to eat more sustainably […]

SAVE A LOAD: LIDL TRIALS UK’S FIRST SUPERMARKET ‘SMART’ REFILL STATION TO HELP CUSTOMERS CUT PLASTIC

Published on May 3, 2022

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Lidl has announced the trial of the UK’s first supermarket ‘smart’ laundry detergent refill station, in partnership with Chilean sustainability start-up Algramo. Launching in Kingswinford, West Midlands, the six month pilot could save 2,970 single-use plastic containers from one store alone. Shoppers at the Kingswinford store are able to purchase a dedicated, 100 per cent […]

Circular Thinking Kitchen Industry Disruptor Wins The Queen’s Awards For Enterprise!

Published on April 28, 2022

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Used Kitchen Exchange (UKE) has today been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Awards For Enterprise in recognition of its outstanding achievements for ‘Sustainable Development’ within the kitchen industry, one of only 225 organisations nationally to be recognised in this award category since its inception in 1993. Founded in 2015, Cheshire based UKE has become a disruptor […]

The Fashion that is Desperate to stay in Vogue

Published on April 26, 2022

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But will this trend suit both people and the environment? “Fast fashion”, the designer of cheap, mass-produced clothes, has rapidly expanded in the past few decades. And there is no doubt that this has seen its benefits. For example, allowing for lower income families to afford clothing[1], and giving everyone an opportunity to wear trendy […]

EARTH DAY 2022 – Launch Day for “Tool Kits For Eco Heroes” – by Its Our Planet Too.

Published on April 22, 2022

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The past few weeks we have been experiencing the wonderful “Tool Kits for Eco Heroes” I love to get crafty and do activities which help support saving our planet. “Stand up for what you believe in!” Make a Megaphone. We made a wonderful Megaphone to shout and share to our farm friends that our voices […]

NEW SONG ON SPOTIFY THREATENS COMPANIES THAT “GREENWASH” WITH LEGAL ACTION, IF THEY USE..

Published on April 21, 2022

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NEW Song on Spotify Threatens Companies that “GREENWASH” with Legal Action if they use deceptive Green Slogans referenced in Lyrics. Ahead of Earth Day 2022, Wherefrom.org has listed a new song on Spotify called “Stop the Wash” – that features, and naturally copyrights, 120 “green” slogans to stop companies using them – and they’ll be […]

Sustainable British water brand heralds green partnership with Run for All

Published on April 20, 2022

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Water in a Box, the sustainable and responsible British boxed water brand, has announced its partnership with Jane Tomlinson’s Run for All to become the 2022 Official Finish Line Water Partner. The deal will see 70,000 x 330ml Water in a Box spring water cartons distributed to runners at the finish line of 16 races […]

Eco Home Improvements! by The Eco Experts

Published on April 15, 2022

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The Eco Experts, a leading authority in helping UK homeowners research and find eco-friendly/renewable energy solutions, have launched a list of 6 considerations when creating an Eco-Home at this time. Alongside the widely reported Energy Price Cap Rise, other things to look out for include: Here are some of the main benefits of adding eco-friendly […]

The Last Preserve – Wild Garlic; Homemade Ideas.

Published on April 12, 2022

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Did you know many of our woodlands grow Wild Garlic? We all love the taste of Garlic; Garlic Bread, Garlic Mushrooms, Garlic Butter! As Spring begins, so does the picking of this wonderful wild plant. Be sure to visit your local woodland areas and find this edible plant. (March to May) This punchy springtime herb […]

Ignoring Climate Refugees: The New Northern Trend

Published on April 11, 2022

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Are we unsympathetic towards the climate refugees of today? Over the years our climate crisis has become an increasing concern. Our interdependence on the environment promises that not only will ecosystems be destroyed, but also societies. Countries such as Bangladesh and Mali do not have the capacity to cope with disasters: it leading to an […]

COMING SOON! “Tool Kits For Eco Heroes” – by Its Our Planet Too

Published on April 6, 2022

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We are pleased to be sharing the launch of these wonderful new subscription boxes, they are due to launch on the 22nd of April (Earth Day). https://www.itsourplanettoo.co.uk/ The subscription box: We are launching a monthly subscription box or ‘tool kit for eco heroes’ on Earth Day. It will deliver thoughtfully planned, fun activities, news and […]

What is greenwashing? – By Bamboo Buds

Published on March 30, 2022

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Environmentalist Jay Westerveld coined the term “greenwashing” in 1986, in a critical essay about the ‘save the towel’ movement in hotels. This movement had nothing to do with helping the environment, far from it, it was simply a way of saving hotels money in laundry costs, but in their attempts to dress it up as […]

International Day of Forests

Published on March 21, 2022

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International Day of Forests is a day to raise awareness of the significance of all types of forests. This day is a reminder to us all and to remember the value of our forests. Walking the world, we think it is important to understand the eco systems and it is great to learn more as […]

Spring Equinox 2022 – The Eco News

Published on March 20, 2022

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Celebrating the first day of Spring! This date is considered the first day of spring under the astronomical calculation of the seasons, which is based on the two equinoxes and solstices. What does Equinox mean? Equinoxes get their name from the Latin for “equal night”, and mark the only two points in the year when […]

Eco Mothers Day – Unique island gifts!

Published on March 18, 2022

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These handmade, embroidered products offer ‘one of a kind’ pieces, created by a woman’s sewing cooperative in Madagascar. Made from recycled cotton, each individual item is totally unique and offers a stunning present with real purpose. Made by the women of the Stitch Sainte Luce cooperative, the items’ sales bring in valuable income for families […]

GREEN SWING ARE ENCOURAGING GOLFERS TO MAKE THE CHANGE FROM PLASTIC

Published on March 20, 2022

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A wide range of strong, sustainable and biodegradable bamboo golf tees! Leading the field in promoting sustainability on the golf course, innovative golf brand Green Swing possess a genuine passion to invoke change and positively impact the industry with its extensive range of bamboo golf tees. As golfers and explorers at heart, Green Swing offer […]

The Plight of our Bees.

Published on March 9, 2022

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Blog by Zoë Rodgers Beaumont of Beautiful Healthy Home. Did you know “one out of every three mouthfuls of our food depends on pollinators”? World Wildlife Fund. We are so reliant upon these insects yet our methods of food production and urban spread means they are dying at an alarming rate. For many years now […]

Sustainable Beauty – Earthy Nail Polish

Published on February 19, 2022

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Women love to have colourful nails, but would you not love to have nails that protect our earth? This range is stunning for an eco brand. The bamboo lids and recyclable glass bottles are great for helping our environment. The 24 nail bottle collection contain a mix of natural and earth toned colours! Earthy nail […]

MORRISONS INTRODUCES PLASTIC FREE TOILET ROLLS AND KITCHEN ROLLS IN PAPER PACKAGING

Published on February 20, 2022

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Morrisons is launching paper-wrapped toilet and kitchen rolls to limit plastic waste and increase the use of recyclable packaging in customers’ homes. Toilet and kitchen rolls are two of the most commonly bought household products in the UK, with 98% and 82% of customers respectively, putting them in their baskets every week. The plastic film […]

Build Your Own Binoculars – Eco-Friendly – Minimum Plastic and Maximum Fun!

Published on February 16, 2022

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2022: Build Your Own Binoculars are the perfect addition to the STEM inspired eco-friendly Build Your Own range. Designed to encourage outdoor family fun, the new Build Your Own Binoculars help you to observe and enjoy birds and wildlife in greater detail. Construct the binoculars alone or make it a family project, Build Your Own […]

Davpack and its Sister Companies Reach Half a Million Tree Donation

Published on February 16, 2022

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United Kingdom, January 24, 2022: Davpack, a leading corrugated cardboard box and packaging supplier within the UK, along with the other companies belonging to the TAKKT AG Group has recently announced that they have hit a huge milestone for a tree donation. The collaborative efforts of all the businesses have helped reach an outstanding 500,000 […]

Valentines Day! Win a year’s supply of Carbon Neutral Champagne with TalkTalk

Published on February 14, 2022

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Love is in the air: Human-powered vending machine dispenses carbon-neutral champagne to celebrate the environmental benefits of switching to TalkTalk’s Future Fibre broadband from existing copper-based services. Researchers from TalkTalk surveyed 1,500 modern Brits and revealed the true signs of a potential suitor, with almost a third (31 percent) saying caring for the planet was […]

New Bromley Council Partnership with Buddy & Lola Help Push Cleaner, Responsible Dog Ownership

Published on February 13, 2022

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In a brand-new partnership, Buddy & Lola and Bromley Council have come together, bringing awareness, and supporting responsible dog ownership by helping owners clean up after their pets in the local community. With the installation of ‘41’ new bin stations across the London borough of Bromley, taking their total to 66, this exciting partnership will […]

New Eco-Friendly Toy Brand – Pack A Range – As Seen On BBC

Published on January 26, 2022

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We have recently seen the launch of Pack A Range, a new business striving to create a marketplace of sustainable plastic free toys and crafts all with the ethos build, play, learn! The company behind the idea, Mauveworx, was one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of PPE Face shields for the NHS during the Covid […]

MOULDY VEG SOUP/STEW – by The Eco News

Published on January 19, 2022

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THE ALL ROUND SEASONAL SOUP AND STEW. Food waste is a big problem throughout many homes, we have an easy solution to stop this! You may see the title and think EWWWW Mouldy VEG but what we really mean is your leftovers in the fridge from the week. Sometimes you get to the end of […]

Oatly unveils its biggest ever campaign: ‘THE NEW NORM&AL SHOW’ – ‘Norm & Al’ puppets

Published on January 18, 2021

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LONDON, UK, 18 JANUARY – Oatly, the world’s original and largest oat drink company, today announced the launch of its biggest UK campaign – THE NEW NORM&AL SHOW. The campaign aims to kick off a nationwide conversation about how eating a plant-based diet is a totally normal choice these days, all through the medium of…puppets. […]

Banish Blue Facemasks – Welcome Certified Compostable Medical Grade Type 2 face mask

Published on January 18, 2021

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Launching Certified Compostable Medical Grade Facemasks, Eco Green Living brings an everyday essential, required across all walks of life, into the market. The world’s first fully compostable face mask has been developed and meets Type 2 medical grade standards, meaning it can effectively combat Covid-19 as well other viruses. Every month, an estimated 194 million […]

Born Free roars into 2022 with exhibition of 25 life-size lions

Published on January 7, 2021

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London, 7th January 2022: International wildlife charity Born Free is opening a moving and powerful exhibition, starting in London and touring the UK, before concluding in Edinburgh this autumn, to celebrate and fight for the long-term survival of the majestic lion, whose numbers are declining so drastically they could be extinct across much of their […]

Davpack Successfully Walk to Legs4Africa Over Three Times

Published on December 18, 2021

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The employees of Davpack walk a whopping 437.5 miles and raise over £3000 in the process in an effort to help Legs4Africa achieve their campaign goal. Davpack, a leading UK mail-order packaging supplies company, ended its recent fundraiser ‘Davpack Walks to Legs4Africa’ after a month of employees tracking their mileage throughout November. Legs4Africa is a […]

SPRUCING UP AIR QUALITY

Published on December 16, 2021

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Pollution-detecting Christmas tree installed in Glasgow city centre. ● Christmas tree featuring lights which change colour according to the pollution levels in the air installed in Glasgow ● Christmas Tree-V lights powered by an electric vehicle to encourage motorists nationwide to opt for more low carbon ways to travel this festive season ● 39% of […]

Quooker Partners With Used Kitchen Exchange

Published on December 14, 2021

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To Create A Sustainable Deal For Consumers Quooker and Used Kitchen Exchange (UKE) have partnered to offer consumers an ethical & sustainable purchase at an affordable price. From Wednesday 24th November Used Kitchen Exchange www.uke.co.uk will be exclusively offering reconditioned ex-display Quooker tap products at a 32% to 39% discount on their recommended retail prices. […]

A Greener Acer. The New Christmas Laptop.

Published on December 13, 2021

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Acer Aspire Vero Now Available to Buy in the UK – With 100 Trees Planted for Each Unit Sold. London, UK (November 2021) The Acer Group Global Commitment. Back in May 2021, The Acer Group announced that it had joined the RE100 initiative and shared a pledge to achieve 100% renewable energy use by the […]

98% of renters want greener homes – and they’re happy to pay for them!

Published on November 23, 2021

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1st of November: 98% of renters would prefer a green home (LettingaProperty.com)·     52% would pay 10% more for a greener home (LettingaProperty.com)·     85% of renters would consider a ‘green lease’ (LettingaProperty.com) A new survey from rental platform LettingaProperty.com has revealed how hugely important green issues have become to the UK’s renters. A staggering 98% of respondents said that they […]

Eco Art Tips – By Diana Green

Published on November 13, 2021

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Art supplies generally are not very eco friendly, paper bleaching and processing, solvents, glues, fixative sprays, varnish, plastic pens, acrylic paint the list goes on… In my previous blog I discussed making your own paint, what else can we do as artists or as people wanting to paint for fun at home to reduce our […]

A New Generation of UK Retailers Lead the Way: 93% Say Sustainability is a Focus for the Year Ahead

Published on November 12, 2021

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London, UK — 1st November 2021: Creoate, the UK-based B2B marketplace, has surveyed 565 UK-based retailers to assess their stance on current issues, challenges and priorities. A full write-up can be found here. It’s clear small retail businesses still have a lot to contend with. For those who had experienced business life pre-pandemic, 48% said they […]

Davpack Begins its Challenge to Walk 125 Miles for Legs4Africa

Published on November 11, 2021

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The employees of Davpack have volunteered to walk the distance from its base in Derby to the charity’s location in Bristol in order to raise money for the Leg Up campaign United Kingdom, November 1, 2021: Davpack, a leading mail order packaging supplies company, recently launched its ‘Davpack Walks to Legs4Africa’ fundraiser to help collect […]

‘EATING OUR WAY TO EXTINCTION’ LIGHTS UP LONDON AMIDST THE CLIMATE CHANGE CRISIS

Published on November 9, 2021

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London, 9th November 2021. The filmmakers behind the incredible documentary, Eating Our Way to Extinction, took a stand on the climate change crisis last night by projecting a giant image of the film’s striking ‘skull planet’ logo onto London’s Houses of Parliament. Illuminating the issues raised at COP26 this week, Broxstar Productions said, “How can […]

Ben Fogle and Visit Jersey launch the Little Red Squirrel Count, an island-wide survey mapping red squirrels.

Published on November 5, 2021

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St. Helier, 19th October: With the help of conservationist Ben Fogle, Jersey is launching the first ever Little Red Squirrel Count, an initiative aimed at preserving the future of one of the island’s most precious fauna. With the red squirrel population on the brink of extinction across the British Isles – research has estimated a […]

Last Chance to Save the Middlewick Ranges, Colchester Essex.

Published on November 5, 2021

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We are urging members of the public and nature organizations across the UK to respond to the Colchester Borough Council Local Plan adoption of Section 2: Middlewick Ranges. The Eco News Review: “Why is this important? The Middle Wick Ranges in Colchester Essex is home to a very rare type of habitat known as “acid […]

MORRISONS COMMITS TO NET ZERO CARBON EMISSIONS FROM ITS OWN OPERATIONS BY 2035

Published on November 4, 2021

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Morrisons has brought forward its commitment to be net zero carbon emissions from its own operations by 2035, five years earlier than initially pledged and 15 years ahead of the UK government target[1]. Morrisons is also committing to reducing its wider ‘Scope 3’ emissions across its entire own brand supply chain – by 30 per […]

Houzen raises concerns over new Heat and Buildings Strategy

Published on November 3, 2021

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Proptech investment platform houzen‘s Sustainability Analyst, Eashita Saxena, shares her thoughts… 29th October 2021 Proptech investment platform houzen has raised concerns over the government’s long-awaited Heat and Buildings Strategy. The strategy lays out, “how the UK will decarbonise our homes, and our commercial, industrial and public sector buildings, as part of setting a path to net zero by 2050,” according […]

COP26 – Mary Ellen Carroll’s indestructible language lights up the Glasgow sky!

Published on October 31, 2021

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Internationally Acclaimed Conceptual Artist and Activist Mary Ellen Carroll!s indestructible language Monumental Red Neon Artwork to Illuminate the Glasgow Skyline During 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26) The work is on view from 30 October 2021 to 31 January 2022 The monumental neon artwork, indestructible language, by New York-based conceptual artist and […]

Beat the energy price hikes and go green at home this Autumn – Houzen.

Published on October 4, 2021

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4th of October 2021: Energy prices are set to rise for millions of UK residents from next month. According to Ofgem, gas and electricity customers can expect to see their bills rise by £139 to an average of £1,277 each year, while those on prepayment meters will see prices increase by £153 to an average […]

“Essex-wide coalition launch campaign to end use of toxic chemical ‘glyphosate’ across Essex

Published on October 3, 2021

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A ‘Pesticide Free Essex’ campaign has launched this week to raise awareness about the dangers of pesticides used on our streets and roads. The campaign aims to provide support to councils across Essex, including Essex County Council and to the public in finding safer and more environmentally friendly solutions to ‘weeds’.    Essex based community […]

Superdry Partners with Oxfam for ‘Give Back’ Scheme

Published on September 16, 2021

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• Superdry is partnering with Oxfam to offer ‘Give Back’ boxes in their stores where you can donate pre-loved clothes • For every donation received, Superdry will be giving £1 to Oxfam and customers can enter a prize draw to win £100 • Scheme will coincide with Oxfam’s #SecondHandSeptember which raises awareness about the harmful […]

QUORN ON THE KOP

Published on September 6, 2021

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Liverpool FC launch new ‘Meat-Free Match Day’ pie at Anfield Stadium Thursday 19th August: The classic football match day pie has been given an innovative makeover this season, as Liverpool Football Club, launch new meat-free pies at Anfield Stadium in a bid to help the planet. A football favourite – the steak pie – has […]

EasyJet has introduced new cabin crew and pilot uniforms made from recycled plastic bottles

Published on September 3, 2021

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Forty-five bottles will go into each uniform – with a potential of half a million bottles to be reused annually as part of the airline’s commitment to address impacts beyond carbon and reduce waste. · Over the course of the five-year uniform contract easyJet will be responsible for preventing 2,700,000 plastic bottles from ending up […]

Eco Toy Co – Sustainable Wooden Toys

Published on August 3, 2021

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Hi, I’m Carol and I run the online toy shop, Eco Toy Co, with my partner Alex. We sell a wonderful collection of sustainable, fun, and ethically made children’s toys and games and offer lots of play ideas too. After Alex and I had our first daughter we started to notice how much waste there […]

Pioneers in Climate Crisis Solutions unite; gearing to help Bristolians ditch fossil fuel transport

Published on July 27, 2021

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Latest news from Action Net Zero embargo’d until midnight July 4 2021 For the first time, a collective of pioneers in climate change solutions have come together to help make Bristol’s transport cleaner and greener – sooner rather than later. Spearheaded by digital hub Action Net Zero CIC and its founder Pamela Barbato, key partners […]

Miss Eco U.K. – Another wonderful finalist!

Published on July 13, 2021

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Here at The Eco News we spend every day supporting ANYONE who is doing their bit for our wonderful planet earth. Meet @peculiarmademoiselle_cosi another finalist to the Miss Eco UK Pageant! “Hello my name is Akosua Darko I’m a finalist for Miss Eco UK 2021. I joined the contest to promote sustainability, saving the planet […]

DuraOcean® from LifestyleGarden® – how one chair started a journey to save our oceans

Published on July 12, 2021

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Coming in our autumn edition, the story behind these beautiful eco friendly chairs! https://www.lifestylegarden.com/duraocean/ – Source of information: Tackling a worldwide issue, LifestyleGarden® is the proud producer of the DuraOcean® chair, an innovative product development that is breaking new ground by utilising recycled maritime plastic, to create the world’s first commercially available chair made with […]

Davpack Help Donate Over 87,000 Trees to Eden Reforestation Project

Published on July 11, 2021

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Over the past year, Davpack and its sister companies of the TAKKT AG Group have been in a partnership with The Eden Reforestation Project. Where with every order received from Davpack, one tree is donated to ERP in order to help reforest destroyed environments and local economies in over 8 different countries across the world. […]

Miss Eco Finalist – 5 Things I am Proud of!

Published on July 11, 2021

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Alexandra Mount has been working so hard over the last few years to help teach and educate those who are wanting to lead a more eco lifestyle. She entered the pageant knowing she had been doing the greater good and had a great chance in the competition, you can see by the flying support she’s […]

Who Gives a crap!

Published on July 11, 2021

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First of all, it’s funny. Lots of room for toilet jokes, which we love. But really, we love toilet paper because for us, it’s our way of making a difference. We started Who Gives A Crap when we learnt that 2.4 billion people don’t have access to a toilet (now 2 billion – yay for […]

Miss Eco United Kingdom and Miss Environment United Kingdom – A finalist for 2021!

Published on July 3, 2021

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Alexandra Mount has been working so hard over the last few years to help teach and educate those who are wanting to lead a more eco lifestyle. She entered the pageant knowing she had been doing the greater good and had a great chance in the competition, you can see by the flying support she’s […]

Lego Testing bricks made from recycled plastic bottles

Published on July 21, 2021

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As one of the biggest manufacturers of plastic bricks, they have now unveiled the hope to use recycled plastic bottles in the process of producing Lego. The prototype bricks have been made from PET plastic from discarded bottles, every 1 litre plastic bottle used makes enough material for 10 4×2 bricks. Testing is still in […]