Faux fur vs real fur: How to tell them apart when labels lie

Being vegan doesn’t mean compromising on fashion. But with instances of mislabeled fur, here's how to tell if it's faux or real. As the temperatures...

Bioplastics: Are plant-based materials the solution to plastic pollution?

The bitter truth about bioplastic disposal: are plant-based plastics truly biodegradable without any harmful effects on the environment? Bioplastics are regularly promoted as being the...

Fast fashion is out of fashion: how clothes sharing platforms challenge throwaway culture

Clothes sharing: a new sustainable way to experiment with fashion that does not contribute to fast fashion’s excess manufacturing. Why is it that we...

Up’Swing Shoes founder Astrid Prévost on the role of small vegan businesses

Astrid Prévost, founder of vegan and eco-friendly kids shoe brand Up'Swing Shoes, talks going plant-based and the responsibilities of vegan businesses. Astrid Prévost's entrepreneurial adventure...

FABORG’s Calotropis revolution: Vegan wool, organic farming and zero-waste solutions

Indian startup FABORG has created Weganool: vegan cashmere wool made from Calotropis, with a zero-waste model for the plant. In the quest to find sustainable...

Baxbag: Sustainably supporting your back and the planet

On October 12, Shafiq Zaib will be launching Baxbag on crowdfunding page Indiegogo, a completely planet-friendly backpack produced by manufacturing company Veshin. “My favourite thing...

Freshwater-free textile: A supply chain game-changer

Fashion is a freshwater-thirsty industry, but companies like SaltyCo are providing a potential solution by producing vegan freshwater-free textiles with saltwater. Only 3% of Earth’s...

Packaging with rice paper: Israel’s future of makeup is green

When it comes to packaging and product design, the beauty industry has not yet reinvented itself. Designers like Shani Levy are breaking away from...

Sustainable periods: Why plastic and chemicals make most products damaging to the environment

A majority of period products aren’t biodegradable, are largely made of plastic and can have harmful side effects. So how do women stay sustainable...

Second Hand September: Influencers ditch fast fashion and encourage sustainable shopping

Oxfam's Second Hand September campaign is underway, as social media influencers denounce fast fashion and promote sustainable thrift-shopping. Oxfam launched Second Hand September in 2019...

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Making the connection: the spiritual path to veganism

It can be a profound, emotional and spiritual experience to make the connection towards veganism. It's how a lot of people transitioned, and it's...

Vegan poetry: 3 vegan poems combining art and activism

Vegan poetry dates back thousands of years. Here are three vegan poems by poets who combined their art with their ethos. Like almost all ideologies,...

A nutritionist’s take on the health impact of plant-based meat

Vegan nutritionist Astrid Prévost talks about the health impact of plant-based meat, following a report about its merits last week. A new report by Teri...

East Africa’s Dhow Nature Foods: ‘Imitate nature, don’t decimate it’

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Dating, in general, is quite hard. Dating when you’re vegan has its own challenges. But apps like Veggly that can make things a bit...