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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...

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...

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...

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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Plant-based brands petitioning the EU over dairy alternatives labelling ban

Months after its vote to ban dairy-related terms in plant-based alternatives, ProVeg International is challenging the EU with a petition. ProVeg International, Oatly and Upfield...

Are Regenuary and regenerative farming aligned?

An environmentalist weighs in on the pros of regenerative farming and the validity of The Ethical Butcher's Regenuary campaign. "There are more than 220,000 tags...

Denmark promotes climate-friendly diets in new guidelines

Climate and health are the highlights in Denmark's new official diet guidelines, part of its 2030 climate change plan. Denmark's new dietary guidelines include carbon...