'Tis the season to panic buy at the last minute. It's not that you don't want to save the planet, but the wish to reassure your loved ones that you care about them can easily trump your broader concerns when the clock is ticking. But genuinely thoughtful gifts don’t cost the earth. Take a breath, … Continue reading Tips for more sustainable Christmas gifts
Category: Responsible Living
Sustainable Santa – ethical gifts for her and him
With a little thought it is possible to turn the traditional orgy of consumption into a festival of ethical purchasing power. We look at two sustainable gift options.
Laundry cleansers that won’t dirty up the environment
We've found two thoughtful companies who are making impressive efforts to offer laundry cleansers which are just that bit cleaner.
Earth is now our only shareholder, says Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard
The Chouinard family is transferring its ownership of Patagonia to the Holdfast Collective and the Patagonia Purpose Trust, both created to facilitate what appears to be an entirely new business model.
Sophisticated chocolate treats for a more sustainable Easter
Chocolate eggs are a fun way to show your love, and to indulge yourself, but unfortunately the issues go beyond any impact on your waistline or the kids’ teeth. We’ve picked out a few of the most sustainable of the more grown-up Easter eggs.
Global recycling crisis sparks fresh thinking on packaging
Versatile and durable, plastic has revolutionised modern life. But 63% of products sold in the food and beverage, beauty, home care and pet food sectors are now packaged in plastic. More than 8bn tons of this near-indestructible material has been produced since 1960. Global efforts to recover and recycle it barely dent the problem. Before … Continue reading Global recycling crisis sparks fresh thinking on packaging