year : 2015 36 results

The perfect sustainable lunch box

Combining toughness, the right size and sustainability isn't easy! We take a look at three popular sustainable lunchbox alternatives.

Sustainable gift ideas

Christmas can seem like an absolute buying frenzy but it doesn't have to be. In fact it can be a good excuse to give ethical and green businesses a boost. Here's some sustainable gift ideas to get you enthused.

The GM fish we’d like to reject

The first GM animal designed for humans has been approved in the US. GM Atlantic salmon is designed to have growth spurts like no other and it doesn't have to be labelled. That doesn't mean we can't avoid it.

Ethical take on wardrobe basics

Betty Browne (aka Linda) is making sure we can source all our wardrobe basics ethically and sustainably. Her simple but very lux range has the staples most of us wear daily - tees, long sleeved tees and dresses - and it's about to undergo a brand new persona.

Heading into the COSMOS

The COSMOS logo is popping up everywhere in bathrooms. Created just for the organic and natural beauty industry, you'd better get used to it.

Inside the glitz and glamour of the world expo

This years' world expo - the Milan Expo - promised 'Feeding the planet, energy for life' but in between excruciatingly long queues and multi-million dollar, dazzling pavilions you kind of had to look hard to find evidence of it . There were some fantastic outstanding highlights promoting sustainability. Here they are.

Made in Bali

Find out how one yoga enthusiast creates good karma with ethically made yoga wear made from eco materials, including a recycled consumer waste fabric adopted by big brands.

Artisans of Sardinia

On the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, skilled artisans have been using local and renewable materials to produce beautiful niche products for centuries but they're only just starting to catch the attention of the outside world.

When chemical guides don’t apply

The chemicals in natural beauty products might have the same names as those in guides such as The Chemical Maze, but don't jump to conclusions - the name might be the only thing they have in common.

Is organic farming contributing to land clearing?

18 million hectares of forest was destroyed in 2014. Some of it has been replaced with organic farming, complete with certification. How can this be and how can you avoid buying products that come at the expense of land clearing?