12 Sustainable Swaps You Don’t Need to Think About There are so many small things we can do to become more sustainable, that we don’t really need to think about. These are 12 swaps that we can easily make, that don’t need any extra thought, other than where they are in the shop! 1. Reusing glass jars instead of buying new plastic containers Your old glass jars may become your best friends, as this not only reduces waste, but is much cheaper than buying new storage containers.
JABIL PACKAGING SOLUTIONS INTEGRATES ECOLOGIC BRANDS™ ‘Jabil Packaging Solutions strengthens competitive suite of sustainable packaging offerings with the integration of Ecologic’s commercially viable paper bottle and paper-based packaging capabilities.’ ST. PETERSBURG, FL – January 14, 2021 – Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL) announced the acquisition of Ecologic Brands, Inc., a leading provider of sustainable packaging specialising in paper bottle and paper-based packaging solutions.
CONSTRUCTION OF THE FIRST EVER LARGE-SCALE DIRECT AIR CAPTURE AND STORAGE PLANT HAS COMMENCED It seems that all we hear about, is how damaging our actions are, but not what we are doing to try and fix it. Well, we are trying to fix it and, the good news is, this new project has the potential to boost the Climate fight! Climeworks continues to make large-scale carbon dioxide removal a reality with the rapid construction of its new direct air capture and storage plant Orca. Orc
TAKE THE V7 LOCKDOWN CHALLENGE! Life may not be what we’re used to at the moment, but that doesn’t mean we can’t try something new. With so much uncertainty around and so many things out of our control, why not try something that we can control? Whether you’re looking to save some money, or to just have some fun trying something new, you’re in luck! Make the most of lockdown by signing up to Viva!’s FREE V7 lockdown challenge. They even giving you the shopping list, so you do
GREEN FRIDAY! ARTFINDER LAUNCHES TREE PLANTING PARTNERSHIP, PLANTING 5 TREES FOR EVERY ARTWORK SOLD OVER BLACK FRIDAY WEEKEND, PROJECTING 100,000 + TREES FOR 2021 Online art marketplace Artfinder is committing to plant 5 trees for every artwork sold through the platform this Black Friday weekend, in partnership with climate action social enterprise, Ecologi. This moment represents a key milestone in Artfinder’s pledge to making a positive long-term impact on the environment a
FINDING GREEN GIFTS FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY THIS CHRISTMAS BY LIESBETH DEDDENS, CLIMEWORKS Concern for the environment has led to changing purchasing habits; whether it’s using biodegradable, chemical-free cleaning products, buying plastic-free goods such as bamboo toothbrushes and shampoo bars, changing energy suppliers to ones that only supply green energy, or cycling or walking to work instead of driving or taking the train. People are really doing their bit and every bit h
GRATEFUL PIES HAVE ARRIVED! Would you like a pie, ideal for sharing, full of natural ingredients, to serve to both vegans and meat-eaters? Look no further, Grateful Pies are what you need! Grateful Pies are a new company, launched on the 3rd November 2020, which has evolved over time from a dish discovered in the pages of the family recipe book of Milly Pearl O’Shea, the grandmother of founder Farika Holden. The recipe dates back from an era before food was mass-produced; a t
‘EJECTED’ – THE STORY THAT SOLVES THE CLIMATE CRISIS, BY DAWN PAPE Published 1st October 2020 The climate crisis is everyone’s crisis and we need to work together to solve it. Ejected is a novel for teenagers and young adults that shows how, with the will and wisdom to do it, we can. We are all accountable for the damage being done, but we can also all help to fix it. WHAT IS ‘EJECTED’? Ejected is not only a novel but also a guidebook designed to inspire discussion and action
HILL & ELLIS COMMIT TO PLANT A TREE FOR EVERY BAG SOLD Hill & Ellis has teamed up with Ecologi to plant a tree for every pannier bag bought online through the Hill & Ellis website. With the push to reduce our carbon footprint, cycling is perfect – and with the help of Hill & Ellis, we can cycle in style as well as making our impact. To add to this initiative, they are also working to become 100% plastic free… it just gets better! Hill & Ellis produces a range of high quality,