Why The Future Of Fashion Is Fair

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The future of fashion is transparent, ethical and sustainable. That’s the hope of Charlotte Instone, the co-founder of upcoming label, Know The Orig...

Here's What The Zero Waste Flat Of The Future Looks Like

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When you were little, if you were asked to imagine the home of the future, you’d likely conjure up ideas of robot servants and ovens that can bake t...

How Your Underwear Can Help Fight Fast Fashion

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

“Why are we okay with paying the same amount for a multipack of knickers that we do for a cup of coffee?” For Phoebe Hunter-McIlveen and Isobel Wi...

Glaciers In Asia Set To Shrink By A Third Come 2100

Sourced | Claudia Canavan | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Global warming is set to shrink mountain glaciers in Asia by a third when we hit 2100, new research indicates. This would result in a devastating impa...

We Went To London's First Zero Waste Shop And This Is What We Found

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

I’m standing at a cash desk, waiting to pay for my weekly shop. But there’s no beep of the tills, nor bright overhead lighting – just a serene b...

How To See Amazing Animals When You Travel - And Keep It Ethical

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to scream every time you see a photo of someone cuddling a sedated tiger in a far-flung country on your Facebook feed, we feel you. From T...

What This Beauty Brand Are Doing For The Planet Is Pretty Special

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Animal testing, parabens, synthetic ingredients: the beauty industry, as a whole, has a bad sustainability rep....

Is High Street Sustainability An Oxymoron?

Debbie Griffiths | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Style
Debbie Griffiths

Personally, I can think of plenty of other things to make me feel happier. But, being British, they usually depend on the weather: gardening, relaxing with family, enjoying a barbeque. If it's raining, I might finally get round to making the conservatory hygge for winter.

This Week In Climate Change – What You Might Have Missed

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You’re busy, we get it. Look no further for your comprehensive catch-up of all things green....

How We Engineer A Solution To The Skills Gap

Robyn Skelton | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Tech
Robyn Skelton

Designed by Royal College of Art graduate Ryan Mario Yasin, Petit Pli employs the Negative Poisson's ratio to allow garments to expand in both directions - enabling them to continuously fit children as they grow. A neat solution to the problem of quickly outgrown clothing, so familiar - and frustrating - to parents.

Five Reasons Why You Should Embrace Minimalism This Autumn

Lyndsay Weir | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lyndsay Weir

Minimalism at its core is about ridding your life of the clutter, the noise, and the distractions to make space for the things that really matter. It's also about living greener, respecting the environment and reducing your overall impact by buying less waste.

Does Sustainability Need To Be Sexy To Sell?

Lucy von Sturmer | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Style
Lucy von Sturmer

Even if you identify as someone who cares deeply about saving planet Earth, chances are, when you get dressed each morning, you're motivated first and foremost by style. That a product looks good, functions well, and has no negative impact is the goal. But, as the flawed human beings that we are, our decision making process usually follows this logic; design first and impact last.

Is Zero Waste Beauty The Next Big Trend?

Lorraine Dallmeier | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Style
Lorraine Dallmeier

If you want to buy from a zero waste beauty brand, what should you be looking for? Let's go through the life cycle of a beauty product and unpick its journey from cradle to grave so that we can build up a clearer picture.

Why Getting Healthy Turned Me Into An Eco-Warrior

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Yoga is a total waste of time. As a teenager, that’s how I felt. Obnoxious, heavy breathing, folding into uncomfortable poses: it looked pointless a...

A Totally Rubbish Blog From Yours Truly

Paul Marshall | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK
Paul Marshall

Have you noticed how no one really talks rubbish any longer? That's not to say we're all suddenly speaking common sense. Far from it. We've never spok...

I Left My Life As A Filmmaker To Create And Live In A Sustainable Tribe

Filippo Bozotti | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK
Filippo Bozotti

life less ordinary banner We eat together, work together and learn from one another. It's about collaborating instead of competing. Living sustainably isn't easy - growing things yourself is always twice as hard as buying it; the soil is low as the locals say. We have to deal with wild boars, hail storms and droughts, but a freshly picked strawberry somehow tastes different than a Frankenstein-strawberry from the supermarket.

Eco Holiday Ideas For Sustainable Explorers

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Need a break but guilt-sick about all those budget flights? Going on holiday doesn’t have to mean throwing sustainability out of the window....

This Is Really Bad News For The Amazon

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A reserve in the Amazonian rainforest the size of Denmark has been dissolved. This means that the protected Renca reserve is now open to mineral minin...

The Sustainable Beauty Brands That Want To Make Over Your Mornings

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re trying to live more sustainably, a good place to start is your make-up bag. Created from natural products and not tested on animals, they...

These Sustainable Life Swaps Will Save You Money

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes it’s easy to assume that choosing the eco-friendly option is going to be more costly. Turns out this isn’t the case. We’ve rounded up ...

Borough Market Are Tackling Plastic Water Bottle Waste In The Best Way

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

London’s food Mecca, Borough Market, is moving to eliminate plastic bottle usage over the next six months, by introducing free water fountains. The ...

This Woman Wants To Make Your Sex Sustainable

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

“If you’re thinking about what’s gone into your food, why don’t you think about what’s going inside your vagina?”...

Is This The Sign That Plant Milk Has Won The Battle?

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’ve switched it up to almond milk from your classic cow’s, then this may give you the warm and fuzzies. For the globe’s first World Plant ...

Ellie Goulding: 'The Planet Is Trying To Tell Us Something – And We're Not Listening'

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

“Now is not the time to be silent. Find good news sources, get educated, read: that’s what makes you powerful.”...

The Best Stuff On Sustainability To Watch On Netflix

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Wherever we are, whoever we’re with, we’d much rather be at home watching Netflix. Put your addiction to positive use, with these sustainability-f...