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6 Natural Vegan Egg Substitutes For Easy Plant-Based Baking

4 Mins Read Like other intensive industrial farming practices, producing eggs generates greenhouse gas emissions and also contributes to contaminating soil and water, not to mention it’s ethically problematic—most egg-laying hens live in pretty horrific conditions. You may also be avoiding eggs for health reasons such as an allergy. Whatever your reason for avoiding them, there are many […]

The High Carbon Cost of the Internet

5 Mins Read One of these is the impact of the internet on the environment and how it also contributes to climate change. Most of us spend hours glued to screens and devices, but few of us consider the greenhouse gas emissions toll of this behavior. The internet has become a thoroughly integrated part of our lives that […]

The Best Sustainable Fashion Brands For All (Plus) Sizes and All Occasions

5 Mins Read It’s time to take the “either/or” out of inclusivity and sustainability. Consumers are demanding fashion brands to tick more than one box, telling them it’s not enough to preach about transparent supply chains and ethical sourcing if blind spots still remain when it comes to exclusive marketing, racist brand culture and non-diverse sizing and fit.  […]

5 Simple Ways to Have a Greener Thanksgiving

3 Mins Read A happy holiday also brings with it traditions of excess. Check out our simple guide for a greener pumpkin day! Pumpkin centerpieces, sweet potato mash, caramel apples…not to mention pecan AND pumpkin pie! Thanksgiving is fast approaching! While the holiday is a wonderful time of the year full of merriment, delicious food and family togetherness, […]

Why Climate Grief is the Next Mental Health Crisis

5 Mins Read As climate change and environmental degradation intensify, our psychological health is at stake. Climate grief is a natural response to threats to our physical, cultural, and community well-being. The ice shelves are receding, sea levels are rising, natural disasters are intensifying, and deforestation could create a financial crisis as big as the 2008 crash. It’s […]

Is My Bed Vegan? Mattresses: The Final Eco Frontier 

5 Mins Read Most mattresses are not vegan, full of toxins, and are a huge letdown to the planet. Meet Heveya, the ethical sleep pioneer.  Most of us don’t think enough about one activity we do for almost a third of our lives: sleeping. And many of us will never have considered the climate ethics of the mattress […]

5 Books To Kickstart Your Zero-Waste Lifestyle Journey

3 Mins Read Are you ready to make the move to becoming more zero-waste? Faced with our overflowing landfills, the global plastic ocean pollution crisis, and our ecological emergency, it’s more important than ever to make impactful changes to our daily lives. If you’re in need of some motivation and guidance in your low-waste journey, these 5 books […]

8 Easy, Eco-Friendly Swaps To Make Right Now

5 Mins Read We like to think that we don’t leave a massive footprint behind on our planet. But have you thought of the many little things in our daily routines that do add up? If you want to make some eco-friendly changes, now is always the right time. And no, we’re not talking about ditching single-use plastic […]

What Is Sustainability? And Why Does It Matter?

4 Mins Read Meaningless buzzword or key survival concept? “Sustainability” is more important than ever before – but what does it even mean? Today, googling “sustainability” turns up over 1.65 billion results. We have become so obsessed with this concept that “sustainability” has quickly become a trendy, meaningless buzzword: businesses love to advertise their sustainable practices, while climate […]

How to Minimize Waste On Amazon Orders

4 Mins Read It can be difficult to completely quit all online shopping. Sometimes, there might be something that you really do need and cannot source from local stores, nearby shops, or even independent e-commerce sites, which leaves you with the final (dreaded) option of ordering your item from Amazon. Ideally, if you have the option to support […]

What Is Your Digital Footprint & How Can You Minimise It?

5 Mins Read Thanks to the Digital Age, we have managed to cut down on our consumption of physical resources such as wood for paper, but the emissions produced from maintaining and powering devices, cloud storage, data centres can add up. With access to the Internet and online services continually on the rise, so does our digital footprint […]

Food Footprint: Is Eating Seafood Better for the Climate Than Meat?

5 Mins Read With the climate crisis climbing to the top of the global agenda, more people are beginning to take notice of the connection between our consumption choices and the carbon footprint it leaves behind. While some questions about the footprint of food can appear to be relatively straightforward, the reality may not always be as simple […]

10 Reasons Eating Fish and Seafood Is Bad for Your Health and the Planet

7 Mins Read From biodiversity loss to more frequent natural disasters and rising global temperatures, our planet is now at an important crossroads. In the face of this global crisis, lessening our impact on the limited environmental resources we have left requires careful consideration of our consumption choices. Reducing seafood intake is one of the key ways you […]

A Guide To Every Kind Of Tofu By A Cantonese Doufu Lover

6 Mins Read Tofu has been making headlines recently in the Western world as plant-based eating goes mainstream, but the vegan-friendly protein has long been a staple in cuisines across Asia for centuries and despite questionable recent headlines, there’s nothing to “discover” here. It’s a well-loved food, also known as beancurd, is one that almost every Asian family, […]

5 Zero Waste Bathroom Swaps to Try

4 Mins Read We all could do with being more environmentally responsible. These simple zero-waste bathroom swaps can help. Have you seen the stats about our global plastic waste crisis? It’s terrifying. So below, we share bathroom swaps to make. Every single product in our roundup is: VEGAN: no animals will be harmed for my beauty needs (*note […]

Resale Driving Consumer Purchasing Habits, New Report Finds

3 Mins Read A new report conducted by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and secondhand platform Vestiaire Collective finds the resale market could make up 40 percent of the overall apparel market in the coming years. The new report, What an Accelerating Secondhand Market Means for Fashion Brands and Retailers, says the secondhand market has tripled in size since […]

7 Sustainable Underwear Brands: Ethical Bras & Eco Briefs We’re Crushing On

4 Mins Read Sustainability is taking over the entire fashion industry, and underwear brands are no exception – there’s nothing pretty about unethical or environmentally-unfriendly bralettes or briefs. So we’ve put together a list of our favourite underwear labels, that are not only ticking boxes for being ultra-cute but are also taking the health of the planet and […]