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Eco Fashion Platform Releases Documentary Celebrating Singapore’s Sustainable Fashion Space

9 Mins Read Singaporean design discovery platform Zerrin‘s new documentary, ‘The State of Sustainable Fashion in Singapore’, spotlights local creatives and thought leaders advocating for a more responsible fashion industry. We spoke to Zerrin founder Susannah Jaffer about the release and the island nation’s relationship with sustainable fashion. Shot over two days, the aim of the free-to-watch 17-minute […]

Nut Milk Makers: The Best Machines to Make Plant-Based Milk at Home

6 Mins Read If you’re tired of buying different alt-milks for different purposes and dealing with all that packaging, or just feel like experimenting with plant-based milks that don’t yet exist, you could do with a nut milk maker. Here are some of the best. According to industry think tank the Good Food Institute, Americans bought 2% fewer […]

Is The Zero Waste Jar Trend Over?

10 Mins Read By Joseph Winters, Grist This story was originally published by Grist. Sign up for Grist’s weekly newsletter here. Almost a decade ago, Kathryn Kellogg started storing all of her trash — every receipt, sticker, wrapper, and anything else she couldn’t recycle or compost — in a 16-ounce Mason jar. The idea was to save money and avoid generating garbage […]

Saltyco’s BioPuff: the Plant-Based Material Revolutionising the Puffer Jacket

4 Mins Read UK startup Saltyco has developed a BioPuff, a new bulrush-based fill material for puffer jackets that has a feather-like structure. A sustainable alternative to animal- and petroleum-based materials like duck or goose fibres and polyester or nylon, it’s designed to provide warm, lightweight and water-resistant insulation. A winner of the H&M Foundation‘s Global Change Award […]

Consumers Worldwide Eager to Adopt Sustainable Lifestyles, Alibaba Research Finds

3 Mins Read Alibaba Group’s latest ESG report reveals insights into consumer attitudes toward sustainability and the role businesses can play in promoting more conscious choices. According to independent research commissioned by Alibaba Group, a vast majority (73%) of consumers are eager to adopt more sustainable lifestyles, especially in emerging Asian markets (87%). However, the study identifies inconvenience […]

8 Easy, Eco-Friendly Swaps To Make Right Now

5 Mins Read Make new eco habits with these eco-friendly swaps you can make today to ditch single-use products. 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 […]

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 Reducing seafood intake is one of the key ways you can help alleviate your negative effect on the planet, but there are also a host of other important reasons make a pass on fish for dinner.  From biodiversity loss to more frequent natural disasters and rising global temperatures, our planet is now at an important […]

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

5 Mins Read From generating huge amounts of waste to spewing out greenhouse gases, here is everything you need to know about the environmental impact of your digital use and what we can individually do to minimise it.  Thanks to the Digital Age, we have managed to cut down on our consumption of physical resources such as wood […]

5 DIY Zero-Waste Bathroom Essentials From Toothpaste To Face Masks

3 Mins Read We all want to live a little lighter on earth, but making waste-free choices doesn’t mean that we have to sacrifice on our favourite bath, body and skincare products. Read on for some inspiration to eliminate waste from your daily routine the DIY way with zero-waste bathroom essentials.  You might be wondering: how can we […]

Low Waste Life: Confessions Of An Ex-Zero-Waste Jar Activist

8 Mins Read Several years ago, I made the somewhat difficult and hugely inconvenient decision to keep all my waste in a glass jar. I wanted to make as large an environmental impact as possible, and walk the talk about advocating for a greener and healthier planet. This drastic decision came with many unintended consequences, so I’m sharing […]

13 Ways To Reduce Your Food Waste Footprint Right Now

5 Mins Read Looking to do your part to fight food waste? You can do a lot without ever leaving home. Here’s how. Our world is facing an unprecedented food waste crisis, which is contributing more than 10 percent of global carbon emissions that drive the climate emergency. In addition to coming at an enormous environmental cost, discarded […]