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Project Well: Food-As-Medicine Platform Raises US$2M For Healthy Meal Plans

3 Mins Read U.S.- based food-as-medicine nutrition platform, Project Well recently raised US$2M in a seed funding round that saw the support of food systems, healthcare and technology investors in an effort to design nutritious food plans for those people with poor lifestyles and dietary choices. Headquartered in Connecticut, Project Well raised US$2M in a seed funding round […]

Veecoco: German Twins Launch Global Online Classes To Promote Plant-Based Cooking

4 Mins Read Founded by ‘vegan twins’ brothers Samuel and Lukas Schanderl, Veecoco aims to raise awareness about plant-based cooking through online vegan cooking classes. Based in Berlin, Germany, Veecoco will give users an opportunity to learn plant-based cooking across international cuisines such as Japanese, Italian, Thai, and more taught by renowned world chefs. The idea for Veecoco […]

EcoCart: New Chrome Add-On Offsets Your Online Shopping Emissions In Two Clicks

4 Mins Read Ever since the pandemic, many of us have turned to online shopping and other e-commerce services for our daily purchases. Even boomers have gotten more tech-savvy because of the crisis, now officially the fastest-growing category of online shoppers. But our ordering frenzy is driving up our carbon footprint, says San Francisco-based startup EcoCart, who has […]

Consumers Want Climate Apps & Footprint Labels To Help Them Live Sustainably, Survey Finds

4 Mins Read Consumers are searching for tech-forward innovations and environmental footprint labels on products to help them adapt to a sustainable lifestyle, a recent survey shows. Among some of the digital solutions cited as helpful include apps that help shoppers make greener purchasing decisions and platforms measuring personal carbon footprints, while government legislation to push businesses to […]

‘Shroom FitBit: Processors In Tech Wearables Could Be Replaced With Fungi Mycelium, New Study Finds

4 Mins Read In a recent study titled ‘Reactive fungal wearable‘, researchers explore the use of fungi as a potential candidate to produce sustainable textiles that can be used as eco-friendly bio wearables, for instance, the processors in tech wearables like Fitbits could be replaced by incorporating mushroom mycelium. The joint research venture undertaken by the University of […]

Tabitha Brown: Vegan TikTok Star & Actress To Publish Her First Vegan Cookbook

5 Mins Read Vegan Tiktok star Tabitha Brown, who gained popularity after featuring her plant-based recipes on social media platforms, will be releasing her first vegan cookbook along with an inspiration-filled book designed around her iconic catchphrases that will discuss her story and provide self-care tips and advice for her readers. As part of a double-book deal, Brown […]

Michelin’s Green Star Rating Explained: What Is It, How It Came About & Restaurant Awardee Highlights

5 Mins Read The Michelin Guides first debuted their new emblem for sustainable gastronomy in 2020 in France and Nordic countries, with the new clover leaf icon recognising “green” practices in the F&B industry. Now, for their 2021 edition, the world’s most prestigious dining guide has rolled out their new Green Star internationally, including in Hong Kong, Beijing, […]

‘Green’ Claims Are Fake, Potentially Illegal: New EU Study Says E-Stores Rife With Greenwashing

4 Mins Read According to a recent study of online shops and traders by the European Union and national consumer protection authorities, ‘greenwashing’ is quite common in online stores meaning that several of the ‘green’ claims on companies’ websites are exaggerated, false, and potentially illegal. A recent study conducted by a group of EU consumer authorities showed that […]

Mary McCartney Debuts Vegetarian Cooking Show To Promote Plant-Based Recipes

3 Mins Read Animal activist, cookbook author, photographer and co-founder of the nonprofit Meat Free Monday, Mary McCartney has begun hosting her new vegetarian cooking show in partnership with the Food Network, a platform that shares cooking tips and recipes. Named ‘Mary McCartney Serves It Up’, the six part series aims to promote plant-based cooking and recipes among […]

Australia To Open Its First-Ever Vegan Preschool With Plant-Based Offerings For Kids, From Syllabus To Food

3 Mins Read According to Vegan Australia, a non-profit organization, Australia will soon get its first-ever vegan preschool, Sustainable Play, to encourage eco-practices among children like following plant-based diets and visits to local farms and national parks. According to Vegan Australia, the Sustainable Play Preschool will be the country’s ‘first 100% vegan preschool’ to open its doors for […]

L’Occitane Hong Kong Opens First Sustainability Concept Store Featuring Refill & Reusable Packaging

3 Mins Read L’Occitane en Provence, the French beauty and skincare brand, has recently opened its first eco-friendly themed storefront in Hong Kong. Located in Pacific Place mall, the store caters to the city’s rising group of conscious consumers, featuring the brand’s select low-waste range with refill options, a take-back program to recycle empty bottles, green workshops and […]