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Vegan ‘Real World’? UK Plant-Based Brand Invites Influencers To Go Plant-Based For 21 Days On Record In ‘Posh Mansion’

3 Mins Read Ready-to-eat plant-based brand Squeaky Bean has set up a first-of-its-kind ‘foodie influencer hub’ – Squeaky House to give five content creators the opportunity to be invited for a 21-day stay to encourage plant-based eating and lifestyle among the British audience by engaging the participants in various plant-based activities and living. British-based “lunchtime sidekick” brand Squeaky […]

Designed For City-Dwellers: Lomi Countertop Composter Raises Over US$6.8M Via Crowdfunding

3 Mins Read Lomi, the new home food waste machine launched by compostable phone case brand Pela, has managed to attract more than US$6.8 million from over 18,000 backers through its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. The kitchen countertop appliance turns food scraps, cloth and bioplastics into soil within just 24 hours.  Pela’s crowdfunding campaign for its latest product, Lomi, […]

Bic Releases First Carbon Neutral Refillable Bamboo Razor In Sweden

3 Mins Read Disposable consumer products giant Bic has launched a new carbon neutral bamboo razor, as demand for sustainable alternatives continues to grow. The new eco-friendly razor has debuted in Sweden, packaged in plastic-free paper and comes with refills. Bic says the move is an “example of how Bic Company innovates to reduce the environmental footprint of […]

Veganzone: Social Media Platform Bags US$3M To Help Plant-Based Users Connect

2 Mins Read Veganzone, a community-based platform for vegans and vegetarians received its first round of financing, a US$3 million from Istanbul-based investment firm Focus Global Project to continue to help plant-forward netizens socialize together. Veganzone was founded in New York in February 2021 by Selin Tuyen, Murat Aksu, and Ogous Chan Ali as a social media app […]

Ethical Bras & Eco Briefs: We’re Crushing On These 8 Sustainable Underwear Brands

5 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, who are not only ticking boxes for being ultra-cute, but are also taking the health of the planet and […]

Offset Your Groceries: GreenChoice Is Making Sustainable Shopping Easy At Walmart & Target

4 Mins Read As a conscious consumer, scanning through thousands of products at supermarket chains can be a time-consuming and overwhelming task. But now, mobile app turned online marketplace GreenChoice is telling the frustrated sustainable shopper “we hear you” and is simplifying the entire process. Through the platform, users can easily sort through items by dietary filters, view […]

Hong Kong-Based Board Game LOOP Promotes SDG 12 Sustainable Consumption & Suggests Alternatives To Materialism

3 Mins Read Educational board game LOOP: Life Of Ordinary People uses the concept of serious gaming as a channel for change, with the aim of questioning people’s unsustainable consumption behaviours and consumers are taking the bait. The young company made recently debuted its Kickstarter campaign, where it became 100% funded within 24 hours and reached over 800% […]

Epicurious Says Goodbye To Beef Recipes To Encourage Sustainable Cooking & Evolve With The (Plant-Based) Times

4 Mins Read Epicurious, one of the largest food and cooking digital platforms in the world, has bid farewell to beef recipes. The Condé Nast subsidiary says it has taken the decision to stop publishing beef-related recipes across its website, articles, newsletters and even social media page in order to become “pro-planet” and “encourage more sustainable cooking”.  Epicurious […]

Farleigh: London-Based Social Marketplace Allows Users To Curate, Share & Shop Sustainable Products

2 Mins Read Newly launched social marketplace Farleigh offers users, small and medium businesses, brands, artists and creatives an opportunity to curate and share sustainable products they love with their network and at the same time earn from it. Founded by Farleigh Hungerford, the London-based platform encourages consumers to curate and create windows offering planet-friendly goods ranging from clothes to […]

This New HEALabel App Is Making Conscious Consumerism Easy

4 Mins Read Most of us want to be conscious consumers, but it’s a pretty difficult task in practice. From the thousands of products available, whether it be food or beauty and skincare, it takes time and effort to properly research and decipher those that have the smallest impact on the planet, animals and people. This was what […]

TheVeganKind: U.K.’s Largest Vegan Online Retailer & Subscription Platform Raises US$4.8M Seed

3 Mins Read TheVeganKind raised £3.5M (approx. US$4.8M) in its latest Series A funding round that will help the company further upscale its retail business as well as facilitate better plant-based shopping experiences for their consumers. Literacy Capital, a closed-end investment firm looking to support small businesses, funded the U.K.-based TheVeganKind(TVK) in its latest series A round. TheVeganKind […]

85% Of Global Veganuary Participants Plan To Make Plant-Forward Diet Permanent

4 Mins Read More than 8 in 10 people who joined the Veganuary pledge for the first month of 2021 plan on making their newfound plant-forward diets a long-term habit. The findings, revealed in the annual survey released last month, also showed record-breaking levels of participation this year, spanning 582,000 people across 209 countries and regions globally, with […]