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

3 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 […]

Flora Parent Company To Carbon Label 100 Million Plant-Based Products

4 Mins Read Upfield, the parent company of multiple brands of plant-based spreads, butters and creams including Flora, Proactiv and Becel, has announced that it will be introducing on-pack carbon labelling to 100 million products by the end of 2021. Major food brands and restaurants have been embracing carbon labels in recent months as consumers begin coupling their […]

Allbirds Launches Carbon Footprint Count For Every Sneaker In Its Collection

3 Mins Read New Zealand-American sustainable shoe brand Allbirds has begun offering a carbon footprint count for every shoe in its collection. It partnered with Los Angeles-based environmental consultancy firm Clean Agency to calculate the impact of each product, from production to use to end of life, and this information will be displayed on the brand’s website. It […]

High-Carbon Products Should Have Smoking-Style Health Warnings, Experts Say

3 Mins Read A group of public health experts are urging authorities to use smoking-style graphic imagery on high-carbon products that are damaging to the climate, such as petrol pumps, plane tickets and energy bills. The warning labels are easy to implement, yet effective for conveying information about the health and climate impacts of the product, experts say. […]