Why Eco-Friendly Products are Hitting Home
Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, empty supermarket shelves became a ‘thing’ in 2020. While the toilet-paper aisle was hardest hit, certain household cleaning products were also affected, causing customer purchasing…
Hong Kong’s First Sustainable Activewear Brand Transforms Plastic Waste Into Leggings
Launched in October, Good Days is a new activewear brand recycling post-consumer plastic waste into leggings, tops and sports bras. Based in Hong Kong and partnering with sustainable suppliers in…
Vegan Footwear Market Expected To Surpass $24.8 Billion By End Of 2020, Says Report
The vegan footwear market is expected to surpass $24.8 billion by the end of this year, according to a new report. Researchers at Future Market Insights also predicts the market…
The new plastic-eating ‘super enzyme’ signalling hope for recycling
In 2016 a species of bacteria was identified at a Japanese waste site as having the natural ability to break down PET; now, a new ‘super enzyme’ has been engineered…
Beauty in bulk: Qualivrac’s liquid dispenser system takes silver
French bulk liquid dispenser specialist Qualivrac has taken sliver prize in the Services and Equipment category at this year’s Natexpo Awards.
Fertilise the Future: Ecover pledges £500,000 backing for ‘eco-pioneers of tomorrow’
Leading green cleaning brand Ecover is pledging £500,000 (€553,000) in backing for its Fertilise the Future initiative, aimed at funding the “eco-pioneers of tomorrow”.
Australia’s ‘natural sanitiser’ lemon myrtle in high demand
Australia’s largest producer of lemon myrtle has retooled its entire North Queensland farm to meet the growing demand for hand sanitiser and cleaning products.
Lots of GOTS: Organic textile mark sees highest ever growth
GOTS, the international organic textile standard, saw the highest growth in certified operations ever last year.
Luxury label MCM in biodynamic underwear first
Korean-backed German Luxury label MCM has launched the first biodynamic cotton, eco-friendly and ethical underwear range.
Vegan fashion guidance will help shoppers buy with confidence
New guidance has been agreed by UK retailers to help ensure vegan fashion products really are 100% free of animal products.