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Today, the three EU institutions – European Parliament, Council of the European Union and European Commission – signed a Joint Declaration officially instating 23...

56% of shoppers concerned about environmental impact of food packaging

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Last week’s Organic Fresh Produce Forum, run by Soil Association Certification, has highlighted increasing consumer concern about the eco credentials of organic product packaging. Online...

Can organic agriculture improve yields and incomes for smallholder farmers in Africa?

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Organic agriculture has the potential to improve both crop yields and incomes of smallholder farms in sub-Saharan Africa substantially – this is shown in...

Dutch Government Plans To Slash Livestock Numbers By 30% To Cut Emissions

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The Netherlands is now considering a proposal to slash the number of livestock in the country by nearly a third, in a bid to...

Organic Trade Association council urges global community to think organic

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Sustainable Food Trade Action Council offers organic strategies at UN Food Systems Summit The Organic Trade Association’s Sustainable Food Trade Action (SFTA) Council has laid...

Nearly 90% of Global Farm Subsidies Harm Environment and Health: UN Report

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Almost 90% of all subsidies going to the global agricultural industry cause harm to nature and human health, warns a new UN report. Green Queen...

Whales and dolphins: ‘allies in the fight against climate change’

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A new study by environmental charity Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) reveals that between 1997 and 2021, the number of whale and dolphin species...

Farmers on the front line of climate change

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As the world prepares for COP26, due to be hosted in Glasgow, 1-12 November, farmers have been sharing their experiences ‘on the front line...

India launches Asia’s first Plastics Pact

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India has become the latest country to join WRAP’s Plastics Pact – the first nation in Asia – in a bid to reduce the...

Holland & Barrett bans sale of single-use beauty sheet masks

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In an announcement coinciding with the launch of the British Beauty Council’s British Beauty Week, Holland & Barrett (H&B) has stated it will no...

Reverse vending machines proposed for EU plastic bottles

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A new European Citizen’s Initiative is calling for supermarket chains to install ‘reverse vending machines’ to facilitate an EU-wide plastic bottle deposit return scheme. The...

Bulldog teams with First Mile for recycling scheme

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Bulldog Skincare has announced a new recycling scheme, launched in partnership with First Mile, to help consumers ‘navigate the complex recycling environment’. The scheme enables...

Industrially Compostable Packaging Leader Vegware To Expand Across North America After Novolex Acquisition

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Vegware, a British biobased industrially compostable food packaging company, has been acquired by American packaging firm Novolex. While it will be joining Novelex’s sustainable...

Sustainable Luxury Market the Focus for New Media and eCommerce Platform, ‘Ethos’

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Ethos aims to address climate change and promote sustainability through its luxury-focused digital media and e-commerce platform. Green Queen - Read More The post Sustainable Luxury...

France Just Passed a New Climate Law. Here’s the Good and the Bad.

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After months of debate, France has approved a new climate law to slash its carbon emissions. Here, we take a closer look. Green Queen -...