Environment

Bringing the natural and organic products industry the latest environment news from around the World.

Report: Half of ‘Green’ Claims on Plastic Products and Packaging Are Misleading

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Nearly half of all "green" claims on plastic and packaging products are misleading, unreliable, or irrelevant, a new study finds. Green Queen - Read More The...

New report highlights benefits of organic farming form biodiversity

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A new report by IFOAM Organics Europe highlights the contribution and benefits of organic farming to protecting Europe’s biodiversity. The report recommends Member States...

The Amazon Now Emits More Carbon Emissions Than It Absorbs, Finds Study

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Due to fires, a heating planet and increased droughts, the Amazon Rainforest which was long a carbon sink is now adding to the climate...

EU Unveils Broad Climate Plan To Reach Net-Zero By 2050

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4 Mins Read The European Union has just announced a slate of climate proposals to help it reach net-zero by 2050. The plan, which...

The State of Play in Organics

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The state of the Australian organic industry is thriving, contributing more than $2.6 billion to the country’s economy each year. Demand for organics products...

Unilever Is Expanding Its Refill and Reuse Program to Reduce Plastic Waste

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Unilever will expand its refill and reuse program across the UK in an effort to reduce plastic waste inherent in the consumer goods industry. Green...

EU Single-Use Plastic Ban Just Started: Here’s What You Need To Know

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The European Union guidelines on the single-use plastic ban have now come into force. Here's what you need to know about the new rules. Green...

‘It’s what the planet would choose’: Organic September returns with key message

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The annual industry-wide Organic September campaign has launched for 2021, aligning all corners of the organic sector with one key message: Nature has the...

Increased support to organic farming in future CAP plans is needed to reach EU...

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A new report by IFOAM Organics Europe highlights how much of the national CAP budgets will need to be dedicated to organic farming in...

Model Arizona Muse Wants To ‘Make Soil Sexy’ With Her New Charity

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British-American fashion model Arizona Muse is on a mission to "make soil sexy" with her new biodynamic farming charity Dirt. Green Queen - Read More The...

Organic World Congress 2021: 6-10 September online from Rennes (France)

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IFOAM – Organics International is organizing the Organic World Congress, the global gathering for the organic movement, an event that will offer a truly...

U.N. Scientists: Climate and Biodiversity Must Be Crises Solved Together

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Leading U.N. biodiversity and climate crises experts say we must approach both issues together—we can’t solve one without the other. Green Queen - Read More The...

‘Plastic in product’ logo to mark plastic-free period products

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From July, the European Commission’s Single Use Plastic Directive (SUPD) rules that all disposable period products sold in the EU, even those containing no...

Time is ‘running out’ for climate change, warns CCC

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The Climate Change Committee (CCC) says ‘time is running out for realistic climate commitments’ after delays to the Government’s Ten-Point Plan. The CCC, which was...

L’Oréal, Coca-Cola Lead 100 Brands In Support of ‘Extended Producer Responsibility Packaging’ Initiative

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For the first time, 100+ businesses in the packaging value chain, along with more than 50 other organizations have come together to publicly recognize...