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Nutricare crowdfunds to launch STRAP compostable sports tape

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After identifying a gap in the market for a sustainable option, Nutricare founder James Dutton has launched a crowdfunding campaign to develop STRAP – the world’s...

Circular Fashion Economy Could Grow To US$5 Trillion, Predicts New Industry ReportCircular Fashion Economy...

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As sustainability continues to take over fashion, a new report says that the circular fashion industry has the potential to become a US$5 trillion...

Why Eco-Friendly Products are Hitting Home

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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...

Hong Kong’s First Sustainable Activewear Brand Transforms Plastic Waste Into Leggings

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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...

Vegan Footwear Market Expected To Surpass $24.8 Billion By End Of 2020, Says Report

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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...

The new plastic-eating ‘super enzyme’ signalling hope for recycling

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In 2016 a species of bacteria was identified at a Japanese waste site as having the natural ability to break down PET; now, a...

Beauty in bulk: Qualivrac’s liquid dispenser system takes silver

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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’

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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

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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

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GOTS, the international organic textile standard, saw the highest growth in certified operations ever last year. 

Luxury label MCM in biodynamic underwear first

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Korean-backed German Luxury label MCM has launched the first biodynamic cotton, eco-friendly and ethical underwear range.
Vegan fashion

Vegan fashion guidance will help shoppers buy with confidence

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New guidance has been agreed by UK retailers to help ensure vegan fashion products really are 100% free of animal products.

Ecolean at the top globally in trusted sustainability rankings

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Lightweight packaging specialist Ecolean has achieved Gold Medal Recognition 2020 for its sustainability work. The certificate is awarded by the independent sustainability ratings provider, EcoVadis.

Qosmedix launches bamboo applicator kit for makeup professionals

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Qosmedix has launches a new bamboo applicator kit, created especially for professional makeup artists and to help maintain  a hygienic environment for clients.

82% of UK shoppers say plastic packaging must change drastically

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82% of UK shoppers say plastic packaging must change drastically, new research commissioned by retail app specialist Ubamarket shows. 

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Natural Products Meets returns with incentive for retailers

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Friday 28 January will see the return of Natural Products Meets as it hosts a webinar dedicated to retailing beyond the pandemic. Beginning at 10.30am,...