Last weekend at a sporting event, my beer was served in this ‘self-destructing’ cup. Intrigued by the incredibly bold messaging and claims, I couldn’t help but dig a bit deeper.
Over the last few years we have seen a trend in packaging moving from plastic to paper-based solutions, but is this really the sustainable choice or is it only perceived as ‘doing the right thing’ in consumers eyes?
As plastic consumption increases, I wanted to explore available alternative materials. I am a firm believer in the benefits of plastics, as well as cartonboard, glass and aluminium.
To honour the legacy of Nelson Mandela, the United Nations General Assembly marked Nelson Mandela’s birthday, July 18 as Nelson Mandela Day, devoting the day to public service.
‘Plastic Free July®’ has become a global movement. It was started in 2011 by a few people in the local Western Australian Government and now has over 100 million participants in 190 countries, but is it the only answer or indeed the answer at all? Plastic Free July was founded to combat plastic pollution on […]
Numi Tea’s founders, Ahmed and Reem, are by definition pioneers – introducing little-known herbs and teas to the United States, while advancing human rights and sustainable causes around the globe.
Circularity 23, organized by GreenBiz in Seattle, WA from June 5-7th, was a heady mix of learning, discovery, and relationship-building.
Festival organisers have developed comprehensive sustainability programmes from tent recommendations, a range of on-site sleeping arrangements, green buses to minimise CO2 emissions from travel as well as specific eco-camps.
Sustainable cosmetics packaging is complex. Gaynor Denton-Bray and Simon Furness explore the challenges and opportunities that cosmetics brands face in delivering improved packaging sustainability.
Gillian Garside-Wight explores six amazingly inspirational people who continue to make a significant difference to how we view sustainability.
Anita had a formidable reputation as a businesswoman, an entrepreneur, a human rights activist and an environmental campaigner, she was probably best known as the founder of the Body Shop, a household name famous for pioneering ethical consumerism.
This World Environment Day we will see lots of people posting about beating plastic pollution, however this must not be a one day wonder.