Could Seawater Dyeing be the Future of Fashion?

Could Seawater Dyeing be the Future of Fashion? Thirsty Business The fast fashion industry is often criticised for the large quantities of water it uses, pollutes and wastes. The water used to dye the clothes we wear is generally taken from rivers, streams and reservoirs local to the manufacturing units, meaning that surrounding communities must […]

What the Budget means for single use plastic

“Convenient for consumers, but deadly for our wildlife and our oceans” Philip Hammond This week we witnessed Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond deliver his Budget for the coming year, with promising premises for a future less dependent on single use plastic. Hammond revealed to parliament his proposed policies for“tackling the scourge of plastic littering […]

5 Ways Your Choice of Carrier Bag Affects Environmental Sustainability

How to minimise damage to the planet while you shop There is little doubt that human activity and its unprecedented rate of convenience-driven consumption is having a serious effect on the environment. Whilst issues such as rising sea levels, dwindling wildlife species and melting icecaps seem daunting and too large to deal with on our […]