Blogs

2018

Fibre Focus: Hemp

Choosing a fibre from a design perspective can be challenging enough, but the fibre that a fabric is made from also has numerous environmental and social impacts. It can be
2018

Bleak Friday: The rise of the Black Friday boycott

Black Friday is nearly upon us and the end of this week will bear witness to hundreds of high street and online stores slashing their prices in order to incite
2018

Give palm oil the slip this Christmas

Who wants their Christmas to contribute to crises in the jungle? We thought so. Palm oil is back in the public eye after having taken a temporary backseat to
2018

Humanity represents just 0.01% of Earth’s biomass, but has destroyed 83% of wild animals

Earth’s 7.6bn humans account for just 0.01% of all living things, yet since the dawn of civilisation we have been responsible for the loss of 83% of wild animals and
2018

Single-use plastic – award-winning fish and chip shop to eliminate plastic packaging

The nation’s favourite food is ready for an eco-overhaul. Award-winning Welsh fish and chip shop, the Crispy Cod, pledges to eliminate plastic and polystyrene packaging from their shop in an