Mission possible: new report offers optimism for combatting climate change

The group, the Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) brought us some promising news in their recent report revealing that industrial emissions can be eradicated at a cost of less than 1% of the global GDP, whilst having a negligible impact on living standards. It is no secret that industrial practice often takes a huge toll on […]

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 […]

5 Plastic-free Solutions for a Promising Future of Packaging

Plastic packaging is absolutely everywhere. Whether we want to or not, most of us come into contact with some form of plastic packaging or another multiple time a day. Small, big, fine, thick, plastic in plastic, plastic on plastic, single-use, reusable…it is hard to escape. Something that is also hard to escape, is the material’s […]

Fashion’s Dirty Secrets

Image Credits: BBC Earlier this week the BBC aired another environmentally-related documentary – this time dealing with the fraught topic of fashion and its impacts on the planet. Stacey Dooley, who takes a lead role within the programme goes to Kazakhstan, Indonesia and Copenhagen to try and uncover ‘Fashion’s Dirty Secrets’. First, we are taken […]