Blogs

2018

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
2018

4 Natural Dyes from Kitchen Waste

4 Natural Dyes from Kitchen Waste Natural dyes have been used to colour cloth for thousands of years and until 1856 when William Henry Perkin serendipitously discovered the first chemical
Philip Hammond
2018

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,
2018

EU Plastics ban

Image credit BBC The war against plastic took another momentous step earlier this week. The European Parliament voted 571-53 to ban many single-use plastics entirely throughout
2018

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