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Digital Climate Strike

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Over 1,000 websites and companies are joining the Digital Climate Strike on 20 September, in response to the call to action from young people around the world. Many of the world’s largest websites are participating... Read full article

Plastic Free Solutions

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Opening tomorrow (11 September), PlasticFreeLand™ will offer a tangible vision of a plastic-free world that is ready to be realised today. It is the brainchild of global campaign group A Plastic Planet, the force behind the Plastic Free Aisle campaig... Read full article

Investing in Climate and Nature

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A broad group of 18 civil society organisations, supported by millions of British people, has warned the new chancellor that the government is on course to miss its net zero target and burden the next generation with a ‘planet-sized debt’.... Read full article

Blackrock and The Amazon

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As fires rage across the Amazon, a report released on Friday (30 August) reveals that BlackRock, the world’s largest institutional investor with $6.5 trillion in assets, is deeply invested in the sectors most responsible for tropical forest...... Read full article

Shifting Perspective

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Since taking power in Brazil January this year, new president Jair Bolsonaro changed legislation to allow the use of hundreds of new pesticides – a quarter of them banned by the EU. Under his rule Brazil also started to further increase deforestation... Read full article

Paying a Price

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New research has revealed the environmental impact of the various payment methods available – from old and new bank notes to bank cards and even Apple Pay.... Read full article

A Carbon Neutral Water Industry

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Water companies in England have today announced plans to plant 11 million trees as part of a wider commitment to improve the natural environment. The move supports the goal to achieve a carbon neutral water industry by 2030.... Read full article

Plastic Free Mags

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Award-winning children’s publication The Week Junior and Science & Nature magazine have shed their packaging for subscription mailouts. They’re going ‘naked’ for the planet in a bold initiative to be one of the first UK zero waste publications.... Read full article

Waitrose Refill Success

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​​​​​​​Waitrose & Partners is to extend its ‘Unpacked’ test in Oxford beyond the original end date of 18 August and has committed to introducing elements of the concept into three more shops by the end of the year... Read full article

The End of The Plastic Bag?

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Sales of plastic bags by the seven biggest retailers in England have fallen by 90% since the 5p charge was introduced in 2015, according to new figures released yesterday (31 July).... Read full article

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