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Could you Stop Flying?

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Molly Scott Cato, the Green MEP known as the ‘MEP who doesn’t fly’, is urging people to make a ‘flight-free 2020’ pledge. She says stopping flying, or cutting back on flights considerably, is the ‘most important single thing we can do... Read full article

'All-in' DRS a 'No-Brainer'

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The economic benefit of a deposit return system that included every drinks can and bottle – both plastic & glass – would be eight times greater than the economic benefit of a watered-down system, according to a government analysis highlighted by CPRE... Read full article

The Holiday Amnesty

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Canopy & Stars has a lot to thank nature for – the whole business for one – and now the glamping specialist believes it’s time to give something back. As part of the fight against the climate crisis, they have announced its mission to plant 1M trees... Read full article

Europe's Leading Green Resort

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The World Travel Awards has named Sardinia’s Valle dell’Erica Resort Thalasso & Spa ‘Europe’s Leading Green Resort 2019’. The resort is owned and run by My Green Pod Hero Delphina Hotels & Resorts, which won the 2018 P.E.A. Award for Travel/Tourism. ... Read full article

Waterways Plastic Challenge

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Canal & River Trust, the waterways and wellbeing charity that cares for 2,000 miles of canals and river navigations in England and Wales, has published research about the volume of plastics and litter found in its waterways.... Read full article

Deforestation for Consumer Goods

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At least 50 million hectares of forest – an area twice the size of the UK – is set to have been destroyed for commodities during 10 years of corporate commitments to end deforestation, according to a new Greenpeace International report.... Read full article

Going Clean Just Got Easy

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Many of you My Green Pod readers will know our mission is to help you find the most ethical, natural products and make easy switches that, together, could save the planet. Going clean just got a lot easier, because we’ve decided to take our mission..... Read full article

Driving the Shift

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Jordan Brompton fell into the renewables industry by accident; ‘I started working for Lee Sutton with his previous company and I just joined to do a little bit of admin work’, she remembers...... Read full article

Taking Organic Upstairs

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Philip and Lisa Ingram were well on their way to an organic lifestyle before turning their attention to cotton. When the husband and wife co-founders of LittleLeaf Organic detected ‘a noticeable chemical smell’ from some new, good-quality bed linen... Read full article

Clean Cotton

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Most people never consider that what they wear started life on a farm, but over 50% of the clothes sold in the UK are made of cotton – most of which was grown by some of the 100 million cotton farmers across the globe.... Read full article

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