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Style and Sustainability

Author: Katie Short

Natracare – Leading the Way in Sustainable Personal Care

Natracare – Leading the Way in Sustainable Personal Care

We caught up with Susie Hewson who gave us some insight into running a long-standing, award-winning sustainable business. Susie founded Natracare in 1989, when feminine hygiene brands were giving little thought to using plastic and harmful chemicals. Natracare produced the world’s first certified organic cotton […]

Ethical Cosmetics: What Do Organic and Cruelty Free Labels Really Mean?

Ethical Cosmetics: What Do Organic and Cruelty Free Labels Really Mean?

Are you striving for ethical bathroom products but concerned by all the different claims on the packaging? We’ve taken a closer look at UK standards to find out which symbols indicate truly organic and cruelty free cosmetics. Organic The most widely recognised organic symbol in […]

Eat Seasonal: Top Tomatoes

Eat Seasonal: Top Tomatoes

What do green zebra, beefsteak, and Tiny Tim all have in common? Answers on the back of a postcard please. Here’s a clue – it’s peak tomato season. Hooray, do the flamenco! There are more than 15,000 varieties of tomato, 3,000 of which are considered heirloom. The French […]

Ethical Wedding Guest Outfits

Ethical Wedding Guest Outfits

We’ve taken a look at some of the best ethical fashion to put together three outfits to see you through the wedding season and beyond. Let us know which is your favourite in the comments section below! Outfit 1: ‘Floating on the Dance Floor’ This […]

4 Green Reusable Water Bottles Standing on the Wall

4 Green Reusable Water Bottles Standing on the Wall

We throw away 13 billion plastic bottles per year in the UK, recycling a mere 57%. Of these billions of bottles, the average person discards 150 water bottles. One. Hundred. And. Fifty. The small step of changing to a reusable water bottle will significantly improve […]

Beat Plastic Pollution

Beat Plastic Pollution

This week’s World Environment Day and World Oceans Day has drawn even more attention environmental damage caused by plastics. Here’s a round up of our favourite beat plastic pollution stories and campaigns from around the world: To raise awareness about the plastic in our oceans […]

Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb Gin

Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb Gin

Hooray, it’s peak rhubarb season which means at least one afternoon of feeling like Barbara Good from The Good Life while chopping and stewing miles of pink stalks. In reality I am no Barbara Good. I could never pull off a fringe. Besides, the rhubarb […]