Wasting Food ‘Is Top Cause of Environmental Guilt Among Brits’, What Is Yours?

Wasting food is the top cause of environmental guilt among Brits. That’s according to a new survey of 2,001 people, conducted by Opinium research and commissioned by renewable energy supplier Pure Planet, which shows 35% of UK adults feel bad about the environmental impact of binning food. Throwing away food …

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Ralph Lauren Unveils Polo Shirts Made from Plastic Bottles

Ralph Lauren has unveiled a new line of polo shirts made from recycled plastic bottles. The shirts are made in Taiwan, which is where the bottles are collected, and are dyed without needing to use any water. Each shirt uses around 12 bottles to be made – they are produced …

Enough Plastic Produced Each Day to Make 22 Trillion Water Bottles

Enough plastic is produced each day to make almost 22 trillion water bottles. That’s according to the National Geographic Society and Sky Ocean Ventures, which say more than 90% of this volume will never be recycled – to address this troubling issue, the two organisations have teamed up to launch …

Tommy Hilfiger Unzips 100% Recycled Luxury Denim Range

Luxury global fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger has unveiled plans to launch a range of 100% recycled cotton denim styles this spring. They include mom jeans, a unisex oversized trucker jacket and modern tapered jeans and will be made from leftover cotton that may otherwise have been lost from cutting tables …

Golf Is Not as Green as Grass: Teen Finds Golf Balls Are a Major...

The plastic waste in our oceans is a major environmental problem thanks to humans tossing out single-use items like take-out containers, plastic straws, water bottles and plastic bags. But there is also an unexpected source of plastic waste that a teenage diver recently discovered — golf balls. When 16-year-old Alex …

Samsonite Packs Its Suitcases for a Sustainable Trip

Samsonite has introduced a new sustainable material that involves knitting together recycled plastic. The travel luggage company says its innovative Neoknit product will enable a new generation of sustainable luggage to be made – it works by threading 100% recycled plastic bottle yarn together, minimising the cuts needed on each …

Lush Bath Bombs Make a Fizz About Going Plastic Free

The brand is opening an entirely plastic free shop in Manchester this Friday. Lush is to launch what it claims is the UK’s first plastic packaging-free cosmetics shop in Manchester this Friday. The ‘Naked’ shop will sell a range of innovative and plastic packaging-free alternatives to its popular soaps, bath bombs and …