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10 essential things to look for in ethical fashion brands

In a crowded marketplace and in our busy lives it can be difficult to remember what to look for in an ethical brand. But the next time you’re in the …

British wildlife to discover this spring

Ahh…spring. It's the busiest and most exciting time in nature’s calendar, when winter finally begins to ebb and wildlife begins to wake from its long …

Meet Asia's first single-use plastic free hotel

The akyra TAS Sukhumvit Bangkok has been created to not need any single use plastic<p>When it comes to bathroom amenities, each room at the akyra TAS …

Why the solution to the coffee cup problem isn't simple

We all love a winter warmer, but until recently no one considered the fact that almost none of our cups are being recycled<p>What’s the solution to the …

Coffee

How to rent clothes like a celeb and save the environment

Gillian June makes her jackets unique and they often are embellished with recycled materials<p>Hiring pieces means you have an ever changing wardrobe …

Rental Housing

Can the blockchain help these farmers?

As part of the UN’s One Planet Summit which kicks off today, Provenance has announced a project to test whether blockchain technology can both …

Mind the mountains: it’s the Kendal Mountain Festival

It's more fun in the mountains - the Kendal Mountain Festival isn't just for hardcore explorers<p>As this is about getting active, obviously there are …

Adventure Travel

The Pointer, Brill, Buckinghamshire review

This is pub grub done spectacularly well. Seasonal is just a way of life here and the menus change depending on what comes from the family’s farm. …

What’s the biggest challenge for social enterprise?

“The vast majority of problems we face today are so complex that they will not be solved by a single entrepreneur”<p>But increasingly all parties …

Social Enterprise

Brighton gets #streetsahead of plastic waste

Step up your rubbish game with #StreetsAhead in Brighton<p>Being a tourist destination (tourism brings £845 million to Brighton & Hove’s economy each …

Coastlines

Are you taking part in Zero Waste Week?

Back for its tenth year, Zero Waste Week takes place from 4-8 September. The campaign is designed to encourage people and businesses to look at their …

Sustainability

Which food market is going plastic bottle free?

Darren Henaghan, Managing Director of Borough Market said, “By using the new Borough Fountains our visitors will be able to refill and refresh …

Sustainability

Cheers to London's first fully sustainable pub

A beer flight appears with an IPA, American lager, Pilsner, stout and a couple of others, the colours range from light gold to solid brown. All are …

Aquaponics

Henry Holland and Lily Cole vs the plastic bottle

Henry Holland and Lily Cole are on the single plastic bottle warpath. The fashion designer and eco-conscious model have teamed up with BRITA to …

Going for gold: how is your jewellery made?

Fairtrade first stepped into the small scale gold mining world in 2011. Now there are four Fairtrade mines, three are in Peru and one in Uganda …

You better pedal if you want oysters...

The oyster festival comes with bands including The Land of The Giants, circus acts and performing arts across three stages and takes place on 7 and 8 …

Ice Cream

Meet the festival where retirees teach their skills

This month all over the country, retired men and women will be sharing their crafting and cooking skills as part of Grandfest, a two month long event …

Retirement

Ethical fashion goes 1930s glam

Gorgeous 1930s prints in lean shapes - what's not to love?<p>The Seed collection comprises a ruffle dress, ruffle back shirt, coat dress and wide leg …

Ethics

5 ways to create a kinder future with £1

Would you play the Veggie Lotto? Each week a £1 ticket could win you a £25,000 jackpot, courtesy of the Vegetarian Society. It’s an inspiring new …

Vegetarian

How to have a Med-style holiday in Bristol

The Lido’s menu is a feast of Mediterranean-inspired dishes concocted with ingredients from near and far, with strong Galician flavours and vivid …

Fish

Mamukko and the upcycling revolution

The brothers create luxury out of life-rafts and satchels out of sails<p>While the brand is seeing an increase in socially conscious consumers it has to …

Waves For Water: disrupting the water crisis

Jon Rose was influenced by his dad, Jack (seen in the pic), who set up a non-profit that helped catch rainwater in Africa<p>Recently he launched the …

Sustainable swimwear brand Riz share what makes them so special

The last issue is that there don’t seem to be enough bottles needing collecting,<p>“We have around 20,000 bottles right now. We’ve been to many beach …

Swimwear

Explore South Africa's Soweto by bike

Soweto is the only place with a street where two Nobel Peace Prize winners have lived. Named the ‘Beverley Hills of Soweto’ drop by to see Desmond …

1Hotels Central Park review

Find it at 1414 6th Avenue (7th Avenue subway stop).<p>Free Wifi? Yes.<br>Dog friendly? Yes.<br>Child friendly? Yes.<p><i>Want to carbon offset your flights? Here's</i> …

How to have wild adventures in Britain

“I’ve travelled widely in the world, but these days I’d much rather explore Britain”<p>While some of the experiences are more out there than others …

Adventure Travel

Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman hotel review

Around a two and a half hour drive from Dubai, just over the border into Oman’s Musandam peninsula.<p>Free Wifi? Yes.<br>Dog friendly? No.<br>Child friendly? …

Helsinki’s National Sauna Day

National Sauna's Day was first held in March 2016 and saw 1,500 Finns get naked<p>Finnish saunas aren’t the place to sit staring at the floor too …

Saunas

Tetiaroa: inside Marlon Brando's pioneering eco-escape

The only kicker to this pristine paradise? A one bedroom villa will cost around £2,500 per night.<p>Join the community for sustainable living, ethical …

Marlon Brando