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Latest Stories

Beauty

California has banned all single-use plastic toiletries from its hotel bathrooms

Hotels will face fines if they don't remove their miniature beauty bottles by 2023

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Amber Ascroft
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Scotland's plastic cotton bud ban
Life

Scotland’s cotton bud ban is a major turning point in the fight against single-use plastic

The new laws came into effect this weekend.

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Lauren Geall
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Fashion

Meghan Markle's favourite brand just unveiled boots and sweaters

Everlane is cleaning up the planet, one wardrobe staple at a time

Posted by
Grace Cook
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Beauty

Beauty product recycling: everything you need to know about recycling make-up, skincare and haircare

From mascara wands to moisturisers, consider this your beauty recycling 101

Posted by
Chloe Burcham
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Hollie Richardson
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Single-use plastic toiletry bottles have just been banned from a major hotel chain

We're so used to seeing them in hotel bathrooms.

Books about climate change and the environment
Books

These 9 books will help you to combat your eco-anxiety

Arm yourself with facts and figures in the fight against climate change.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
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Long Reads

Teen girls around the world explain why they are demanding action on climate change

As Edinburgh students are given a day off school to take part in climate change strikes, 7 girls explain why they strike.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Joanna Lumley
People

Joanna Lumley talks sustainability, single-use plastic and her best eco-friendly fashion tips

"We’re all part of the same chain, we’ve all got to look around and think, this could be done better."

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Arctic
Life

Plastic is literally falling from the sky in the Arctic

As if you needed another reason to stop buying single-use products.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Beauty

The best biodegradable facial wipes for removing make-up

Instant cleansing without harming the environment.

Posted by
Ava Welsing-Kitcher
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Plastic bags
Life

How the 5p plastic bag charge is making a real impact in our fight against climate change

Taking your favourite tote bag to the supermarket is well worth it.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Megan Murray
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13 stylish, reusable water bottles to cut back on plastic waste

They do good AND they look good

sustainable tampons
Life

6 of the best eco-friendly sanitary brands you need to know about

27,938 used tampons and applicators are found on the world’s beaches every single day. Let’s change that.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Easy ways to go plastic free, a beginners guide
Beauty

How to reduce plastic usage if you don’t know where to begin

If you’re overwhelmed, don’t worry. This will make things easier

Posted by
Lucy Partington
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People

Meet the woman inspiring others to live a waste-free life

Ingrid Caldironi quit her job in the oil industry to found a zero-waste supermarket

Posted by
Hannah Keegan
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Boots plastic bag ban
Life

Boots just did a high-street first to help tackle the climate change crisis

It will remove over 900 tonnes of plastic waste from their operations.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
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Beauty

Eco-friendly beauty products that make holiday packing a breeze

Make your suitcase more sustainable this summer

Posted by
Alicia Lansom
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Beauty

It’s plastic-free beauty day – here’s 4 easy ways to reduce the plastic in your bathroom

We can all make a difference

Posted by
Shannon Peter
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Daniela Morosini
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5 practical things you can do to fight climate change without totally overhauling your life

Here’s how you can help

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Life

5 simple ways to get involved in World Oceans Day

Calling all Blue Planet fans

Posted by
Christobel Hastings
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