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Good Eco News 2022

Good Eco News 2022

  A lot happened in 2022 – some good, some bad and others great. We wanted to spotlight the positive stories of incredible innovations, organisations and individuals committed to making a positive impact. 1.The EU has agreed to a new law to fight global deforestation In a world first, companies will have to show that their products have not contributed...

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What is Plastic Free July?

What is Plastic Free July?

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution.  It was started in 2011 by Rebecca Prince-Ruiz and a small team in local government in Western Australia and is now one of the most influential environmental campaigns in the world. The movement has inspired 100+ million participants in 190...

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Sunscreen: Damaging to People & the Planet?

Sunscreen: Damaging to People & the Planet?

  Sunscreen is designed to protect our skin from harmful UV rays to prevent skin cancer, but could it be damaging our health and the planet in the process?  Despite sunscreen being now universally accepted as a critical barrier to reducing skin cancer risk, in recent years, it has come under scrutiny for being potentially toxic to the environment –...

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Why You Should Buy Fair Trade Chocolate

Why You Should Buy Fair Trade Chocolate

Why You Should Buy Fair Trade Chocolate  Cadbury, Hershey's, and Nestlé – what do these three companies all have in common? They are not Fair Trade chocolate but with fewer than 5% of all cocoa produced with Fair Trade standards. Is this the norm?  The majority of the cocoa production from cocoa crops (about 70%) can be traced back to...

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