Humans have been creatures who eat to live for long enough, now we enjoy a society where many live to eat. Food has blown up as a culture of its own; smoothies, sandwiches, pies, pizzas, burgers, pasta, and a whole manner of desserts are no...

While talking to my 94-year-old grandmother over the phone the other day, I mentioned the fact that I was doing some research about how seaweed may be key to providing a sustainable and eco-friendly alternative to plastic. “That sounds wonderful,” she responded. “Because, even though I...

By Megan Johnson, Founder and owner The ForEva straws were discovered while I was on vacation in Bali. I knew that this business was going to work when my experience was too coincidental, and it seemed to be a sign from my late grandmother, choosing the...

The focus of innovation in the conscious consumption space is certainly not trend based. The environmental and health issues facing the planet are now so interrelated and pressing that they are most certainly not going away. The core points of differentiation that the smarter companies will be focusing...

The year is speeding to an end and soon the festive season will be in full swing. While this brings loads of excitement to our lives, it can also make things feel like they’re spinning out of control. Now, more than any other time of...

‘Tis the season for many things; reconnecting with family, giving thanks for making it through the year, and making preparations for the year to come. With all this excitement, environmentally responsible habits when travelling tend to fall by the waste side (hem hem hem, excuse...

We’ve all rolled our eyes while our mother’s have whined, “Don’t waste your food, there are children starving in (insert poverty-stricken country here).” But how far does our irresponsible consumption reach? Well, you’d be alarmed to find that western countries like America and the United...

Wanting to go zero waste this year but feeling overwhelmed with where and how to start? I’ve identified a few critical zones in your life and home you can make a big impact in, section by section, paycheck to paycheck, with the products to support...

Simply a plastic bottle stuffed with non-recyclable materials, the ecobrick has become a symbol of man’s relationship with nature in the last century. Candice from Waste-Ed tells us some more about the message in each of these unique bottles. ...

From Shannon Skye AKA JourneyToZero_ TIPS FOR A WASTE FREE CELEBRATION Parties of any sort can produce a lot of unnecessary waste. Think rubbish bags full of paper plates, cups, napkins, wrapping paper and all sorts of food packaging… With just a bit of thought and planning, you can have...