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Biomaterial breakthrough as PURIFIED launches zero plastic shoe

Today, on World Earth Day, PURIFIED launch ABACA - the world's first shoe created with a Bananatex® upper and NFW’s PLIANT™ sole. Following a four year...

UK households throw away 1.7 billion pieces of plastic packaging per...

The UK's largest plastic waste survey, The Big Plastic Count, has found that UK households discard on average 60 pieces of plastic packaging per household...

Sowing the Seeds of Change: NOPEX Day 2 Recap

As the curtain draws on the final day of Natural & Organic Products Expo, it’s time to reflect on the pivotal moments that have...

Rooted in Sustainability: NOPEX Day 1 Recap

As the sun sets on the inaugural day of Natural & Organic Products Expo 2024, we’re here to recap the highlights and offer a...

Natural & Organic Product Expo returns for the biggest industry gathering

The future of retail is about to unfold at the highly anticipated Natural & Organic Products Expo, which opens its doors this Sunday 14th...

Plastic waste surge presents a looming crisis in 2024

New research has found that 220 million tonnes of plastic waste are set to be generated in 2024, adding to the almost ten percent...

Ecoswap celebrates 130% growth in just six months

Ecoswap - the pioneering platform set to transform the online gifting landscape by offering consumers improved access to sustainable gift choices - is celebrating...

‘Our best speaker programme yet’ – Natural & Organic Products Expo...

Natural & Organic Products Expo (NOPEX) has announced its best ever speaker line-up for its return to ExCeL London on 14-15 April.  Over 50...

Rose essential oil found to stimulate defence genes in tomato leaves

Researchers have found rose essential oil could be a safe pesticide for organic agriculture, as it activates defence genes in the tomato plant. Plants release...

Just 10 fishing vessels responsible for a quarter of harmful suspected...

Oceana UK has revealed that the UK’s marine ‘protected’ areas were subjected to over 33,000 hours of suspected bottom trawling in 2023, according to...

Ten UK rivers at risk as “ethically bankrupt” chicken industry booms...

A new Soil Association report has revealed that ten British rivers across seven counties are at risk of becoming dead zones depleted of wildlife...

Who Gives A Crap partners with all-electric courier Packfleet for clean...

Sustainable toilet paper brand Who Gives A Crap is partnering with all-electric courier Packfleet to provide carbon-neutral deliveries to London loos. The plastic free, bamboo and...

Renée Elliott, Founder of Planet Organic, confirmed to speak at Natural...

Renée Elliott, Founder of Planet Organic and Co-Founder of Women Tree, will be gracing the stage as a Keynote speaker at the upcoming Natural...

Nordic Organic Food Fair launches The Good Food Fair ahead of...

Event organisers Diversified Communications, behind the highly successful Nordic Organic Food Fair, has launched The Good Food Fair, which will take place for the...

Wave goodbye to synthetics with Community Clothing’s plastic free, compostable sportswear...

Community Clothing, the sustainable clothing brand and social enterprise by Scottish fashion designer and self-described “polymer-nerd” Patrick Grant, has launched a range of 100%...

Global organic area grows more than ever before and reaches 96...

The global organic farming area increased by over 20 million hectares in 2022, reaching 96 million hectares. The number of organic producers also saw...

Retail Expert and TV Personality Mary Portas confirmed to speak at...

Natural & Organic Products Expo is proud to announce that Mary Portas OBE, renowned retail expert, broadcaster, author, and activist, will headline the trade...

Tukas EV release ‘S’ Model of their power-generating exercise bike

Tukas EV has announced a new model of its power-generating exercise bike and storage device, the “HR Bank S750,” designed as a more accessible...

‘We Feed The UK’ exhibition spotlights regenerative food producers across the...

British custodians of soil, sea and seed will be celebrated in a major arts projects that launches today. We Feed The UK pairs award...

The Big Plastic Count 2024: Greenpeace and Everyday Plastic Announce Return...

  Greenpeace UK and Everyday Plastic are reuniting for The Big Plastic Count 2024, representing a once-in-a-generation opportunity for the public to influence the UN...