Natural Living

Bringing the UK’s natural and organic products industry the latest natural and eco living news.

Tesco and Loop team for reusable packaging trial

Tesco has partnered with Loop to enable customers to buy products in reusable packaging that can be returned to be cleaned and reused.

Earthshot Prize awards ‘ground-breaking’ environmental solutions

After a ten-month global search, the first winners of the prestigious Earthshot Prize have been named at London's Alexandra Palace.

EcoVibe saves 1,500 acres of threatened rainforest

EcoVibe has announced that through its partnership with the Rainforest Trust it has saved 1,563 acres of tropical rainforest and habitats.

Organ(y)c announces Nottingham Wildcats basketball sponsorship

Organ(y)c has announced a partnership with the Nottingham Wildcats basketball club and its professional WBBL academy programme.

A third of Gen Z believe it’s ‘too late’ to solve...

“The pandemic has affected all of our lives, but ... the biggest impacts may be on the very world we live in,” says Eco Index 2021.

Spotlight series

Wildflower specialist Seedball’s new limited edition LOVE and Love Bees gift sets aim to encourage wildlife and protect bees this Christmas.

OrganiCup changes name to AllMatters to suit product line expansion

OrganiCup has rebranded to AllMatters to coincide with the expansion of its range beyond menstrual cups into other personal care products.

Whales and dolphins: ‘allies in the fight against climate change’

A study by WDC reveals that the number of whale and dolphin species known to be affected by marine litter has increased from 37% to 81%.

Clean Living highlights conscious consumerism with Born Free

Clean Living International has entered into a partnership with Born Free to highlight the impact purchasing decisions have on biodiversity.

The Cheeky Panda announces plans to float on London Stock Exchange

The Cheeky Panda says it is on its way to becoming the first crowdfunded business to pursue an IPO on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

Olympic athlete joins forces with Mooncup for Planet Earth Games

Cumbrian Olympic badminton player Lauren Smith has teamed up with Mooncup to present the brand’s Planet Earth Games challenge.

Research confirms surge in consumer demand for ethical products

Two new surveys have revealed that consumers are demanding more ethical and eco credentials from the brands they are buying.

Wiley’s Finest partners with OrganiCup to help end period poverty in...

Following its partnership with School in a Bag, Wiley’s Finest UK has teamed with OrganiCup to provide girls in Ghana with menstrual cups.

‘It’s what the planet would choose’: Organic September returns with key...

The annual Organic September campaign has launched for 2021, aligning all corners of the sector with one key message: Nature has the answer.

‘Plastic in product’ logo to mark plastic-free period products

The EC’s Single Use Plastic Directive rules that all disposable period products sold in the EU must display a ‘Plastic in product’ logo.

Time is ‘running out’ for climate change, warns CCC

The Climate Change Committee says ‘time is running out for realistic climate commitments’ after delays to the Government’s Ten-Point Plan.

Mama & Baby Awards celebrate 2021’s natural and organic winners

Held today, the 8th Beauty Shortlist Mama & Baby Awards saw a plethora of innovative new products from the natural and organic sector.

UK law to formally recognize animals as sentient beings

For the first time under UK law animals are to be formally recognized as sentient beings in a series of animal welfare reforms.

Trashed: UK plastic waste burns in Turkey, says Greenpeace

Approximately 40% of the UK’s plastic waste is exported to Turkey before being illegally dumped and burned, says a new Greenpeace report.

78% of consumers unable to identify greenwashing, survey reveals

To coincide with Earth Day a new survey ‘unearthes’ the ethical and sustainable shopping habits of UK consumers.