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

The eco-friendly masks with Type 2 PPE status

SP Science has completed CE Registration for its Silver Life Face Mask, making it fully validated as Type 2 reusable PPE for hospitals.

Watching the Christmas ‘waste line’

Businesswaste.co.uk is urging Brits to watch the amount of food and packaging waste they generate this Christmas.

Trio of developments for WaxWrap

In a trio of announcements, eco-friendly brand WaxWrap is celebrating two major new developments as well as one award.

Organic textiles facilities up 34% worldwide

GOTS has published its Annual Report for 2021, revealing its sign-up list has, for the first time, reached five figures.  

Oceanic plastic debris is displacing marine life, study finds

The great Pacific Garbage Patch has been confirmed as the home of marine species usually found living on coastlines.

Spotlight series

Based on barley stem water, ORGANii’s four new shower gel formulas are concentrated, mild and suitable for the whole family.

HOWND kicks off collaboration with Forest Green Rovers

Forest Green Rovers – ‘the world’s greenest football club’ – has partnered with HOWND to underscore the benefits of plant-based dog food.

Industry in ‘high spirits’ as Danish Minister opens Eco Life Scandinavia

Danish Minister opens NOFF with the message that ‘together we can ... drive forward the organic way of producing sustainable products’.

New GW4 Alliance backed by Eden Project co-founder

The new GW4 Alliance of universities is being championed by the co-founder of the Eden Project, Sir Tim Smit KBE.

Speaker schedule centred around sustainability at Eco Life Scandinavia

The upcoming Eco Life Scandinavia will see a ‘stellar speaker line-up’ of experts centre their discussions around sustainability.

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).