Natural Living

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

Meeting reveals Defra reluctance to act on pesticides

Following a meeting with Defra Anabel Kindersley of Neal’s Yard Remedies has issued a call to action to pressure Government to protect bees.

Delphis Heroes Campaign goes live

Delphis has launched its Heroes Campaign which sees adverts at Holborn Central Line and Welwyn Garden City. 

Takegoodcare opens bricks and mortar store in Lewes

Sustainable store takegoodcare has opened its doors in Lewes, directly below the office where founder Barbara Rowe came up with the concept.

Bambino Mio reveals ‘rebellious rebrand’

Bambino Mio has unveiled a new brand identity following a ‘rebellious rebrand’ undertaken in a collaboration with Big Fish agency.

GOTS adopts AI to prevent organic fraud

GOTS has partnered with the European Space Agency to explore the potential of remote monitoring technology in organic cotton certification.

Cozy & Green app facilitates zero-waste shopping

Start-up Cozy & Green has launched an app to help Londoners live more eco-friendly lives by taking the challenge out of zero-waste shopping.

Modern Milkman gets Dizzie for breakfast refillables

Sustainable grocery delivery service Modern Milkman has teamed with reusable packaging business Dizzie for its Refillables launch.

Roam rolls out world’s first skin tone condoms

Challenging the lack of innovation in the wellness category, Roam has created inclusive Skin Tone Condoms – a ‘world first in sex care’.

Here We Flo takes to the streets

After kicking off its ‘No More Period Dramas’ campaign earlier this year Here We Flo has expanded it in a bid to de-stigmatize periods.

Defra makes the case for reusable nappies

An updated Life Cycle Assessment by Defra has this week concluded that reusable nappies produce 25% less CO2 than single-use equivalents.

Periods and politics: women’s health in the House of Commons

Here We Flo hosted a reception in the House of Commons to highlight the intersect between women’s health and environment.

Organic Textile Week launches to quash greenwash

“Choose certified organic textiles – say no to greenwashing.” That’s the slogan of the newly launched Organic Textile Week.

Waitrose launches in-store soft plastic recycling scheme

Waitrose has become the latest UK supermarket to offer an in-store soft plastic recycling scheme for shoppers.

Single-use plastic cutlery to be banned in England

The Government has confirmed that single-use plastic cutlery, plates and trays are set to be banned in England.

Carbon cutting out of necessity, not virtue

UK’s approach to sustainability is being ‘re-shaped’ by the cost of living crisis, with CO2 reduction a by-product of keeping bills down.

Vitæ launches sustainable indoor garden solution

Vitæ – which is on a mission to reinvent urban agriculture – has created the Vitæ Halo, an indoor garden that grows fresh, tasty herbs.

POTR creates first self-watering plant pot made from sea debris

Start-up POTR has launched the world’s most sustainable, self-watering plant pot produced from abandoned ocean waste.

GOTS standards become more stringent

GOTS has raised the bar on requirements for certified gins - machinery which removes stems, soil, burrs and other debris from cotton bolls.

Eco living starts young with Clean Living kits

Clean Living International has created a Kids Eco-Friendly Cleaning Kit so that young eco-warriors can help around the home.

Organic September petition reaches 45,000 signatures

A petition launched by the Organic Trade Board (OTB), Soil Association (SA), Ecotone, Ethical Food Company and RBOrganic in August has reached more than...