Natural Living

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

Getvov.com launches as e-commerce platform with a purpose

Launched ahead of Veganuary, Getvov.com is a new plant-based online marketplace in the UK that combines convenience and sustainability.

Tisserand creates winter fragrances

Tisserand Aromatherapy has introduced a winter collection of Room Mists, Candles and Diffuser Oils.

New Eco Lifestyle Awards launch for 2021

The Beauty Shortlist has announced the launch of its global Eco Lifestyle Awards which will shine a spotlight on the most sustainable brands.

Central England Co-op teams with Suma Wholefoods for zero waste refill...

Central England Co-op has partnered with Suma to trial a zero waste refill station in its new £3 million flagship concept store in Lichfield.

Store Brighton brings sustainable shopping to Fiveways

Last weekend a new sustainable shop opened in the Fiveways area of Brighton, to cater for the plastic-free shopping needs of local residents.

UK to help India to lead the way for Asia with...

UKRI and WRAP are collaborating to develop a Plastics Pact in India, aimed at enhancing ‘knowledge exchange’ between the UK and India.

OTB in new partnership with GOTS

The OTB and GOTS have announced a new partnership, joining forces to support the UK’s organic textile sector.

Consumers cotton on to organic and ethical clothing

Organic cotton, says the Soil Association (SA) is not only good for the environment, but good for business too, as consumer spend within the category rises.

Scotland in period product world first

Scotland has become the first country in the world to make period products free to ‘anyone who needs them’, in a scheme approved by MSPs.

Green People claims UK pet first with allPaws organic grooming range

Green People has started pampering pets as well as people with the launch of the UK’s first certified organic range of pet grooming products.

Green living solutions from The Squeeky Cleaners

In February, The Squeeky Cleaners will be unveiling a new solution for more eco-friendly house cleaning: a range of 100% natural, organic, vegan and pet-safe cleaning fluids packaged in aluminium bottles.

DAME expands range with innovative reusable period pads

In its mission to make periods sustainable, acceptable and accessible to all DAME has ‘redesigned the period pad for the 21st Century’.

Reusable containers safe during pandemic, scientists insist

More than 100 scientists this week signed a statement to reassure the public that reusable containers are safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Natracare welcomes Government move to axe tampon tax

Natracare welcomes the Government decision to remove the 5% VAT rate on period care products, more commonly known as the ‘tampon tax’.

60% of schools not tackling period poverty, says charity

A scheme launched by the DfE which makes period products free to school pupils has seen under 40% uptake, reports the Free Period group.

Nutricare crowdfunds to launch STRAP compostable sports tape

Nutricare founder James Dutton is crowdfunding to develop STRAP – the world’s first 100% compostable sports tape produced from bamboo fibre.

Totally Solid shower gels

This month sees Eat Grub co-founder Neil Whippey launch Shower Blocks – bubbly, hydrating and plastic-free alternatives to shower gel.

Greenscents becomes first UK household brand to get POFCAP certified

Somerset-based company Greenscents has become the first organic laundry and household cleaning brand to be certified palm oil-free in the UK. The brand’s entire range...

Treat hand gels as last resort, or risk superbug ‘armageddon’

Prolonged use of hand gels during the pandemic could lead to a superbug 'armageddon situation', an expert in surface disinfection has warned.

Soil Association releases tips for a sustainable Christmas

The Soil Association has released tips for a sustainable Christmas, citing ‘small changes’ which ‘make a world of difference’ to the planet.