Natural Living

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

Tisserand creates winter fragrances

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

Light up for a soporific scent

New from natural wellness brand Green Goddess is the Slumber Sleep Candle, designed to induce a peaceful night’s sleep.

Sodasan gets tough with stains

Sodasan has created a new Lime Oil Power Cleaner which acts both as a surface cleaner and stain remover.

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.

Lots of GOTS: organic textile mark sees highest ever growth

GOTS, the international organic textile standard, reports the highest growth in certified operations ever last year, reports Jin Manson.

Huskup harnesses all-natural by-product for reusable cups

Durable, biodegradable and free from plastic, Huskup is a new reusable coffee cup produced from rice husks.

Natracare ‘proves industry wrong’ in NPD first

Growing concern about the presence of fatbergs in the UK’s sewers, along with mounting plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, has led organic personal hygiene brand Natracare to develop and launch what it says is Europe’s ‘first truly flushable' moist tissue wipe.

Colt & Willow creates plant-based cleaning solutions

New household cleaning brand Colt & Willow has launched with a range of sustainable, plant-based products created to look great as well as being effective.

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.

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’.

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...

Waitrose tells Oxford customers to BYO

A location in Oxford has become the first store to trial Waitrose’s new refill station, providing customers with a facility where they can shop for unpackaged everyday basics such as rice, pasta, cereals, lentils, seeds and coffee, using their own containers from home.  

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.

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.

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.

Join the Zero Waste Club

January saw the launch of the Zero Waste Club, a new plastic-free online grocery portal founded by 20-year-old Pawan Saunya and his business partner Rishi Gupta.

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.

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.

Aroma Spray crosses the Channel

French brand Saint Côme has arrived in the UK with its Aroma Spray range of essential oil-based natural products.

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.