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

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.

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.

Refills: there’s a City to Sea app for that

City to Sea has extended its Refill campaign to include an app to help consumers find refill locations and reduce their use of plastic.

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.

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.

London wellness brand KYEM launches with crystal-based hand protection

New independent wellness brand KYEM has come to market with a Crystal-Activated Hand Protection Spray combining ‘energy, nature and science’.

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.

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.

New Zealand to offer free period products to schoolchildren

New Zealand has become the latest country to promise free period products in schools in Government efforts to stamp out period poverty.

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.

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.

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.

HTC Health expands into pet nutrition

Supplement company HTC Health has extended its offer into the pet nutrition category with a range of nutritional supplements for dogs.

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.

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.

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.

Vegan Society registers clothing/footwear verification test

A vegan verification test developed by Eurofins I Chem-MAP for clothing and footwear has been registered with The Vegan Society.

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.

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.

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.