In the wake of the recent BBC1 programme on plastic pollution ‘Drowning in Plastic’ it’s inspiring to discover the genious minds of the creative industries around the world in addressing these probems from food to fashion. BBC1 programme: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bmbn47 Full article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/apr/22/meet-the-pioneers-tackling-plastic-waste-loliware-straws-vin-and-omi Photograph: Antonio Olmos for the Observer AdvertisementsRead more "Meet the anti-plastic warriors: the pioneers with bold solutions to waste"
Wow this looks amazing and when you sign up for the course for every £10 course purchased, they are committing to gifting the course to a woman across the globe via one of their charity partners. Their goal is to gift one million courses in order to empower One Million Women to make their ask. […]Read more "Make your ask"
Reports of abuse on shoots have long swirled around the photographer – but only now does a major publisher appear to have banned him from its pages. “The question is why would it take so long for these magazines to distance themselves? Unlike Harvey Weinstein, Richardson’s activities have long been public. This story dates […]Read more "Why has it taken so long for magazines to distance themselves from Terry Richardson?"
London – Swedish fashion retailer H&M stands accused of burning 12 tonnes of unsold garments per year in spite of its ongoing sustainability efforts to close the loop in fashion. The fashion giant is said to have incinerated approximately 60 tonnes of usable, unsold clothing over the past few years, according to research from Danish […]Read more "Burning deadstock? Sadly, ‘Waste is nothing new in fashion’"
Over 150 people, from entrepreneurs to designers to philosophers, have signed The Copenhagen Letter this week calling for better practices in technology and design. The letter, which was published by Copenhagen’s Techfestival, calls for a “new Renaissance” in the future design of technology to put the human, and not just the “user”, ahead of business. […]Read more "The Copenhagen Letter calls for better practices in technology"
This article came out in April 2017 and I thought I had included it in an blog earlier. Since The Times deemed it important to pen an article on the Do’s and Don’t of what the over 40s should say and wear over the weekend, I thought it was time to include this: https://www.women.com/shannon/lists/the-24-things-every-woman-after-30-should-wear-dot-dot-dot Image: […]Read more "24 Things Women Over 30 Should Wear: Whatever The Fuck She Wants!"
“As a trio of lawsuits claim compensation for sea rises resulting from fossil fuel emissions, campaigners say carbon majors must change their business models…these companies are clinging to an outdated business model that is not compatible with a safe climate and liveable communities.” Full article: https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/jul/26/california-communities-lawsuit-exxon-shell-climate-change-carbon-majors-sea-level-rises?CMP=new_1194&CMP= Image: Houses hanging over a cliff in Pacifica, San […]Read more "Exxon, Shell and other carbon producers sued for sea level rises in California"