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"
Oceans around the world are drowning in plastic. It’s washing up on our beaches, and it’s working its way into our food chain. For every metre of coastline in the world, there are 16 grocery bags full of trash entering the sea each year, and that is mainly because 85% of the plastic produced worldwide […]Read more "Parley x Corona Collaborate To Find Eco-innovative Approaches To Marine Plastic Pollution"
We are heading for exciting times, where fashion as you know it will change exponentially. When I was studying for my MA back in 2011 I discovered a number of material developments that are named here, which were still in their infancy. Glad to see that there is real growth in looking at the impact […]Read more "Ten ways to make fashion greener"
I have just discovered this website and the article written by Carrie Davis that sheds some light on the probelms with using plastic in the fashion industry. “This piece is a two-part piece on the issue of Plastics that is a crucial conversation and we were keen to talk about it here at RangeRoom. At […]Read more "The problem with plastic…"
A new line of shoes is making every effort to be cruelty-free and sustainable by considering every aspect of their material and production. VegNews reports that Veerah Shoes have forgone leather in favor of material made from upcycled apple peels, and the result is actually super cute. Full article: http://www.greenmatters.com/living/2017/11/16/Zjlh7l/vegan-apple-peels Image source: InstagramRead more "These Gorgeous Vegan Shoes Are Made From Apple Peels"
For the environmentally conscious eater, they are among the most inconvenient truths: Too much food goes to waste. Too much packaging comes with the food. And too much of the packaging is made to last for ages. Now there may be a single answer to all three problems: using excess food to make the packaging. […]Read more "Packaging Food With Food to Reduce Waste"
‘We are so fond of your mighty stylish home — tech-less living room, artisan accents, subway tiles. But on the 22nd of April, we praise your other, bigger home, the one decorated with dense forests, pounding waterfalls and cloud-shrouded mountaintops. That is, we celebrate Earth, the home you share with us and every other living being. […]Read more "7 small, concious changes you can make for earth day"