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Author and Non-Profit Founder Vanessa Pope on Helping Cafes and Coffee Lovers Transition to a Reusable and Plastic-Free Experience

Author and Non-Profit Founder Vanessa Pope on Helping Cafes and Coffee Lovers Transition to a Reusable and Plastic-Free Experience

Editor’s note: We have lots of talented and interesting eco-conscious readers from across the globe. In this feature, we want to share their stories, in their words in the hopes that it helps you to grow and learn. If you are a loyal reader and have a story that you would love to share with...

New Report from Change.org Reveals Best Practices for Social Activists

New Report from Change.org Reveals Best Practices for Social Activists

The social activist platform recently analyzed over 164,000 petition titles from the past 18 months to understand what makes an online petition become a social movement. MEDIA RELEASE In an age saturated with social activism, it’s impossible for every petition to gain viral status or celebrity endorsements. In a new first-of-its-kind report, Change.org reveals what...

New Australian Recycling Program Launches for Pens, Markers and Highlighters

New Australian Recycling Program Launches for Pens, Markers and Highlighters

Ground-breaking new recycling program for writing instruments launches in Australia. MEDIA RELEASE A new Australian recycling program will make all brands of pens and markers 100% recyclable, thanks to a partnership between leading stationary company BIC, and innovative recycling giant TerraCycle. Launching today, the Writing Instruments Recycling Program will encourage schools, offices and communities across...

Is There Really Such a Thing as Sustainable Tourism?

Is There Really Such a Thing as Sustainable Tourism?

By Indiana Lee The ideals of sustainable travel and ecotourism have grown in popularity as the world’s oceans continue to rise and the environmental impact of the world’s population continues to be felt. Around the globe, people are becoming more conscious of the ongoing environmental crisis and are looking for solutions to relieve it. Opponents...

Leading Australian Fashion Brands Country Road Group and David Jones to Phase Out Mulesed Wool

Leading Australian Fashion Brands Country Road Group and David Jones to Phase Out Mulesed Wool

MEDIA RELEASE The announcement by leading Australian fashion group Country Road Group and David Jones, committing to phase out mulesed sheep wool is a significant step in the right direction towards better animal protection in the fashion industry.  The move provides a clear signal to the Australian sheep industry that change needs to happen, a...

G7 Fashion Pact Could Be Key to Tackling Industry’s Climate Pollution

G7 Fashion Pact Could Be Key to Tackling Industry’s Climate Pollution

Companies must now release quantitative details on how they will meet climate change goals in line with UN Paris Agreement. MEDIA RELEASE Traditional Chochenyo and Karkin Ohlone Lands (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) — Over the weekend, major fashion brands announced a Fashion Pact at the G7 Summit in France, outlining commitments focused on reducing the fashion industry’s contribution to climate...

How the G7 Can Save the Amazon Rainforest

How the G7 Can Save the Amazon Rainforest

It is encouraging that the G7 is discussing the urgent situation in the Amazon. President Macron has advocated stopping industrial deforestation and finding new forms of forest governance where NGOs and indigenous peoples are more involved. The question is how G7 countries best could achieve this. The best way for G7 countries to help solve this crisis...