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Australia’s Leading Eco Store Biome Launches Highest Standard of Cruelty-Free Cosmetics with New Palm Oil Free Range

Australia’s Leading Eco Store Biome Launches Highest Standard of Cruelty-Free Cosmetics with New Palm Oil Free Range

Australia’s pioneering eco store Biome has just launched the world’s highest standard of cruelty-free cosmetics with the release of its palm oil free range, offering customers budget-friendly ‘eco’ makeup that doesn’t compromise on performance or animal welfare. Biome founder, Tracey Bailey, believes products marketed as cruelty-free must also be palm oil free if it is...

The Kindness Pandemic

The Kindness Pandemic

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, I don’t know about you but my inbox has been inundated with emails about how businesses are dealing with COVID-19, from hotels through to non-profits, I’ve been told in every which way how an organisation is keeping...

Organic Basics: Minimalist, Budget-Friendly Sustainable Underwear and Wardrobe Essentials

Organic Basics: Minimalist, Budget-Friendly Sustainable Underwear and Wardrobe Essentials

If simple, Scandinavian design is your jam, we recommend checking out Copenhagen-based clothing label Organic Basics. Founded in 2014 after the founders realised that the fashion industry was one of the most polluting, they created Organic Basics to help solve fashion’s environmental problem. The brand’s tagline is direct and straight to the point: The fashion...

Female-Led Startup Dooeys is Making Sustainable House Shoes From Apple Leather

Female-Led Startup Dooeys is Making Sustainable House Shoes From Apple Leather

Women will no longer have to choose between wearing unsupportive slippers or comfy outdoor shoes inside their home. Sustainable startup brand Dooeys has created the perfect eco-friendly indoor shoe that does the job of both; slipshoes™ that are super stylish, supportive and built for comfort. Ideal for conscious women who work from home (since the...

Natural Hand Sanitisers: Are They Effective Against Coronavirus?

Natural Hand Sanitisers: Are They Effective Against Coronavirus?

As cities and governments around the world implement measures to control the spread of the coronavirus, public officials and health authorities are also urging people to do their bit by thoroughly and frequently washing our hands, limiting unnecessary travel, practicing social distancing and avoid touching their faces. The outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 has also seen...

How is COVID-19 Affecting Your Sustainable Business?

How is COVID-19 Affecting Your Sustainable Business?

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. It has been edited for clarity. Happy Saturday guys! I hope you’re having a great weekend! Now I normally send our newsletters out during the week, but it’s arriving in your inbox today because we had a time-sensitive campaign...

Eco-Friendly Croatian Start-Up MIRET’s 97% Ecological Sneakers Are a Kickstarter Sensation

Eco-Friendly Croatian Start-Up MIRET’s 97% Ecological Sneakers Are a Kickstarter Sensation

A Kickstarter campaign for a Croatian start-up’s eco-friendly sneakers has just launched and with 21 days to go (at the time of writing), MIRET already has 509 backers and surpassed its AU$15,350 goal, raising over $93,700 so far and counting. Following in their father’s footsteps into the footwear industry (literally), MIRET’s founders and brothers Hrvoje...

The Petition Making Everlane Accountable to its ‘Radical Transparency’ Brand Philosophy

The Petition Making Everlane Accountable to its ‘Radical Transparency’ Brand Philosophy

A petition to make American cult fashion brand Everlane accountable to its promise of “Radical Transparency” has been launched by Remake.world, a non-profit organisation advocating for a more ethical fashion industry and asking consumers to break up with fast fashion. “It’s time Everlane stopped greenwashing and misleading consumers about its supply chain ethics,” the Change.org...

Be Kind, Always

Be Kind, Always

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Happy Friday guys! First off, if you replied to our last newsletter and got a bounce back, I apologise. We continue to have tech issues and it has been a huge source of my frustrations this year. First NBN, then Telstra, then...

Why Sustainable Living Requires Tackling Emotional Labor

Why Sustainable Living Requires Tackling Emotional Labor

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Happy Friday guys! I’m writing this newsletter from a quiet coastal town called Seventeen Seventy (also known as 1770) in Queensland’s Gladstone region and almost six hours north of Brisbane. This town is known for being the second landing in Australia...