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Give Stories Not Stuff: Why Tinggly is the Perfect Experience Gift for Christmas

Give Stories Not Stuff: Why Tinggly is the Perfect Experience Gift for Christmas

This post was sponsored by Tinggly.  As Christmas approaches, consumerism reaches a frenzied peak egged on by societal expectations, peer pressure and clever marketing. With the purchase of gifts, food and drinks, decorations and single-use drinkware and tableware, Christmas is undoubtedly the most wasteful holiday of the year. However, pushing back on gift giving particularly...

The Best Sustainable Fashion Memes That Ethical Fashion Advocates Will Relate To

The Best Sustainable Fashion Memes That Ethical Fashion Advocates Will Relate To

This year has brought all kinds of awful, from typhoons and other environmental disasters to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic impacts and job losses. Internet memes have been a godsend in these times particularly hilarious sustainability-related memes. At HQ, aside from building the new greenhouse, establishing gardens such as the ‘Not So...

15 Simple Eco-Friendly and Upcycled Ideas for Christmas Decorations

15 Simple Eco-Friendly and Upcycled Ideas for Christmas Decorations

Do you celebrate the Christmas holidays but still haven’t decorated your place yet? Spent lots on ethical and sustainable gifts and don’t have the budget to splash on Christmas decorations? Not to worry. We’ve curated this list of simple, D-I-Y and eco-friendly Christmas decoration ideas to liven your home this festive season. 1. Toilet paper...

5 Ways to Normalise Outfit Repeating

5 Ways to Normalise Outfit Repeating

Fast fashion has dominated the rag trade over the last couple of decades making rampant production and consumerism the norm. Characterised by speed of production, high volumes, low margins, cheap prices and disposable trends, the fast fashion industry exploits the human desire for cheap novelty and status, and threatens the health and wellbeing of our...

Australian Specialty Roaster Jasper Coffee Launches Country’s First 100% Plastic-Free Takeaway Coffee Cup and Lid

Australian Specialty Roaster Jasper Coffee Launches Country’s First 100% Plastic-Free Takeaway Coffee Cup and Lid

Australians use more than a billion disposable coffee cups each year, equivalent to approximately 2.7 million coffee cups per day, with roughly 92% ending up in landfills. But specialty coffee roaster Jasper Coffee has introduced the country’s first 100% plastic-free, fully recyclable single-use coffee cup and lid, amidst a year that has seen a surge in disposable...

We Asked Our Instagram Sustainable Community What They Thought of Black Friday. The Responses Were Mixed

We Asked Our Instagram Sustainable Community What They Thought of Black Friday. The Responses Were Mixed

Black Friday is almost here (November 27) and we at EWP have been receiving a lot of emails from conscious businesses relating to this American-founded sales day. Some brands are taking part in sales and promotions while others are taking a ‘no’ stance. Citizen Wolf, an award-winning Sydney-based business that custom makes t-shirts using on-demand...

French Designer Isabel Marant Apologises After Being Called Out For Cultural Appropriation By Mexican Culture Ministry

French Designer Isabel Marant Apologises After Being Called Out For Cultural Appropriation By Mexican Culture Ministry

After the Mexican government called out French fashion designer Isabel Marant for appropriating traditional indigenous patterns in her latest collection, the designer has offered an apology. The issue was brought to the global spotlight when Mexican Cultural Minister Alejandra Frausto Guerrero published an open letter, demanding an explanation from the luxury designer: “In the 2020-21 Etoilé winter-fall...

Q&A with Eric Dales, Co-Founder of Sustainable Boho Label TAMGA Designs

Q&A with Eric Dales, Co-Founder of Sustainable Boho Label TAMGA Designs

Eric Dales co-founded boho-inspired sustainable women’s label TAMGA Designs the year of the unforgettable and devastating Rana Plaza tragedy. In this interview, the TAMGA Designs co-founder and operations director shares how his experience in international development was foundational to establishing the business, how COVID-19 has positively and negatively impacted trade and what he thinks about the upcoming...

Heston Blumenthal Endorsed Vegan ‘Meat’ Fable Debuts in 470 Coles Stores Nationally

Heston Blumenthal Endorsed Vegan ‘Meat’ Fable Debuts in 470 Coles Stores Nationally

Just four months after Australian plant-based startup Fable Food Co launched its signature Plant Based Braised Beef product in 600 Woolworths in June, the business celebrates another milestone announcing today it will be stocking 470 Coles stores around Australia. Endorsed by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal who uses it in his Michelin Star restaurants, Fable is...

David Jones and GlamCorner Partner to Launch Designer Fashion Rental Hub

David Jones and GlamCorner Partner to Launch Designer Fashion Rental Hub

Since 2015 David Jones have been rolling out plans and initiatives to cement its reputation as a leader within the responsible fashion space. Owned by Woolworths Holdings, the company tracks its progress to become one of the world’s “most sustainable retailers” in their Good Business Journey reports. From supporting the Fashion Revolution #WhoMadeMyClothes movement, phasing out...

Climate Protests Hit Insurance Giant Lloyd’s of London Headquarters Ahead of #StopAdani Online Rally

Climate Protests Hit Insurance Giant Lloyd’s of London Headquarters Ahead of #StopAdani Online Rally

Climate activists from grassroots campaigns #StopAdani and Insure our Future have gathered at the London headquarters of insurance giant Lloyd’s of London and delivered two giant postcards – one from the Pacific Climate Warriors and one from the global #StopAdani movement – calling on the insurance company to align its policies to the Paris Agreement...