Category: <span>Events</span>

Environmental Events in 2021 to Add to Your Annual Calendar

Environmental Events in 2021 to Add to Your Annual Calendar

The pandemic continues to disrupt our routines and wreak havoc in our lives. We’re carrying disinfectant sprays, wearing face masks in public spaces, greeting each other with our elbows and some families have faced the full brunt of COVID-19, with family members losing their lives. While 2020 was an awful year for many in the...

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...

30 Tips for a Zero Waste and COVID-Safe Christmas and New Year Celebrations

30 Tips for a Zero Waste and COVID-Safe Christmas and New Year Celebrations

With Christmas and New Year just around the corner, an environmental health organization is urging families to celebrate safely and sustainably as the entire planet grapples with the unprecedented climate, plastic and COVID-19 woes.     In a bid to promote zero waste, toxin-free and COVID-safe celebrations, the EcoWaste Coalition have collated some zero waste tips from...

Conscious Fashion Campaign Launches ‘Discover the SDGs’ Virtual Event to Advance Sustainability Action in the Fashion Industry

Conscious Fashion Campaign Launches ‘Discover the SDGs’ Virtual Event to Advance Sustainability Action in the Fashion Industry

A new month-long virtual educational initiative by Conscious Fashion Campaign to accelerate fashion industry action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals launches today. The campaign, founded by social entrepreneur Kerry Bannigan in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships, aims to advance sustainability action in the fashion industry with its virtual event and...

The Ultimate Guide to Ethical and Sustainable Brands Participating in Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales [2020]

The Ultimate Guide to Ethical and Sustainable Brands Participating in Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales [2020]

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. While there are many businesses and consumers in the ethical and sustainable community refusing to partake in the American-founded sales days ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Weekend’, there are others who rely on the discounts offered on these days in order...

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...

20 Best Ethical Fashion Stocking Fillers and Xmas Gifts Under $35

20 Best Ethical Fashion Stocking Fillers and Xmas Gifts Under $35

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. If you’re the Christmas gift giving type, gifting intentionally and thoughtfully is key. Even better is choosing ethical stocking fillers for your family and friends that are better for people and planet. But if you’re worried about cost because you’re...

Blackout Day 2020: Here’s How You Can Help End Systemic Racism

Blackout Day 2020: Here’s How You Can Help End Systemic Racism

Today (July 7) is Blackout Day, a movement encouraging blacks and people of color (BIPOC) and their allies to come together in solidarity and end systemic racism through their economic power, by refusing to spend a dime at any business unless Black-owned. How did Blackout Day begin? According to Wikipedia, the event was conceived in 2015...