Clarins Beauty Swap: Refresh, Recycle, Reward

It’s great if the eco-friendly aspect of things is considered at all stages of skincare. That means not only in terms of ingredients but also in how any waste is disposed of and reused. This message is gradually entering the mainstream. Like many, beauty brands are increasingly encouraging and even rewarding their customers for being …

BITE: Sustainable Luxury Womenswear

BITE is a sustainable luxury womenswear label based in Stockholm and London. The eco-conscious brand set up in 2016 allies sustainability with solid aesthetic design. The greens: Each BITE piece is hand crafted, designed and made in its east London factory space. BITE only uses natural, certified organic fabrics with records of social and environmental …

Mermaid Gin’s New Sustainable Bottle

It’s Gin & Tonic time! The Isle of Wight Distillery has unveiled a new sustainable bottle for its Mermaid Gin. The light green and blue sculpted bottle features scales like the legendary sea creature’s tail. Mermaid gin is made with locally foraged ingredients including rock samphire and elderflower. The Greens: The new Mermaid Gin glass …

Percol: Coffee with a Conscience

If you want your morning cup of coffee to be as sustainable as it is tasty, check out Percol. The Fairtrade coffee brand has been operating for over 30 years and now offers twice as many organic products in its range. The greens: Percol’s entire roast & ground range is Fairtrade certified. It supports the …

Veja: Sustainable sneakers

Parisian sneaker brand Veja is a must if you’re after ecofriendly ecoconscious footwear. The French brand’s sneakers look cool whilst being mindful of the environment. The greens: Veja’s sneakers feature toxic-free chemical certified organic cotton materials that have undergone physical and mechanical tests to ensure durability. Their soles come directly from rubber trees straight from …

Silo is heading to London

Zero Waste restaurant Silo, which was shortlisted for the World Restaurant Awards 2019, is heading to London. Silo, launched by former St John chef Douglas McMaster, started as a pop-up in Australia in 2012. A branch of the restaurant opened in Brighton 2 years later. The greens: Silo works with local producers who deliver seasonal …

Loop: The Returnable Packaging Service

You can now shop with a new delivery service called Loop which is tackling the waste problem. The circular shopping platform which includes Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Danone, NestlĂ©, PepsiCo, Mondelez International and UPS has been conceived to eliminate the idea of packaging waste, improve product experience and shopping convenience. Good things all round. In …