Thinking of going zero waste at home? Your Earth-conscious actions could have a massive impact on our ever-changing planet. In the United States alone, nearly 260 million tons of solid waste are generated on an annual basis, and landfills are rapidly nearing capacity. While it’s certainly important to take action at the global, national, and community level,[…]
One Green Bottle and HFE Partnership Announcement HFE are one of the UK’s leading providers of personal trainer courses and fitness qualifications. It’s something that hasn’t gone unnoticed in the health and fitness sector as we’ve previously been given the accolade of Best Use of Technology at the ukactive Active Training Awards and the[…]
Blondie star Debbie Harry wants us to stop screwing the planet. At least that’s the message she was sending when she took to the London catwalks recently, in support of sustainable label VIN + OMI. Known for experimenting with fabrics such as pineapple leather, environmentally friendly latex and leather-style mushrooms, the brand’s spring-summer 2018 show[…]
Plastic is choking our oceans and killing marine life. Every year we throw away millions of tonnes of plastic. And vast amounts of it finds its way into the ocean. As the plastic breaks down into tiny pieces it’s consumed by marine animals. All this plastic pollution means a cocktail of harmful chemicals can be passed up the food chain. Plastic[…]
After years of campaigning, health advocates finally convinced many household product manufacturers to remove the chemical Bisphenol A, known as BPA, from items like receipts, plastic bottles and the lining of tin cans. And as a result, it’s not hard to find products labeled “BPA-free.” But it turns out the chemicals used to replace BPA[…]
There is so much data available online that it can blur your mind and bore you senseless. We are asked regularly ‘Why are plastic water bottles so bad?’. Here is our very succinct 3 pronged response: 3 straight-forward, risk free reasons to ditch plastic water bottles, please read the list of bullet points below.
We have produced as much plastic in the last decade than in the last century. We produce 225 million tonnes of plastic a year. It is estimated that 10% of all plastic ends up in the sea, which according to the United Nations, equates to 6.4 million metric tonnes currently existing in our oceans. 100,000[…]
We have thought long and hard about whether to supply our new Quench cap with straws or not. From our research we found that most users prefer to use the caps without straws which means the straw gets tossed in the trash and adds to the massive plastic problem in landfill and oceans. Single use straws[…]