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Liam Pritchett

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Staff Writer | Bristol, United Kingdom

Liam writes about environmental and social sustainability, and the protection of animals. He has a BA Hons in English Literature and Film and also writes for Sustainable Business Magazine. Liam is interested in intersectional politics and DIY music.

New Plans Will Ban Live Animal Exports in the UK

New Plans Will Ban Live Animal Exports in the UK

The UK government just announced plans to end live animal exports. After the post-Brexit transition period ends on December 31, the UK can pursue plans to ban the live export of animals, such as sheep...

Is ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Star Anya Taylor-Joy Really Vegan?

Popular actor Anya Taylor-Joy has said that she was "vegan for a long time," but now sticks to a vegetarian diet. In an interview with fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar, the star of The Witch (2015)...
These Solar Windows Turn Food Waste Into Renewable Energy

Student Invents Solar Windows That Turn Food Waste Into Renewable Energy

Carvey Maigue, a student at Mapúa University in the Philippines, is the first-ever Sustainability Winner of The James Dyson Award 2020. Maigue's AuREUS system converts food waste into UV sequestering windows and walls that...

Climate Risk Reports to be Mandatory for Big UK Companies

The UK government could make climate risk reports mandatory for all large companies within the next five years. Conservative politician and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the change earlier this month. According to...
Thanksgiving History: What Indigenous Americans Can Teach Us About Sustainability

Thanksgiving History: What Indigenous Americans Can Teach Us About Sustainability

Thanksgiving might look a little different to normal this year, with fewer gathered around the table. But Thanksgiving is always a good time to show gratitude — even if you’re not able to spend...

Next Gen ‘Dairy’: Pistachio Milk Launches in the U.S.

The first pistachio milk launched in the U.S. this week. New York-based startup Táche was founded by Roxana Saidi and her father, Morteza. According to Saidi, the new milk honors the long cultural history of...
How Important Is Recycling?

How Important Is Recycling?

Recycling takes time, space, and effort. But even when it feels like your actions as an individual are a drop in the metaphorical (and literal) ocean, recycling makes a big difference to the planet....

Must-Watch: Greta Thunberg Documentary Now Streaming on Hulu

I Am Greta (2020), a biographical documentary about teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, is now streaming on Hulu. The film features unseen footage from throughout Thunberg's rise to global prominence. It follows her from her...
The World's First Lab-Grown Meat Restaurant Opens in Israel

The World’s First Lab-Grown Meat Restaurant Opens in Israel

In a world-first, Israel is now home to a lab-grown meat restaurant. The Chicken, which just opened in Tel Aviv, serves lab-grown (also known as cultured or cell-based) chicken meat made from protein grown from...
Pizza Hut Adds Vegan Sausage to the Menu

Pizza Hut Adds Vegan Sausage to the Menu

Pizza Hut just added vegan sausage made by Beyond Meat to its US. menus, becoming the first-ever pizza company to offer plant-based meat toppings nationwide. The new Beyond Pan Pizzas range includes the Beyond Italian...

The 4 Biggest Myths About Methane, Debunked

Methane occurs naturally in the world. But human behavior is increasing its presence in the atmosphere. This is having a significant impact on the environment and speeding up the effects of climate change. Methane—the chemical...

The ‘Vegan Amazon’ to Open Flagship Store in San Diego

Vegan lifestyle company PlantX is opening a store in Hillcrest, San Diego. Founded in February of this year by vegan entrepreneur Sean Dollinger, the Vancouver-based PlantX—dubbed the "vegan Amazon"—currently stocks plant-based grocery items on its...
The History of Veganism Around the World

The History of Veganism Around the World

Around the world, people are eating more meat-free and vegan food than ever before. But vegan food is not just a modern invention, and meat-free diets are not dependent on cutting-edge alternatives. Some anthropologists believe...
Whole Foods Is Launching Vegan Meat That's Good for Your Gut

Whole Foods Is Launching Vegan Meat That’s Good for Your Gut

Vegan meat company Prime Roots has launched a range of ready-meals at Whole Foods featuring a plant-based meat that's good for your gut biome. The American multinational chain now stocks plant-based ready-meals produced by Prime...

Solar Power Electricity Is Now Cheaper Than Coal

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), solar energy is now cheaper than coal. The IEA is an autonomous intergovernmental organization working with governments around the world to implement effective energy policies for a "secure...
The Best Vegan Protein Bars for Your Next Workout

The Best Vegan Protein Bars for Your Next Workout

Protein and nutrition bars are designed to be a convenient source of quick and sustained energy. Many people eat them as breakfast replacements, pre and post-workout meals, and on-the-go snacks. Consuming protein in bar form...
A UK Hospital Now Has a Vegan Vending Machine for Hot Meals

A UK Hospital Now Has a Vegan Vending Machine for Hot Meals

Hillingdon Hospital in Greater London has partnered with plant-based subscription company Vibrant Vegan and the Open Kitchen Co. to launch hot vegan meal vending machines. The project ultimately aims to install 500 vending machines in...

A Beginner’s Guide to Vegan Investing

A new investment platform from Vevolution will help plant-based startups and angel investors network more effectively. The finished version of the platform is coming to the Vevolution website in November. Founders Damien Clarkson and Judy...
Starbucks Is Testing a Fully Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

Starbucks Is Testing a Fully Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

Starbucks just launched a fully plant-based breakfast sandwich at a single test location in Issaquah, Washington. The new meat-free breakfast sandwich combines a mung-bean egg, dairy-free cheese, and a plant-based meat patty. Much like the...

IKEA Wants to Buy Back Your Used Furniture

From November, IKEA will buy back certain furniture items from its customers to reduce waste. The new circular economy-inspired scheme is launching to coincide with Black Friday in order to "take a stand" against...
Say Yes to Whip With These 7 Vegan Whipped Toppings

Say Yes to Whip With These 7 Vegan Whipped Toppings

Whipped cream. It’s the perfect topping for pumpkin pie, pancakes and waffles, fruit salads, scones, hot chocolate, milkshakes, and sundaes, too—if you dare to eat ice cream in the winter. With plant-based dairy increasing...