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New Vegan Leather Is Made From Indian Temple Flowers

New Vegan Leather Is Made From Indian Temple Flowers

A former automation engineer has created a vegan leather made from upcycled flowers. Called Fleather, the innovative leather alternative has caught the attention of luxury fashion brands and the UN. Ankit Agarwal and research scientist...
H&M is Launching a Vegan Leather Collection Made From Wine

H&M Is Launching a Vegan Leather Collection Made From Wine

Swedish fashion brand H&M has launched its new Conscious Collection, featuring vegan leather pieces made from the byproducts of wine. The vegan leather alternative, created by Italian tech company Vegea—which H&M discovered in 2017 through...
9 Sustainable Alternatives to Christmas Trees

9 Sustainable Alternatives to Christmas Trees

As December sidles closer, more people are preparing for the festive season. Twinkly lights are slung across houses, Christmas recipes are tried and tested, and shopping centers brim with people seeking the perfect gift...
IKEA Is Making Vegan Food to Convert Carnivores

IKEA Is Making Vegan Food to Convert Carnivores

IKEA is developing a vegan meatball that tastes like traditional meat as part of its efforts to become more sustainable. The Scandinavian multinational warehouse chain debuted its meatballs in the 1980s. The product has since...
The Best 11 Brands for Sustainable Vegan Sneakers

The Best 11 Brands for Sustainable Vegan Sneakers

Everybody loves shoes. Some of us (way) more than others. But all of us need shoes. Sneakers are fast becoming a favorite in the footwear scene. Women’s sneaker sales grew 37 percent in 2017, while...
Tesco Is Banning Products Wrapped In Excessive Plastic

Tesco Is Banning Products Wrapped In Excessive Plastic

In an effort to target plastic pollution, Tesco will ban the sale of products from brands that use excessive packaging. The UK's largest supermarket chain is launching the second phase of its Remove, Reduce, Reuse,...
Helsinki Government Released an App to Help People Eat Vegan

Helsinki Government Released an App to Help People Eat Vegan

The city of Helsinki has released a new website and app to help its citizens eat more vegan food and live more sustainable lives. Called Think Sustainability, the new digital service helps users locate restaurants...
This Is Why a Vegan Diet Is Better for the Environment

How Your Vegan Diet Saves the Planet’s Natural Resources

(Updated February 25, 2020.) Adopting a sustainable vegan diet could help preserve the environment, fight climate change, and establish a sustainable food system. The planet needs us more than ever right now. Sea levels are...
What Would Actually Happen if Everyone Stopped Eating Meat?

What Would Actually Happen If Everyone Stopped Eating Meat?

There's no denying that veganism is becoming more popular. As the number of people ditching animal products grows around the world, the once-niche lifestyle is working itself into the mainstream market. Young people are...
Liquid Death Is Sustainable Water For Straight-Edge Vegans

Liquid Death Is Sustainable Water for Straight-Edge Vegans

Could this be the most straight-edge water ever? Sustainable vegan water brand Liquid Death, founded by Mike Cessario, is here to shake up the beverage industry. Sold in cans decorated with oozing gold skulls and...
This Is the Diet That Uses the Least Amount of Water

This Is the Diet That Uses the Least Amount of Water

Is a vegan diet best for the planet? England is projected to run short of water within 25 years, the chief executive of the Environment Agency has declared. Sir James Bevan, also a British diplomat...
Portuguese Airline Hi Fly Becomes First to Ditch Single-Use Plastics on Flights

Portuguese Airline Becomes First to Ditch Single-Use Plastics on Flights

Portuguese airline Hi Fly has taken unprecedented steps towards improving sustainability by eliminating single-use plastic on flights. The company launched a plastic-free trial on four flights last month, replacing cutlery with compostable bamboo cups and...
11 Ways to Make Your Travel Adventures Zero-Waste

11 Ways to Make Your Travel Adventures Zero-Waste

Traveling the world and reducing waste are two goals held by many people. It makes sense that the two go together: cutting back on waste protects the environment; traveling allows us to see firsthand...

17 Essential Vegan and Eco-Friendly School Supplies to Save the Planet This Semester

We've all been here - the last in line at the office supplies store after the first day of school, staring down a queue that seems to extend for miles. You could use this...
USDA dietary recommendations

Most of the World Would Starve If Countries Adopted USDA Dietary Recommendations

There isn't enough land on the planet for everyone in the world to adhere to the USDA dietary recommendations, a new study has found. The results urged the need to adapt the current guidelines,...

Quorn Set to Remove 297 Tonnes of Non-Recyclable Waste From Supply Chain

UK-based vegan and veggie meat brand Quorn Foods has announced it will be taking steps to remove black plastic containers from its products. The company sells meat-free nuggets, sausages, burgers, and more across the world. Now...

Vegan Food Promoted by IKEA for a Sustainable Earth Day

Swedish furniture giant, Ikea, is promoting vegan food in preparation for this year’s Earth Day (April 22nd). A newsletter recently distributed by the company read: “Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd with mouth-wateringly healthy recipes...

Scientists Use 3D Printing to Create More Sustainable Plant-Based Food

(Updated October 18, 2019) Scientists and engineers have been experimenting with the use of 3D printers to create soy, according to 3Dprint.com. The website, which claims to be “the voice of 3D printing”, noted businesses...
Alicia Silverstone

Alicia Silverstone says Veganism is One of the Most Effective Ways to Save Our...

Vegan actress Alicia Silverstone, best known for her role as Cher Horowitz in the iconic 1995 film Clueless, recently spoke out about her passion for sustainable living. In an interview with Media Planet, Silverstone...
Students in Canada Are Creating Sustainable Vegan Meals From Food Waste

Students in Canada Are Creating Sustainable Vegan Meals From Food Waste

In an effort to reduce food waste and promote vegan food, one club at the University of Ottawa regularly prepares plant-based meals for students made with food that would have otherwise been thrown away. According...

11 Ways to Be Vegan and Still Eat Tuna

Marine life is awesome! Fishing on the other hand, can have very adverse affects on ecosystems, and the ocean. Alarmingly, the oceans are set to contain more plastic than fish before 2050 without drastic change. However,...