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Sustainable Wrapping Paper Alternatives to Reduce Waste

3 Sustainable Wrapping Paper Alternatives to Reduce Waste

(Updated December 4, 2019) Gift-giving is a holiday tradition in most families. But one tradition that you might be looking to do away with is wrapping paper -- and by proxy, the massive clean-up...
This Deli Counter Sells Zero Waste Tofu and Vegan Butter

This Deli Counter Sells Zero Waste Tofu and Vegan Butter

Sweet Release, a vegan cafe based in Wellington, New Zealand, offers discounts on zero waste tofu for all customers who bring their own containers. The vegan cafe, which offers tofu in bulk, announced the discount...
Bristol Is Getting a Dairy-Free Oat Milk Delivery Service

Bristol Is Getting a Dairy-Free Oat Milk Delivery Service

Bristol is about to become the home of a new vegan milk delivery service. New Milk will offer frothy oat milk and creamy coconut milk to Bristol's "non-dairy drinkers" from next Wednesday. The milk will...
10 Holiday Gift Ideas That Are Vegan, Budget, and Environmentally Friendly

10 Holiday Gift Ideas That Are Vegan, Budget, and Environmentally Friendly

If you're shopping on a budget or looking for an eco-friendly Christmas gift that's also vegan, you might think your options are limited. But that's not the case - all it takes is a...

7 Vegan-Friendly Zero Waste Christmas Gifts That Don’t Suck

Giving zero waste gifts this Christmas is a great way to celebrate the holiday and the planet simultaneously. As a bonus, vegan-friendly waste-free presents are creative and memorable, perhaps even more so than many store-bought...

Lush Cosmetics Launches World’s First Plastic-Free Vegan Highlighter

Cruelty-free beauty giant Lush Cosmetics has created the world's first plastic-free vegan highlighter range, titled "Lush Glow Sticks." Inspired by Lush co-founder Mark Constantine's adoration of nature, the highlighters come in ten shades, each celebrating a...
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...

The Zero-Waste Vegan-Friendly Christmas Market Arrives in London

In a bid to combat the excessive waste that often comes as a byproduct of the festive season, a Zero Waste Christmas Market is coming to London for the first time. In 2017, a study...
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This Dutch Bike Path Is Made Entirely Out of Recycled Plastic

A bike path made entirely from recycled plastic is now open to cyclers in Zwolle, a 1,300-year-old town located in the northern Netherlands. The Thomson Reuters Foundation, the philanthropic branch of Canadian global information and news network,...
Danone and Nestlé Commit to Ending Plastic Bottle Waste

Danone and Nestlé Commit to Ending Plastic Bottle Waste

The demand for companies to minimise their plastic waste has surged this past year, and companies are responding. Global food and drink brands Danone and Nestlé, along with eight other major bottled drinks companies,...
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90% of Restaurants in New York’s JFK Airport Terminal 4 Serve Vegan and Vegetarian...

In an effort to become more sustainable, 90 percent of restaurants located in New York City's JFK International Airport Terminal 4 (JFKIAT) offer vegan and vegetarian options. As explained by UK-based multimedia business-to-business publisher The...

Global Food Service Distributor Aramark to Phase-Out Single-Use Plastic

Billion-dollar company Aramark, based in Philadelphia, has committed to downscaling the use of non-recyclable plastic in its operations by 2022. Aramark is a global leader in food, facilities management, and uniforms. To implement its promise to...

London’s First Vegan Zero-Waste Market Launches in Kensington

London's first vegan zero-waste market Zero Mkt London is due to take place this September in the Millenium Gloucester Hotel in Kensington. All proceedings from the animal product and single-use plastic-free event will be donated...
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Vancouver Bans Plastic Straws, Plans to Go Zero Waste By 2040

Vancouver is set to become the first major Canadian city to ban single-use plastic straws, polystyrene cups, and take-out containers. Representatives voted unanimously on the ban last week. According to a press release, the plastic...

UK’s Biggest Vegan Zero Waste Festival Let’s You Party While You Save the Planet

The largest zero-waste festival in the UK, No Planet B, is set to be held in August. The festival will feature an extensive line-up of vegan food, Stroud News and Journal reported. The event brings...
Miyoko's Kitchen to Ditch Plastic in Vegan Butter Packaging

Miyoko’s Kitchen to Ditch Plastic in Vegan Butter Packaging

Miyoko's Kitchen, a vegan company that specializes in making plant-based cheeses, is taking their commitment to protecting the planet a step further by opting for eco-friendly packaging for their butter. In an announcement, the company revealed...
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Vegan ‘Blue Apron’ Style Meal Delivery Brand Goes Zero Waste

A vegan meal delivery startup in Oakland, Calif., has made a breakthrough in the food delivery industry. The Planted Table promises to deliver fresh, vegan meals with zero waste. For many, meal deliveries have become...
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Vegan Shoe Brand Expands Line With Zero-Waste Slip-Ons

Native Shoes is placing themselves at the forefront of shoe innovation with a new line of zero waste, vegan slip-on shoes: the Jefferson 2.0. This new no-waste collection features high and low top styles, no...

Plastic Straws To Be Banned in All Restaurants Across England

Every day, around 500 million disposable straws are used and thrown away. This is enough to fill 127 school buses or wrap around the circumference of the planet two and a half times. However,...

The Queen of England Takes Big Step for Marine Life with New Plastic Ban

In a huge step towards helping to protect the planet's marine life, the Queen of England has banned the use of all plastic straws and bottles from royal estates. “Across the organization, the Royal Household...

4 Simple Changes You Can Make to Have a Zero Waste Christmas

The holiday season traditionally brings about many things; family, a full table of food, new things, wrapping paper strewn across the floor, laughter, the list goes on. A time to be grateful and celebrate,...