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A zero-carbon water industry

A zero-carbon water industry

Water industry takes significant first step in its drive to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030.
'Poor plastic progress'

‘Poor plastic progress’

Supermarket plastic rises above 900,000 tonnes a year, despite plastic reduction pledges.
Time to get tough on business waste

‘Time to get tough’

The UK’s waste management agency says it's time to start fining companies that don't recycle their waste
PEA Awards 2019: the winners

P.E.A. Awards 2019: the winners

P.E.A. Award 2019 winners announced at immersive green-carpet ceremony that invited guests to become 'Agents of Change'.
Retailers’ role in ending food waste

Retailers’ role in ending food waste

New WRAP guidance advises dropping ‘Best Before’ dates from some fresh produce, and selling more products loose.
Tesco plastics pledge

Tesco’s plastics pledge

Tesco will remove one billion pieces of plastic from products by the end of 2020.
Lily Cole joins call for ethical banking

Banks and the climate emergency

UK banks continue to fund climate disaster, says activist and model Lily Cole.
Amazon’s $100m to ‘restore and protect’

Amazon’s $100m to ‘restore and protect’

The Nature Conservancy and Amazon partner to find ‘natural climate solutions’ – but who will benefit?
Digital Climate Strike

Digital Climate Strike

Tumblr, Kickstarter and WordPress among over 1,000 websites and major companies joining the climate strike on 20 September.
Beauty Shortlist Awards

Beauty Shortlist Awards

My Green Pod editor and co-founder Katie Hill joins the judging panel for the 2020 Beauty Shortlist Awards.
Divestment milestone

Divestment milestone

Global fossil fuel divestment and clean energy investment movement crosses $11tn milestone.
My Green Pod Heroes Sept 2019

Top 5 September switches

Five simple switches that will help set you up for September, plus our new My Green Pod Heroes!

Events 2019-2020

From talks on unity to organic drinks with your favourite eco warriors, here are some dates for your diary.
ARBORETUM, 'a club for citizens'

‘A club for citizens’

The first club to take the ‘private’ out of London’s members’ institutions has opened its doors.
Jude Currivan, Photo by Park Sang Hoon

Spirited Business

Dr Jude Currivan explains the emerging business practice that is guided by intuitive insight, with a deep sense of planetary stewardship.
Shifting perspective with Sideshift

Redefining sustainability

In this free online summit, over 50 thought leaders will come together to help you act on global crises
Amazon Rainforest, Brazil

Shifting perspective

Business leaders who say no to Amazon deforestation unite in free online summit.
A carbon neutral water industry

A carbon neutral water industry

English water companies commit to planting 11 million new trees by 2030.
Plastic-free mags

Plastic-free mags

The Week Junior and Science & Nature magazines shed their wrap and go ‘naked’ for the planet.
Mini toiletries removed from Holiday Inn hotels

Plastic-free travel

Anti-plastic pollution campaigners welcome removal of mini toiletries from Holiday Inn hotels.