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Rethinking food

Rethinking food

By Earth Day Network’s Kathleen Rogers and IFPRI director-general Dr Shenggen Fan.
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!
Restoration through an organic revolution

Restoration through an organic revolution

Clare McDermott, business development director at Soil Association Certification, believes choosing organic is a form of direct action.
The great restoration

The great restoration

The Culinary Caveman explores how we can restore our connection to nature.
Supermarkets and Amazon fires

Supermarkets and Amazon fires

Green MEPs press UK supermarkets to give customers information on products from deforested Amazon.
Refill success

Refill success

250,000 downloads of the app designed to tackle plastic pollution.
Microplastics in drinking water

Microplastics in drinking water

WHO calls for more research into microplastics and a crackdown on plastic pollution.
Amazon fires and deforestation

Amazon fires and deforestation

As the Amazon burns, Brazilians disrupt Minister of the Environment to demand climate action.
How to store food

How to store food

Want to go plastic free? These tips can help you extend the life of your food – and save around £470 a year.
Atomik vodka is make from crops in Chernobyl

ATOMIK vodka

Radioactive-free vodka has been produced from crops in Chernobyl.
Waitrose refills success

Waitrose refills success

Waitrose Unpacked refillables test to launch in more shops after ‘overwhelmingly positive response’ in Oxford.
The end of the plastic bag?

The end of the plastic bag?

Plastic bag sales at England's seven biggest retailers down 90% since introduction of 5p charge.
Confused by veggie meat?

Confused by veggie meat?

Lords find no evidence ‘vegetarian burgers’ are misleading for consumers.
Public support for a DRS

Public support for a DRS

Survey results show 72% of people support the introduction of a UK-wide deposit return system.
Sugar beet, potatoes and carrots made up more than half of the UK's overall food waste by weight

UK food waste

Food surplus and waste in primary production costs the UK more than £1 billion.
Anthony Myint, Basque Culinary World Prize 2019 winner

Basque Culinary World Prize 2019

US chef Anthony Myint recognised for his campaigns to reduce food waste and fight climate change.
Rainforest cleared for agriculture in central Belize

Deforestation disclosure

Dominos, Next and Sports Direct among the 70% of companies failing to disclose their impact on the world’s forests.
‘All-in’ DRS a ‘no-brainer’

‘All-in’ DRS a ‘no-brainer’

An ‘all-in’ deposit return system could generate £2 billion for the economy over 10 years.
'The cod crisis'

‘The cod crisis’

Warning from international marine body recommends a 70% reduction in catches of cod in the North Sea.
BOOM Awards 2019

BOOM Awards 2019

Soil Association celebrates the best of organic at this year’s awards ceremony.