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Why to buy organic

Why to buy organic

Organic food performs better on sustainability and health than non organic.
Weleda marks 40 years in Derbyshire

Weleda marks 40 years in Derbyshire

Clean beauty pioneer Weleda looks back over the UK HQ’s four decades in Ilkeston.
Clean Van Commitment

Clean Van Commitment

16 of the UK’s largest van fleet operators are set to go electric in a bid to clean up emissions.
The ides of March

The Ides of March (In September!)

The Culinary Caveman on the 20,000 tonnes of undiluted poison sprayed annually on our land.
The Culinary Caveman_mygreenpod

Introducing the Culinary Caveman

Chef, herbalist and author Karl Elliot-Gough introduces his new series of articles for
Organic September

Organic September

Tried organic yet? Switching just one item in your shopping basket would make a difference.
GO! Organic Festival

GO! Organic Festival 2018

Enjoy great beer, food, live music and family entertainment at the UK’s biggest organic festival.
Plant ‘canaries’ are on the horizon

Plant ‘canaries’

Houseplants could one day monitor home health, alerting us to VOCs and harmful environmental agents.
Environmental impacts of chemicals

Environmental impacts of chemicals

Chemicals released by human activity are affecting biodiversity, food, water and energy security.
Jarvis Smith at the PEA Awards 2018

P.E.A. Awards 2018

Environmental superheroes revealed at the UK's first festival awards ceremony.
Heroes of the season_mygreenpod

Top 5 Summer Switches

Five simple switches that will bring a bit more sunshine to your life, plus our MyGreenPod Heroes of the Season!
Jarvis Smith

Jarv’s rules

Jarvis Smith explains how we need to join the dots – and then make a dash.
Janey Lee Grace

Janey Loves Summer 2018

Natural beauty expert Janey Lee Grace on eating your nutrients – and applying them to your skin.
Weleda: a pioneer of natural wellbeing

A pioneer of natural living

Rudolf Steiner was getting things right a century before conscious living became a thing.
Bare beards

Bare beards

A healthy beard doesn’t require a complicated routine or products that cost the Earth – here’s how to nail it naturally.
Don't lose sleep over what's in your mattress

Sleep naturally

Don’t lose sleep over what’s in your mattress – go organic instead.
The 100% natural repellent

The 100% natural repellent

Don’t let bites and ticks get in the way of a good summer – make yourself naturally invisible to insects.
Helen Browning: a revolution is on our doorstep

A revolution is on our doorstep

Helen Browning, chief executive of the Soil Association, explains why organic farming has the power to transform lives and the countryside.
Getting cheeky

Getting cheeky

Soft, strong, sustainable and skin friendly – The Cheeky Panda bamboo loo roll has it all.
Walking path at Hampstead Heath in London

The value of urban forests

UCL research: UK urban forest can store as much carbon as tropical rainforests.