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12 Days of Christmas

12 Days of Christmas

From presents and gift wrap to what you serve for lunch, here are our 12 picks for an ethical Christmas.
How can individuals change the world?

How can individuals change the world?

At the People Powering Spirited Business event, ethical business pioneers were quizzed on love, daily practices, Trump and Brexit – all over a G&T.
Tackle period poverty with an Eco Period Box

The Eco Period Box

Postal worker and campaigner Ella Daish is taking Eco Period Action this December.
Protecting against allergies

Protecting against allergies

Early exposure to farm environment could help protect against allergic diseases.
Dying for a biscuit

‘Dying for a biscuit’

Greenpeace brings scene of forest destruction to headquarters of Oreo cookies.
Heroes of the season – autumn '18

Top 5 autumn switches 2018

Five simple switches that will set you up for Christmas and beyond, plus our MyGreenPod Heroes of the Season.
'Plastic is the new poo', says SAS

‘Plastic is the new poo’

Surfers Against Sewage is helping to turn the tide on plastic pollution.
Jo Wood

The world as I see it

By Jo Wood.
Energised Skincare

Energised skincare

Skincare packed with so much natural goodness you can feel its vibrating energy.
Keep it simple

Keep it simple

Natural and effective skincare doesn’t need to be complicated – or expensive.
The secret to great hair

The secret to great hair

Tabitha James Kraan believes great hair is founded on three core principles.
Sourcing lavender with respect

Sourcing with respect

Your beauty routine might be packed with natural ingredients – but how were they sourced, and are they affecting biodiversity?
Janey Lee Grace

Janey Loves autumn 2018

Natural beauty expert Janey Lee Grace reveals the Platinum Award winners that should be on everyone’s Christmas list.
The Pure Lakes team at its workshop

Inspired by Nature

The benefits – and challenges – of creating natural skincare products from inside a national park.
Sebastian Pole planting a magnolia stella

The power of herbs

Sebastian Pole, Pukka Herbs’ co-founder and ‘Master Herbsmith’, on how the incredible power of Nature can help everyone lead a happier, healthier life.
the sugar tax

The sugar tax

The Culinary Caveman explains why the levy on sugary soft drinks is not as sweet as it looks.
What’s in your beauty products?

What’s in your beauty products?

44% of children’s bathing products and 40% of women’s haircare and makeup contain potentially harmful chemicals.
Vital Skincare

Vital Skincare

Laura Pardoe reveals the benefits of using super-local natural skincare products.
The People Powering Spirited Business

The People Powering Spirited Business

Get up close and personal with a host of superstar speakers at this festive celebration of unity.
Muddy Hands

Muddy Hands

‘A lack of real-world experience is putting children – and the planet – at risk’.