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Microplastics in drinking water

Microplastics in drinking water

WHO calls for more research into microplastics and a crackdown on plastic pollution.
The tide turns on period plastic

Tide turns on period plastic

Sainsbury’s has confirmed own-brand tampons with plastic applicators will be removed from its shelves by the end of the month.
Finding natural and organic products just got easier

Finding natural products

NATRUE’s revamped website makes it easier to find certified natural and organic products.
Ethical Mark awards

Ethical media

Iain Patton, director at Ethical Team, asks whether we can save ourselves by harnessing the power of global comms and advertising.
Natracare Protest Parade, Brighton, 01 July 2018

Plastic-free periods

Coalition is demanding free period products in secondary schools should also be plastic free.
How to choose a sunscreen this summer

Choosing sunscreen

With so much talk of the harmful ingredients in sunscreen, what should we use to protect our skin this summer?
P.E.A. Awards 2019 – enter or nominate now

Emergency on planet Earth

P.E.A. Awards 2019 will showcase everyday solutions to the climate emergency.
WEN Forum to discuss air (e)quality

Air (e)quality

WEN Forum to explore how gender, race and poverty relate to air pollution as part of London Climate Action Week.
Platinum Awards 2019

Janey Lee Grace Platinum Awards 2019

If you work in the natural, eco or organic product or service sector, now’s your chance to be recognised!
Mama & Baby Awards

Mama & Baby Awards 2019

Weleda scoops multiple awards in this year's ranking of natural, organic and eco-friendly mum and baby products.
Plastic Free Awards – entries open

Plastic Free Awards

New awards to celebrate environmental heroes fighting plastic pollution.
The Clean Air Hub

The Clean Air Hub

Easily accessible air pollution guidance found in one place for the first time.
A plastic diet

A plastic diet

Revealed: human ingestion of plastic could equate to a credit card a week.
Join the FlushMob to p end plastic pollution

Join the FlushMob

Mob toilets this World Oceans Day to stop 4.6m tampons and pads being flushed down UK toilets every day.
Going clean just got easy (and cheap)

Going clean just got easy

My Green Pod has launched a crowdfunder to create a subscription service for clean products.
My Green Pod Heroes of the Season, spring '19

Top 5 Spring Switches 2019

Five simple switches that will help you spring clean your lifestyle, plus our MyGreenPod Heroes of the Season.
Why to buy organic

Why to buy organic

Organic isn’t just better for your health – it’s also an excellent indicator of fairer animal treatment.
Valley Fest 2019, photo credit Louis Smith

Valley Fest 2019

Treats, beats and plenty to eat at the South West's best-tasting music festival.
Janey Lee Grace

Janey Loves spring 2019

Natural beauty expert Janey Lee Grace explains how to spring clean your skincare routine.
Committing to the nut

Committing to the nut

This new body butter has been a labour of love – and now it’s giving back.