Six simple things you can do to save the planet

Six simple things you can do to save the planet

The ozone layer is a delicate shield of gas which protects our planet from harmful rays from the sun. Thirty-two years ago, this very delicate eggshell around Earth was under direct threat from the over-use of manufactured chemicals. On UN's International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, Jo Lorenz explores six simple things you can do to save the planet and fight climate change.

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Circular Economy vs. Linear Economy

Circular Economy vs. Linear Economy

The fashion Industry has a problem. It’s called sustainability. Cumulatively, the fashion industry produces approximately 20 percent of all global water waste. Additionally, 85 percent of textiles end up in landfills or are incinerated, when most of these materials could be reused. Read more about circular economy.

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Plastic Free July: Rethinking Plastic Consumption

Plastic Free July: Rethinking Plastic Consumption

We are in the midst of a war on plastic and it’s time to shift our strategy... Ninety-one percent of the plastic that has ever been created on our planet has not been recycled. It is still out there - in our oceans, in our landfills, in our communities. Guest writer Jo Lorenz welcomes Plastic Free July and explores more initiatives to help reduce single-use plastics.

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Sustainable Living: Greenwashing vs. The Real Deal

Sustainable Living: Greenwashing vs. The Real Deal

Discerning customers are increasingly demanding for sustainability and transparency in their fashion and lifestyle choices - and this demand means we are very happily at the precipice of mountainous shift towards a greener and more equitable circular economy. Yet with so many companies boasting they are eco-friendly, sustainable, organic et al, how do we know when the companies we are supporting are legit, or when they are simply ‘greenwashing’ us? 

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