This year Fairtrade Fortnight will run through Easter from 30 March – 12 April 2015. What better excuse to nibble on even more fairtrade chocolate and other goodies over the Easter Weekend.
If you want to do something great for the environment while enjoying an Easter feast, there are 10 changes you should make to your green celebration this year.
TOPIC, the new consumer-led watchdog formed to look into product labelling claims, has had success with their first investigation and Wakaberry frozen yoghurt has changed their labelling as a result of TOPIC’s enquiries.
H&M’s launching it’s new “Conscious Exclusive” Collection in less than a month. Fronted by actress-activist Olivia Wilde, the retailer’s 2015 “Conscious Exclusive” collection features planet-friendlier fabrics, such as hemp, organic cotton, organic linen, organic silk, Tencel, organic leather, and recycled wool, in black-tie-ready silhouettes.
Earth girls wear space-inspired makeup! This year one of the hottest beauty trends is the futuristic makeup look. It’s a fun way to try something different while accentuating your features.
Greenhouse gas emissions are exacerbated by an increase in population numbers, with more cities becoming hotter and more polluted. Paris is set to tackle the situation within its walls with eco-friendly towers and structures that are going to decrease greenhouse gas emissions by up to 75 per cent by the year 2050.
Levi Strauss knows one thing for sure, making a pair of jeans is an extremely water intensive process. In a new report made public last week, the denim giant unveiled the results of its latest product life-cycle assessment, an update to its original, first-of-its-kind 2007 study.
This week marks National Water Week in South Africa. You may think no-one knows what you do in a bathroom behind closed doors, but the men and women working at the Department of Water and Sanitation definitely do.
The 24th April 2015 marks the second annual international campaign for Fashion Revolution Day. The Fashion Revolution team is a global board of industry leaders, press, campaigners and academics from within the sector and beyond, they aim to be the catalyst which brings together the fashion community at large and the entire value chain, to ask questions, to raise standards, to make a difference.
Some schools in Gauteng have started embracing digital classrooms this year, which is not only better for their education but also great for the environment. So what’s this Smart Schools Project all about?
You might not think about your skin when you’re typing away on your laptop or staring at your phone screen, but how you use your favourite devices can be taking its toll on the youthfulness of your skin.
Open applications for the Live Eco Remake Design Challenge, South Africa’s premier sustainable fashion and object design competition, proudly brought to you by Pick n Pay in partnership with the Cape Town Fashion Council, open today.
Gone are the days when brides had to look super formal and wear a massive gown. The great news is that you can still look like a princess—just a modern day one—by choosing more casual bridal attire. Do you dare to try one of these styles on your big day?