We are so used to fighting against the use of cow hide and fox fur in fashion that we don’t always realise other animals are also being cruelly treated in the name of the latest trends. One of these is kangaroos.
The word ‘additive’ sounds harmless enough. It makes you think that it was just some extra and important ingredient thrown into your food at the last minute to enrich it. These days it seems that there are so many additives appearing in foods, but what do they really do? Although benign sounding, additives are often bad news. Here are some of the most important food additives to avoid the next time you go grocery shopping.
Milanese shoemaker, Sergio Rossi, has joined forces with Livia Firth’s “Green Carpet Challenge” to create the sustainable fashion initiatives inaugural line of shoes and purses.
When you’re travelling around the country or exploring the world, do you forget about your green lifestyle? Just because you’re doing things such as creating waste or notching up carbon miles on territories other than your home ground, it doesn’t mean that they don’t count! World Tourism Day is coming up on the 27th of September, so don’t forget your eco lifestyle at home when leaving on a jet plane. Here is how to be a responsible tourist.
At this point in time, everyone knows what banting is and has at least one friend who follows the Tim Noakes’ diet religiously. Luckily, meat is on the green (go!) list so most of the meat that you will serve at your braai is A-OK among banters. The difficulty is preparing desserts and side dishes that don’t include carbohydrates or sugar. Here are a few suggestions:
Cutting out meat from your diet is one of the most important things you can do to be more eco-friendly. You regularly hear about beef being so bad for you and the environment, but what about bacon?
Fry’s Original Hot Dogs was TOPIC’s top nominated product by consumers in early March. The product claims on the box that it is “a non GM product” and the team went to work uncovering the facts.
Children from the Silindokuhle Crèche in the impoverished Joe Slovo Township this week, received a major boost towards their education in the form of a newly built eco-friendly school.
Now that it’s been greenlit by Fair Trade U.S.A., Wildlife Works can formally claim the title of Africa’s first—and so far only—carbon-neutral and fair-trade clothing factory. The certification is only the tip of the company’s environmental stewardship, however.