Last night, at a star-studded ceremony in East London, Deri Reed was crowned ‘Chef of the Year’ at the Sustainable Restaurant Association’s 2019 Food Made Good awards. Since 2012, the awards have been the shop window for pioneering sustainability progress in the hospitality industry, and a celebration of successful initiatives and innovative ideas.View Post
The environmentally damaging effects of fast fashion more widely understood than ever. One million items of clothing are sent to landfill in the UK each week, and the realisation of just how damaging this is to the planet – and its people – has got people shunning the high street and choosing more sustainable options instead. If you’re hoping to do the same, here are some of the best places to start…View Post
As soon as you start planning a wedding celebration, you realise how absolutely bat-shit it all is. From the average cost (an eye-watering £30k), to the estimated 400-600 lbs. of waste that’s generated by a guest list of roughly 100-120 people, it’s all a bit much really, isn’t it?
Whilst a certain amount of impact is going to be unavoidable on any wedding day, I’ve noticed that there are some recent trends which are only adding to the problem. Here I’ve rounded up some of the worst culprits, along with eco-friendly alternatives for a more sustainable wedding day.View Post
Intensive agriculture and heavy pesticide use are a major cause of plummeting insect populations – but there are a number of ways we can help reduce this impact, from the food that we choose to eat, to the way we use our gardens.View Post