The Rise of the Vegan: Veganuary 2015 vs 2019

In the five years since my first Veganuary attempt, attitudes to vegan diets have changed dramatically. In 2019, it’s clear that plant-based diets are here to stay, and as a result, avoiding meat and dairy has never been easier.

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Can I recycle this? The confusions around our takeaway trash

In the fight against the damaging effects of disposable, single-use plastics, food retailers and small businesses across the country have been switching to alternative, plant-based materials for their takeaway packaging.

But how many of us actually know how to dispose of this stuff correctly? And is this really the right way to solve our takeaway trash problem?

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The UK ‘hotspots’ to visit when global warming *really* kicks in

Travelplanners have created a tongue-in-cheek checklist of doomsday destinations worth visiting after global warming has melted the ice caps and turned our forests to desert; here I’ve added a few of my own UK hot spots to the list.

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Foodie Greenwashing: What is it & why should we care?

You may not have heard the term “greenwashing” before. It is defined by Wikipedia as “a form of spin in which a companies PR or marketing is deceptively used to promote the idea that an organisation’s products, aims or policies are environmentally friendly.” And in the food industry in particular, it’s on the rise.

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