Ethically minded brands are on the rise: Here’s what you should know

The Environmental Blog

And thanks in part to social media, they are able to connect directly with more ethically minded consumers. Inspired by a pair of sandals made from recycled motorbike tyres, co-founder Kyle Parsons explored the idea that brought Indosole to life.

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Fairphone unveils latest ethical smartphone model

Business Green

Company says the Fairphone 3 is produced using responsibly-sourced, conflict-free, recyclable, and Fairtrade materials

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The Most Ethical Laptop You’ve Never Heard Of

Forbes Green Tech

The iameco D4R uses recycled, modular, non-toxic components

Fashion & Fabric: From Sustainable to Harmful

Unsustainable

Ecology ecology Ellen Rubin Ethics fashion lifestyle organic farming recycling upcycling wasteSustainable Fabric: Not all fabrics are created equal, especially as regards the costs of production and disposal to the environment and to human health.

Ethical beef? Fresh range goes UK-wide with 'wildlife-friendly' red meat

Business Green

Online ethical grocer Fresh-range announces it is to expand its operations to cover England, Wales, and most of Scotland. There has been widespread coverage of the outsize environmental impact of eating lamb and beef in recent years, but now a new range of products is aiming to try and make red meat ethical again. Farm Wilder's Fritillary Butterfly Friendly Beef, Cuckoo Friendly Beef, and Cuckoo Friendly Lamb are all now on sale from ethical online grocer Fresh-range.

Why Virgil Abloh Is Toting Inclusion For Sustainable Design With Evian 100% Recycled Bottles

Forbes Green Tech

another ethical? Evian and Virgil Abloh have conceived? water bottle design with the idea that sustainable? design can be an inclusive process for future Black Designers.

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GreenBiz

We are here to reinvent the wheel of the world’s resource economy - one where our duty to protect the planet is ethically shared among manufacturers, consumers, and recycler. rePurpose. saracefalu2. Sun, 08/09/2020 - 14:59.

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Nimble makes phone accessories from recycled plastic, CDs and more

AGreenLiving

So the three co-founders of Nimble for Good, PBC have combined their extensive experience in the tech, marketing and design development industries to launch a brand of personal tech products committed to ethical and sustainable material sourcing, manufacturing and post-consumer disposal. million from investors as a startup just two years ago, Nimble wasted no time jumping into the tech market with the Bottle Case — a cell phone case made out of 100% recycled plastic bottles.

Book Review: Ruined by Design by Mike Monteiro

Terra Infirma

The holocaust is obviously an extreme case, but ‘Ruined by Design’ by web/UX designer Mike Monteiro makes the case that far too many of us designers/engineers leave our ethics at home when we rock up to work. He sets out a code of ethics which blows away the whole “just doing my job/following orders” cop-out. As a somewhat ironic footnote, I ordered Ruined by Design from Amazon, and it arrived in one of their new non-recyclable plastic packets.

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Using Recycled Paper Is Not Just About Saving Trees

Unsustainable

In developed countries, recycled paper is very easy to find, yet not nearly enough people are making that switch. Recycled paper can save the Earth; here are some facts that reveal how and why. words Ana Yong Recycled paper has been around for a long time but not everyone is using it. Whether because it is perceived to be more expensive or hard to find, not many people have a liking for using recycled paper. i Recycled paper for magazines?

Adorable baby gorilla wants you to recycle your phone

AGreenLiving

Recycling your old cell phones is an easy way to help gorillas. A recycling company called ECO-CELL partners with primate conservation groups including Gorilla Rehabilitation and Conservation Education Center (GRACE), the Jane Goodall Institute and the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. So far, the company has recycled about 1 million cell phones. Adorable baby gorilla wants you to recycle your phone.

Where to find eco-friendly engagement and wedding rings

AGreenLiving

As these environmental and humanitarian issues have come to light, a variety of companies have stepped in to do some of the foundational ethical research for you, ensuring you’re making the best wedding ring choice for yourself, your partner and the planet. Not only is the manufacturing process sustainable, but all products are handmade using recycled precious metals. Packaging is made from recycled materials as well. using lab-developed diamonds and recycled metals.

Great ways to reduce plastic use in your home: Part 1 – what and why

Low Impact

In this first instalment from Ethical.net, we learn why we should be aiming to reduce our plastic use, why recycling isn’t enough and how to get stated reducing food-related plastic waste. Why recycling plastic is not enough. They aim to make ethical the new normal.

Bulk up the eco-friendly way with Grounded’s plant-based protein shakes

AGreenLiving

That’s why every single container of Grounded’s plant-based protein shakes is 100% recyclable. Green a-save-its congress drink-out-there Eco enter-grounded ethics everglades green renovation grounded investment midwestern mint-chocolate national protein-shakes veganPop culture from days gone by was littered with images of big, ripped guys pouring raw eggs into blenders and eating huge slabs of steak. But those days are over.

Great ways to reduce plastic use in your home: Part 3 – around the home

Low Impact

While some plastic fabrics may be more ethical and better for the environment than the alternative (in the case of fur, leather, and some other animal-derived products), they cause their own huge problems. They aim to make ethical the new normal.

WOOMETRY upcycles salvaged wood into eco-friendly home goods

AGreenLiving

The main focus of the three-person creative design studio is the production of decorative panels and surfaces from recycled wood. We also like to know everyone involved in the process and communicate with them directly in order to be sure that the working conditions are ethical and decent.”

Circular economy startups compete at Circularity 2020, taking on shoes to shelf-life

GreenBiz

On the supply side, we only partner with ethical and sustainable brands who manufacture natural toxin-free clothing using organic agricultural practices, which regenerate natural systems,” Butler said. “We Also, we helped design clothes with natural and monofibers that are recyclable.

Affordable and sustainable fashion trends for fall

AGreenLiving

There are many clothing brands that are dedicated to ethical, eco-friendly clothing that won’t break your budget. It uses eco-friendly materials like recycled cotton and non-toxic dyes. This ethical designer makes handmade rings with conflict-free gems and diamonds.

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AGreenLiving

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Send your coworkers these sustainable holiday gifts

AGreenLiving

Fair-trade coffee For those who are unfamiliar, coffee that is certified as “ Fair-Trade ” has been vetted to ensure that the product has been produced to a certain set of ethical standards. The ChopValue phone stand boasts 150 chopsticks recycled with 220 grams of carbon stored per product.

Startup creates compostable, single-serve coffee bags for your busy mornings

AGreenLiving

And once you’ve finished your mug of coffee, you can simply compost the bag and recycle the packaging, which is already made from recycled materials as well. What’s more, these bags are sustainable, plant-based and dressed in recyclable, compostable packaging. The startup’s signature specialty coffee is also ethically sourced directly from farmers, and the flavor has earned excellent reviews. Worried about the environmental costs of single-use coffee pods?

Prefab Morgan Motor Company Experience Centre uses sustainable timber

AGreenLiving

Designed with reusability in mind, the building takes cues from the British motor car manufacturer’s hand-built sports cars that are constructed from three recyclable core elements: ash timber, aluminum and leather. Bath, U.K.-based

Wayks modular luggage is the ultimate sustainable travel companion

AGreenLiving

Related: This durable luggage is made with replaceable and recycled materials There is a detachable back panel designed for longer travel with soft padding for maximum comfort while carrying larger loads and a pair of adjustable back straps. Bags are made out of PFC-free and recycled fabrics and materials, helping save the environment from excessive carbon dioxide emissions and water consumption compared to similar products.

Eco-friendly holiday gifts your partner will love

AGreenLiving

Kimaï Jewelry offers the perfect solution to unethically sourced minerals with its lab-grown diamonds and 18K recycled gold. SOL Organics , for example, takes an ethical approach to its bedding, which is organic, fair trade-certified and tested for harmful substances. Ethical cashmere sweater Cashmere is a natural fabric , made from a type of goat that produces fine, soft wool that is usually shorn off about twice a year.

Tesla: the real environmental impact

AGreenLiving

There have been deep contradictions between Tesla’s stated objectives to source raw materials from suppliers who ensure environmentally friendly and ethical processes and reports of a questionable supply chain.

Eco-friendly holiday gifts for babies and kids

AGreenLiving

Alf-Phi ethical children’s clothing Born out of a love for children and the environment, Alf-Phi targets the wasteful textile industry with children’s clothing and accessories made from salvaged materials. Eco Green Recycle a-few-examples environment game gift holiday museum

GALERIE.LA curates sustainable "Fashion With Integrity"

AGreenLiving

192 in Los Angeles curates ethical options from head to toe. Using these labels, shoppers can sort items by whether they meet the vegan criteria or are made using recycled materials. Other labels show if a product meets ethical manufacturing practices, such as fair wages and safe working conditions for employees, or if an item is made by an artisan and represents culture and tradition. Again and again the headlines emphasize the dirty world of fashion.

Digital technology, green finance in vogue among fashion’s sustainability trendsetters

GreenBiz

For example, blockchain platform Provenance helps trace and certify supply chains to enable ethical procurement decisions. Digital technology, green finance in vogue among fashion’s sustainability trendsetters. Phylicia Wu. Wed, 08/05/2020 - 01:00.

Circular economy startups compete at Circularity 2020, taking on shoes to shelf-life

AGreenLiving

On the supply side, we only partner with ethical and sustainable brands who manufacture natural toxin-free clothing using organic agricultural practices, which regenerate natural systems,” Butler said. “We Also, we helped design clothes with natural and monofibers that are recyclable.

The 12 principles of permaculture: a way forward

Low Impact

It offers everyone the chance to be part of the transition to a more eco-friendly, ethical and sustainable future. At its heart are three very simple tenets, or ethics: – Care for the planet. To help us understand how permaculture leads us to a more ethical and sustainable way of life, it’s useful to look at a list of twelve design principles put forward by David Holmgren: 1. Don’t overhaul your entire shopping philosophy – change things one ethical purchase at a time.

Top Marketing Strategies for Sustainable Businesses

The Environmental Blog

It is beyond selling because you provide solutions to your customers while taking into consideration the ecological orientation and ethical business process. Waste like toxic materials, and not recyclable wastes. Here are some tips when implementing go green marketing: Green Design: Use a big recycle symbol on your product packaging to encourage recycling after initial use.

Using Technology to Make Your Company More Efficient and More Sustainable

The Environmental Blog

However, sustainability is much more than an ethical prerogative. Sustainably harvested foods, products made from recycled materials, and goods manufactured under fair and conflict-free labor conditions are becoming more important to a customer base that grows more environmentally and socially-aware year over year. Modern enterprises increasingly focus on improving the sustainability of their operations for two key reasons.

Newly renovated Seventh Generation HQ focuses on sustainability

AGreenLiving

Over 90% of the construction waste from the renovation has been either recycled or diverted from landfill. Quality ventilation, custom planters and open workspaces integrated with greenery improve interior air quality and reflect the core ethics of the environment-focused company. Business Eco Green Recycle a-lab-making black businesses climate change generation green-business health office tiny-houses

NM Group: Securing Energy Supply for a Greener Tomorrow

Green Business Bureau

Ethically aware and forward-thinking, NM Group strongly believes that if you have the power to do good in the world, then why wouldn’t you?

Western Container Sales: Creating Value Through Upcycling and Waste Reduction

Green Business Bureau

Their promotion of reuse, a noteworthy green business practice, avoids the energy-intensive scrap metal recycling process as well as conserves energy and virgin material that would otherwise be used to make new containers.

Fairphone offers new twist on its FP3 smartphone

Business Green

Fairphone 3 Plus designed to increase the longevity of the ethical modular smartphone. Fairphone, the Dutch social enterprise that builds modular ethical smartphones, has announced a new version of its current Fairphone3 (FP3) model.

Eco-friendly subscription boxes to gift this holiday season

AGreenLiving

Another subscription box conscientious about the planet is EarthLove , a curated box of products “that are ethically and environmentally responsible, including zero-waste packaging, natural ingredients, organic and non-GMO, gluten-free, cruelty-free, beegan/vegan and fair trade.” For ethical shoppers As a verified member of the Fair Trade Federation , GlobeIn strives to support healthy working conditions for the artisans who craft the goods included in each subscription box.

Insights on climate leadership from Johnson Matthey CTO Maurits van Tol

Greentown Labs

This means looking at how materials are made, how efficient the process is, how to minimize water use, how the products can be recycled. They start the dialogue around the mission and the vision of the company—all kinds of questions around sustainability and ethics.”.

Sustainable alternatives to garden lawns: Part 2

Low Impact

Of all the ways your garden can help you live more ethically and sustainably, growing food is top of the list. Recycled glass paving with gaps between for ground-cover plants. They aim to make ethical the new normal.

Olli Ella releases capsule wardrobe made with organic cotton

AGreenLiving

One company, Olli Ella, is solely focused on creating long-lasting, versatile and ethically made clothing, with a capsule wardrobe for every body type. Green a-jumpsuit-and Business clothing collections employment geryn-evans house leather Recycle right striped-pet stylish-leashesThe fashion industry and sustainability are often at odds, but more and more earth-conscious products are hitting the market.