Environment – Totally Vegan Buzz

2020’s top 10 vegan-friendly cities in the UK have been revealed

“Holidu, the search engine for holiday rentals, has analysed data from Happy Cow to find out which cities boast the greatest number of vegan-friendly restaurants and cafés in relation to the size of the population in each city.” 2020’s top 10 most vegan-friendly cities in the UK have been ranked by Holidu, ‘the search engine …

Canada to ban single-use plastics by end of 2021

“Plastic pollution threatens our natural environment. It fills our rivers or lakes, and most particularly our oceans, choking the wildlife that live there.” This month, the Canadian government announced its intention to ban plastic bags and other single-use plastics nationwide by the end of 2021. The announcement follows Prime Minister Justin Trudeau first admitting to …

100% vegan refillable deodorant ‘fussy’ available for pre-order

“We’re making sustainability sexy! Once you see and hold fussy, it will be love at first swipe.” London-based start-up ‘fussy’ is taking pre-orders for its brand new refillable deodorant, which is “the first to be made entirely from plants, inside and out.” The company has already garnered more than £56,000 worth of donations and pre-orders …

Earthshot council member Sir David Attenborough says prize could be an ‘impetus to develop into something huge.’

“The Earthshot prize is really about harnessing that optimism and that urgency to find solutions to some of the world’s greatest environmental problems.” This week, a slew of dignitaries have joined Prince William’s Earthshot Prize Council to collectively decide which projects will be given prize funding from his £50m Earthshot fund launched in an effort …

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are least eco-friendly royals, study claims

A new study comparing the highest environmental impact of 10 royals has shown that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry live the most eco-unfriendly lifestyle. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have emerged as the least eco-friendly royals, according to a new study.  The couple had the highest environmental impact after Save On Energy ranked the members …

Adidas, Stella McCartney partner material solutions company for mushroom leather products

‘We are thrilled to be working with partners who recognize that we are in a race to develop sustainable solutions to conventional technologies’ Four iconic fashion brands have teamed up with Bolt Threads – a California based biotech company that develops sustainable materials to make fashion more ethical and planet-friendly. Adidas, Kering – the parent …

Bryan Adams urges 813K fans to ‘make healthy ocean a priority’ after ‘cove clean up’

The legendary musician has participated in a beach clean up to drive the message home. This week, Bryan Adams took to Instagram to encourage his fans to ‘make a healthy ocean a priority,’  in order to save the marine ecosystem. The iconic singer, who ‘wanted to make himself useful’ recently volunteered for a beach clean …

Jane Goodall says ‘make ethical choices’ since ‘our window of time’ to mitigate the climate crisis is fast closing

“If we all make ethical choices, then we’re going to be able to contribute to mitigating climate change” Renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, who addressed a recent virtual event hosted for journalist organization National Press Club discussed how the human disrespect for animals and the environment has brought us to face “our own destruction.” Taking stock …

Woody Harrelson narrates new climate ‘game changer’ documentary

‘Never before has there been a more important message, and the good news is it’s hopeful, it’s actionable and the film shows us steps we can take right now’ With a new digital clock now counting down the time before the planet faces an apocalyptic breakdown brought on by climate change, solutions to combat the …

Reebok’s first vegan performance sneakers come with a crate of fresh veggies

The footwear titan has partnered with a Boston-area farm to host a giveaway comprising a box full of fresh produce to the first 50 customers purchasing the new sneakers. Reebok is releasing its new plant-based Forever Floatride GROW sneakers next month and the first 50 customers will also receive a community supported agriculture (CSA) box …

David Attenborough joins Instagram to say ‘the Earth is finite and we need to look after it’

The natural historian has joined Instagram to raise awareness about the dangers impacting the future of our planet and the possible solutions. This week, David Attenborough joined Instagram with the aim of spreading awareness about the devastating effects of climate change and urging people to help save the planet’s ecosystem, it’s extraordinary biodiversity, and all …

New York’s giant clock counting down the time remaining for a climate meltdown

‘The Climate Clock will remind the world every day just how perilously close we are to the brink’ The huge countdown clock installed in Manhattan’s Union Square will now tell us exactly much time we have before climate change effects spiral beyond control. The colossal 62-foot-wide 15-digit electronic clock has been one of the city’s …