Environment – Totally Vegan Buzz

American singer Loren Gray urges fans to watch Seaspiracy and ‘talk more about it’

Loren Gray is the latest celebrity to plug the anti-fishing Netlfix documentary to her 1.5 million Twitter followers. American model, singer, and social media star Loren Gray is urging her followers to watch Seaspiracy. The 18-year-old, who has millions of followers on social media, is among a slew of celebrities including Bryan Adams, Lucy Watson, …

Hong Kong grocery store pledges to stop selling fish post Seaspiracy

“Every tiny step counts to make the world a better place. Stop crying over the planet, let’s take this step forward to ocean conservation together!” Netflix’s new documentary Seaspiracy has caused a Hong Kong-based zero-waste grocery chain to stop selling fish. Grocery chain Slowood with outlets in Kennedy Town, Sha Tin, and Discovery Bay, sells …

Adidas revamps iconic Stan Smith sneaker using recycled materials as part of sustainability drive

“A new standard in sustainability, crafted in a classic silhouette. Because style and sustainability shouldn’t just go hand in hand, they belong on your feet.” Adidas has revamped its iconic tennis-inspired sneaker giving it a sustainable makeover this time. The Stan Smith range, which gets its title from the tennis star of the same name …

Jane Goodall launches plant-based cookbook to promote animal-free diets

“It’s becoming more and more clear that the obsession with eating meat and dairy products and eggs is totally destroying the environment.” This week, renowned anthropologist, animal activist, and Conservationist Jane Goodall released a cookbook to encourage people to go plant-based. EatMeatless: Good for Animals – the first-ever cookbook released by The Jane Goodall Institute …

UGG just launched vegan shoes made from carbon-neutral plant-based materials

“At UGG, we are committed to doing our part to combat climate change” Called the Plant Power collection, the new line builds on the brand’s sustainability platform- FEEL GOOD- launched in 2020 ‘to articulate its long-term goals and commitment to people and the planet’. This week, Southern California-based popular shoe brand UGG® launched vegan shoes …

Greta Thunberg says Biden should ‘treat climate crisis like a crisis’

“They are just treating the climate crisis​ ​as it was a political topic, among other topics and, yeah, treat it as a crisis, that’s the No. 1 step​“ Greta Thunberg has slammed US President Joe Biden for making the climate crisis a mere political issue and “not doing enough” on the matter.  The climate leader …

World’s first-ever space hotel urged to make menu 100% vegan

“PETA urges Orbital Assembly to comet to dishing up a delicious five-star vegan menu that’s sure to land well with guests.” A space construction company planning to open a luxury space hotel by 2027 is being urged to make its menu vegan. Orbital Assembly Corporation (OAC) recently announced its ambitious project of building The Voyager …

Leonardo DiCaprio urges 37m followers to reduce ‘just one beef burger’ per week to help fight climate change

“Shifting from animal meat to the plant-based meats developed by Beyond Meat is one of the most powerful measures someone can take to reduce their impact on our climate.” Movie star and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio has called on his followers to support the climate change movement by eating less meat. The Academy Award-winning actor, who …

Australian state becomes first to ban plastic straws and stirrers in the country

“Our single-use plastic ban will have significant economic benefits and create local jobs, as well as being good for the environment.” South Australia’s ban on single-use plastic items officially came into effect on Monday, 1st March. The single-use and Other Plastic Products (Waste Avoidance) Act 2020 is the first legislation of its kind in Australia. …

Bill Gates says all wealthy nations should switch to ‘100% plant-based beef’ to fight climate change

The philanthropist is also backing a company that is developing a new food source (fungi) ‘that can then be turned into a variety of foods with a small carbon footprint’. While Bill Gates’ new book ‘How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need’ outlines several ambitious goals for …

Robert Downey Jr. announces venture funds to save the planet, invests $10 million of own money

“We are at the precipice of the sustainable technology renaissance… I can see how much you care. That’s why I’m creating a way to invest in all the companies that I am putting my money into.” This month, actor Robert Downey Jr. has launched two venture funds to support sustainable technology, which he described to …

Katy Perry vows to ditch ‘shopping addiction’ for the environment

“Clothes are in the top five of the most polluting things for our planet and I cannot be a part of that like I was.” Singer Katy Perry says she wants to be an environmentally conscious shopper and will going forward only ‘buy out of necessity’. The 36-year-old made the comments in an Instagram Live …