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Garnier is now officially ‘cruelty-free’ certified

“Today Garnier takes another green step towards becoming a fully committed, truly sustainable, and transparent brand that delivers green beauty for all of us.” This week, Garnier—one of the world’s largest haircare brands—announced that it has been awarded the Leaping Bunny certification. The haircare brand obtained its certification from non-profit organization Cruelty-Free International to become the …

UK to ban ‘barbaric’ foie gras in post-Brexit move

Animal Welfare Minister Lord Goldsmith said ‘foie gras is unbearably barbaric’. The UK Government is exploring the idea of banning the sale and import of foie gras in a post-Brexit move. According to government sources, Animal Welfare Minister Lord Goldsmith is working on introducing the ban ‘in the next few months.’ after ‘calling it ‘unbearably …

Kim Kardashian shows ‘plant-based does a body good’ in latest post

The reality TV star frequently promotes her ‘plant-based life’ on Instagram. Kim Kardashian says “plant-based does a body good” in her latest Instagram post to 205 million followers. The reality TV star turned entrepreneur shared a series of pictures showcasing her svelte figure. This post promoting a plant-based lifestyle is the latest of many that …

Adidas bans fur, commits to sustainable material innovations

“The permanent renunciation of fur underlines our commitment in searching for and scaling up sustainable material innovations.” Adidas has announced it is banning animal fur from its supply chain to ‘take a clear stand on animal welfare.’ The sportswear giant, which doesn’t currently use fur in its collections, also became the 1,500th apparel company to …

Brighton just got another 100% vegan option, BangBao

“Whether you’re a meat-eater or a lifelong vegan, we’re confident you’ll have an unforgettable dining experience.” A new restaurant specializing in Asian-inspired vegan dishes has opened in Brighton. BangBao is the latest vegan venture in the seaside city, which is already known for its thriving vegan indulgence. The food business at the iconic North Lanes …

Ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll says ‘eating plant-based is optimal for athletes’

“There is nothing that’s not improved or impacted positively and significantly by living this [plant-based] life. Revealing the health benefits, he has experienced while following a vegan diet, ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll says ‘eating plant-based is optimal for athletes’. Roll, who was described as the ‘Fittest Vegan On Earth’ by Men’s Health magazine in 2018 …

Mini to make future car models leather-free

Mini’s Head of Design says “creating the smallest footprint for each of our products is a driver” in response to the brand’s decision to ditch leather interiors in future cars. British automotive brand Mini will not offer leather interiors in its future models. The move comes as part of the brand’s efforts to become more …

Vegan milk sales grow by 36% as dairy sales drop by 12%, USDA report says

“Every gallon of plant-based product bought by a household could be replacing an equal-sized sale by dairy suppliers.”  Vegan milk alternatives are slowly replacing cow’s milk in American households, according to a new report. The data has been compiled by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) food availability data …

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 …

Kenyan makes paving blocks out of plastic waste

The entrepreneur has recycled 20 tonnes of plastic since 2017. A Kenyan woman is making paving blocks, paving tiles, and manhole covers using plastic waste that cannot be recycled. Nzambi Matee, founder of Nairobi-based Gjenge Makers, claims the construction materials made from recycled plastic are extremely strong and durable. “Our product is almost five to …

Australia to get its first 100% vegan preschool this year

“Children are the future, and as the global need for sustainable development increases, as does the need to implement sustainability into children’s education.” This year, Australia will welcome its ‘first 100% vegan preschool’ to ‘weave sustainable and ethical practices’ into all aspects of a child’s life The new eco-friendly and plant-based learning environment is called …