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Traditional Meals Become Vegan

Ever wondered what a vegan eats after a night out? Or the typical Sunday roast you would find in the house of a vegan? We recently spoke to Iris Cohen on the day to day challenges a vegan faces when it comes to the transition of becoming a vegan, and...

Wild Food Café – A case study on food packaging

This case study on food packaging aims to highlight the importance of food packaging to the restaurant and café industry. Background of Wild Food Café Wild Food Café is a raw-centric, vegan/vegetarian eatery that thrives on ensuring fresh and healthy food, aliveliness and an eco-friendly world. Perry...

COP21 – In Numbers

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was opened for signature on the 9th May 1992 and has 194 parties. The Green Market Oracle created a short history of the UNFCC meetings. The parties to the convention have met annually since 1995 in the Conference of Parties (COP) in the hope...

Consumer Views on Eco-Friendly Companies [Infographic]

71% of SMEs say they do not understand the importance of being eco-friendly, which could possibly have detrimental effects on the reputation of the business, as well as losing competitive advantage. There are more benefits included in the transition of turning your business green, SMEs claimed that 35% of their consumers...

The impact of waste on marine life [Infographic]

We need to change the way we manage our waste, not only for us but for marine life as well. Infographic on the impact of waste on marine life  

And it doesn't stop there, the infographic shows the effects of waste pollution but marine life is also impacted...


Unexpected Item in the Bagging Area… [Infographic]

Due to the rise in plastic bag usage, a 5p charge was put in place on the 5th October 2015.  

Infographic showing the usage of plastic bags - Feel free to share. Here's something you may have missed about the plastic bag charges: Some retailers give the money, that comes...

Carrier Bag Charges in Scotland

  [caption id="attachment_10229" align="alignright" width="360"] Image source: http://bit.ly/1wlFoRl[/caption] If you live in Scotland you'll be well aware that, from this week, single-use carrier bags are no longer given out free when you're buying goods in Scotland. If you live in Wales or Northern Ireland, you're already well acquainted with carrier bag charges. And if...