The Impossibility of Running an Eco-Friendly Music Festival

British festivals produce about 23,500 tonnes of waste every year. Can initiatives like plastic bottle bans ever truly counteract this?


Ten Simple Ways to Make Your Town More Sustainable

We spoke to Rob Hopkins – environmentalist, author and founder of the Transition movement – about how to make our towns more sustainable.


Don't Call the Squirrel Meat Lasagna a PR Stunt

The founders of London restaurant Native think “waste meat” might be the key to sustainable meat consumption.


I Tried to Be Completely Sustainable for a Week

If climate change responsibility is going to be foisted onto individuals over governments, I thought I should check how hard it is to save the world.


This Fishmonger Is Making Invasive Species Easier to Eat

“One of my main goals when I started this company five years ago was to serve sustainable and ecologically friendly options."


There's a New Hazelnut Spread in Town and It Wants to Take On Nutella

The Barilla Group is set to launch the palm-oil-free Crema Pan di Stelle in January of next year.


This Catering Company Turns Landfill Food into Office Lunches

Open Kitchen in Manchester salvages its ingredients from what other companies deem to be waste food.


This Team of Booze All-Stars Is Making Mezcal Sustainable

Sombra Mezcal is designed to be beneficial for both the land and the indigenous community in Oaxaca.


I Tried Every Type of Non-Plastic Straw So You Don't Have To

The war on plastic straws is here, and you're going to need to know what your options are.


This, Apparently, Is the Most Ethical Meal in the World

Just how easy it is to eat food that won't ruin the world?


Here's Where All Your Plastic Ends Up

Photos of North Pacific albatross and their garbage-clogged insides.


I Tried Living on Bugs to See if I'll Enjoy the Future of Food

For seven days I ate nothing but grasshoppers, worms and tarantulas.