As we close the chapter to our month of focusing on film and literature we thought it might be nice to celebrate eco warriors in the limelight. These may be film stars, TV personalities or singers, who are all working towards the same goal as us here at E.C.O. These are people who are working in active service to protect our planet from degradation and destruction. Using their position in society to amplify their voice and increase awareness is a necessary step to ensure the message of our climate crisis is reaching as many people as possible.
This month at E.C.O. we shining a spotlight on eco Film and Literature and are lucky enough to have interviewed a dear friend and author, Julian Hoffman. Two years after I met Julian in Indonesia, Julian, my boyfriend and I met in London in an old bank which has now been converted into a pub. After an amazing few hours of drink, food and environmental chit chat we had put the world to rights (we are awaiting our Nobel Peace Prize), and he kindly offered to spare his time for an interview via Skype which we are extremely grateful for!
Don’t become a vegan.
While many restaurants still don’t have a plant based option or have the odd measly salad, the options are slowly starting to open up. We've trawled the best plant based options in chain restaurants and we’ve found an extensive range across many cuisines...
Read this week's E.C.O. news roundup to hear the latest environmental news. EasyJet are set to carbon offset their flights, Coldplay are planning a net-zero album tour, fires and flood cause fear worldwide, African plants are set for extinction and Greta Thunberg is a time traveler.
With a part spaceship, part car named 'Bloodhound' aiming to break the land speed world record and a row over the December general election causing disruption to nativity plays we have had an interesting week of eco news.
In the past week it has been confirmed that we will have a general election, we've got a new Brexit deadline of 31 January, and we lost the Rugby World Cup to South Africa. Here's your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days
Wheat straw comes from wheat grains that are left after harvest. In the past this material was treated as waste, but now people are reclaiming it to create sustainable products.
The internet has lots of information about habit formation. Most relate to building a skill over time, like learning the guitar or getting fitter. Others are instilling well being habits […]
One super easy and economical eco-friendly switch you can make is changing your razor. The EPA estimates that over two billion razors are thrown away every year