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Environmental Heroes: Champions of Change and Sustainability

Environmental Heroes: Champions of Change and Sustainability

In a world fraught with environmental challenges, where the very fabric of nature is under threat, there emerge individuals who stand as beacons of hope, champions of change, and guardians of the Earth. Let's delve into the remarkable journeys of six environmental heroes, each making a profound impact in their own unique way.

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The Frightening Truth about Teflon

The Frightening Truth about Teflon

Have you seen Mark Ruffalo’s 2019 film ‘Dark Waters’? The American legal thriller centres on an environmental lawsuit and the dangers of Teflon, and has recently been in the spotlight after being added to Netflix.

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The first EU capital city to endorse the call for a Plant Based Treaty

The first EU capital city to endorse the call for a Plant Based Treaty

We are delighted to hear that Amsterdam has become the first EU capital to call for a global Plant Based Treaty to address food system impacts on the climate emergency. The proposed treaty is now backed by 25 municipal governments worldwide, including Edinburgh and Los Angeles.

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The Green Woman's 10th Birthday

The Green Woman's 10th Birthday

The Green Woman is proudly celebrating its 10th Birthday this month. As an environmentally focused, zero-waste business we’ve been on quite a journey from a humble start-up around the kitchen table to a multi-award-winning, fully organic certified business.

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Hidden Beauty Horrors - Parabens

Hidden Beauty Horrors - Parabens

Parabens were introduced in the 1920s and are a group of chemicals that are widely used as artificial preservatives in cosmetic and beauty products. They are added to prevent and reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and mould, increasing the shelf life of the product.

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Do synthetic UV Filters Disrupt Marine Life?

Do synthetic UV Filters Disrupt Marine Life?

Synthetic UV filters are commonly found in many mainstream sun creams. However, the world is now waking up to the fact that their impact on delicate marine ecosystems is a huge and overlooked danger. When we wash sun creams off our bodies, they make their way into our rivers and oceans, subsequently posing a significant threat to ...

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Do UV filters increase cancer risk?

Do UV filters increase cancer risk?

Concerns have been raised about whether the UV filters themselves could pose a risk to our health, including the potential to increase the risk of breast cancer. We take a closer look at the hidden dangers of mainstream sun creams with our partner [...]

The Green Woman partnership with Breast Cancer UK

The Green Woman partnership with Breast Cancer UK

The Green Woman has joined forces with a national breast cancer prevention charity Breast Cancer UK again this year, to highlight the impact of harmful chemicals on breast cancer risk.

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Why should you switch to a natural moisturiser?

Why should you switch to a natural moisturiser?

We all know that it’s important to keep your skin healthy and hydrated, and most people use moisturisers to do this. However, how much thought have you put into the moisturiser you use and its ingredients? The majority of mass-produced moisturisers contain a whole range of ingredients (that you may have never even...

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Hidden Beauty Horrors - Triclosan

Hidden Beauty Horrors - Triclosan

Unfortunately, there are many hidden beauty horrors that crop up in industrial health and beauty products, which mostly consist of chemicals that can be very harmful to the body over time. One of the worst culprits is Triclosan. We believe it is important for everyone to be aware of Triclosan, the im...

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