Useful articles about living sustainably

A resource for consumers, journalists and bloggers about sustainability, plastic-free, eco-friendly living. Includes links to free consumer research data and analysis and packaging innovations. 

Lifestyle / advice

Guide to Green Shopping. THE PARLOR by Jomashop. Aug 9, 2021


Are beeswax wraps a good plastic-free alternative to clingfilm? Good Housekeeping. July 22, 2022

Climate change: How to be more eco-friendly in everyday life. BBC. Aug 9, 2021

Sustainable living: 40 eco-friendly tips from the best experts in the business. Marie Claire. Apr 8, 2022

50 simple ways to make your life greener. The Guardian. Feb 29, 2020

What Is Spoiled Milk Good For? Healthline. Aug 21, 2019

19 genius inventions that can stop us from using so much plastic. USA Today. June 17, 2019 

Life Without Plastic Is Possible. It’s Just Very Hard. New York Times. Feb 16, 2019

Yes, You Can Do Better Than the Great American Lawn. The New York Times. June 15, 2022

Ten Tips to Reduce your Plastic Waste. WWF. 

3 Sustainability Experts Weigh In on How to Be a Better Shopper. Vogue. Jan 10, 2022 

Tired of Plastic? These Businesses Have Ideas for You. The New York Times. May 27, 2020

Fromage fictions: the 14 biggest cheese myths – debunked! The Guardian

Are beeswax wraps a good plastic-free alternative to clingfilm? Good Housekeeping

How to make beeswax wraps Natural History Museum

Cling film is killing the planet – try these alternatives The Telegraph

Goodbye to Plastic Food Packaging? Wall Street Journal

Green Guide to Selling, Donating and Recycling Old Clothing (thank you for the tip, Sarah!)

Places to Donate Your Used Clothing Madison Trust (thank you for the tip, Kelsey!)

A Homeowner's Guide to Composting (thank you for the tip, Sarah!)


Consumer trends

Sustainability & Consumer Behaviour 2022. Deloitte. 

2022 Sustainability Monitor. Mintel. 

Share of sustainable shopping behaviors among UK shoppers in 2022. Statistica. 

Consumers Demand Sustainable Products And Shopping Formats. Forbes. Mar 11, 2022 


From seaweed to coconut: sustainable packaging solutions fighting the war on plastic. Food Matters Live. Apr 1, 2022

Innovations in the war on plastic: making progress in 2021. Energy Saving Trust. July 1, 2021

A sticky solution: how using adhesives to create alternative packaging is helping to reduce plastic waste. The Guardian. Sept 2, 2022

5 innovators adding value to plastic waste and improving working conditions.  The World Economic Forum. Aug 22, 2022

An Environmentally Friendly Innovation That’s Set To Revolutionise Food Packaging. Forbes. Oct 19, 2020

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