Ireland’s young climate activists are demanding action. School students across the country are to strike today over climate change. Thousands of students will attend protests, coinciding with a global protest in at least 82 countries. The action was sparked by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who staged a strike outside the Swedish parliament last year. Share […]

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If anyone asks why you haven’t changed your knickers in 21 days, tell them it’s for the environment! Someone’s invented underwear that doesn’t need washing – for a few weeks, at least. Danish fashion brand Organic Basics has developed underwear that’s naturally anti-microbial and odour-killing, which means you can go a long time without changing […]

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 via GIPHY Straws have become the latest target in the world’s war on plastic, following a clampdown on single-use carrier bags and disposable coffee cups. Just this month, the UK government announced that the sale of straws, drink stirrers and plastic cotton buds will be banned. The humble straw is usually associated with children’s […]

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