Future Transport: e-bikes, scooters and Hyperloop latest

So what do you think will be the future of transport? E-bikes, scooters, the Hyperloop? Well, this week has seen a slew of new launches and innovations across the globe from companies which are aiming to deliver, greener, safer and more reliable ways of transporting us around. Ashley Norris of Transition Earth gives his selection…

9 in 10 Brits to be more environmentally friendly in 2021

A study of 2,000 adults found 89 per cent said being more environmentally friendly is a priority for them in 2021. For more than half (53 per cent), opting for products with less plastic packaging is the top way they will try to be more sustainable in the coming 12 months. Another 45 per cent…

Green Glow: 5 Ways to Help Environment in 2021

Three-quarters of adults get a ‘green glow’ from doing something positive for the environment, according to a study from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). A feeling of joy comes from sorting the recycling into the correct boxes, batch cooking to minimise food waste, and purchasing second-hand clothes. Other satisfying tasks include buying eco-friendly…

5 brands which are doing their bit for sustainability

  Greenwashing or genuinely interested in saving the environment? Ashley Norris of Transition Earth looks at the brands that are doing their bit for sustainability.... There’s no denying that sustainability has become a huge trend in recent years. Many brands, from high street to high end, have integrated sustainable messaging into their communications strategy as…

7 out of 10 adults aren’t sure what they can recycle

Seven in 10 adults still aren’t sure which household items they can recycle, according to a study. Researchers who polled 2,000 adults found almost three quarters find the recycling symbols located on the packaging of many household goods to be confusing. A staggering 86 per cent also think councils should be clearer about what can…

Misconceptions slowing down green revolution, claims survey

The green revolution in Britain's homes is being held back by common misconceptions about sustainable products - with one in 10 adults shunning solar panels amid fears they are a fire risk. A study of 2,000 UK homeowners found 11 per cent even avoid LED bulbs because they think they will be too dim. And…

3 in 4 office workers think more could be done for environment

Three quarters of office workers think their employers could 'do more' to address climate change and be more environmentally friendly. As they start to make their way back into the workplace after months of working from home, a study of 2,000 UK professionals found 42 per cent get frustrated by a lack of consideration for…

Is lockdown making us more environmentally friendly?

Brits are hoping to become more environmentally friendly - as a result of lockdown restrictions. A study of 2,000 adults has found 70 per cent feel the measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus have had a positive impact on the planet. This has led to two-fifths planning to continue with some of their…

10 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Christmas

Decorating your home with natural foliage and shopping secondhand are among the top ways to have an Eco-Friendly Christmas - without losing the magic. Mounds of discarded present packaging, masses of uneaten food and waiting in traffic to do your Christmas shop mean it can be a struggle to be green, especially at this time…