This weeks chosen 'in the news' articles are:
This is why sustainable fashion matters
In this article Marilisa Racco discusses how the fashion industry has such an enormous impact on the world and by simply getting dressed each morning we all play a part in it. Providing key and interesting statistics, this article is full of the 'good stuff' and is really going to make you stop and think about the clothes you chose to invest in.
The North Face Is Making Shirts From Recycled Bottles To Clean National Parks
Described by their director of sustainability as "the next step in our materials innovation", North Face's new line Bottle Source, composed of T-shirts and tote bags, is made in part of recycled water bottles!
King's research highlights that air pollution fell by 89% for the London Marathon
"By testing for levels of nitrogen oxides (NOx) for a 12 hour period on Sunday 22 April, then comparing these levels with previous Sunday levels for the same length of time, the research shows the impact that a wide-scale ban on polluting vehicles could have on the city."
Activists Earthling Ed, And James Aspey To Appear At Vegan Festival
New Planet B festival is set to take place in the Cotswolds this summer. Festival co-founder Maudie Johnson says that the event is set to be "the perfect blend of TED talk meets Yoga Retreat, meets Vegan Market, meets Music Festival."