Aroboretum: New London members club aims to connect planet-friendly people

Arboretum, an independent members’ club and coworking space for planetary changemakers, is to open in London later this month. A place for people who “care about the planet to convene, create and collaborate” near London’s Trafalgar Square, Arboretum is the brainchild of hospitality entrepreneur Ronald Ndoro, responsible for the Library members’ club in Covent Garden. Breaking away from mainstream members’ clubs, Arboretum aims to attract socially … Continue reading Aroboretum: New London members club aims to connect planet-friendly people

Revive Eco aim to replace palm oil by extracting oil from used coffee grounds

Scottish startup Revive Eco has devised a way to extract oil from used coffee grounds that can replace palm oil. Revive Eco founders Scott Kennedy and Fergus Moore are aiming to go global with their hope to replace palm oil using coffee waste. The pair first got the idea to use coffee waste oil when they were working in cafés during their time studying business … Continue reading Revive Eco aim to replace palm oil by extracting oil from used coffee grounds

Safia Minney: Changing the face of fashion for the greater good

Whether you are new to sustainable fashion or have been a conscious consumer for some time, People Tree is a label you have most likely come across. Changemaker and sustainable fashion pioneer, Safia Minney, started the sustainable and fair trade label, People Tree, more than 25 years ago at a time when “sustainable fashion” labels were few and far between and fair trade practices non-existent. … Continue reading Safia Minney: Changing the face of fashion for the greater good

KeepCup: Escalating “the demise of the disposable” coffee cup

KeepCup is on a mission to reduce the amount of disposable coffee cups that end up in landfill with its simple and ingenious range of resusable coffee cups. The Australian based company was set up by mother of three, Abigail Forsyth, and her brother Jamie almost 10 years ago. The sister and brother team started a café business called Bluebag in Melbourne in 1998. When they … Continue reading KeepCup: Escalating “the demise of the disposable” coffee cup