“Banned” Iceland advert raising awareness of palm oil to unprecedented levels

The perils of palm oil are getting widespread attention in the UK at present in an  unprecedented way. It follows the banning of supermarket chain Iceland’s Christmas advert from TV for being “too political”. The supermarket made a deal with Greenpeace to reuse an animated film that the environmental organisation had created about palm oil, for its 2018 festive commercial. The advert was released on … Continue reading “Banned” Iceland advert raising awareness of palm oil to unprecedented levels

Trust Mark helping shoppers to make plastic-free choices

Consumers who purchase items from tea brand, teapigs; British supermarket, Iceland; and Dutch retailer, Ekoplaza will see the world’s first “plastic-free” Trust Mark now displayed on goods. The brainchild of environmental campaign group A Plastic Planet, the Trust Mark will be awarded to food and drink products that are packaged without plastic. Designed to sit clearly on the front of the pack, the Trust Mark will instantly inform and empower consumers … Continue reading Trust Mark helping shoppers to make plastic-free choices

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland

Life & Soul Magazine’s Travel Guide to Eco Spas will whet your appetite for a vacation that brings healing to holidaymakers in accommodations that work in harmony with the planet. 10. ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, with its jaw-dropping views of the Icelandic landscape of lava fields and nearby hot springs, is a unique, once in a lifetime experience on many accounts. … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland

Secret Solstice 2017: 72-hours of daylight at the world’s only CarbonNeutral music festival

Secret Solstice, Iceland’s leading music festival, is special and unique in so many ways. Taking place from June 16 to June 18 this year, an obvious draw of the event is that festival goers enjoy daylight for an ongoing 72 hours. Because of how close Iceland is situated to the Arctic Circle, the nation gets the full on effect of seasonal changes on a unique scale. … Continue reading Secret Solstice 2017: 72-hours of daylight at the world’s only CarbonNeutral music festival