EnvoNEWS | July 2022

Plastic-Free July might be behind us, but let’s continue the good habits cultivated last month so our planet can regenerate itself faster. It sounds like a choice, but it’s really a necessity. With the UK seeing its highest recorded temperature of 40.3C last month and other climate events playing out globally, how many more signs […]

What Is End-Of-Life In Packaging?

“All good things must come to an end.”- Geoffrey Chaucer.“ I disagree.” -The Circular Economy. Never before has our planet’s health occupied centre-stage in public discourse. With atmospheric CO2 emissions at its highest recorded level in human history, regular climate disasters and rampant environmental pollution, it feels like we’re provoking doomsday. Just like a patient […]

EnvoNEWS | June 2022

June is celebrated globally as Pride Month, and with each passing year, we hope the movement gets stronger and louder! As we step into Plastic-Free July, the pride continues in the form of some pro-planet news. India has banned single-use plastic from the 1st of July, and the very same law will come into effect […]

Appsolutely Necessary: Amazon’s Climate Pledge

We had all been spending increasingly more time online anyway, until the pandemic made it the only way to buy both essentials and excesses. E-commerce giant Amazon has seen a natural increase in their number of users ever since. In the last financial year, it made more than $468 Billion in global revenue, which was […]

Food For thought – ‘Takeaways’ From Food Packaging Pollution

The world is consuming more food, and spending more on it, than ever before. Economic development, population growth and the obvious human need to eat mean the food industry will never fall out of favour. Aren’t we blessed to have so many different cuisines to choose from? However, whilst the ingredients, cooking techniques, and flavors […]

EnvoNEWS | May 2022

It seems like 2022 started only yesterday, but we’re already at the end of the fifth month! May is named after the Greek goddess Maia who loved looking after plants. We’re not sure if humanity shares her passion because global deforestation rates aren’t reducing fast enough. According to a latest article by the BBC, tree […]

7 Ways To Spot Greenwashing

The world is in a race against time to cut down carbon emissions so the Earth can remain habitable for future generations. Environmental degradation is at an all-time high and mother nature’s wrath is beginning to show itself in the form of frequent heat waves, hurricanes, floods and more. Since the onset of Covid-19, everyone […]

What Are The Benefits Of Using Agro-Waste As A Raw Material?

The ‘take-make-dispose’ mantra of the linear economy has created infinite problems for our planet by plundering its finite resources for as long as one can remember. We use unsustainable materials like plastic to create products like bags and crisp packets, which are thrown away after a single-use. Heading straight to landfills or incineration, such materials […]

EnvoNEWS | Apr 2022

The 4th month of the Gregorian calendar starts off with the one and only April Fools Day. As friends, colleagues, and family members were busy pranking each other, it was discovered that most British businesses were unaware of the UK Plastic Packaging Tax 2022, which came into effect on the very same day! Funny or […]

Tip Of The (Melting) Iceberg: The UK Plastic Packaging Tax 2022

It’s a hoax, stop your jokes, Do you think I’m thick?It’s April fools day, there’s no way,I’m falling for this trick.Nobody likes to be pranked on this global day of practical jokes, even if it’s harmless. But according to a study conducted by the reputed market research and data analytics firm YouGov on behalf of […]