Natural rubber is being used in a wide variety of sustainable products – from yoga mats to engineering applications! However, its frequent use has also led to the development of synthetic alternatives harmful to the environment. How does natural rubber differ from its synthetic counterpart?
Cotton – easily one of the most frequently used fabrics in the world. However, traditional cotton is facing some environmental and ethical challenges which compromise its sustainability. Organic cotton, on the other hand, solves many of these issues thanks to more sustainable and ethical practices in the supply chain.
Most of our clothes nowadays are made from synthetic materials such as polyester, acrylic or nylon. While this option has been favoured by fast fashion manufacturers due to the low cost, their origin is highly problematic.
Trees give us the oxygen we need to breathe, wood to build our houses and furniture, food to eat and beautiful nature to admire. However, more and more often trees are falling victim to deforestation.
Deforestation, the permanent removal of trees to make space for something else (often agricultural activity), is one of the most pressing environmental issues we are facing today.
Climate change has become the single biggest environmental threat of the globalized world in the 21st century. While some fluctuation of average temperature over time is normal, temperatures are now rising much faster than ever before and could potentially have irreversible effects.