The scary environmental impact of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Amongst all of the sales, bargains and discounts, it’s easy to forget about the environmental impact of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This celebration of consumerism is one of the most wasteful and polluting periods on the calendar. While an item might appear to be cheap, the true cost of manufacturing, packaging and shipping on […]

Is compostable packaging actually sustainable?

Compostable packaging is rising in popularity as more customers are demanding plastic-free options. Conscious consumers are aware that less than 9% of plastic has ever been recycled. Meanwhile, plastic waste is infiltrating every corner of our planet, ecosystems and food chain with disastrous consequences.  But is compostable packaging really an improvement on plastic? Or is […]

My sustainable business story: how I launched CONCENTR8ED

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about my sustainable business CONCENTR8ED. My eco-friendly and sustainable business launched on 24 November, also known as Green Tuesday, last year. It’s been the hardest and most rewarding project of my life. So read on to find out how it happened.  My eco entrepreneurial journey I’ve always had […]

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