Thred’s ultimate guide to going zero-waste

Thred’s ultimate guide to going zero-waste

This Earth Day, we’ve created a beginner’s guide to reducing your environmental impact and reaching that elusive zero waste target. If you’re an avid reader of Thred, chances are you’ve already been incentivised to start reducing your environmental impact as much as possible. Whether that involves switching from fast fashion...

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Joe Biden expected to pledge big US emission cuts

Joe Biden expected to pledge big US emission cuts

The US president Joe Biden will be leading a virtual summit with 40 world leaders, asking major countries to take action against the worsening climate crisis. Joe Biden is expected to make big announcements regarding the US emissions cuts this week as he leads the charge in a virtual summit...

Which vegan burger is best for the environment?

Which vegan burger is best for the environment?

All plant-based burgers are better for the planet than beef. Here is a rundown of the vegan options and which are best for our planet. Eating hamburgers with your friends for lunch isn’t going to destroy the planet — the environmental impact of beef comes from the scale of its production and consumption worldwide. But the scale has gotten so out of control that all meat eaters — particularly people in wealthy countries — have...

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France bans short domestic flights as part of climate pledge

France bans short domestic flights as part of climate pledge

French MPs have voted to axe domestic flights on routes that can be travelled by train in less than two and a half hours. Macron’s climate commission now looks set to up the ante throughout 2021. As of April 10th, the French government has declared a ban on short domestic flights where other transport options are available. Specifically, the new legislation states that flights across the nation which can be...

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Sri Lanka joins palm oil boycott by banning imports

Sri Lanka joins palm oil boycott by banning imports

The country’s government has banned palm oil imports with immediate effect and is phasing out domestic cultivation to be replaced with more eco-friendly crops. If you weren’t aware, palm oil – the world’s most consumed cooking oil and an ingredient found in close to 50% of all packaged products – has been and continues to be a major driver of deforestation of some of the most biodiverse forests on...

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Seaspiracy: an unflinching look at the damage of overfishing

Seaspiracy: an unflinching look at the damage of overfishing

Seaspiracy is such a relentless ride of a documentary, blurring past so many marine-concerning topics, that it’s initially hard to know where to align your activist ambitions. By the end however, viewers will get off the ride with fresh insight into how their actions can bring about change (and a little nausea at the thought of last night’s fish finger feast). Seaspiracy was released just over a week ago...

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