Category: Interview

Just add water: Homethings fizzing tabs bring fun to your cleaning routine

Most cleaners come in plastic spray bottles and when they’re empty, we usually through them away. UK’s Homethings saw a problem in that and decided to get creative: their refillable cleaning products are in tablet form that you can dissolve in water at home. Julia talked to Matthew Aubrey of Homethings about bringing fun to cleaning, whether sustainability and profitability can go hand in hand for a business and their future Thing.

Conservation tourism for Africa’s wildlife and local communities

Great Plains Conservation offers responsible tourism in Botswana, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. In their eco-camps, safari-lovers can experience the amazing African wildlife while helping sustain the existing wilderness and local communities. The award-winning organisation says that their “model takes stressed and threatened environments, surrounds them with compassionate protection and intelligent, sustainable management, and funds them with sensitive, low-volume, low-impact, tourism.”

Sustainable death care improves water, soil and air quality

While it is great that more people live a sustainable life, many forget to look beyond their lifetime. What about after we die? Is it even possible to have an eco-friendly burial? Julia talked to Lee Webster, vice-president of Education of the Green Burial Council – a US-based organisation that educates people on green burials – to answer those questions.

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