Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney does not want meat-eaters to ‘Let it Be’

His Meat Free Monday campaign’s new study claims that more than 30% of those who tried giving up meat once a week for five years ended up giving it up entirely

Vegan children shorter than meat-eating kids?

Study shows vegan tots are shorter than those that eat meat

Canadian firm wins $1m for fully compostable and plant-based coffee pods

NEXE Innovations’ coffee pods achieve 100% breakdown by composting within 10 weeks, with no negative effects on the quality of the resulting compost

‘Meat-eaters contribute nearly twice as much to climate change than vegans’

New research finds that if everyone in the UK switched to vegetarianism for a year, they could save the UK 37,900,000 tonnes of emissions

Comic Relief gets a sniff of sustainability with plant-based red nose

The move follows the charity receiving letters and emails from hundreds of school children calling for a more environmentally-friendly red nose

Flora owner to spread carbon labelling across its products

Upfield hopes the labelling, which will be applied to 100 million packs of its plant-based spreads, margarines, butters and creams, will encourage consumers to make more sustainable choices

Burger King beefs up meat-free offering in Europe

The fast food chain is launching the plant-based ‘Rebel Whopper’ burger, in partnership with The Vegetarian Butcher, across 25 countries in Europe

Reebok runs towards sustainability with corn and cotton trainers

The footwear giant’s new option for vegan consumers even comes in a recycled package