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Back to School, Sustainable Style

Back to School, Sustainable Style
It’s back to school season, and in the rush to buy new uniforms, stationery, books, bags, and more, sustainability isn’t always the first thing on...

Trees of Life

Trees of Life
In March this year, we launched our ‘buy-one, plant-one’ initiative - any time you buy a product, we plant a tree! We all know trees are good for the planet and help prevent climate change (thanks to their carbon dioxide-absorbing properties) but, even at Atlas & Ortus, we didn’t understand the true potential of trees to tackle the climate crisis...

Our Guide to Going Green at Work

Our Guide to Going Green at Work
Whether you joined in with Green Office week or had no idea it was happening, we're here to remind you of all the little things you can do to make your office a greener place forever more. 

Our Top Tips for Eco-Friendly Festivalling

Our Top Tips for Eco-Friendly Festivalling
Festival season is upon us! More than 600 music festivals will take place in the UK this summer, attracting millions of festival-goers of all ages to pitch up for a weekend of fun. Living in a tent or yurt, not showering and only using your feet to get your around for a few days… it sounds pretty environmentally friendly, doesn’t it? But in fact, festivals can have a HUGE negative impact on the environment - but don't despair, check out our top tips for eco-friendly festivalling. 

Guest Post: Bethany Austin - My guide to using reusable face wipes

Guest Post: Bethany Austin - My guide to using reusable face wipes
Until relatively recently, disposable makeup wipes were a big part of my skincare routine. In fact, for a while during in my teenage years, makeup...

Plant-based eating with allplants

Plant-based eating with allplants
This year, more people signed up to Veganuary than ever before - 250,000 people in fact. And it’s not just a form of ‘New Year’ hype - all year rou...

Digital Blacksmiths: Tackling Pollution & Poverty through 3D Printing

Digital Blacksmiths: Tackling Pollution & Poverty through 3D Printing
If, like many of the environmentally conscious among us, you tuned into BBC’s Drowning In Plastic and were left reeling at the site of baby birds...

The Eco Gender Gap

According to a number of studies over the last few years, it’s now pretty clear that an Eco Gender Gap exists. But what exactly is it, and what can...

Getting off the ground: A journey from car park to kickstart

Getting off the ground: A journey from car park to kickstart
If you live in London, you’ll have heard of Pop Brixton and Peckham Levels. If you’re a seasoned Londoner, you’ll definitely have been to at least...

Nevertheless, she persisted: A journey from zero to (zero waste) hero

Nevertheless, she persisted: A journey from zero to (zero waste) hero
The plastics problem has gone from background noise to headline news in the past nine months. Since that episode of Blue Planet II, it seems every...

Waste not, want not: A journey to maximising profits and minimising food waste

Waste not, want not: A journey to maximising profits and minimising food waste
From top chefs to Tesco, we’re happy to see high profile names leading the discussion on eliminating unnecessary food waste. And it’s about time. ...

Behind The Scenes: The Story Behind Our Fair Trade, Organic Cotton Bags - Made by Freeset

Behind The Scenes: The Story Behind Our Fair Trade, Organic Cotton Bags - Made by Freeset
At Atlas & Ortus, everything we do and every product we sell has a purpose beyond its primary function (as well as making our customers look gr...