COP28: First Trade Day

COP28: First Trade Day

COP28 launched its first ever Trade Day on the 4th of December 2023. This theme was launched at this year’s COP28 in order to dedicate a day to making global trade greener and more sustainable. During the day, Rebeca Grynspan, the eighth Secretary-General of United...

Plant your Pants

Plant your Pants

This year’s (2023) British Science Week took place from the 10th to the 19th of March. As part of this week, the Country Trust is asking farmers, families and schools to plant their pants. But why? The reason for this is to test the health of the soil around us. The...

Food and drink ecolabels

Food and drink ecolabels

.Within the next two years we could start seeing new ecolabelling on the food and drink products we purchase. Some large brands are already doing this by adding the carbon amount next to the calorie count. This new labelling should help the general public to make more...

Is there plastic in our food?

Is there plastic in our food?

Microplastics, containing harmful chemicals, are formed when plastic items break down. Microplastics are less than 5mm in length and have the ability to leach into our waterways due to their size. Scientists have found microplastics in our oceans, the ice in the...