Understanding Sustainability is an environmental news platform and lifestyle blog for sustainable living enthusiasts. Our main aspiration is to create an engaging and open space that welcomes a community of like-minded people. People who are driven towards achieving environmental and social justice, as well as individuals looking to adopt more eco-friendly lifestyle habits.
We cover a wide range of sustainability topics, from conscious consumption and slow-fashion to green businesses and the latest environmental news. We share inspiring ideas, tips, DIY, organisations, brands and products that we truly believe in and have personal experience with. Our hope is to encourage positive change and support our readers, no matter what stage they are at on their sustainable journey.
We understand that learning about heavy topics such as climate change and social injustices can be daunting. That is why we take a no-bullsh*t approach to our journalism, by giving you scientifically researched, transparent facts and solutions. Whenever possible, we feature organisations, businesses and start-ups that are working incredibly hard at finding solutions and ways in which you can get involved too.
The team at Understanding Sustainability are extremely passionate about nature, wildlife, conservation and the wellbeing of people and the planet (perhaps borderline obsessive…). And the fact you’re here too means we have that in common!
Founder & Editor-In-Chief
Hi! I’m Lauryn, the founder and editor-in-chief of Understanding Sustainability. I am very happy to welcome you and want to say a huge thank you for your interest in our work. My background is in Global & Sustainable Development with a keen focus on environmental conservation, sustainable fashion and activism. My hope in starting Understanding Sustainability is to inspire readers and companies to make conscious choices. I now split my time between building this platform, contributing to other publications and working with eco-minded businesses towards a sustainable future.
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