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Eco-City Guide: LONDON how the fash pack go green with style! By Greta Eagan

This Eco-City Guide sponsored by The Cavendish London, a leading luxury hotel with a conscience.

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Hosting London Fashion Week with the integrated eco-fashion exhibition, Estethica, London is prime for a ‘green guide’. From hired bicycles for city strolling, to eco-boutique shopping and natural remedies- London’s fog is taking on a greenish hue... Flip through FASHIONmeGREEN’s eco-city guide to find out where an ecofashionista shops, pampers herself and stays in one of the leading fashion capitals of the world.


ECO-CITY GUIDE: LONDON

“The Cavendish London is conscious that the action of each and every one of us has an impact on the environment. This is the belief that everyone at the London Cavendish works with, to ensure that we are doing our bit to ensure a sustainable future.”

eco-luxury accommodations... The Cavendish The Cavendish London’s environmental commitment: Jermyn Street, London

Situated in one of the most historic sectors of Londonbetween Piccadilly Circus and Green Park, the Cavendish is anything but dated. In fact, it has become a leading eco-luxury hotel with many environmental upgrades- bringing a classic into the 21st century! From bedside reusable glass bottles to charity linked toiletries, the Cavendish checks a number of our ‘eco’ boxes.

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- We will identify and implement eco-friendly policies through the formation of The Cavendish London Green Team. - We will work with our supplier partners to reduce their packaging and transport to our hotels. - We will purchase fair trade tea and coffee and ethically sourced produce. - We will monitor utility consumption levels on a monthly basis and aim to reduce consumption at every opportunity.


ECO-CITY GUIDE: LONDON

Neal’s Yard Remedies organic natural heath & beauty “We're passionate about transforming people's lives, by educating and empowering them on how to live more healthily through the power of nature.” -N

Spattered about London, you will recognize the Neal’s Yard tree logo, and know that it is a beacon for organic and natural products that are designed to treat through their ingredients. Encouraging a more holistic and natural approach to health and beauty is one of Neal’s Yards core missions. With educated staff, premium quality products and trustworthy apothecary style branding, they are well on their way to leading the industry with a highly effective standard! You can visit your local Neal’s Yard or go online: www.nealsyardremedies.com.

We believe in sustainability, taking only what nature can afford to give and no more than we need. We avoid polluting, toxic or harmful substances, use wild, organic and natural ingredients and don't overpackage. 3


ECO-CITY GUIDE: LONDON

Costs are the same whether you're a Member or not, though Members can buy the most cost-effective (annual) access.

Barclays Cycle Hire the chicest way to get around London

You pay for the right to hire a cycle (access fee) and for the amount of time you've got it (usage charge).

Nothing says ‘zero emissions’ like a bike! Adopting Paris’s citywide velo rental service, London followed suit and offers cycles for hire across the city. How does it work? Simple. Take a cycle, ride it where you like, then return it, ready for the next person. Available 24 hours a day, all year round. It's self-service and there's no booking. Just turn up and go. You can even go online to map out your routes and secure your membership. http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/cycling/

There are currently about 6000 cycles for hire across London and the casual use option, for nonmembers, is on its way.

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ECO-CITY GUIDE: LONDON

“Expect to find rich pickings in store from ecochic labels, Bllack by Noir and Edun as well as emerging brands like Beautiful Soul, beside own name labels Ascension and Ascension Originals. You might call it guiltfree shopping!” -Harper’s Bazaar

Ascension fashion of great heights 28- 32 St Christopher’s Place, London, W1U 1NU

Taking their new name quite literally, Ascension has excelled to new heights of fashion fabulousness with the opening of their brick and mortar shop in London. Boasting a prime time location in the middle of London’s most popular shopping district, Ascension is just a window shopping stroll away from Bond Street in beautiful St Christopher’s Place.

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Be sure to visit them online, where they first made their ecosavvy appearance. www.ascensiononline.com


FASHIONmeGREEN Eco-City Guide: LONDON