A Day In The Life Of..

Matt Kennedy - Founder of Fussy Deodorant

Besides starting refill upstart, Get Fussy, Matt loves hanging with his cat. And why wouldn't you?

6 Pack

A radical moment of self celebration 🙌

Inspired by another woman founder, we felt it was time to take a moment to celebrate the wins.

A day in the life of...

Mairead Curtin, Co-Founder of cult florist Rebel Rebel.

Co-founder of the cult East London florist Rebel Rebel, we learn about Mairead's love of the squirrel and the nostalgic smells in flowers.

A day in the life of..

Kim Darragon, Founder of Kim Does Marketing

Passionate about small businesses, she is an absolute gem in getting us clear and focused on what really matters. She also lives in my dream flat, in the beautiful Barbican.

In Residence

Meet Maz from the fantastic Interiors blog The Wooden Hill

She is a Biophilic designer, Interiors blog writer, Pilates Instructor AND takes her plastic-free living very seriously.

Recently at KANKAN..

Collaboration

Meet Supermundane

He has been making art since the early 90's in London, exploring line and colour. He is passionate about music and cold swimming. Meet Rob, aka Supermundane

Circular By Design

Meet Re:Down

We spoke to Eric Firmann, one of the founders of Re:down who has, in 7 years, totally transformed the conversation around the use of down and feathers from an animal welfare concern to a circularity conversation

Circular By Design

Meet Reborn In Color

Meet Swedish Bedlinen duo who are reimagining a repurposed, reused and recoloured bedroom that is full of heart & soul.

Circular By Design

Meet Upcircle

We spoke to Co-Founder Anna Brightman who has made a business in repurposing waste into valuable personal care products.

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Our 6 favourite ways to kick off spring

The 1st March marks the beginning of meteorological and climatological Spring. Given how much we are all willing the season of new beginnings to begin we will be joining the scientists by acknowledging that Spring is officially HERE.

6 Plastic Ambassadors Making Impact

When the youth of the world start rising up and raising their voices to an issue, you know the adults have taken too long to act.

In Residence: Rachel Boyett of Little Veggie Eats

Hackney neighbour, cookbook author and our all-time favourite veggie inspo account on instagram

My Plastic-Free(ish) Bathroom

My plastic free journey has a pattern, whilst the overall trajectory is in the right direction, it happens in fits and starts. So I wholeheartedly welcome things like plastic free July for giving me the focus to get my plastic free game on again. I decided for me it would be about the bathroom. A room rife with so many single-use plastic options but also an increasing number of new options...

Sally Emslie, founder of Manifesto Woman

Hello & welcome to the tenth edition of What Goes Around, Comes Around. This is our love letter to people, ideas, and things contributing to the betterment of the world.Today we are chatting with the founder of Manifesto Woman, Sally Emslie.Quick Caveat — Manifesto Woman is my all-time fav online re-seller store. Without a doubt, it is always full of really wearable unique gems. She has access to...

Can O’ Dreams makes the shortlist of Fountains Of Hygiene Competition

KANKAN’s collaboration with batch.works is born from a dream that hygiene of the future doesn’t need to cost the earth. The volume of waste that has been generated by the COVID-19 crisis is not in the forefront of people’s minds, but for us here at KANKAN, a personal care brand devoted to fighting single-use plastics, it was one of the first things we considered. Whilst it’s critical to ensure that...

GQ lists KANKAN as one of the best vegan soap brands.

Whilst the mission behind brand KANKAN is about reimagining a future that is plastic-free — making refill & reuse mainstream and inspiring change; the ethical values behind the brand goes further. We are thrilled to be included in GQ’s round up of the best vegan soaps.The KANKAN packaging may be the first thing you notice, but inside the aluminium can is a 99% natural, plant-based liquid soap full...

The science behind soap

And why it still remains the best option to kill viruses and bacteria Pall Thordarson wrote this week on the science of soap and why it’s kills coronavirus. Yes, that’s right, people. The humble bar (or liquid) kind that we have been using has kept us clean for centuries is the best option to help us now.

Antibacterial Vs. Normal Soap?

What is the difference is between antibacterial soap and ‘normal’ naturally derived soap?   The need to keep our hands clean has never been more pressing. When you shop, or when you are at the doctor’s, you may of noticed there is a special ‘antibacterial’ soap which on the initial read, seems to be better, or more efficient... 

In Residence with Kate Sessions

In business making modern interior classics & sentimental treasures.   Sessions & Co collaborate with the most exceptional artists, designers and makers in the UK to make heirlooms for the family home. Designed for both adults and children, their products are unique art objects for everyday enjoyment, inspired by British...

Why the can?

And why we believe the future is with the circular economy. Not all recycling is the same. With only 20% of all plastics are being recycled globally, and most plastics having a recycling cycle of 2x maximum before loss of use, we really need to review our addiction to plastic.