Jen Marsden

Jen Marsden

Jen Marsden is a London based writer and editor on all matters in the green arena. A former editor of New Consumer magazine, she has edited and contributed to a wide range of ethical lifestyle publications and is currently the Home & Lifestyle Editor of Green Guide. A keen traveller, Jen has lived abroad and worked on various charitable and sustainable business projects in India and Kenya. She has written and edited her first book Green Guide for Weddings, an imprint of Markham Publishing. Her forthcoming publications in this lifestyle book series are Green Guide for Home & Household and Green Guide to Fashion & Beauty.

Two decades ago I had a university friend who had been given the nickname Lettuce because he was vegan. I was fascinated by him and his ethical beliefs. He’d taken my vegetarianism lifestyle to a whole new level.

When it comes to Columbus’s 1492 ship, the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh, and the pyramids of Giza, there’s a common thread: hemp.

Sublime speaks to Sarah of Cherished Pieces, a niche family business dedicated to slow fashion.

Sublime meets up with Peter Wang Hjemdahl, co-founder of rePurpose, a social enterprise dedicated to creating a global plastic neutral community by supporting waste workers worldwide.

Ever wondered what happens to all the household and commercial waste that reaches Asia? Jen Marsden discovers treasure in a waste wonderland, and learns how the upcycling movement is gaining momentum in Seoul