This month we’ve teamed up with Ethical Superstore to think about what we can all do to be more ethical consumers at a time of year that is typically the most wasteful.
In this guest blog, Ethical Superstore tell us all about what inspired them to launch in 2006, how they try and make shopping more sustainable, and why they’re working with Ecotricity.
Palm oil has come under scrutiny for years, due to its devastating impact on the world’s rainforests and the inadequate worker conditions associated with its production. But a campaign led by Iceland and Greenpeace bulldozed the topic to the forefront of public debate on climate change. Here’s everything you need to know about palm oil, and how you can help combat deforestation and species extinction.
We focus on the three big things that affect climate change – energy, transport and food. But what about the bits people don’t necessarily think about, like the clothes you wear? Here's our look at the impact your everyday threads have on the environment.
We’re now in December, so it’s time to draw the curtains, put another log on the fire, and start thinking about Christmas. To help you out, we’re bringing you recipes to create a complete vegan Christmas dinner every Monday until the big day.
It’s an annual dilemma for many, whether you grace your home with the smell of a real tree or go for a less labour-intensive plastic variety. For many of us, the environmental impact of Christmas has become a growing concern.
At first glance it may seem an obvious choice – surely with the devastating plastic problem and the use of oil contributing to global warming, it’s got to be a real tree? Well, it may not be that simple.
The impact of consumer culture has reached crisis point for our planet, as it struggles to keep up with the demands of our growing population.
But thankfully, the call for ethical produce is getting louder and manufacturers are paying attention. Here’s how you can start shopping more ethically.
Ecotricity, Britain’s greenest energy company, has launched a new partnership with the Sustainable Restaurant Association, which will encourage the foodservice industry to make smart decisions about how they power their businesses as part of an ongoing drive to work more sustainably.