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Brexit flag on Ecotricity head quarters building
9 May 2019

Brexit: how a no deal exit from the EU could impact climate change

A no deal exit from the European Union (EU) doesn’t just risk the UK’s economic and political stability – it comes with huge risks to the environment too. Here’s how a hard Brexit could impact climate change.

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19 November 2018

Meat Free Monday - recipe #3

If you’re thinking about going vegan but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge, why not give Meat Free Mondays a go? It’s a great way to start trying some plant-based recipes and dramatically reduce your carbon footprint. Here’s our recipe for a vegan spaghetti bolognese – you won’t even miss the meat!

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19 November 2018

Oreo birthday cake

We’ve been working with Forest Green Rovers Football Club for the last 8 years, taking our sustainability message to a brand new, worldwide audience. We’ve helped them become what FIFA described, ‘the greenest football club on the planet’. With the club celebrating its vegan birthday today, their Head Chef, Jade Crawford, is sharing her recipe for a delicious Oreo birthday cake.

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15 November 2018

How to go vegan on a budget

Following a plant-based diet on a budget doesn’t mean you have to live off potatoes. We’ve put together a handy guide on how to stick to a vegan diet without breaking the bank.

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Westonbirt Schools inspired by green future after Ecotricity switch
14 November 2018

Westonbirt Schools inspired by green future after Ecotricity switch

The leading independent prep and senior schools at Westonbirt have taken the next step in their sustainable journey by switching to Britain’s greenest energy company, Ecotricity, who provide 100% green electricity generated from the wind and the sun.

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Ecotricity’s gas receives Vegan Society registration
13 November 2018

Ecotricity’s gas receives Vegan Society registration

Ecotricity – the world’s first green energy company, has today announced its green gas supply to homes and businesses is now recognised as vegan – alongside its green electricity, which received registration from The Vegan Society earlier this year.

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12 November 2018

Harissa Roasted Cauliflower

Following a plant-based diet can help you cut your carbon emissions by almost two thirds – so imagine the difference that eating even one vegan meal a week could make.

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Vegan pie with leeks next to fajitas
7 November 2018

Climate change: is veganism the answer?

One of the main benefits of a vegan diet is the positive impact it can have on the environment. According to researchers at Oxford Martin School, widespread adoption of a meat-free diet could see greenhouse gas emissions drop by 63%, or 70% for a vegan diet. So can veganism really stop climate change?

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6 November 2018

The Ecotricity guide to going vegan

A vegan diet isn’t nearly as restrictive as some might have you believe. And once you've got to grips with the basics, you'll wonder why you didn't take the plunge sooner! Here's our guide to going vegan.

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6 November 2018

The Vegan Society and Ecotricity: a sustainable partnership

We’ve been working with The Vegan Society for ten years now, and have achieved a lot together in that time. Elena Orde, Campaigns and Communications Officer at The Vegan Society told us more.

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5 November 2018

Vegan sausage rolls

Animal agriculture is responsible for 14.5% of global emissions, so reducing the amount of meat in your diet is a great way to have a positive impact on the environment. There are health benefits too, as experts advise eating less red meat and little, if any, processed meat. Small changes - such as having one meat-free day a week - can make a big difference and may also lead to a bigger shift in eating habits.

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