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  • War on Plastic what can we do on a personal level? November 2, 2019 The war on plastic is, potentially, one of the most important fights we have at the moment. The amount of plastic in our environment is causing real problems that are only getting worse. In a recent BBC documentary, some worrying facts were revealed. Firstly collectively in our households, there are 19,500,000,000 pieces of single-use plastic. This ...
  • Top 5 most ethical supermarkets November 8, 2019 Below are my top 5 most ethical supermarkets and online food companies. From organic-only supermarkets to supermarkets that help in the community.   Waitrose Waitrose is a member of the John Lewis partnership and as such, it is owned by its employees(called partners). The majority of any profits are paid out in bonuses to these partners, which results ...
  • Top 5 most ethical recipe boxes delivered to your door. October 27, 2019 Top 5 most ethical recipe boxes. Getting food delivered directly to your door is a growing trend. It used to be home deliveries of supermarket staples from the likes of Ocado and Tesco. However more recently there has been a growing trend for the delivery of high quality, single meal boxes from the likes of Hellofresh ...
  • Sustainable advent calendars November 14, 2019 Every Christmas in the UK millions of advent calendars are sold. A large majority of these come with a ridiculous amount of plastic packaging. So what can we do to buy more sustainable advent calendars? The most sustainable option would be to get a reusable advent calendar that you can fill yourself. This way you can ...
  • reuse/recycle October 22, 2019 One of the most environmentally friendly things you can do is to reuse/recycle products.   You can do this in by selling unwanted goods on sites such as Ebay, Music Magpie, SHpock, Gumtree, Facebook Marketplace, etc. This stops products going into landfill and you might even earn some money. Alternatively if this seems too time consuming then ...
  • How we can make it a more ethical, sustainable Christmas. November 11, 2019 With the Christmas season approaching it’s worth thinking about how we can make it a more ethical, sustainable Christmas. Whilst for some it’s a religious festival, for others, it’s a chance to spend some much needed time with families. However, for most of us, it’s also a time of excess and waste. For example in ...
  • Does Cruelty-Free actually mean Cruelty-Free? November 5, 2019 It is extremely difficult to determine what brands are actually cruelty-free and to a large extent, it also depends on what level you, as an individual are satisfied. For example, a brand that itself is cruelty-free might belong to a parent organisation that has other brands that are tested on animals. For example, Schmidt’s Naturals is ...
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