How many of the following have you already done? Boycott Amazon Divest your Bank Account Go Meat-free Switch to a Green Electricity Provider Go Cruelty-Free Plastic- Free Toiletries 30 Wears Clothing Challenge Buy Sustainable Palm Oil, or Boycott altogether Buy Fairtrade Tea and Coffee Go Dairy-free Full explanations of why we should be doing all […]
How about setting yourself some ethical and sustainable goals for 2019, using the form at Rebellion Resolutions? I’ve done it, and although I could tick a lot of the boxes as ‘already doing that’, there are some goals that I’ve chosen for this year – e.g. reducing my use of supermarkets. Most of our household […]
The £5 donations for our last half-dozen new customers have been given to the great charity Shelterbox, which helps provide emergency shelter for refugees and those made homeless by natural disasters. I heard about Shelterbox via last week’s Radio 4 Appeal!
Those helpful souls at Ethical Consumer Magazine have put together a really useful online guide to having an ethical Christmas. The guide covers the best highstreet shops to choose (would you have guessed that WH Smith was a good ethical choice?), online shopping (especially alternatives to Amazon), and non-shopping ideas, such as homemade gifts, giving […]
Here’s the latest from Ethical Consumer magazine. A new assessment of the top five companies to avoid: Amazon, Asda, Nestle, Coca Cola and Tesco. The first three score 0/20 in Ethical Consumer magazine’s ethical rating system, and the last two get a score of 1.5/20. To read more about why these companies are considered so […]
Today I say a fond farewell to the old Ethical Internet website, which has been running in “Sitemachine”, my own Coldfusion-based content management system, for the last 13 years! This new website is WordPress-based, but I’ve kept the appearance almost the same as the old website. The move to WordPress was long-overdue, the main incentive being to make the […]