I’ve had to make the difficult decision to increase hosting and domain name prices by 20%. This is the first time that I’ve increased hosting prices for over ten years, and I’m sorry to add to everyone’s spiralling costs, but unfortunately the spiralling costs are affecting Ethical Internet too. My main supplier for server space […]
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 […]