Hen Nation

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Jess is on a hunt for ethical eggs I am doing my very best to be a vegan, but there is one brand of eggs that I occasionally buy – Hen Nation. The biggest difference between these eggs and normal ‘free range’ eggs is that they are far more free range than industry standards (which are not very free range …

Greening Your Home

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Changing Energy Providers Switching to a green energy provider is a giant step you can take with your consumer power, to reduce your carbon footprint.  Good Energy and Ecotricity produce electricity and gas through renewable sources, such as wind, solar, the sea, organic material, and grass. Smart Meters Installing a smart meter allows you to gain total control of your usage and reduce your bills by …

Sustainable Festivites

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Hosting parties for festive occasions can be stressful when catering is involved. We look for easy, reliable recipes and quick methods for cleaning up. Here are some ideas for how to make your festivities easy and greener at the same time.   Chanukkah ethical oil, latkah recipes and alternative gifts Tu b’shvat Use this festival as an opportunity to plant something new …

Hosting an Eco-Friendly Party

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Here are some tips by Festivies Catering: Reusable plates, napkins, flatware and cups.  If your party’s guest list is small, definitely opt for reusable party supplies to cut down on waste. If you want to avoid using breakable crockery, buy a set of plates and cups that are reusable and durable Biodegradable plates, napkins, flatware and cups.  When you can’t …

Tips and Tricks for becoming an Ethical Consumer

  Let’s be honest, consuming ethically is tough! The information is not accessible, and many of us would find it difficult giving up our favourite brands. Yet, as the events over 2016 have demonstrated, people feel politically disempowered and governments are becoming undermined by global corporations. As the environment and climate change drops off the political agenda in the new age of …

Ethical Consumer: FOOD

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For many of us hoping to become an ethical food consumer, turning vegan can feel overwhelming. Although we like the idea of it, totally cutting out dairy, eggs, fish and meat can be too difficult for some of us to keep up long term, as we love them too much. However, reducing our consumption of these products and eating them …