Hen Nation

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 or in any way ethical at all when …

Greening Your Home

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. Installing a smart meter allows you to gain total control of your usage and reduce your bills by connecting your thermostat to an app on …

Sustainable Festivites

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.  ethical oil, latkah recipes and alternative gifts Use this festival as an opportunity to plant something new in your garden. Check …

Hosting an Eco-Friendly Party

  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. Recycling bins.  No matter what, make sure you have recycling bins readily available.  In fact, …

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 Trump, it …

Ethical Consumer: FOOD

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 …