Category Archives: EthicalConsumerism
Wow! What a productive day! 14 wooden pallets (for new compost bays), a water barrel for the back of the tractor (and associated fittings and pump), 4 planters (ie cut-in-half barrels), and everything we need to finish off our bathroom … Continue reading
Another awesome idea! And so much easier than having to carry around multiple bottles because there’s nowhere to refill them when they run out! UK’s Refill campaign is a clever solution to the plastic bottle plague
Fruit and veg come in their own natural wrapping. Why do we smother them in plastic?
The price of fast fashion. Do you know where your clothes and other textiles come from? Fast fashion: Rivers turning blue and 500,000 tonnes in landfill
What a great schematic! Do you REALLY need it?
Along the same lines as the previous article, this one has a great list of blogs and websites where you can find out more about ethical fashion: Sustainable Fashion 101: The Beginners Guide To Dressing Ethically
“Fast fashion is disposable, worn once before it goes out of style, or bought because it looked okay and cost less than a cup of coffee. The idea that it could ever be considered ethical or sustainable is inherently flawed.” … Continue reading
Interesting article, and she does have a point: the ease of recycling is just an excuse to avoid avoidance. Avoidance should always be the first step, especially with single-use items. I’m the first to admit that I’m guilty of quite … Continue reading