Category Archives: EthicalConsumerism

11 September 2017 3:42pm – A Productive Day

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

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5 August 2017 12:20pm – Make Do Mantra

LOVE this!

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7 July 2017 4:58pm – Water Refill App

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

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4 July 2017 8:08pm – Fruit Wrapped in Plastic?

Fruit and veg come in their own natural wrapping. Why do we smother them in plastic?  

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8 April 2017 12:57pm – The Price of Fast Fashion

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

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23 February 2017 10:43am – Do You Really Need It?

What a great schematic! Do you REALLY need it?

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31 January 2017 5:18pm – Sustainable Fashion

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

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31 January 2017 5:13pm – Fast Fashion

“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

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12 January 2017 2:14pm – Plastic

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

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19 December 2016 5:00am – Project 333

Decluttering and re-organising my wardrobe is at the top of the to-do list this Christmas-New Year’s break, and I’m going to see if I can make the 33-articles limit. How do you think you’d go? Declutter Your Closet with a … Continue reading

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