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Finding ethics on the high street
Monday, 25 Jun, 2012 – 9:30 | 3 Comments
Finding ethics on the high street

Is it possible to find ethical consumerism on the high street? One company seems to be leading the way…

How to choose a green ISP
Thursday, 12 Apr, 2012 – 7:30 | 2 Comments
How to choose a green ISP

You’re recycling, watching how much electricity you use and supporting fairtrade wherever you can. But did you know there are green and energy saving options for your broadband service too? Today we share some of the top ‘green’ internet service providers.

How to reduce the environmental impact of printing
Friday, 16 Dec, 2011 – 15:55 | 2 Comments
How to reduce the environmental impact of printing

Mrs Green shares her 7 top tips for reducing the environmental impact of printing at home, plus an introduction to an online company who are making a difference!

Ethical consumerism – how to vote with your money
Monday, 19 Sep, 2011 – 4:57 | 4 Comments
Ethical consumerism – how to vote with your money

Are you confused about the complex issues surrounding ‘ethical’ consumerism? Unsure which brands to support and which ones to boycott? Do you know which brands use greenwashing and which ones support human rights? Here are three tools to help you make a responsible choice.

Ethical ‘green’ clothing from ASOS
Tuesday, 12 Jul, 2011 – 10:06 | Comments Off
Ethical ‘green’ clothing from ASOS

Looking for stylish, affordable and ethical fashion? ASOS have launched their Green Room where you will find clothes with a social and environmental ethos; including their ‘Africa’ range which supports workers in Kenya. First lady Michelle Obama has even been spotted wearing pieces from their capsule collection!

Bamboo – a sustainable fabric for the future
Friday, 8 Apr, 2011 – 4:45 | 11 Comments
Bamboo – a sustainable fabric for the future

My review of bamboo clothing – not as itchy as you might think!

Organic clothes from EcoCreeper
Monday, 4 Apr, 2011 – 10:44 | 2 Comments
Organic clothes from EcoCreeper

Some organic clothes leaves a lot to be desired with thin fabrics and shapeless garments. At last I’ve found a company who has it right!

Triodos celebrate fifteen years of a revolution in finance!
Saturday, 17 Jul, 2010 – 5:00 | One Comment
Triodos celebrate fifteen years of a revolution in finance!

Happy Birthday to Triodos Bank who celebrate their 15th anniversary of banking in the UK this year.
Set up 30 years ago in the Netherlands, Triodos marked the start of a revolution in finance – a …

4 questions with Annie Leonard
Tuesday, 29 Jun, 2010 – 5:04 | Comments Off
4 questions with Annie Leonard

Annie Leonard was in the UK recently and I had the opportunity to interview her. Creator of the “Story of Stuff” which has been viewed over 10 million times, Annie has written a book expanding …

Sustainable clothing with CovertCandy
Friday, 25 Sep, 2009 – 6:01 | Comments Off
Sustainable clothing with CovertCandy

The other month we introduced you to Swop2Shop – a fabulous site where you can give and get clothes for free! Instead of parting with your cash, you use credits to ‘buy’ clothing.
It’s a great …