MPs SUPPORT CALL FOR SHOPPERS TO BOYCOTT AMAZON THIS CHRISTMAS

Green (Living) Review

A group of MPs has on Saturday, November 30, 2013 been backing Ethical Consumer''s call for shoppers to boycott Amazon this Christmas because of the internet giant''s aggressive tax avoidance policies. Our aim is to mobilise consumer power to make Amazon pay a fair rate of tax.”

Ethical product sales grow 12% in spite of 'recessionary pressures'

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sales of ethical products grew by more than 12% in 2012 thus pushing the value of the ethical market to more than £54bn, according to recently released report. Seeing less activity was ethical personal products sales, which rose by just 3% to £1.8bn.

Real Bread lovers say ‘not in my loaf!’

Green (Living) Review

The Real Bread Campaign, GM Freeze and the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union delivered an anti-GM wheat pledge from more than 350 bakers, millers, farmers and consumers from around the UK to Defra.

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Stop the throw away insanity

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The avoidance of waste may sound boring but it is essential for the survival of our Planet and ours. Plastic, electronic waste, food that is thrown away (often needlessly) – our garbage is making us and our Planet ill. Be creative We, who are the children of the modern consumer society, seem to have lost many abilities to think the way that our ancestors did.

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Why Vox’s Guide to ‘Ethical Meat’ is just an attempt to comfort liberals

Eccorazzi

A Vox article called “ 7 ways to save money while eating more ethically ” came across my desk this week, and I initially thought it was a parody. This section tries to advise consumers to go cage-free, because that’s the only way to avoid contributing to chicken abuse.

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Spring of Sustainability - FREE 3 month online teleseminar events

The Green Changemakers

HIghly recommended: a FREE series of live, online and teleseminar events where you can learn from and be inspired by more than 100 pioneers of sustainability.

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