Campaigning for a greener future

Ethical Shopping

With a wide range of products now available to encourage greener consumerism, we provide the news and reviews to help you choose the most ethical products when buying new. In addition we provide ideas and alternatives to the familiar high street brands that can help your money and the planet’s resources go further.

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Shop Smart, Shop Local – The Cheshire Ladders Mantra

Shopping locally is a great way to keep variety on the high street and support independent businesses trying to make a living.

Chocolatier Suzanne and son Euan from Rainbow Organic Chocolates

Find Suzanne’s Organic Chocolates at the End of the Rainbow

We love chocolate (who doesn't?

Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Face Mask

‘Drink Up Intensive’ Face Mask by Origins

This American skincare brand are dedicated to developing ground-breaking new products from pure, natural ingredients.

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Valentine’s Day the Eco Way

Valentine's Day regularly gets criticism for being commercialised, but there are a number of steps you can take to enjoy the 14th February without having a negative effect on your carbon footprint.

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Charity Shop Finds That Might Surprise You

Heading down to your local charity shop may spring to mind when you're clearing out your wardrobe or when giving the garage a spring clean.

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Enjoy an Eco Christmas Dinner

Food is an area where we can take lots of steps to reduce our Christmas carbon footprint.

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Christmas Gift Ideas for an Eco Mum

Whether she's 25 or 75, your mum is a special person in your life, and if she's an eco-conscious mum, what better than a green gift to make her Yuletide extra special this year?

Pot of Yes to Carrots 'C the Difference' face mask

‘C the Difference’ Face Mask by Yes to Carrots

Yes to Carrots have developed this exfoliating mud mask by harnessing the power of carrots enriched with minerals from the Dead Sea.

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Going Green With Wedding Rings

People who live by green and sustainable values in their everyday life will most likely extend these ideals to the biggest day of their lives – their wedding day.

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Netatmo Weather Station Review

We were lucky enough to be offered a personal weather station from Netatmo to review.

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Reduce Your Clothing Carbon Footprint

With so many new trends coming and going, and with shops rotating their stock as often as every six weeks, it’s easy to get caught up in the buying cycle.

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Resolutions for a Green New Year

With Christmas over and a new year begun, many people's attention has passed to what their New Year's Resolution should be.

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5 Top Ideas for Eco Christmas Gifts

Christmas is now just around the corner, so with many of us still watching our spending, why not take a look at these Top Ten ideas for an Eco Christmas Gift for your friends and family.

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Pigging Out!

Before Christmas I started having fond memories of raising our own two pigs for meat around 5 years ago.