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.

Customised shirts and satchels

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.

New Year Fireworks

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.

Christmas Tree

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.

pig snuffling in straw

Pigging Out!

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

Lush beauty products by joanna8555 from Flickr

Eco Xmas Wrapping

This weekend has seen me create the first attempt at my eco wrapping gift ideas.

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flooringsupplies.co.uk Receive FSC Accreditation

Online flooring retailer flooringsupplies.

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Is Fast Fashion Becoming a Fast Fad?

The world of fashion is a fickle craze; no sooner has one trend gathered momentum than another disappeared into the fashion graveyard.

organic food

Greening Your Shopping Basket

The food sitting in tins, bottles, cardboard boxes and plastic bags in your cupboards and fridges can have a huge impact on your family's carbon emissions.

Morleys Brixton pound transition town (photograph: Kake Pugh via Flickr)

Brixton Pound Moves Town Closer To ‘Transition Town’ Status

Brixton will be taking a step in the direction of market towns Stroud, Totnes and Lewes with the launch of the Brixton Pound on Thursday 17th September.

48% Reduction In Carrier Bag Usage; 2% Short Of Target

Back in February Gordon Brown threatened supermarkets that unless they took action to reduce the amount of carrier bags given away, currently 1 billion bags every year of which many are shipped off to landfill after a single use, the government would pass legislation forcing supermarkets to act.

Eco kitchen

How to make your kitchen appliances more environmentally friendly

For many people, the kitchen is the hub of the home; a busy room where lots goes on.

home=made cakes

Compassion In World Farming Encourage Home Cooks To Bake With Compassion

Animal welfare organisation Compassion in World Farming have organised the Bake With Compassion week to promote baking with free range eggs and help campaign against caged and battery production.

Greenpeace Take A Step In The Right Direction Against Climate Change

A new campaign launched by environmental campaign group Greenpeace is calling on consumers to take steps to help increase awareness about the detrimental effects that the footwear industry can have on the world's rainforests.