Category Archives: Ethical Living

Shine Bright like a Diamond: How to Embrace Sustainable Jewellery

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We all approach fashion and style in our own ways, which can make it harder for some to give up when switching to a more sustainable lifestyle than others. From avoiding leather and fast fashion to buying from brands that remove plastic from our oceans and turning it into clothing or accessories, there are plenty […]

Top 5 Ethical Apps for Socially Responsible Investing in 2023

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Socially responsible investing is an umbrella term that covers things like sustainable investing, impact investing, and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Government) investing. But at its core, socially responsible investing is about one thing: ensuring you invest according to your own ethical values.  Therefore, you should spend time looking at your values and comparing different ethical […]

4 Simple Ways To Lead A More Ethical Lifestyle

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There is no mistaking that we have contributed as a civilisation to the impending global warming crisis, which will have catastrophic effects in years to come if not brought under control. In 2015, many nations met in France to discuss the climate change issue and all of the countries in attendance signed the Paris agreement, […]

Recycled Gold – Is It More Ethical & Sustainable?

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It’s no secret that gold mining causes some concerning environmental and ethical issues worldwide. What you probably don’t know is that you can choose sustainable alternatives, like recycled gold and fair-trade gold. But keep in mind that gold is a finite resource, so there is a finite supply of gold in the world. That’s why […]

13 Ultimate Sustainable Christmas Ideas For 2021

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Finally, the season we’ve all been waiting for is just around the corner. Many of us have spent this year transforming our lives towards eco-friendly living and becoming unassailable sustainability superheroes. What better way to celebrate our successes than to prepare to have a sustainable Christmas this year? Here, we want to be true to […]

Are Candles Vegan? Eco Friendly Candles Explained

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Not All Candles Are Created Equal Maybe you were lighting a tealight candle to heat scented oil or putting some birthday candles on your cake, but then it hit you: “Are candles vegan?” “How do I know if my candles are vegan?” “What about eco-friendly candles? Are they suitable for vegans too?”   Not eating […]

25 Eco Friendly Products That Will Transform Your Life in 2022

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We’ve been around long enough to see a lot of eco friendly products break through and disappear again before we even know it. And then there are those selected few products which just work. Be that a natural deodorant, a reusable coffee cup or lunchbox, delicious eco-friendly boxed fruit water, or just a plastic free […]

8 Best Eco Friendly Gifts For Your Zero Waste Friends and Family

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If your friends and family are anything like ours, there’s a certain expectation these days that when we’re gifting something it’s just not just for the purpose of ‘giving’. The most-loved gifts have to be meaningful, with an ethical and eco-conscious aspect to them. So let’s explore just that – the best eco friendly gifts […]

The Ultimate Plastic Free Periods Guide To Green Up Your Monthly Cycle

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Nowadays, most of us rely on big-brand single-use period products (mainly tampons and pads) for the majority of our life. Not only does this drain our wallet, with the average woman spending £5,000 on period products throughout her lifetime, but it’s also contributing massive amounts of waste to landfill. Its time to say hello to […]

The Value of Alternative, Ethical Search Engines

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So what is the value of ethical search engines? And why should we consider switching away from the big names? This guest post from Search Scene helps us answer those exact questions… Most of us use a search engine on a daily basis, whether we are trying to find the name of a song we’ve […]