From ‘carbon neutral’ flights to ‘net zero’ bottled water, dishonest green PR is on the rise. Consumer demand for ethical, sustainable businesses is increasing, but some businesses would rather fake it, deceive, or distract us to avoid taking responsibility for Continue reading Clean Up Greenwashing
I went a year without shopping in supermarkets. What did I learn from the experience and would I go back to my old shopping habits? Continue reading Review Of The Year Without Supermarkets
What is the true cost of doing business? Climate change has become a climate crisis, inequality, poverty, Brexit, a cost of living crisis, a pandemic, war in Europe… With so many challenges to respond to, business as usual is more Continue reading Making Profit Is Not The Point (But Not For The Reason You Think)
I just spent £25 on a pair of leggings. I could have spent more if I was label or fashion conscious, but already this is more than I have ever spent on a single pair of leggings! Finding Your Continue reading I Just Bought Some Expensive Leggings and Here’s Why
At Christmas, while shoppers were picking up 9p veg, as supermarkets were in a price war for the lowest cost possible for Christmas dinner, I found myself enraged… Why? Because food shouldn’t be that cheap. An unpopular opinion, perhaps, but Continue reading A Year Without Supermarkets – Why I’m Doing it and is it Possible?
I’m fuming with Asda. In fact, I’m livid with all our major UK grocery retailers. I went into Asda last week for the first time in months. Since lockdown, our shopping habits have completely changed. We’ve managed to successfully avoid Continue reading A Rant About Single-Use Plastic – Who Will Take A Stand And Make The Difference?
Making ethical buying choices can be challenging. One the one hand we want to reduce waste – especially single use plastic – yet on the other we have a budget to keep to, there are often compromises. Plastics take thousands of Continue reading Packaging Matters For Fashion Businesses