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
At the end of last year, I had a moment or pure frustration when attempting to buy a few bits in Asda. EVERYTHING I needed was only available in single use plastic. Including the bread that I watched a baker Continue reading The Joy Of Shopping Slow
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)
In the pursuit of living a sustainable, accountable and ethical lifestyle, some people are prepared to go much further than others. Mark Boyle, The Moneyless Man, went a whole year without using any money. His book is fascinating and makes Continue reading A Life Without Technology – How Far Would You Go?
A picture can say a thousand words…. That’s a lot of plastic pollution right there! I picked this one up from Greenpeace’s Social Media and it says it all – but I’m still going to qualify it with my own Continue reading Consumers Want Less Plastic Pollution – What Can Supermarkets Do?
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?