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15 Vegan Books For Kids That Inspire Compassion

Given that so many children’s stories involve cruelty to animals, isn’t it time for a new era of vegan books for kids that inspire compassion? By Diane Small Kids are really blank slates, and we basically teach them what’s…

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10 Ethical Fashion Documentaries You Need To See

These ethical fashion documentaries could change the way you perceive the fashion industry….and simply buying clothes By Chere Di Boscio We have often pointed out vegan documentaries that could change your life by shedding light on the planetary and…

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Our 5 Best Eco Friendly Laundry Tips

Our eco friendly laundry tips will save time, money, and the planet, too! By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Stella McCartney famously said that she rarely washes her clothes. While some may have thought ‘ew’ and others may have wondered if…

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What the Heck is Vegan Leather?

It’s increasingly popular for ethically made bags and shoes. But what the heck IS vegan leather? By Jody McCutcheon After hearing from my sister that the Falabella bag by Stella McCartney was constructed from a leather substitute, and that…

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7 Reasons To Swap To An Ethical Bank NOW

There are many good reasons to dump your commercial bank for an ethical bank. For example? I found seven! Check them out below By Diane Small I know, I know – banking is one of the dullest topics in…

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Sustainable Valentine’s Day Gifts For Luxury Lovers

These sustainable Valentine’s Day Gifts are richly luxurious, and perfect for any romantic occasion, in fact! By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Although we associate it mainly with romance today, you may be surprised to know the origins of Valentine’s Day…

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The New Lexicon: 23 Ethical Terms Explained

What is clean beauty? Sustainable vs ethical fashion? Vegan vs plant based living? Find all core ethical terms explained here! By Diane Small What are you wearing right now? Are your shoes ethical or eco friendly? Did your last…

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Why Is Ethical Fashion So Expensive? We Explain

We all want to make better buying decisions. It’s just…well, why is ethical fashion so expensive? The answer? It’s complicated…. By: Alex Yi  All consumers are faced with making difficult decisions every day. These relate to our needs, budget,…

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Let it Go: How Minimalism Makes You Happier

Once you learn how minimalism makes you happier, you may rethink your next shopping spree! By Chere Di Boscio In the West, when we think ‘minimalism,’ we often think of the arts: the simple expressions of Frank Stella, Dan…

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5 Instagram Trends That Are Harming The Planet

Are you guilty of doing any of these 5 Instagram trends that are harming the planet? By Diane Small It seems that with all its data breaches, censorship and scandals, Facebook is losing members fast. Millennials and GenZ are…

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What’s The Most Ethical Kind Of Christmas Tree?

What’s the most ethical kind of Christmas tree? Reusable plastic? Evergreen? We investigate By Jody McCutcheon It’s the most iconic marker of the holiday season: a proud, sparkling Christmas tree. But what’s the most ethical kind of Christmas tree?…

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The Festival of Gadhimai: Every Animal’s Nightmare

Campaigners are fighting to stop the practices of the festival of Gadhimai in Nepal. Here’s why By Chere Di Boscio Nepal – especially its capital, Katmandu – has long been associated with peaceful Buddhist monks meditating on mountaintops, or…

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Is Aquaculture A Solution To The Oceans Crisis?

There can be no doubt overfishing is killing our seas. So, is aquaculture a solution to the oceans crisis? By Jody McCutcheon Still think that fish is the last ‘wild food’, harvested by ‘salty dogs’ in enormous ships? You…