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Redeeming Consumerism: How Consumer Culture Supports Slavery


Today’s post is going to be a little bit different, I have decided to start a series on how we as consumers can be more socially responsible with our purchases and use our money in a way that makes the world a better place. 950 more words

Fair Trade

Why I am vegetarian.

First off, for those of you who know me, I would like to clarify the grey area around my diet. I am not full vegan. The term that best describes my eating is ovo-pescetarian. 1,198 more words



Every minute one million disposable cups end up in a landfill.

As an avid coffee drinker and environmentalist, this fact goes straight to my heart. What makes this even worse? 194 more words

Buono, pulito, giusto

In Tasmania, fires lit by lightening are burning thousand-year-old forests.

Across the strait, Geelong received two weeks of rain in twenty minutes.

Across the world in Andalucía, Spain, I see olives dropping from the trees, shrivelled and small from a long drought. 152 more words

Fast Fashion: sweet dream or a beautiful nightmare?

You walk into your favorite clothing store and you see it. That shirt, those jeans or shoes you’ve been looking for; or caught your eye. Better yet, it’s on sale! 787 more words


Good job, Responsible Consumers!

Have you guys seen this?  SO Delicious has changed their Coconut Milk Coffee Creamer so that it no longer contains Titanium Dioxide or Carrageenan!  I was so excited to see it. 43 more words


No more prawns for me (for now anyway)

I have been aware of the overfishing of our oceans for several years. I have considered myself a responsible consumer by only buying fish from the supermarket which falls into the… 302 more words