Category: Festivals

The ethical survival guide to festivals

The ethical survival guide to festivals

When we think of festivals the term that comes to mind is ‘unadulterated fun’. There’s nothing quite like spending a few days camped in a field with friends listening to your favourite music. Even...

Nilaqua – Washing With No Water!

Nilaqua – Washing With No Water!

People don’t often think about the environmental impact water has at festivals. In addition to the diesel fumes/ transport pollution of using tankers, the water has to heated (usually with gas burners or generators)...

The Circle of Ethical Shopping (Part 2)

The Circle of Ethical Shopping (Part 2)

Behind the Scenes Now, I happen to know one of the warehouse supervisors very well [editor’s note, they live together!] and I very often get a full and frank account of what goes on...

The Circle of Ethical Shopping (Part 1)

The Circle of Ethical Shopping (Part 1)

5pm, Wednesday, 21st December 2011.  3 days and seven hours to go until Christmas. One of Ethical Superstore’s priorities when we discussed the busy season six weeks ago was our commitment to getting our...

World Fair Trade Day Competition

World Fair Trade Day Competition

The phrase ‘Fair Trade’ has been in the press a lot of late. Kit Kat, Cadbury’s and organic chocolate connoisseurs Green & Black’s have all pledged their intention to go Fairtrade, and not long...