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The environment and lazy shopping

The week passes and the blog remains updated, it’s a poor show to be honest but not as poor as a few other areas. Depending on how you look at it my ‘ethical’ record has been poor over recent weeks. For example that long haul

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Cuba, Carbon and the Sunday Papers

I haven’t written anything for what seems ages, and the busier I get the easier it is for the day to day ethical living habits to slip. Why is that? Is it because ethical doesn’t equal easy?Anyway, the wife and I are planning our holidays

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God is Green and not nuclear

It’s not often in the UK that you get intelligent documentaries that combine faith and the environment. Last nights’ ‘God is Green’ on Channel 4 was the first that I can remember. You might even be able to watch it here (although you’ll need to

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A new food challenge?

This news article made me think – as if my head wasn’t full already thinking about where I shop. I’ve never been tempted to become vegetarian on the basis of cruelty, although I think farms should take reasonable care of animals, I don’t have an

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Another piece in the puzzle

Finally we’re getting our church account switched from one High Street Lender to a more ethical alternative. For the co-op’s ethical policy read this. It feels good to keep slotting pieces of the puzzle into place, it’s like having an ethical infrastructure to your life.

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An ethical news day

Lots of stories today to make you ponder. Should I fly on holiday or not? Then read this. What about whether to shop at supermarkets? Then consider this and one on war and peace. Another one on the environment this time from the US. Is

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Where to shop?

As a Christian I really want the way I live to have consistency, no Sunday only behaviour for me, well that’s the theory. So right now I’m considering the whole issue of where I buy my food and household items and so that puts supermarkets

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Can't beat em join em

Well I’m off to hug a tree. You wait for ages for supermarkets to do something responsible then two come along at once. If Marks & Spencer’s green announcement wasn’t enough then Tesco have followed suit with this package of green measures. The only thing