If you’re disappointed that big milk brands like ‘Pauls’ and ‘Rev’ now get a cross we suggest you contact Parmalat here.
Here’s what you could say.
I am disappointed to find that your parent company Lactalis, one of the largest dairy companies in the world, received a score of 1.5 out of a possible total of 9 in the WWF Palm Oil Buyers’ Scorecard 2011. This report measures if major retailers and consumer goods manufacturers are acting responsibly in terms of palm…
I’m not really into too many tinned foods, however, during our beach holiday in Sorrento I did find myself surfing the supermarket canned goods aisles for ‘best buys’. The irony of being so close to the sea yet shopping in the supermarket for seafood, which is likely to have come from halfway across the world, wasn’t lost on me.
I have been avoiding tuna for some time given it is overfished. Canned tuna is the biggest selling seafood item in Australia. Most of…
10 years ago, at the September 11 2000 protests at the Crown Casino, Nick and Clint were both inspired by a T-shirt that changed the way they thought about their voice in the world. Here are some reflections on the event, the changing world since then and learnings of the past decade.
The Revolution is just a ‘fairtrade’ T-shirt away: Nick’s reflection
S11: Clint’s reflection
S11: Rosanne’s reflection
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The Revolution is just a ‘fairtrade’ T-shirt away
by Nick Ray
Part of what we, the Ethical Consumer Group, do is help people work through the difficulties of trying to make better choices in their shopping practice where there are limited options and a minefield of different issues to consider. With this in mind I thought it may be useful to give some personal stories about how we, the people working on the project, do our daily shopping. Hopefully it gives an insight into the issues that come up and some…
Thank you for your email, and thank you for your positive feedback – always great to hear! We’re really happy to be part of the zero waste trial you are organizing – I agree that Elgaar Farm’s returnable packaging is very compatible with minimizing waste and pollution.
Your friend’s concerns regarding treatment of cows and calves in the conventional dairy industry are entirely justified. However, at Elgaar Farm there is a great emphasis on the ethical and humane treatment of animals….