How To Sustain The World – The Compare Ethics Manifesto

When Compare Ethics was founded in 2018, it was with the purpose of positive systems change in mind. Fast fashion was climbing the ladder to become a top polluter at record speed and strikingly few initiatives were in place to tackle the worrying trend.  To map out the problem, we crafted the Compare Ethics Manifesto which recognised three primary culprits …

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How to Beat Eco-Anxiety

Does thinking about the threat of climate change keep you awake at night? Are you feeling overwhelmed by the pressure to live a low impact life? Do you feel powerless in the fight for climate justice? You are not alone! Here are our tried-and-tested ways to help avoid the pitfalls of eco-anxiety so you can keep making positive change without …

25 Conscious Christmas Hacks: How to Have An Eco-Friendly Festive Season

Beyond simply the gifts we buy, there are countless other ways we celebrate Christmas that can have a devastating impact on the environment too.  From deforestation caused by our obsession with the perfect Christmas tree to the single-use wrapping paper, crackers filled with useless plastic toys (be honest, we use these once and then they slip into the sofa somewhere). …

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This Black Friday, Protest With Your Purchases

Black Friday is nigh! On Friday 29th November 2019, the biggest shopping event of the year in both the UK and the US, will be taking over retailers both on and off line. But with the climate crisis looming, conscious consumers are questioning the impact of mass discounts on people and the planet. What is Black Friday? Traditionally an American …

How Sustainable is your Halloween?

Happy Halloween! With the spooky celebration just weeks away, check out our ultimate guide to a sustainable Halloween. Disposable decorations. Plastic wrapped candy. Polyester costumes you only wear once. Celebrating Halloween can have a surprising impact on the environment. Can we make Halloween green? What’s the Environmental Impact of Halloween? Here’s a really scary story – consumers are expected to …

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Sustainable Fashion 101: The Essentials of an Earth Friendly Wardrobe in 2019

Sustainable fashion has been trickling into the mainstream for years, but we have now reached a tipping point where those both in and out of the fashion industry can no longer ignore its’ presence. The media buzz of sustainable fashion throughout 2019, particularly booming in the aftermath of an eventful fashion month, has created an overwhelming amount of messaging that …

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Slow Fashion – Is It Really A Game Changer?

For jarringly long, economic growth and booming bottom lines have been hailed at the expense of sustainability, equality and fair labour laws. By the same token, fast fashion endorses a deeply problematic throwaway culture of mindless consumption. Where colour combinations, price tags and novelty take precedence over concerns about drought and food scarcity. The rise of slow fashion is the …

Copenhagen Fashion Summit: Big Brands and Sustainability, What’s Changed?

Collaboration, Collaboration, Collaboration! We must collaborate to achieve sustainability in the fashion industry. This was the key takeaway in nearly every session at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2019. But where are we? Are big fashion players truly engaged in taking action? Or are we convening in a beautiful Nordic city simply to play lip service to each other?  These were …