TDEG Whole Group Meeting 21 April

Food for thought: better for us, better for the planet –  Dear TDEG Friends – Further to our TDEG meeting on 21st April, we have collated all your comments and matters discussed, and have loosely grouped them into four main areas: The journey of our food Fair trade Excess packaging Food waste. Please see the […]

Ethical Consumer Group Meeting – 28 January 2021

Agenda and Minutes Date & time Thursday 28th January, 8:30pm ACTIONS/NEXT STEPS Chair Claire McKenzie   Minute taker Gillian White Attendees Claire (Chair), Gillian White, Jules Fell, Ben and Kirstin Twelves, Sue Barber, Sheelagh Handy, Suzanne Leckie, Adam Saunders and Laura Hutchinson, Alice Overton, Bill Purvis, Jonah Purvis, Margaret Filer, Barbara Crossly, Fiona Roberts, Carrie […]

Ethical Consumerism July 2020 Update

Ruth Strange from Ethical Consumer magazine– We were joined on 24thJune at our TDEG Zoom meeting by Ruth Strange, who talked to us about environmental impacts of the fashion industry and how to slow down fast fashion, which, we discovered, is responsible for ‘more greenhouse emissions than all international flights and shipping combined’. We learned of some staggering […]

Ethical Consumer April Update

We continue to review and discuss product advice in the Ethical Consumer magazine. Please keep an eye on the Tideswell Ethical Consumer Group Facebook Page to keep up to speed with what’s happening in this area. One area our group recently focused on was fashion. Discussion outcomes can be seen on the group’s Facebook page.  […]