Swap, don’t Shop – 20 November 2021

We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who helped, donated and swapped at our ‘Swap, don’t Shop’ event at the St. John’s Institute last Saturday.  It was a great success and it was lovely to chat to people, drink coffee, and eat cake (thank you to all our bakers and cake […]

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    Minute taker Gillian Attendees Claire, Gillian, Jules, Ben and Kirstin, Sue, Sheelagh, Suzanne, Adam and Laura, Alice, Bill, Jonah, Margaret, Barbara, Fiona, Carrie Apologies Helen  Mins of last meeting Approved? First meeting – nothing to approve Matters arising? N/A   […]

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.  […]