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Ethical Consumer Magazine is an indispensable read for any independent thinker.


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Issue 164 (Jan/Feb 2017)


Product Guides: mobile phone networks, broadband, batteries, bookshops, razors, shavers & epilators

what's wrong with the NFU?

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Issue 158 (Jan/Feb 2015) includes:

Product Guides to High Street Clothing Shops, Jeans and Waterproof Jackets.

Special Report: How campaigning is making fashion more ethical. 

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Bookshops Report



 Issue 165 March/April 2017 will include: 

Product Guides: shampoo, laundry detergent, toothpaste and make-up.

Published mid February.





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