Ethical Consumer Magazine
Ethical Consumer Magazine is an indispensable read for any independent thinker.
Each issue features detailed product guides, news of ethical products and campaigns, in-depth features, opinion, comment, boycott updates, readers' letters, and much more. Discover the truth behind the products we buy and the companies we buy them from.
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Issue 181 (Nov/Dec 2019)
Computers and Phones Special Issue
- Mobile phones
- Mobile phone networks
- 2-in-1 laptops
- Desktop computers
The magazine includes:
- Best Buy recommendations
- the carbon cost of computers
- what companies are doing about using conflict minerals
- what's happening with all the e-waste?
- spotlight on Fairphone and The Phone Co-op
- tax avoidance in the tech industry
- which brands are linked to the Amazon forest fires
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Product Guides: Batteries, Bookshops, Mobile Phone Networks, Razors & Shavers
Features: What's wrong with the NFU?
Product Guides: Laptops & Hybrids, Mobile phones, Tablets & E-readers
Features: Boycott Brexit, Animal welfare in Japan
Product Guides: Shoes, Trainers, Walking Boots, Sportswear
Features: How can we challenge Amazon's monopoly power?
Product Guides: Current & Savings Accounts, Mortgages, Pensions, Cash ISAs, Fossil-free Funds
Product Guides: Meat-free sausages & burgers, Rice, Cooking Oil, Supermarkets
Features: Veg box schemes
Product guides: Televisions, Paid-for TV, Cameras
Features: The links between binocular companies and hunting for sport, Fighting conflict minerals in electronics
Product guides: Clothes Shops, Jeans, Waterproof jackets
Features: Synthetic biology
Corporate lobbying at the COP21 climate summit
Product guides: Cat & Dog food, Instant & Ground Coffee, Perfume & Aftershave
Features: Amazon's tax turnaround? Ethical charity sponsorship and climate change