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 178 (May/June 2019)

Guides to:

  • Supermarkets,
  • Cat & Dog Food,
  • Olive Oil,
  • Coconut Oil,
  • Rapeseed & Sunflower Oil,
  • Paint

The magazine also includes:

  • an A-Z of supermarkets' ethical policies
  • sustainable alternatives to supermarkets
  • can cats be veggie?
  • electricity and gas revisited
  • why you should buy recycled paper

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Ethical Consumer magazine is printed on chlorine-free, 100% post-consumer waste paper sourced from Paperback. It is printed locally by Rap Spiderweb using vegetable-based inks. Our envelopes are also 100% post-consumer recycled paper.

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  • Issue 159

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  • Issue 158

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