Travel

In this section we want to provide practical information to consumers about some of the choices available in the car market and some of the alternatives to car ownership.

driving

Issues

This section is for the avid explorer, however, do the companies that provide your gear or transport care about the environment as much as you do.

Green Transport and Tourism

The sales of car ownership is on the decline. What are the alternatives and how can we ensure we look after the environment we cherish.

Product guides

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Bikes

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 42 bike brands.

We also look conflict minerals, bike hire, secondhand bikes and give our recommended buys. 

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Cargo Bikes

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 11 cargo bike brands.

We also look price, electric cargo bikes, conflict minerals and give our recommended buys. 

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Cars

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 34 car brands.

We also look at choosing a low impact car, Next Green Car advice, the problem with diesel and give our recommended buys.

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Electric Bikes

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 25 electric bike brands

We also look at global sales, conflict minerals, tax avoidance and give our recommended buys. 

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Electric Cars

In this product guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 17 electric car models.

We also look at charging with renewables, Next Green Car advice, cost, as well as giving our recommended buys.

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Petrol & Diesel

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of the 5 big oil companies 

We also look at climate denial, investment in renewables, transparency and give our recommended buys. 

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Rucksacks

In this product guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 38 rucksack brands.

We also look at the materials used, toxics and animal welfare, as well as giving our recommended buys.

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Sleeping Bags

In this product guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 19 sleeping bag brands.

We also look at the pros and cons of synthetics, ethics vs performance, nano-technology and give our recommended buys.

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Tents

In this Ethical Consumer product guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 18 tent brands.

We also look at tent recycling, cotton policies, the pros and cons of synthetics and give our recommended buys.

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