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From car companies cheating emission tests to outdoor gear companies using toxic chemicals, our shopping guides highlight a number of ethical issues in the transport sector. We also provide practical advice on greener travel options. With the rise of the electric car and greater investment in cycling infrastructure there has never been a better time to re-assess how you get around.

Shopping guides

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Eco-friendly bicycles & E-bikes

Finding an eco-friendly bicycle and e-bike, with recommended buys and what to avoid. With ethical & environmental rankings of 32 e-bike brands and 37 push bike brands.

We look at carbon emissions, where bikes are made, recycling and repair options, cost of bikes, and shine a spotlight on the ethics of the Frasers Group (owns Evans Cycles, Muddyfox and other brands). 

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Ethical Cars and Electric Cars

Finding an ethical and environmental car. Ratings for 39 brands of cars, including electric cars and hybrids. With recommended buys and what to avoid. 

We look at the carbon impact of different types of cars, the cost and range of electric cars, shine a spotlight on Tesla, and more. 

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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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Travel booking companies

Finding an ethical and sustainable travel booking company.

Full rankings for 29 travel companies. We look at the carbon impact of flying and alternatives, accommodation eco-labels, the impact of holiday homes (including Airbnb), alternative sustainable holiday options, shine a spotlight on TUI and make Best Buy recommendations.

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