Issue #69
August 27, 2012

Ethical Bling

It seems as though I’ve arrived at that stage in life, the stage where everyone – and I mean EVERYone – is getting engaged and married. Along with these milestone moments comes a lot of milestone jewellery: engagement rings, wedding bands, and eventually, anniversary jewels. I’ve never been one for jewellery however, though I understand the important symbolism it holds for many people. Sadly, the very jewelry we use to celebrate and mark happy moments in our lives is often the product ... Read More

LA Schools Ban Styrofoam

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is the first school district in the US to ban Styrofoam outright, thanks to some vigorous and persuasive student activism. ... Read More

Zero Waste Week

Zero Waste Week, now in its fifth year, runs next week (September 3-9). The whole idea is just as it sounds – produce no trash. That doesn’t mean consume nothing, the organizers are quite realist ... Read More

Top 5 Vegan Foodies to Follow

A few weeks ago we wrapped our Vegan Recipe Challenge, a contest that brought together 30 of the most creative vegan foodies around, all in search of the vegan recipe of summer. I ate my way through t ... Read More
Issue #69
August 27, 2012