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Ethically sound consumer choices that everyone can make

Nowadays, sustainable living is marketed towards improving your own life as much as it is saving the life of the planet. Alan Knight, director of sustainability at charity Business in the Community, concedes that companies are now saying, “this is about you having a better life, not about the Amazon rainforest.” And major companies are relaying that message, keen to build trust in their products by improving their ethical conscience and becoming more environmentally friendly. Basic behaviour changes Living a more ethically sound lifestyle should start with basic environmentally friendly actions. Such actions may include recycling, washing below 40 degrees,…