This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Carbon Offsetting Our Domain

We have decided to buy carbon offsets for the express purpose of negating the impact of our domain name hosting.

You can find our exploration of carbon offsetting here.

How much in the way of carbon emissions does domain hosting generate?
In truth, very little. It’s hard to calculate with total accuracy, but we can make some assumptions […]

By |October 9th, 2015|Environment|Comments Off on Carbon Offsetting Our Domain

Carbon Offset Your Impact

You are no doubt aware that it is now easier than ever to carbon offset every aspect of your life. You can now choose to carbon offset your travel – right there on the booking page – you can buy green electricity, greener cars, carbon neutral furniture, web hosting – you name it, it’s probably […]

By |October 5th, 2015|Economics, Environment, Ethical Business|Comments Off on Carbon Offset Your Impact

Why Eco-Friendly Packaging Doesn’t Have to Be Biodegradable

This is a guest post by Brittany Nader, Content Marketing Specialist at StandUpPouches.net.

Today’s consumer is a green consumer. There’s proof everywhere we look, from the backlash against BP to the outcries for a widespread elimination of GMOs. No longer a niche group of shoppers, the general public has become more environmentally conscious and aware of […]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Environment|Comments Off on Why Eco-Friendly Packaging Doesn’t Have to Be Biodegradable

Initial Ethical Hosting Research

It seems that “ethical” for most hosting companies revolves around carbon offsetting. This is extremely positive as hosting emits a *crazy* amount of emissions.

My research has revealed 15 companies that take active steps to reduce their impact. To be completely frank, I’m immediately turned off from a number of them due to their 1999-style websites.

Who […]

By |September 6th, 2015|Environment|Comments Off on Initial Ethical Hosting Research

What is the most ethical platforms for hosting a website?

For this article we considered 4 main options for platforms to build a site :

Shopify
BigCommerce
Square Space
WordPress

Shopify and Big Commerce
Let’s talk about Shopify and BigCommerce first. Both are platforms that make it easy for a person or company to set up on online store and start selling without any technical knowledge.

For all intents […]

By |September 5th, 2015|Environment|Comments Off on What is the most ethical platforms for hosting a website?

Fair Trade, or Fair Game?

In mid-2014, the Guardian (probably my favourite news outlet of recent times) published an article quoting a ‘groundbreaking’ study into Fairtrade International, claiming that its findings indicated that, not only do the profits of the fair trade enterprise not trickle down beyond enterprise managers, but, moreover, the workers on ‘fair trade’ certified farms are, in […]

Ethics and Ideas… Trying to Reduce our Impact on the World

Mel and I are on a quest to lessen the impact we have on the world. We want to reduce our footprint in all kinds of ways, from environmental impacts to social impacts, and everything in between.

The impact of ‘externalities’ from modern life are tremendous. When I was in 3rd year at university I watched […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Consumers, Economics, Environment|Comments Off on Ethics and Ideas… Trying to Reduce our Impact on the World

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