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Welcome to ethical.net!

We’re a not-for-profit project building a free and open platform for discovering ethical alternatives to stuff — whether that means buying from a social enterprise, charity shopping, or learning how to fix your old phone instead of buying a new one.

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Who are we?

ethical.net is powered by a community of contributors who want everyone to have access to the information they need to shop and live ethically, easily.

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What do we mean by ethical?

We know that “ethical” isn’t an objective word — it can mean very different things to different people.

But for us, ethical means moving in the direction of least possible harm against other people, animals and the planet.

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Anything else you're interested in is not going to happen if you can't breathe the air and drink the water. Don't sit this one out. Do something.

Carl Sagan
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Resources

We’ve compiled an open list of resources for ethical living — from books to browser extensions, TED talks to apps.

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Insect Collapse: 8 Species Under Threat (And How You Can Help Them)

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Regenerative Activism: Why We Need It and How to Practise It

Despite only being founded 7 months ago, Extinction Rebellion (XR) – the international movement encouraging non-violent civil disobedience to protest …
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GDP Alternatives: 7 Ways to Measure a Country’s Wealth

Economists and politicians across the globe use Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as the ultimate yardstick for measuring and ranking countries’ …
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