What About Zero Waste?

The most recent green bandwagon is “zero waste”. Zero waste is generally understood to mean moving towards generating nothing that gets disposed of in the general rubbish. People are meant to reuse what they have, compost, recycle, not use plastic bags and so forth. This is all admirable and necessary and if, like me, you…

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Wicked Good Opportunity

Bloomberg reports that the introduction of “vegan ranges”is at least partially responsible for improving Tesco’s finances. Tesco is a very large publicly traded food retailer in Europe and parts of Asia. This is big and good news in many respects. Before we get our party hats on, let’s put it all in context and examine…

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Don’t Lower Your Standards

It has been a while since I was active in my wee cottage industry of responding to self-absorbed speciesist articles in the press. I was getting my hopes up that perhaps they were done for. I needn’t have. The Guardian returns to form and showcases the new fad of reducetarianism, telling us that vegans are…

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Just Whatever

First published on Ecorazzi on 30 April 2017. I do not know what cows have done to Josh Tetrick, CEO of Hampton Creek, but it must be something egregious for him to exact revenge by using them in his company’s products. Yes, the darling of all vegans, the plant-based company originally established to replace eggs…

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