Sustainable Fashion: What Are You Wearing?

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What’s the difference between ‘sustainable’ fashion and ‘ethical’ fashion? It’s easy to be confused as there is some overlap but it’s worth understanding how the two differ.

Sustainable fashion focusses on the materials you wear, the processes of manufacture and the environmental damage they cause. Ethical fashion looks at the rights and working conditions of those making the products.

So what materials and processes you should be watching out for to be truly sustainable with what you are wearing? Read on.

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Ethical Fashion: The 6 Essential Questions You Should Be Asking

For the ethical and eco-conscious shopper the fashion industry can seem like a megalith: unapproachable, aloof and too large for us to combat.

However your decisions, both big and small, make all the difference. So when it comes to buying yourself some new threads here are 6 simple and essential questions you should be asking yourself to move to a more ethical buying journey.

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What is The Healthy Baby Guide?

If you’re thinking of having a baby, or perhaps you’ve already got young children, then you’ll be thankful to discover the Healthy Baby Guide. It is a really comprehensive kit with all the essentials about protecting your family from harmful chemicals.

We spoke to Cassidy Randall from Made Safe to learn more about why they’ve produced this guide and what her top tips are for parents.

 

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Vegan cookbook top picks!

Fancy going vegan? Perhaps you’re tempted but need some foody inspiration.

This Veganuary (Vegan January!) our lovely team member Rachael has been testing out some cookbooks. Here are three of her favourites, including her top recipe picks from each book.

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12 Eco Steps For A Greener 2018

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Your New Year’s resolutions may already be decided and underway and we hope they are going well. Having a big list of changes to make to your life all at once can be a little overwhelming as way to start the year. We thought why not make a small change for each passing month in 2018? Here are 12 fantastic small steps to challenge yourself (in a lovely way) to make 2018 more sustainable and help create meaningful change in the world. Read on below. Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas Giving 2017

‘Tis the season of spreading Christmas joy and goodwill, an important time to reach out to people in need.

For Natracare our work goes far beyond personal care products. We are a brand that thrives on supporting local, national and global organisations and initiatives all year round. For the 12 days of Christmas we want to share with you a selection of 12 of the wonderful causes that we partnered with in 2017 and the amazing work they are doing.
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Ethical Christmas Treats: The Rundown

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The lead up to Christmas usually involves eating as many sugar-coated things as humanly possible… well that’s certainly the way its going here at Natracare. But as we enter this period of treating ourselves and our loved ones, its important to be conscious about our indulgences. Here at Natracare, we thought we’d save you the hassle and research some tasty ethical Christmas treats. Let us be the shining star that guides you to keep your choices conscious and your belly ethically full this Christmas…

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Happy Thanksgiving 2017

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Here at Natracare HQ, we admit that it took a bit of head-scratching to think of some fantastic, inspiring and encouraging events that we can be thankful for this year. However, once we got warmed up, the ideas kept flowing. We found that there were actually many things to be thankful for in 2017 and it put us all in a much better mood! Here are some of our favorite and heartwarming things from the last year to which we give our thanks:

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