Easy everyday vegan substitutes

With Veganuary ending today we just want to say a massive¬†congratulations¬†to everyone who took part. Whether you‚Äôve cut all meat and dairy out of your diet or just cut down, your actions are making a difference to the planet and to animals. While January might be over, there are some easy substitutes that you might…

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The E.C.O Vegan Cookbook

To celebrate the start of Veganuary we introduce our recipe book so far. These are all of our vegan recipes posted since we launched in July 2019, they have all been made and eaten (and enjoyed) by one of our E.C.O. team. We hope you can use these to help you to complete Veganuary, or just try new ways of cooking foods you already love.

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E.C.O.’s Christmas gift guide – save money and the planet

This Christmas we want to help you buy useful presents for your loved ones and hopefully save some money (and the planet) along the way. According to a survey 60 million unwanted presents will be given this Christmas, big hitters include bathing products, films and box sets, candles, chocolate and socks.

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Have yourself a sustainable Christmas

: The season is upon us for mulled wine, mince pies and all things spiced. For us Christmas is all about time with friends and family, board games, gifts and a lovely filling dinner, but sadly it can be the most wasteful holiday of the year.

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Give your daily routine an eco makeover

We all have certain habits we repeat on a daily basis. Sometimes becoming more environmentally aware can feel like a big task. So instead of adding lots of new habits to your day (which can be stressful), why not start by altering the existing ones?

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How to reduce food waste

2.3 billion people are joining the planet by 2050 ‚Äď this will require a 60-70% increase in global food production. At this moment in time over 1/3 of all food produced globally goes to waste. Here at E.C.O we believe in cutting down on food waste and we want to help you see how you can cut down too.

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Food saving apps

Food saving appsApps that allow you to rescue food from the rubbish and save carbon In the last year there has been an increase in the number of food saving apps. This is unsurprising because each year in the UK over 10 million tonnes of food is thrown away and this waste is estimated to…

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Recipe: Banana bread

Our ‘Quick Vegan’ series are short, sharp pieces that get to the point. You‚Äôre a busy person who needs to eat, so check out our simple recipes that get from screen to stomach in 20m or less.

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The Ultimate Vegan Pancakes

If I could choose any song to represent my dream life, it would be Banana Pancakes by Jack Johnson. It’s the ultimate lazy Saturday morning anthem, and also just happens to be an ode to one of my favourite food groups (and yes I do consider it a whole food group): the pancake. So let’s chat about…

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A note on being a shitty vegetarian

Taking on a new diet that comes along with a morality that inherently seems to shame others into being hostile towards you is strange. You go to every family gathering, set your timer to fifteen minutes, and as that alarm rings in your pocket, undoubtedly a gran or uncle will chime in also: ‚ÄėAre you still not eating meat?‚Äô

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