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Warming vegan chorizo and bean stew recipe

This is your perfect veganuary weeknight meal, it’s easy to make and ready in under an hour. We love this meal because it’s really flavoursome and reheats well making it perfect for lunches. All you’ll need is one large pot and a spatula to get going!

The ECO vegan cookbook – our favourite, easy recipes

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.

Weekly E.C.O. news roundup

: This week has seen the Conservative Party win the general election and a volcano unexpectedly erupt in New Zealand and kill fifteen people. In environmental news this week...

Guest blog: E.C.O. prize product review

I was lucky enough to win the E.C.O. prize giveaway when the blog first started. Not only was I very excited because I never win anything, I also couldn’t wait to try all the new products to make me an eco-friendlier person!

Weekly Environmental news update November 2019

Read this week's E.C.O. news roundup to hear the latest environmental news. EasyJet are set to carbon offset their flights, Coldplay are planning a net-zero album tour, fires and flood cause fear worldwide, African plants are set for extinction and Greta Thunberg is a time traveler.

Warming vegan cottage pie recipe

Many of us have grown up with a menu heavily influenced by animal produce. Now there is such a variety of meat substitutes we are able to eat the same meals either as a vegetarian or a vegan. This Cottage Pie is a great example of a meal where the flavours are still strong, warming and comforting, without eating any animal produce. We make efforts to change the way we think about food, both where it comes from and how it's produced. If you can still feel like you're eating what you want to, or what you're used to, its much easier to enjoy a diet with reduced animal produce.

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.

Weekly Environmental news update November 2019

With a part spaceship, part car named 'Bloodhound' aiming to break the land speed world record and a row over the December general election causing disruption to nativity plays we have had an interesting week of eco news.

Donate unwanted, old coats to homeless and needy with Wrap Up London

The clocks have gone back, the evenings are getting darker and colder, the blankets have come out along with the warm pyjamas, and although it’s only autumn it’s beginning to feel like winter is setting in. It’s hard to imagine not having these luxuries let alone a roof over your head, but that’s the reality for many people living on the streets

Weekly Environmental news update November 2019

In the past week it has been confirmed that we will have a general election, we've got a new Brexit deadline of 31 January, and we lost the Rugby World Cup to South Africa. Here's your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days