Making a difference
Maybe you’ve heard that soy is bad for the environment because forests are being cut down to make room for soy plantations. Vegans are often told by meat-eaters that their soy products are therefore bad (even though as a vegan you can live without soy). Fortunately, if you’re in Europe then you don’t contribute to […]
Many people like going to the zoo and it often doesn’t even occur to them that there may be something wrong with it. Although zoos first began as menageries of kings and weren’t particularly animal-friendly, things have improved a lot since then. Today, zoos have to meet certain requirements. They are no longer merely there […]
There are all sorts of myths about soy. ‘Soy’ is often the reason people give for continuing to eat meat. In addition to the fact that it isn’t necessary to consume soy on a vegan diet, it’s a shame that so many people believe that it isn’t healthy to consume. There’s no scientific evidence supporting […]
On the whole, travelling isn’t very good for the environment. Unless you walk or cycle to your holiday destination, travelling always has a negative impact on our surroundings, as it costs a lot of fossil fuels and leads to environmental pollution and CO2 emissions. We would like to travel and see more of the world, […]
At this point, most people know that the chicken and egg industry isn’t perfect, but a vast number of people aren’t aware of the horrific details of how chicken and eggs are made. We also didn’t know much about this before we went vegan and assumed that eggs were cruelty-free. However, that couldn’t be further […]
Honey is a thick, golden substance produced by bees. Honeybees spend the months prior to winter gathering nectar from flowers which will later be turned into honey. Plants use nectar to attract bees and other insects. When the bee stops at the plant to gather the sugary fluid, it transfers pollen grains collected from other […]
Hi! We’re Elise and Alex and we hope to inspire you to be green. On this blog, we share our tips for living a more animal, human and environmentally friendly lifestyle.