How to Be a More Conscious Consumer, Even If You’re on a Budget
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How to Be a More Conscious Consumer, Even If You’re on a Budget

Most of us financially support companies we might not necessarily support socially, ethically or philosophically.Credit…Henrique CampeãPublished Oct. 1, 2019Updated Oct. 3, 2019Farai Harreld was pregnant with her daughter when she realized it was time to downsize. She and her husband had just purchased their first home, which was significantly smaller than their rental.“I was shocked…

Refills for face cream, deodorants roll out as big manufacturers aim to cut waste | CBC News
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Refills for face cream, deodorants roll out as big manufacturers aim to cut waste | CBC News

Under pressure to reduce environmental waste from single-use containers, major consumer companies including Procter & Gamble Co, Unilever Plc and The Body Shop are rolling out more products, from shower gel to face cream, in refillable form. Customers look at a station for refilling shower gel at a Body Shop store on Bond Street in…

Scott Morrison threatens crackdown on secondary boycotts of mining companies
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Scott Morrison threatens crackdown on secondary boycotts of mining companies

Scott Morrison has branded environmental protesters “anarchists” and threatened a radical crackdown on the right to protest by applying penalties to those targeting businesses who provide services to the resources industry. In a speech to the Queensland Resources Council on Friday, the prime minister will tell Australian corporations to listen to the “quiet shareholders” and…

Morrison vows to take action against environmental ‘anarchists’
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Morrison vows to take action against environmental ‘anarchists’

Nov 1, 2019 — 9.47amPrime Minister Scott Morrison has flagged new federal anti-protest laws that target environmental activists and “anarchists” who campaign against businesses, particularly those supporting the mining industry.In a speech to be given to the Queensland Resources Council, Mr Morrison will warn that such protest activity is bad for jobs and investment.Police try…