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The Complete Guide to Finding Vegan Wine in UK Supermarkets

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Did you know that not all wine is vegan? I know what you're thinking - "how could you possibly need animal products to produce wine?".  Why isn't all Wine Suitable for Vegans? Wine isn't vegan because of step in the fermentation process called fining. This process is all about removing unwanted elements in the wine which may effect the appearance and taste of the final product. During this process, a product which usually consists of egg whites and milk casein is added to the wine. This then binds to the unwanted product, allowing it to be easily removed.  Winemakers producing vegan wine instead use plant based products during the fining process or don't do it at all which results in a wine that looks cloudy as the sediment hasn't been removed.  How to Find Vegan Wines You might think that vegan wines are only available from specialist wine shops or expensive organic independent brands but it is actually much more accessible than you think. Vegan wine i

How to Clean Your Glasses Sustainably - AD

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AD - PR Product - Frugal and Green When you start to try and reduce your plastic consumption you start to realise how much plastic consumes your life. This includes your glasses cleaner which always comes in a little plastic bottle, which usually somehow disappears into thin air (probably hiding with all my missing socks) or you end up throwing it away once you've used it all.  The team over at Frugal and Green have created a plastic free glasses cleaner for all of us spectacle wearing planet lovers. The bottle is made out durable glass and aluminum and as little plastic as possible. The solution itself is also eco-friendly as it doesn't contain any harmful chemicals.    How Does it Work? You simply fill the bottle with water and pop in one of the little blue tabs and watch it dissolve. Once it's fully absorbed into the water, simply use it like you would any other glasses cleaner.    I've been using it for a little while now and it really does the job. You know that fe

Finding Everyday Comfort with Sustainable Loungewear - AD

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  AD - PR Products from Boody and Affiliate Links Shaper Bra in Dark Olive Active Full Leggings  I don't know about you but I really can't bear wearing jeans around the house at the moment. Seeing as we are spending our lives in doors, comfy clothing is what I need. This means I've been spending a lot of time in leggings, particularly these ones from Boody, paired with their super comfy Shaper Bra because f*ck wearing wired bras am I right?   About Boody Boody aim to be a ethical and sustainable brand who strive to produce clothing that is "easy on the skin, hypoallergenic and highly breathable" . One thing I like about Boody as a brand is that their products aren't as expensive as other sustainable brands out there and are therefore more affordable with their shaper bra retailing at £16.95.   Using organic bamboo, Boody aims to have a minimal impact on the environment. Bamboo uses less water, less CO2 and minimises deforestation so is a preferable materia