@ Katie White

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Katie uses she/her pronouns and lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. She’s passionate about taking action against climate change and living a more ethical lifestyle. She broke up with fast fashion last year and transitioned vegan around the same time. She likes to consider herself an online activist and generally uses her platform to discuss social justice and making positive changes.
Member since July 2020



Sanitary items are essential products for anyone who menstruates. Consumers tend to pick up the most convenient option for them. However, many conventional sanitary pads and tampons contain a high level of plastic. How do we fix this? And, more to the point, who is responsible for doing so?


Have you ever censored your social media content because you don’t want to showcase an unsustainable aspect of your life? I have. Many of us are held to account by online “eco-police”. But are these well-intentioned “eco-police” sending their energy in the right direction?


In case you didn’t know, Oatly are a Swedish-owned vegan food brand who specialise in producing dairy alternatives. They provide oat varieties of milk, ice cream, custard, cream and yoghurts. All in all, they seem like a stand-up choice for your average ethical consumer, or are they?


We consumers are drawn to the industry from more angles than ever before and have ensured that beauty is big business in the UK. In 2019, the country spent a whopping £33 billion on personal care products, but was there a hidden cost to this?


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