Lifestyle - All

Ekklesia is not just a think-tank, but also a 'do-tank.' Here you can find a range of ideas on how to make your lifestyle greener, shop ethically, live more simply or take action on a range of justice and environmental issues.
29 Oct 2009

Free church leaders want decisive EU action against global warming



The Methodist Church, the Baptist Union of Great Britain and the United Reformed Church have urged the EU to agree carbon cuts of at least 40% below 1990 levels by 2020 and for these cuts to be made without extensive use of offsets. _________________________________________
13 Oct 2009

Get a letter from Santa this Christmas



You can add some huge excitement to a child's Christmas this year, by getting a personalised letter sent to them from Santa, thanks to the NSPCC. _________________________________________
20 Aug 2009

Where to get an Islamic Mortgage



The Islamic mortgage is actually known as a "Home Purchase Plan". This is intentional and a reflection of the fact that no interest is charged on an Islamic mortgage. _________________________________________
19 Aug 2009

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall hasn't chickened out yet



River Cottage founder Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall will lead a new campaign for Compassion in World farming aimed at convincing the public to purchase ethically sound chicken. _________________________________________
19 Aug 2009

Earth Girls set to dazzle in Miss Earth fashion extravaganza



With growing fears of climate change and global warming, Miss Earth is the beauty pageant for the new millennium. Contestants must have a strong knowledge of their country’s culture and environment in order to fulfill the ideals of this competition. The winner will be a strong and effective advocate for Mother Earth. _________________________________________
18 Aug 2009

Luxury ethical and fair trade bed linen



Premier online ethical retailer the Natural Collection stock a range of organic and fairly traded bed linens. This choice range of linens, like everything in the Natural Collection, conforms to strict ethical principles. _________________________________________
18 Aug 2009

Increase the heat from your radiator and save money



The Radiator Booster works by directing the wasted heat from the back of the radiator into the room. It is so effective that in most cases cold spots are eliminated, and rooms take 50% less time to heat up. _________________________________________
17 Aug 2009

Where to recycle your mobile phone and make some money



In today's throw-away society where very little is built to last, recycling at least eases the conscience a little. But the people at Fonebank.com do more than just recycle – they also safely dispose of unrecycleable components, making sure they don't contribute to the destruction of the environment. _________________________________________
27 Jul 2009

Make it an ethical summer



Premier ethical online retailer the Ethical Superstore has just revealed a new range of ethically produced products to help you and your family have an ethical summer. Check out the following products, all of which will help provide good clean, green fun for all the family this summer. _________________________________________
22 Jul 2009

£2million research grant for off-grid electricity projects



A research consortium led by the University of Dundee has been awarded a £2million grant to explore means of generating and supplying power to rural areas in developing countries which do not have access to centralised electricity networks. _________________________________________