It’s just a pen, right?

If we told you that BiC sells 14 million BiC Cristal ballpoint pens a day across the world, you probably wouldn’t be surprised. But, when you work it out, that’s 171 billion pens since the pen was launched. Unfortunately BiC haven’t returned our calls to tell us what the carbon footprint of this line of […]


As a small charity working to improve the quality of life by reducing socio-economic inequality in the UK, it is really important to us that we live our values. Purchasing our stationery and office supplies from Ethstat makes it easy to do this. We are confident that the products that we buy will be sustainable, […]

Carbon Zero by 2050?

Today Parliament is going to enshrine into law a bill that will make it a legal requirement of the government to honour our commitment to the Paris accord. It will make a legal promise to decarbonise our economy by 2050.  As you can imagine, this has divided environmentalists.  There are those, like Climate Council member […]

When Recycling Sucks

We green our offices by sending our recycling to poison the third world. Say what?!