[Originally published in Felix, the Imperial College London student newspaper] As January 2020 draws to a close, thousands of people will have resolved to spend the month without eating or using any animal products. The Veganuary charity, based in the UK, anticipates 350,000 people completing the challenge worldwide. But why would so many people want … Continue reading The Vegan Butcher
Emitting carbon dioxide is not something we can opt out of. By the very fact of our existence, we are polluters of the Earth's atmosphere, breathing in oxygen and breathing out this greenhouse gas. In addition, we are (mostly) born into societies which are driven by fossil fuels.
Freegan: a portmanteau word combining 'free' and 'vegan'; freegans do not buy animal products. This is an anti-consumerist, anti-food waste movement, so they will eat animal products if they would otherwise be discarded.