Ethical Consumer readers vote Suma in their top 10
August 5, 2014 – 10:04 am | No Comment

Suma has been voted one of the top ten ethical brands of the last 25 years by Ethical Consumer readers. To mark it’s 25th birthday, Ethical Consumer carried out a reader survey of the top …

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Ecover and Algal Oil
June 27, 2014 – 12:45 pm | No Comment
Ecover and Algal Oil

There are various statements and rumours spreading around the internet relating to one experimental batch of one product that Ecover made in an attempt to reduce their reliance on, for example, petroleum and palm oil. …

If you are a vegetarian or vegan please tell us why you are.
May 22, 2014 – 1:09 pm | One Comment

It’s coming to the end of National Vegetarian Week so we thought we would start a new poll. We’d like to find out if visitors to our website are vegetarian/vegan, and if so, what their …

Keep allergies at bay this Spring with Suma
April 20, 2014 – 7:06 pm | No Comment
Keep allergies at bay this Spring with Suma

Spring has definitely sprung at Suma. Although a usual bright time of the year, the season, of course, can bring misery for hay fever sufferers. An all year round seller Higher Nature’s Saltpipe (MD180) can …

Spring Brochure
March 31, 2014 – 1:40 pm | No Comment
Spring Brochure

This Spring Suma are offering lots of great new products, these are included in our new Spring Summer brochure, so here’s a taster from us, Suma, the workers cooperative where things are altogether better.

Join the Clean Up Cruelty Pledge
January 16, 2014 – 3:25 pm | One Comment
Join the Clean Up Cruelty Pledge

Join the Clean Up Cruelty Free pledge today by using brands such as Ecoleaf, Bio D, Faith in Nature and many more!

Sustainable Shopping? It’s in the Bag.
September 1, 2013 – 12:58 pm | 3 Comments
Sustainable Shopping? It’s in the Bag.

Help us to reduce the environmental impact of throw-away carrier bags by choosing long lasting, reusable Suma shopping bags. Thanks to their sustainable materials and long lifespan, they don’t cost the earth.

Meals that are good for People, the Planet, and Animal Welfare: Suma joins the Catering Mark Suppliers Scheme
July 3, 2013 – 1:29 pm | No Comment
Meals that are good for People, the Planet, and Animal Welfare: Suma joins the Catering Mark Suppliers Scheme

Suma has made a commitment to help caterers provide meals that are healthy, environmentally friendly and support animal welfare by joining the Food for Life Catering Mark Suppliers Scheme.

Book Review: Hot Beds, by Jack First
April 3, 2013 – 2:10 pm | No Comment
Book Review: Hot Beds, by Jack First

Suma Member Nick has recently discovered a new gardening book by renowned horticulturalist Jack First, and shares her impressions.

More Nappy Trials for Real Nappy Week
April 24, 2012 – 12:05 pm | No Comment
More Nappy Trials for Real Nappy Week

Suma Member Kari has been trialing some new all-in-one real nappies and tells us how the trial has gone. Rachel and her six-month old son have also been testing Miosolo and comparing them to other re-useable ranges.

A New Era For Greenpeace with the Rainbow Warrior III
November 15, 2011 – 9:56 am | No Comment
A New Era For Greenpeace with the Rainbow Warrior III

Last week, celebrations on the south bank of the Thames marked the inaugural visit of Greenpeace’s new campaigning ship to the UK, and the 40th anniversary of the birth of Greenpeace.