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Top 5 Spring Switches 2022

Five simple switches to put a spring in your step, plus our My Green Pod Heroes of the Season
Katie Hill - Editor-in-Chief, My Green Pod

This article first appeared in our ‘Love is all we need’ issue of My Green Pod Magazine, published on 14 February 2022. Click here to subscribe to our digital edition and get each issue delivered straight to your inbox

There’s a sustainable alternative to just about anything, and these five ethical products and services are simple switches that would make a big difference – and could save you some cash along the way.

1. Green spending

Switch to Tred, the green debit card that analyses your spending so you can track, reduce and offset your carbon footprint.

2. Sustainable pet food

Cut your carbon pawprint with ‘the world’s most sustainable dog food’! Yora All Breeds is a balanced, hypoallergenic diet for adult dogs that harnesses the goodness of natural insect protein. Yora insect-based cat food is also available.

3. The reforesting coffee

Make a difference every morning with Puro Fairtrade and organic coffee. Every kilo sold protects 20m² of rainforest thanks to an exclusive relationship with World Land Trust, the UK-based land conservation charity of which Sir David Attenborough is a patron.

4. Get green energy

Trying to cut costs? Think about switching to a renewable energy tariff from Octopus Energy. There’s a very good chance you will save money on your energy bills.

5. Plant a tree

If you’re about to buy a product you don’t really need, you can satisfy your craving (and save some money) by putting it back and planting a tree with TreeSisters instead!

Top 5 spring switches

Heroes of the season

We’ve picked these products because we believe they are all best in their class for people and the planet.

They represent simple, sustainable switches that will help to keep you, your home and the planet healthy – without compromising on luxury or performance!

These superstar products and services are ethical alternatives from companies that are doing things differently. You may not have heard of all these green pearls, as they’re from companies that don’t necessarily spend their profits on mass advertising or negotiating the cut-rate bulk deals that would get them onto supermarket shelves.

We think that if you don’t know the real options, you don’t really get to choose. Click here to view our full range of My Green Pod Hero products and services, in sectors ranging from Money and Energy to Health and Beauty.


The UK’s first carbon-neutral loo roll! 100% recycled, made and sourced in the UK.

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Eight botanical wax melts with a three-hour burn time. Made with pure essential oils.

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A powerful multi-surface cleaner in a dissolvable biopod.

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A colourful set of soft and bendy straws to use and reuse.

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A roll of 10 60l bin bags, certified 100% compostable.

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Click here to view the full collection of My Green Pod Hero products and services.

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