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Free gift wrapping from ochre and ochre
Tuesday, 17 Mar, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off on Free gift wrapping from ochre and ochre
Free gift wrapping from ochre and ochre

Just in time for Mother’s day; you can take the stress out of the day for yourself, by getting free gift wrapping from Ochre and ochre.
Their wrapping paper is printed on 75% recycled silk paper …

Free bag for life with Rapanui – ethical clothing company
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 2009 – 6:00 | One Comment
Free bag for life with Rapanui – ethical clothing company

According to green clothing company, Rapanui, around 750 trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide every year.
The Marine Conservation Society state that 50% of beach litter is plastic and 5% of this is disposable plastic carrier …

Zaytoun launches fair trade olive oil in the UK
Monday, 2 Mar, 2009 – 9:02 | Comments Off on Zaytoun launches fair trade olive oil in the UK
Zaytoun launches fair trade olive oil in the UK

Zaytoun, an ethical business established to support marginalized farming communities in Palestine, has launched the first ever Fairtrade Certified product from Palestine.
A member of IFAT (now the World Fairtrade Organisation), Zaytoun are a non-profit company. …

Six tips for more sustainable, eco friendly, ethical and green ways to shop for food rather than using supermarkets.
Monday, 23 Feb, 2009 – 17:11 | Comments Off on Six tips for more sustainable, eco friendly, ethical and green ways to shop for food rather than using supermarkets.
Six tips for more sustainable, eco friendly, ethical and green ways to shop for food rather than using supermarkets.

In an ideal world, we would be totally self sufficient within a community set up. The next best thing would be to buy everything we could not grow or rear ourselves locally, seasonally, organic and …

6 ways to go organic!
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 – 7:46 | 3 Comments
6 ways to go organic!

Not many of us need convincing any longer about the health and environmental benefits from an organic lifestyle.
If you’re concerned about the amount of toxic pesticides you eat, don’t want to wear chemicals against your …

Gooshing – for ethical shopping
Tuesday, 21 Oct, 2008 – 1:17 | 2 Comments
Gooshing – for ethical shopping

How can you be sure you are buying an ethical brand? There is a lot of greenwashing out there, so how can you be sure your money is supporting something that respects and reveres the …

Chocolate week 13 – 19 October – make it fair trade and organic
Tuesday, 7 Oct, 2008 – 1:28 | Comments Off on Chocolate week 13 – 19 October – make it fair trade and organic
Chocolate week 13 – 19 October – make it fair trade and organic

Now we all know that a little of what we fancy is good for us. Even more so from 13 – 19th October when it’s chocolate week!
This isn’t permission to stuff yourself with Mars Bars, …

With this ring, I thee devastate people’s lives and the environment
Tuesday, 23 Sep, 2008 – 0:54 | Comments Off on With this ring, I thee devastate people’s lives and the environment
With this ring, I thee devastate people’s lives and the environment

Having watched the film Blood Diamond, and thoroughly researched gold mining, high street jewellery is no longer an option for me.
Fairly traded and ethically sourced jewellery is the only way for a natural girl with …

Ethical stationary for grown ups
Monday, 22 Sep, 2008 – 1:55 | 2 Comments
Ethical stationary for grown ups

The children are back at school and how many of us STILL love new stationary and goodies for our desks even though our school days are a dim and distant memory?
Well if you’re thinking of …

Free post and packaging at Ethical Superstore
Friday, 5 Sep, 2008 – 0:39 | Comments Off on Free post and packaging at Ethical Superstore
Free post and packaging at Ethical Superstore

I have to say, free post and packaging is usually a big temptation for me. Although I am well aware that postage has increased and time, energy and money needs to be accounted for by …