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Black gold – A call to action for Fair trade
Tuesday, 25 Aug, 2009 – 7:43 | Comments Off
Black gold – A call to action for Fair trade

Last night Mr Green and I watched the film ‘Black Gold‘ which tells the story of coffee growers in Ethiopia.
This film really touched me. Although I’m not a coffee drinker, I feel that the film …

10% off Fairtrade items at Nigel’s Eco Store
Thursday, 26 Feb, 2009 – 14:07 | Comments Off
10% off Fairtrade items at Nigel’s Eco Store

There are lots of great companies doing things to support Fair Trade fortnight. Over at Nigel’s Eco Store, you can get 10% off any Fair trade product between now and 8th March.

Choosing Fair Trade products
Friday, 20 Feb, 2009 – 11:45 | 2 Comments
Choosing Fair Trade products

Fairtrade fortnight begins on Monday. Buying fairtrade means that the growers or workers have been given fair pay and treatment for their contribution to the making of the product.
There are many products to choose from. …

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

Quail by Mail – ethical, fairtrade and organic fashion
Tuesday, 26 Aug, 2008 – 8:44 | 3 Comments
Quail by Mail – ethical, fairtrade and organic fashion

The lovely Shauna from Quail by mail left a message on the blog last night – and I’ve just been taking a peek around her site.
Shauna sells a gorgeous range of ethical, fairtrade and organic …

Fair trade, organic and recycled school uniform in the high street
Monday, 11 Aug, 2008 – 2:27 | 2 Comments
Fair trade, organic and recycled school uniform in the high street

I’m not a fan of Tesco’s – they’ve been accused of Greenwashing a few too many times, so that now they’ve become a bit like the ‘boy who cried wolf’ to me.
Some of their policies …

World Fair Trade day May 10th 2008
Thursday, 8 May, 2008 – 0:37 | 2 Comments
World Fair Trade day May 10th 2008

The Theme of this year’s World Fair Trade Day is ‘Fair Trade + Ecology ‘. World Fair Trade Day is the first global campaign for The Fair Trade movement connecting producers and customers around the …

Natural Collection; Green and gorgeous since 1999, launch their Spring 2008 collection
Tuesday, 15 Apr, 2008 – 4:02 | Comments Off
Natural Collection; Green and gorgeous since 1999, launch their Spring 2008 collection

Twice a year everyone at Natural Collection goes wild with anticipation as the culmination of months of hard work comes to fruition and a brand new collection is born. Celebrations are well justified now that …

Protected: A stylish, ethical, organic and fair trade capsule ‘eco chic’ wardrobe
Tuesday, 11 Mar, 2008 – 3:54 | Comments Off
Protected: A stylish, ethical, organic and fair trade capsule ‘eco chic’ wardrobe

Organic and ethical fashion is often associated with hippies wearing kaftans and Birkenstocks.
What if you are ethically minded but need to wear smart dress for work?
There are more choices than ever now with lots of …