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Rain Tees – eco friendly clothing supporting the rainforests
Thursday, 9 Apr, 2009 – 6:00 | One Comment
Rain Tees – eco friendly clothing supporting the rainforests

This week I’ve been fortunate enough to be speaking to the lovely Beth Doane; founder of Rain Tees.
It really warms my heart and is an honour to be able to connect with some of the …

Giveaway! Win an eco friendly designer top from Gypsy05
Tuesday, 7 Apr, 2009 – 9:44 | 54 Comments
Giveaway! Win an eco friendly designer top from Gypsy05

Chickdowntown is an online women’s clothing retailer, promoting green and environmentally friendly designers.
Chickdowntown offer green clothing from many designers. The one I want to talk about today is Gypsy05.
Gypsy05 is an expression that stands to …

New designer label – designed to reduce your carbon footprint
Friday, 3 Apr, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off on New designer label – designed to reduce your carbon footprint
New designer label – designed to reduce your carbon footprint

We’ve all heard about our carbon footprint, our water footprint and even our paper footprint. Have you ever stopped to wonder about the carbon footprint of the clothes you are wearing?
Ethical and eco-chic manufacturer, Continental …

Mission Playground for ethical clothing
Tuesday, 31 Mar, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off on Mission Playground for ethical clothing
Mission Playground for ethical clothing

With a tag line “The earth is our playground. Our mission is to preserve it” how could I resist shining the spotlight on this ethical fashion company?
The beautifully named Mission Playground is a conscious lifestyle …

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 …

Ethical, fair trade, organic, recycled fashion from Eco Chic
Wednesday, 25 Feb, 2009 – 10:41 | Comments Off on Ethical, fair trade, organic, recycled fashion from Eco Chic
Ethical, fair trade, organic, recycled fashion from Eco Chic

I’m finding myself more and more astounded and excited by the wonderful range of ethical companies and products available on the internet and in the high street.

Learn to make your own green shoes
Wednesday, 17 Sep, 2008 – 1:17 | Comments Off on Learn to make your own green shoes
Learn to make your own green shoes

I’ve always been rather covetous of Green Shoes. These ethical, sustainable beauties are hand made to order in the UK. You actually draw around your own feet and send the drawing in with your order, …

Soil Association Organic Fortnight
Tuesday, 9 Sep, 2008 – 1:26 | Comments Off on Soil Association Organic Fortnight
Soil Association Organic Fortnight

I can’t believe it’s this time of year again! The Soil Association’s Organic fortnight is upon us. It began on Saturday 6th September and runs until 21st, so there are plenty of opportunities to get …

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 …

The cat shat on the mat – natural alternatives to chemical air fresheners
Sunday, 30 Mar, 2008 – 2:21 | 2 Comments
The cat shat on the mat – natural alternatives to chemical air fresheners

One of the downsides to having an elderly cat is their lack of bladder and bowel control. Our remaining feline is 15 years young and is, what’s known in the trade as officially, ‘losing it’. …