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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. …

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 …

Organic sandwiches to go!
Thursday, 9 Oct, 2008 – 1:48 | Comments Off on Organic sandwiches to go!
Organic sandwiches to go!

It’s not often we buy a takeaway sandwich. I’ve often thought of them as a waste of money for crap food, which is anything but full of natural ingredients. And they are about as far …

Kissable lips with organic, vegan lip balm from Yaoh
Wednesday, 1 Oct, 2008 – 1:52 | Comments Off on Kissable lips with organic, vegan lip balm from Yaoh
Kissable lips with organic, vegan lip balm from Yaoh

I find that during the beginning of Autumn and then again at the beginning of Spring my lips get dry! This is the only time of the year this happens and I just put it …

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 …

Fill your pants – washable nappies and ethical goods
Monday, 8 Sep, 2008 – 3:31 | Comments Off on Fill your pants – washable nappies and ethical goods
Fill your pants – washable nappies and ethical goods

With one beautiful baby and a fabulous sense of humour intact, Laura found herself entering the world of cloth nappies.
Now any cloth nappying mama will tell you that these things are addictive. Yep, poo gets …

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 …

How to pack a healthy, waste free lunchbox
Thursday, 4 Sep, 2008 – 2:47 | 4 Comments
How to pack a healthy, waste free lunchbox

I learned over on Melissa’s Green Parent blog that this week is National lunchbox week. Unfortunately, it’s sponsored by Sun Valley, and although National lunchbox week is to promote healthy lunches, SunValley are manufacturers 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 …