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Here you will find our various musings about the world of Fair Trade and Ethical Consumerism, along with general information about our company, suppliers and products.

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    Thursday, 14 May 2020  |  Joanna
    World Fair Trade Day 9 May 2020

    Saturday 9 May was World Fair Trade Day. This year's themes were Fair Trade Solidarity and Planet Fair Trade. Find out more about what happened

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    Friday, 24 April 2020  |  Joanna
    Fashion Revolution Week - Friday

    For fashion to be sustainable we need to ask who made our clothing and accessories.

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    Thursday, 23 April 2020  |  Joanna
    Fashion Revolution Week - Thursday

    The collapse of the Rana Plaza factory complex showed how the people who make our fast fashion are treated.

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    Wednesday, 22 April 2020  |  Joanna
    Fashion Revolution Week - Wednesday

    The choices we make can have a big impact on workers in low income countries

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    Tuesday, 21 April 2020  |  Joanna
    Fashion Revolution Week - Tuesday

    Fashion Revolution Week gives us the opportunity to think about how we shop, the choices we make and how we can have a positive effect on the people who make the products we buy

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    Monday, 20 April 2020  |  Joanna
    Fashion Revolution Week - Monday

    Fashion Revolution Week commemorates the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in April 2013.
    We're encouraged to think about what we buy and our impact on other people and the environment.

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    Thursday, 2 April 2020  |  Joanna
    Buy A Stranger A Gift

    We've been really heartened by the community spirit and determination to support one another, especially key workers at this difficult time.

    We join in with applauding NHS staff and other key workers at 8pm on Thursdays but what else can we do to show our support.

    Read on to find out.

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    Wednesday, 18 March 2020  |  Joanna
    Coronavirus and fair trade

    The impact of the new COVID-19 coronavirus will be life changing for all of us - even those who don't contract the virus will be impacted by those around us who are affected.
    Read more about how coronavirus is affecting the people involved in fair trade, including us:

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    Friday, 6 March 2020  |  Joanna
    Fairtrade Fortnight - Choose wisely

    Millions of farmers and workers in agricultural communities in poor countries are among the worlds most vulnerable to the climate crisis and the ever more unpredictable weather, natural disasters and disease outbreaks.

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    Thursday, 5 March 2020  |  Joanna
    Fairtrade Fortnight and the environment

    Fairtrade reduces climate emissions by guiding agricultural producers in developing countries to mitigate their climate impact: to preserve trees and soil productivity, reduce the use of artificial fertilisers and energy, use renewable energy, and improve waste management.

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