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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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    Tuesday, 12 September 2017  |  Joanna
    Focus on: recycled aluminium

    Our recycled aluminium homewares are environmentally friendly, ethically sourced and use traditional skills. But we know you love them because they are gorgeous. Find out more about how they are made.

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    Thursday, 1 June 2017  |  Joanna
    Product feature: Spun Bamboo

    Bamboo is a fantastic material. Find out how our bamboo salad and serving dishes are made here:

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    Wednesday, 7 September 2016  |  Joanna
    Fair trade Homewares

    Our new section for fair trade homewares features great products made from some of the most innovative materials available. Find out more. . .

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    Friday, 23 November 2012  |  Colin
    Black Yak winter woolies now in stock

    We now have a new range of winter hats, scarves, gloves and mittens in stock from Black Yak - all of which have been lovingly hand knitted in Nepal.

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    Tuesday, 10 July 2012  |  Colin
    Handmade Fair Trade

    If you are a fan of fair trade then you’ll probably already know all about the wonderful social and economic benefits of buying fair trade goods.

    What many people don’t realise, however, is that fair trade goods are usually handmade...

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    Friday, 18 May 2012  |  Colin
    New Kazuri Beads stock now in

    New in stock from Kazuri Beads are these wonderful fair trade bracelets and necklaces.

    Handmade in Kenya, the bracelets feature small spherical ceramic beads in Green and Blue that have been strung on elastic to enable the bracelet to comfortably fit different sized wrists. The necklaces are in two different styles - a "string of pearls" style, and the Tango style, which has graduating sized beads in Blue.

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    Friday, 4 May 2012  |  Colin
    Handmade Cotton Bags now in stock

    New in stock from Earth Squared are these fantastic fair trade cotton shoulder bags - available in two styles.

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    Friday, 27 April 2012  |  Colin
    Handmade Jersey Spot Scarves now in stock

    New in stock from Earth Squared are these brilliant fair trade spotted scarves - available in three colours: Aqua and 2 different Whites.

    Handmade in Vietnam, the scarves are made predominantly from Viscose, with 5% Spandex thrown in for good measure. This combination of the soft yet durable viscose and the elastic spandex produces a scarf which has a luxurious feel when worn but is practical enough for everyday use.

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    Thursday, 26 April 2012  |  Colin
    Handmade Linen Bags now in stock

    New in stock from Earth Squared are these fabulous fair trade linen handbags - available in two styles in Aqua, Blue, Green & Pink.

    They are handmade in Vietnam from a soft but durable linen, and have been designed to be great looking but practical to use - making them a superb everyday bags.

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    Monday, 23 April 2012  |  Colin
    Handmade Linen Purses now in stock

    New in stock from Earth Squared are these fabulous handmade fair trade linen coin purses - available in two slightly different designs in Aqua, Blue, Green & Pink.

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