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Fair Trade Blogs

2023-04-25T10:12:36+01:00

Fair Trade Blogs - what would you like The FAIR Trade Store Blog to feature? I feel its a good time to ask customers, fans, subscribers and followers to suggest some ideas / topics relating to Fair Trade issues that you would like me to research and then post a Blog about. You can then [...]

Fair Trade Blogs2023-04-25T10:12:36+01:00

When is World Environment Day and what does it mean?

2023-04-25T12:33:38+01:00

World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June each year since 1973 and is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. It is led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). World Environment Day is the largest global platform for environmental public outreach and is celebrated [...]

When is World Environment Day and what does it mean?2023-04-25T12:33:38+01:00

Fair Trade links with the Amazon Rainforest

2023-04-25T10:16:21+01:00

The Amazon rainforest is a moist broadleaf forest that covers most of the Amazon Basin of South America. It is the world’s largest tropical rainforest, famed for its biodiversity. It’s criss-crossed by thousands of rivers, including the mighty Amazon River. This river basin is a source of one-fifth of all free-flowing fresh water on Earth. [...]

Fair Trade links with the Amazon Rainforest2023-04-25T10:16:21+01:00

Earth Day – when is it and what it means?

2023-04-25T12:34:04+01:00

Earth Day falls on 22nd April. How we live our life affects our environment. So what does environmentally or eco-friendly mean? To us, being environmentally or eco friendly means not wasting precious resources and choosing goods and services considered to have a lower impact on the environment. Perhaps the simplest way to define what being [...]

Earth Day – when is it and what it means?2023-04-25T12:34:04+01:00

Here are 10 good reasons to support Fair Trade

2023-04-25T10:19:48+01:00

Here are 10 good reasons to support Fair Trade...   1/ Fair Trade means fair pay and better working conditions for producers in the developing world. Fair trade products are made in safe and healthy working conditions. Fair Trade discourages forced labour and exploitive child labour. 2/ Fair Trade is better for the environment. Fair [...]

Here are 10 good reasons to support Fair Trade2023-04-25T10:19:48+01:00

Jewellery: Primark vrs The FAIR Trade Store

2023-04-25T10:39:36+01:00

Primark jewellery prices - just how can Primark do it? A set of 5 bangles for only £2.50. Incredible. But hang on a minute... why don't you stop and think about the implications of these ridiculously low retail prices? How much is the worker in Asia being paid for their labour? And what conditions do [...]

Jewellery: Primark vrs The FAIR Trade Store2023-04-25T10:39:36+01:00

Felt Shoulder Bag in The Guardian’s “Fair Trade Top 10”

2023-04-25T18:50:30+01:00

Fair Trade Top 10 - it's great news for The FAIR Trade Store to get national recognition. The Guardian newspaper has selected our Totally Bobbles Felt Shoulder Bag to feature in their "10 Of The Best Fair Trade Products" See for yourself whether they are right in selecting one of these best selling felt bags [...]

Felt Shoulder Bag in The Guardian’s “Fair Trade Top 10”2023-04-25T18:50:30+01:00

Fair Trade Events in Merseyside

2023-04-25T16:47:26+01:00

Fair Trade Events in Merseyside Are you looking for something a little bit different for an event you are organising? Something that will boost your ethical credentials? Maybe you are holding a work event, a community get-together, church fundraiser, a house party or a family fun day? Then why not invite The FAIR Trade Store [...]

Fair Trade Events in Merseyside2023-04-25T16:47:26+01:00

Traidcraft – Meet the People Tours

2023-04-25T12:02:01+01:00

Traidcraft has been running trips for over 20 years and now to visit Fair Trade producers in the developing world. It calls them “Meet the People Tours" – a chance to visit marginalised Fair Trade producers in their workshops, their homes homes as well as visiting sites of historic interest. Think of them as inspiring [...]

Traidcraft – Meet the People Tours2023-04-25T12:02:01+01:00

The FAIR Trade Store has a Facebook Page

2023-04-25T18:36:44+01:00

The FAIR Trade Store's Facebook Page is active daily and the community is growing with new followers. Why not check it out and show your support for Fair Trade? It's regularly updated by yours truly with news articles, blogs, links, photos, discussion points, poll and even some exclusive offers! Fair Trade is about better prices, [...]

The FAIR Trade Store has a Facebook Page2023-04-25T18:36:44+01:00
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