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Model Bicycle / Bike Ornament Recycled Bottle Tops and Wire

Model Bicycle / Bike Ornament Recycled Bottle Tops and Wire

£19.95

9 in stock

Free-standing model bicycle ornament hand-crafted from recycled copper wire and beer and soft drink bottle tops.

•   Fairly Traded, Handmade and Ethical
•   Recycled and Sustainable
•   High-quality traditional craftsmanship
•   Quick dispatch, FREE delivery via Royal Mail and a 30-day “no quibble” return and refund policy!

9 in stock

Description

This model bicycle / bike ornament has been crafted from recycled bottle tops and wire. Painstakingly formed by hand into the shape of a bicycle.

Let Africa inspire you with this skilfully-made Fair Trade model bicycle ornament which uses beer and soft drink bottle tops and recycled copper wire.

•   The bottle tops are collected in and around Mathare slum in Nairobi, Kenya and are sanitised, then re-used in various ways by local artisans to form part of the bike.

•   The frame is locally-collected recycled copper wire.

•   Recycled black leather pieces are used for the tyres.

•   Free-standing, as it has its own stabiliser.

•   Has moving parts – the wheels rotate, the pedals go round and the handle bars can be swivelled.

• W  ill really catch the eye at home or office and the perfect eco gift for the keen cyclist.
Certainly something a little bit different for the ethical shopper!

•   Makes an ideal ethical Christmas present and gift for someone special.

•   Part of a range of themed products. (Click on the “Bicycle” Tag above to reveal the selection. And check out the “You may also like” product suggestions below.)

This model bicycle bike ornament has been hand-crafted in Kenya by skilled artisans at Zakale Creations.

Please remember that you are now just a few steps away from the actual Fair Trade producers in some of the world’s poorest communities. By shopping here and buying Fair Trade products you are helping to make a difference. Your purchase helps transform trade and change lives. How great is that?


DIMENSIONS
– the length is 25 cm x width of the handle bars is 9 cm x height 13 cm approximately.
SOLD INDIVIDUALLY – every one is unique as the bottletop colours and brands vary.

DID YOU KNOW?
Called “boda boda” by the locals, bicycles are used as public transportation in Kenya (you ride on a padded rack on the back) and are so named for the bikes used to transport people across the border between Uganda and Kenya – from border to border.

And if you want to find out more about this developing country, my Blog post —> 19 Fascinating Facts About Kenya is for you.

“GOOD NEWS! NO POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE ADDED TO YOUR ORDER – BECAUSE DELIVERY IS FREE.”

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Welcome to THE FAIR TRADE STORE.

There is NO postage charge added to your order - delivery is FREE.

(However, any orders managed manually, outside of the website Checkout, will attract the appropriate delivery charge.)

How long will it take for my order to arrive?

You should receive your delivery within 3-5 working days. I will always let you know by email that your order is being dealt with and also when it’s gone in the post - so you won’t be kept in the dark! However, please allow up to 7 working days before you make contact with any issues.

Deliveries are made from Monday to Saturday between 7am and 3pm.

Who will deliver my order?

Royal Mail, using their 2nd Class service. (For certain heavier packages, Parcel Force will be used.)

You will not need to sign for receipt of your delivery, but if you are out and the item is too large to post through your letterbox and/or a neighbour is not available to take delivery, Royal Mail will leave instructions with you in these circumstances, making it clear what action you need to take, via a red & white “Something for you” card.

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I always request a "Proof of Postage" document from the Post Office for each order sent out to customers and these are kept on file in case of a query.

For full details, please refer to the "How to shop/FAQS" section.

Returns

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Can I return an unwanted item for a refund?

Yes, of course you can - and it`s simple and quick!

This is where the 30-DAY, "NO QUIBBLE" MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE comes in....

Simply notify me of your intentions within 30 days of your initial receipt of the goods. I will then agree with you what action to take, including the opportunity to exchange your unwanted product for another item. (Please use the contact us page to get in touch. This page also includes the address to send your "returns".)

FOR A REFUND, you will then need to return the good(s) promptly in an unused and resaleable condition. I will then provide a refund,(BUT NOT for the postage cost you have incurred in returning the good(s). The refund will be actioned via your original payment method.

In the case of EXCHANGES, a re-delivery charge at Royal Mail`s 2nd Class rate will apply. (Buyer pays the return postage.)

For full details, please refer to point 7. of the "How to shop/FAQS" section.

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