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Visiting Craftworks Cambodia in Phnom Penh

2021-09-08T09:04:54+01:00

It was on a buying trip to Cambodia that I arranged to visit the offices & craft centre of Craftworks Cambodia in Phnom Penh. It is The Kingdom of Cambodia’s capital city & sits at the junction of the Mekong Tonlé Sap and Bassac rivers. Map of Cambodia showing Phnom Penh Founded in [...]

Visiting Craftworks Cambodia in Phnom Penh2021-09-08T09:04:54+01:00

The Story Behind Handmade Recycled Newspaper Gift Bags from India

2021-09-08T08:47:50+01:00

Handmade Recycled Newspaper Gift Bags from India. This project involves a Fair Trade group that helps street children and orphans sleeping rough in the railway station in New Delhi. It was established in 2004 by "grown up" ex-street children, who decided to make bags from recycled newspaper in order to provide an income for themselves [...]

The Story Behind Handmade Recycled Newspaper Gift Bags from India2021-09-08T08:47:50+01:00

Are these the ultimate ethical gifts for the eco geek or keyboard warrior?

2021-11-02T09:27:13+00:00

Looking for a range of environmentally-friendly products and gifts for the "eco geek" in your life created from green recycled computer circuit boards? •   Each item is shaped by a cutting machine and are always hand-finished to create the final product. •   So, why not make an environmental difference in the way you buy your [...]

Are these the ultimate ethical gifts for the eco geek or keyboard warrior?2021-11-02T09:27:13+00:00

Recycled Tin Can Bikes from Madagascar

2016-10-27T16:24:52+01:00

Working with recycled aluminium tin cans is a technique called "Kapoaka" in Madagascar. The discarded pop, beer and air freshener cans, tin cans and aerosols are individually cut, folded and soldered into their own unique shape - including model bikes and bicycles. Each intricate piece of tin is carefully soldered with precision and the constructed [...]

Recycled Tin Can Bikes from Madagascar2016-10-27T16:24:52+01:00

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