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Archive for June, 2009

EcoChic stocks MADE Jewellery

EcoChic stocks MADE Jewellery

posted in EcoChic Revealed , Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide

EcoChic is delighted to be stocking our new range of MADE products. Here is the wonderful made story....About made made is about fabulous accessories made is about empowering developing communities made is there, from concept ...

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The story of TRAID

The story of TRAID

posted in Sustainability

TRAID stands for Textile Recycling for Aid and International Development. We are a registered charity with three main objectives: •To protect the environment by diverting clothes and shoes from landfill; •To reduce ...

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About Green Trading Luxury Organic Skincare

About Green Trading Luxury Organic Skincare

posted in New ways of thinking

At Green Trading, we believe that you do not have to sacrifice style or luxury when you switch to a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle. You can still enjoy the finer things ...

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Certifications & Standards Seminar at EFF

Certifications & Standards Seminar at EFF

posted in Events , Green Events

Spotlight on Sourcing has invited you to the event 'CERTIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS SEMINAR' on Ethical Fashion Forum! Time: June 23, 2009 from 6pm to 8pm Location: The RichMix Organized By: Spotlight on Sourcing Event ...

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EcoChic Shortlisted for Sussex Business Award

EcoChic Shortlisted for Sussex Business Award

posted in EcoChic Revealed , Events , Green Events , Style Guide , Sustainability

Here at EcoChic we are delighted to announce that for the second year running EcoChic has been shortlisted for the  University of Brighton Research and Innovation Awards. Each year the ...

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World Day Against Child Labour

World Day Against Child Labour

posted in New ways of thinking , Sustainability

 June 12: World Day Against Child Labor by James Parks, June 12, 2009  Around the globe, workers and human rights activists are spending World Day Against Child Labor by focusing on this ...

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Cotton On & Sustainable Design

Cotton On & Sustainable Design

posted in New ways of thinking , Sustainable Textiles

So what do we mean when we talk about sustainable design? Sustainability and Sustainable are words that are used in all manner of ways, oftern with little thought as to what ...

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Natalie Imbruglia makes a splash with EcoCover

Natalie Imbruglia makes a splash with EcoCover

posted in Body & Soul

Natalie Imbruglia makes a splash with the launch of her EcoCover and Wateraid podcast. As part of our commitment to spreading the word about water issues, EcoCover and Wateraid have joined forces with ...

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Beyond Organic Skincare- a beautiful handmade story

Beyond Organic Skincare- a beautiful handmade story

posted in Body Beautiful , Sustainability

Beyond Organic Skincare are a small, family business, based in Cornwall in a heart-breakingly beautiful part of the Lizard Peninsula. We hand make all our products in our workshop overlooking St. ...

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Getting smarter:Ethical Trading in the downturn

Getting smarter:Ethical Trading in the downturn

posted in New ways of thinking , Sustainability

   Without having to remind you, as we all know (or perhaps ought to by now) we are in a gloomy global recession. What is interesting and positive, is that the working ...

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La Jewellery, exquisite recycled & handmade

La Jewellery, exquisite recycled & handmade

posted in Body Beautiful , Events , Green Events , Sustainability

EcoChic are delighted to be partnering with La Jewellery, designers and creators of the most elegant recycled silver jewellery in the heart of Wales.  La's Jewellery's ethics are simple. They tread ...

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Earthwatch Lectures: from Tsunami to drought

Earthwatch Lectures: from Tsunami to drought

posted in Body & Soul , Events , Green Events , New ways of thinking

Thursday 19th November, 7pm-9pm at the Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR Chaired by award winning broadcaster Andrea Catherwood. Three experts will be joined by an enterprising member of ...

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Can you find us a heartfelt honeymoon?

Can you find us a heartfelt honeymoon?

posted in Body & Soul , EcoChic Escape & Getaway , Events , Green Events

I have an urgent mission for you if you will accept it: to find the greenest or most life-changing honeymoon you can. If you’re anything like me, I bet the honeymoon ...

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Celebrate World Environment Day today

Celebrate World Environment Day today

posted in Body & Soul , Events , Green Events

EcoChic is joining the celebration of World Environment Day today, with a look at fashion in 2009 and how we can all make a difference with the choices we make. World ...

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Top Actors, Jewellers and the Eden Project all go nuts for Fairtrade!

Top Actors, Jewellers and the Eden Project all go nuts for Fairtrade!

posted in Events , Fair Trade Matters , Green Events , Yummy Delights

Leading actors including Alex Kingston, Saffron Burrows, Jane Horrocks and Orla Brady are joining a peanut farmer from Malawi and Brazil nut gatherer from Bolivia in a stunning photographic exhibition ...

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People Tree Embraces Feel Good Fair Trade Fashion

People Tree Embraces Feel Good Fair Trade Fashion

posted in Fair Trade Matters , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

View Safia Minney in action in her latest video....  Feel Good Fashion People Tree Director Safia Minney discusses her inspirational business model and the reasons for bringing fair trade handicrafts to the UK. ...

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Cotton On- a pure celebration

Cotton On- a pure celebration

posted in Body & Soul , Events , Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide , Sustainability , Sustainable Textiles

Cotton On- calling for a new way for fashion. It was indeed a great pleasure to attend the Cotton On Conference at The Council House Bristol, on World Fairtrade Day, Saturday ...

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Fashioning An Ethical Industry-An overview

Fashioning An Ethical Industry-An overview

posted in Sustainability

FEI: Low pay, lack of rights and poor working conditions are still the norm for millions of garments workers across the world. The way the fashion industry is managed can be changed ...

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Cotton On-Is Fairtrade enough?

Cotton On-Is Fairtrade enough?

posted in Events , Fair Trade Matters , New ways of thinking , Style Guide , Sustainability

Cotton On Conference, World Fairtrade Day 9th May 2009 : Is Fairtrade Enough?  Vanessa Parr,  from the Fairtrade Foundation opened with the following facts: * 100M rural households depend on cotton for ...

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Organic Cotton-Myths and Realities

Organic Cotton-Myths and Realities

posted in Biodiversity , Body & Soul , Body Beautiful , New ways of thinking , Sustainability , Sustainable Textiles

Organic Cotton-myths and realities.  Robin Maynard (Soil Association), Simon Ferrigno (Director Organic Exchange Farm Development Programme) Damien Sanfilippo (Pesticide Action Network) presented with passion and detail at the Cotton On Conference, held ...

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