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Archive for July, 2009

The Story Of Stuff International

The Story Of Stuff International

posted in Body & Soul , Pollution

Since The Story of Stuff was launched online on December 4, 2007, the site has been visited by millions of people in over 224 countries and territories around the world, ...

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EcoChic Collection partners with Ethical Weddings

EcoChic Collection partners with Ethical Weddings

posted in Ethical Weddings , Events , Green Events , Sustainability

EcoChic Collection is delighted to announce we are now official partners with the inspirational Ethical Weddings. We will be working together to spread the word about Eco Chic Style and Ethical Weddings further. Look ...

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Ethical Junction & The Tale of Two Tomatoes

Ethical Junction & The Tale of Two Tomatoes

posted in Sustainability

Ethical" is fast becoming a brand name - a cleansing agent that can be strapped to a product or service to alleviate the guilt of consumption. Does it mean that ...

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A Green collaboration for Britain’s first Ethical Jewellery Hub

A Green collaboration for Britain’s first Ethical Jewellery Hub

posted in Campaigns We Love , EcoChic Revealed , Ethical Fashion , Fair Trade Matters , Green Living , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

The Green Party and local Sussex businesses call for Brighton & Hove to become Britain's "first ethical jewellery hub". The latest research reveals that Brighton and Hove City retailers are unable ...

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The 2009 G8 Summit – different or not?

The 2009 G8 Summit – different or not?

posted in Events , Green Events , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

The 2009 G8 summit was different to previous summits for a number of reasons but more importantly, this article asks, what difference will the summit really make for tackling poverty ...

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What’s In Your Knickers?

What’s In Your Knickers?

posted in Campaigns We Love , Style Guide , Sustainable Textiles

Celebrating the launch of Eco Boudoir's new film..What's in your knickers? Most people's pants and in fact all textiles used for clothing, furniture, bedding and towels are produced using shocking amounts ...

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Frugi Fundraiser helps provide education for Mumbai Orphans

Frugi Fundraiser helps provide education for Mumbai Orphans

posted in Family Matters , Sustainability

Whilst enjoying a wonderful holiday in Cornwall in the last few days, we were delighted to meet with the Frugi team. Based near Helston, Cornwall, Frugi create gorgeous organic and ethical cotton ...

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UK Government recognises fair and ethical trade

UK Government recognises fair and ethical trade

posted in Fair Trade Matters , New ways of thinking

UK Government funding for fair and ethical trade set to quadruple. The Department for International Development (DFID) this week announced that UK government funding for fair and ethical trading will be ...

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High Court Environmental appeal

High Court Environmental appeal

posted in Body Beautiful

The award winning environmental campaigner, Georgina Downs, who last November won an historic high court victory against the Government over its fundamental failure to protect people in the countryside from ...

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Beauty products to carry the FAIRTRADE Mark

Beauty products to carry the FAIRTRADE Mark

posted in Body Beautiful , Fair Trade Matters

New market opportunity opens for recession-hit producers in developing countries as 31% of the UK population say they want Fairtrade certified cosmetics. On the  24th June 2009, the Fairtrade Foundation announced ...

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Pants To Poverty-The World’s Biggest Pants Amnesty, 7th July

Pants To Poverty-The World’s Biggest Pants Amnesty, 7th July

posted in Events , Green Events

Be part of Pants to Poverty's global Pants Amnesty event taking place in cities around the world. At 1pm on the 7th of July join thousands of people from around the ...

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The Cost of Living in Britain and Beyond

The Cost of Living in Britain and Beyond

posted in New ways of thinking

An exploratory study published last week by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation states that about one in four people in Britain are living below the minimum income standard and this is ...

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Dear Beauty Lover

Dear Beauty Lover

posted in About Us , EcoChic Revealed , Style Guide , Sustainability

You're here because you love fashion, have a keen sense of style, and appreciate beautiful things. Yet you also have a conscience. Nowadays, we're inundated with information about where our food ...

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Forced Labour in Zimbabwe’s Diamond Reserves

Forced Labour in Zimbabwe’s Diamond Reserves

posted in New ways of thinking , Style Guide

The Zimbabwe Times reports on the lucrative diamond fields at Chiadzwa, Zimbabwe, June 26th 2009. JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe's armed forces are engaging in the forced labor of children and adults, and ...

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There’s revolution in the air with Aquapax

There’s revolution in the air with Aquapax

posted in Body Beautiful

Hot on the heels of Canary Wharf Group scooping 2 awards at the Mayor of London's Green500 awards, a revolutionary new ‘bottled water without a bottle' arrives at Waitrose London ...

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The Big Green Wedding Fayre

The Big Green Wedding Fayre

posted in Ethical Weddings , Events , Green Events

The Great Big Green Wedding Fayre 5-6 September 2009 The Great Big Green Wedding Fayre is brought to you by Jemma Herbert and Amanda Barr of eco conscious stationery company, GreenLeaf Press. The ...

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Stop the Traffic Campaign

Stop the Traffic Campaign

posted in Events , Green Events , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

A new film to start freedom. These young people are taking part in START FREEDOM, will you?   Sign up- be part of START FREEDOM to STOP THE TRAFFIK www.startfreedom.org.2) Forward this ...

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Fashioning an Ethical Industry launches handbook

Fashioning an Ethical Industry launches handbook

posted in Campaigns We Love , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

Sustainable Fashion - A Handbook for Educators Fashioning an Ethical Industry have launched a new handbook for educators with teaching materials to support the integration of sustainability issues related to the ...

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