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Why Buy Organic and Fairtrade Cotton Clothing?

On August 01, 2007 in Fairtrade Clothing

Cotton is a globally important fibre, providing returns to many small farmers in developing countries.¬†Fairtrade cotton has just been released in the UK providing job security and greater incomes to farmers. But the downfall is that most cotton is produced in a way that causes great damage to the [...] Continue Reading…

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Fairtrade products you may not have heard of

On July 02, 2007 in Fairtrade Products

There’s much more to fairtrade than coffee and bananas. Here are some unfamiliar fair trade products you may not have yet heard of.

Fair trade diamonds
Thinking of proposing? If you are considering a diamond it may possibly be one of your (or their!) most beautiful and prized possessions, yet [...] Continue Reading…

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Fairtrade: does it encourage dependance?

On June 24, 2007 in Fairtrade

The term “Fairtrade” has been gaining steady acknowledgment since the 1940s – and justifiably so. After all, when consumers pay just a little more for products like organic coffee, bananas, chocolate and even clothes, farmers are guaranteed a fair price for their goods and labour. So, the fact that [...] Continue Reading…

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Welcome to Threadfair.com

On June 24, 2007 in ThreadFair

ThreadFair aims to raise awareness of and promote fair trade.
Fairtrade is a movement which aims to change trade practices which result in farmers from developing countries remaining impoverished by World Trade Organization mandates that require developing nations to allow cheap, subsidized American and European crops to flood their [...] Continue Reading…

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