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5 Easy Ways to Green Your Jewelry
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, recycling, shopping, fair trade, Upcycling, upcycled jewelry, environment )

- 2068 days ago -
Alternatives to just buying jewelry from anywhere.
5 Reasons You Should Buy Fair Trade
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, humans, Sustainabililty, fair trade )

- 2088 days ago -
Purchasing products that are fair trade certified can reduce poverty, encourage environmentally friendly production methods and safeguard humane working conditions. Simply look for the fair trade label on products such as coffee, chocolate or clothing.
Regular and Fair Trade Coffee: What's the Difference?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, greenliving, coffee, fair trade )

- 2167 days ago -
Learn why and how you should incorporate Fair Trade coffee into your daily caffeine routine.
Drinking Coffee That Gives Farmers a Better Deal
Green Lifestyle  (tags: health, business, Sustainabililty, coffee, farmers, fair trade )

- 2608 days ago -
A lot is made of Fair Trade certification these days and the buying of products which ensure that farmers and workers in the developing world get a fair price as well as other benefits from trading their produce. However, when it comes to ethical,
Demand For Sustainable Coffee Grows: Louis Dreyfus
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coffee, shade-grown coffee, sustainable crops, plants, wildlife-friendly crops, South America, clearcutting rainforests, fair trade, consuming, raising standards, conservations, preservations, demanding organic products, public perceptio )

- 3040 days ago -
Growth in the sustainable coffee market is gaining momentum despite supply issues stemming from higher prices, the global head of coffee at commodity trade house Louis Dreyfus said on Thursday.
Fair Trade USA Launches First Ethical Fashion Certification Label
Green Lifestyle  (tags: fair trade, ethical shopping, green living, fashion, style, eco-friendly, business, design, greenliving, greenproducts )

- 3148 days ago -
Plenty of fashion brands call themselves fair, but a label that ensures fairness from the cotton field to your hanger hasn't been on the shelves... until now.
In West Africa, a Kiss Is Not Just a Kiss
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Halloweeen, Hershey, child labor, trafficking, fair trade, chocolate, cocoa, West Africa )

- 3182 days ago -
In West Africa, where Hershey sources much of its cocoa, the scene is one of child labor, trafficking, and forced labor. The farmers in this region, which supplies the majority of the world's cocoa, live in poverty.
Brewing A Better World With Fair Trade
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coffee, fair trade, fun, business, CoolStuff, conservation, environment, energy, food, family, garden, health, healthy, greenliving, humans, green, sustainable, Sustainabililty, organic, travel, world, society, interesting, home, technology )

- 3203 days ago -
Fair Trade certification provides farmers a fair price for their beans with a guaranteed minimum, which means they can invest in their crops, their communities, and their future.
"Fair Trade" Does Not An Ethical Chocolate Bar Make
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chocolate, fair trade, environment, conservation, organic, shopping )

- 3638 days ago -
Much ado has been made recently about Cadbury's decision to go Fair Trade with its Dairy Milk chocolate bar line, the top-selling chocolate bar in the UK (sort of like the British equivalent of Hershey's, for Americans who aren't familiar). But although
SRI: A Profitable Path to Independence From Pesticides and GMO Rice Seeds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: (rice, monsanto, gmo, SRI, fair trade, sustainable agriculture, heirloom variety, terroir, business, CO2emissions, conservation, coolstuff, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, goodnews, greenliving, greenproducts, organic, water, world )

- 3764 days ago -
If Monsanto had it's way, all rice farmers would be buying their patented "high yield" rice seeds. SRI presents an alternative, reducing water use, eliminating pesticide use, decreasing seed use by 80-90%, while increasing yield. Take that!
Ei: Justice and Couscous
Green Lifestyle  (tags: fair trade, organic, Palestine, couscous, social justice )

- 3791 days ago -
Everything down to the bare bones of the co-op is based on principles of justice -- even the wheat acquired to make the couscous comes from the organic, fair trade wheat co-op in Jenin. The concept of solidarity is very important for the women,
Co-Op America's Green Business Network Pushes for Fair Trade Towns
Green Lifestyle  (tags: fair trade, Co-op America, Brattleboro (VT), Green Business Network, Fair Trade Towns USA, Sustainabililty, business )

- 4135 days ago -
A Fair Trade town commits to city-wide purchasing of Fair Trade products, when possible, and to the promotion of Fair Trade as a community. Several other of our Green Business Network members are working to make their towns Fair Trade.
The Co-Operative Food Switches All Own-Brand Hot Beverages to Fairtrade
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Fair Trade, Co-op )

- 4162 days ago -
The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes The Co-operative Food's commitment to convert its entire own-brand hot beverage range to Fairtrade
Become a Fair Trade Activist Over a Weekend - From Green LA Girl
Green Lifestyle  (tags: USFT, fair trade, united students for fair trade )

- 4199 days ago -
But about what the USFT convergence is: For starters, you don't have to be a student to be part of it -- Anyone and everyone with a passion for fair trade and socio-environmental justice issues can attend. What you'll get out of it: A comprehensive and int
Live and Direct From Greenfest California (Afterwards)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: co-op america, sustainability, fair trade, organic, greenfest, san francisco, festivals )

- 4248 days ago -
The 3-day festival by Co-op America is a smorgasborad of green products, media reps, fashion designers, energy producers and builders. San Francisco's green finest turn out for a great event. Don't miss this wrap up.

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