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Tag Archives: ethics
Phew! I’m a little behind on the 12 Months, 12 Goals posts. Last month was all about shopping local to save resources and support ethical retailers in my community. Since I stopped most unnecessary spending, it was pretty easy to … Continue reading
It dawned on me, as I flipped and flipped through endless blouses at a local Goodwill on Monday, that thrift shops will never run out of items for me to add to my closet. Sure, there are a few items … Continue reading
Happy World Fair Trade Day! Fair Trade Organizations work collectively together to ensure fair wages and sustainable livelihood for small producers. The World Fair Trade Day is a worldwide appeal to consumers to include Fair Trade in their shopping bags, businesses to incorporate Fair Trade … Continue reading
radical : of, relating to, or proceeding from a root I started this blog with a specific reader in mind. I wanted to encourage young women – my peers – who were already reading personal style blogs to take an interest … Continue reading
Asos is a UK based, trend oriented retailer featuring thousands of products from hundreds of brands. I purchased a dress and a pair of shoes from them early last year and am still pleased with their quality. On the right: … Continue reading
– and stick to it! I found last year, as I sought to undertake my Second Hand Year, that setting general guidelines for selection and spending hurt more than it helped. Though that may sound counterintuitive, it turned out – … Continue reading
(originally published on leahwise.com) I’ve been burdened by the sentiment above for the past several months. On my old blog, I started a goal called The Secondhand Year whose guidelines demanded I buy as many material goods as possible on … Continue reading
“Respect for workers worldwide.” The Ethical Trading Initiative accepts companies that, at a minimum, satisfy the labor standards set forth in their Base Code. Although they don’t actively police, they can assure ethics-minded consumers that the companies who take part … Continue reading