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Tag Archives: human rights
fair trade month!
October is Fair Trade Month. It’s the perfect opportunity to encourage fair trade in your life and the lives of others. Buy yourself some fair trade chocolate. Buy your friend a fair trade scarf. Read up on fair trade and … Continue reading
Bangladesh factory death toll passes 700
The Bangladesh factory collapse that occurred a day after concerned workers noticed a crack in the building’s exterior wall has killed 700 people and counting, becoming the worst garment industry disaster in history (Associated Press via ABC). Now is a … Continue reading
develop a plan
– 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
Posted in Essays Tagged conscience, ecclesiastes, essence, ethics, fair trade, fashion, goals, guilt, human rights, humanity, labor, materialism, meaning, reason, resolution, second hand, shopping, standards, style blogging, thrifting Leave a comment
the thin green line: when eco and fair trade meet
Fair trade and eco-friendly movements clearly intersect, yet few people seem to push toward both consumer alternatives with equal enthusiasm. There are a number of highly informative blogs on eco-alternatives, and that’s great, but it doesn’t make a lot of … Continue reading
Posted in Essays Tagged agriculture, atrazine, EPA, exploitation, fair trade, farming, frog deaths, frogs, human rights, national geographic, organic, parasites, pesticides, pollution, the thin green line 1 Comment