Tag Archives: Fair Trade

Season of Giving: 9 Ways To Protect Us From Toxins, Pesticides and Chemicals

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Dioxins in the air, chemicals in our food, toxic runoff in our water, pesticides in our fruits and vegetables, and dangerous chemicals in everything from our clothes to our soaps and cosmetics to… Read more »

Green Fashion: Jewelry Shopping Guide

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Like the fashion industry, the jewelry industry is rife with environmental and ethical dilemmas alike. The most well-known issue is perhaps ethical issues around “blood diamonds”, which have been used to… Read more »

Green Fashion: What’s The Impact of Your Closet?

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From the resources and pesticides used in farming, to chemicals in fabrics, to waste from production, to the footprint of shipping and retailing, to final disposal, fashion is the second most polluting industry in the world behind oil…. Read more »

REVIEW: Nespresso — The Greener Pod Coffee

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Let’s face it, pod coffee is far from green, right? Actually, the environmental impact of your single-serve cup of joe is not as black or latte as it may at first seem…. Read more »

10 Ways to Green Up Your Coffee Habit

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Coffee, no matter how you brew it, is not exactly a green product. Cultivating, transporting and processing coffee beans requires a lot of water, amounting to a water footprint of 37… Read more »