Browsing the "Fair Trade" Category

Banana Zombies, Healthy Halloween & Hope for a Sustainable Future

October 14th, 2013 | by The Green Divas

We are already into the Halloween thing with banana zombies and ghosts helping create that fun and spooky atmosphere! Lots of great ideas for healthy Halloween treats in the Foodie-Phile segment (hence banana zombies in the studio - and they did taste AWESOME! does that mean I will become a banana zombie now?)


Where does that Earl Grey tea come from?

April 8th, 2013 | by The Green Divas

Tea is one of those commodities that should be subject to Fair Trade standards and in my humble opinion should be organic and non-GMO as well — for the enjoyment and health of the tea drinker as well as those who work on the farms, which are often in faraway places where the potential for unsafe and unfair practices has been common


Teach Green Living with Gingerbread Houses

December 22nd, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Many families are making major green improvements to their living that can be highlighted while enjoying a favorite holiday past time. This year you can teach green living with gingerbread houses to show young ones how your actions can make a difference towards a positive future


Hasbro is Greening the Toy Industry

December 20th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

One toy company, Hasbro, has been named a 2011 Sector Leader by Climate Counts which is a non-profit organization which rates corporations based on their efforts to curb the climate crisis. By making sustainability a part of their business plan Hasbro is one company leading the way towards profitability while lowering the amount of harm done to the earth. Here are a few ways Hasbro is Greening the Toy Store


Health and Wellness Gift Basket Ideas

December 13th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

While commercials would have you believe that big box department stores hold the key to happiness the truth is that happiness is found in simplicity. Sometimes a collection of quite common items can become a fabulously indulgent present. Here are some delicious, fun and useful products to go in a health and wellness gift basket your loved ones are sure to enjoy


Divas4Divas Giveaway!

December 9th, 2011 | by Lynn Fang

Divas4Divas is offering a giveaway to celebrate the launch of their campaign to empower women through Fair Trade businesses


Turn Black Friday and Cyber Monday Green

November 24th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Most of the big box stores follow similar methods for staying on top and it usually requires putting stress on the environment and their workers. The good news is there are ways to break away from the corporate giants by buying through local venders, making gifts ourselves or bartering. Here are some ideas to help you turn Black Friday and Cyber Monday green



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