Cut the plastic not-so fantastic

As a planet, our plastic use is getting out of hand, and unfortunately it's having devastating effects on our marine life. DISCLAIMER: This article was written for the purposes of an Open Colleges diploma of social media marketing assignment and is not intended as an reference on plastic pollution. The actual figures, however, are factual,… Continue reading Cut the plastic not-so fantastic

Best coffee you’ll taste this year? Fair(trade) call!

How do you take your coffee? With a dash of milk and a heaped teaspoon of social empowerment, please! At Ethical Trading Group, we’re proud to say we’re committed to Fairtrade and sustainable production. So there was never any doubt we wouldn't go past that proud green, blue and black logo of the Fairtrade Certified… Continue reading Best coffee you’ll taste this year? Fair(trade) call!

Your Fairtrade questions answered

  QUESTION: What exactly is Fairtrade? ANSWER: It’s a global movement that’s all about ensuring producers in developing countries get fair treatment. That means adequate pay for the hard work they do and better working conditions. It also aims to promote sustainable farming.   QUESTION: Who does it help? ANSWER: Fairtrade helps more than 1.65… Continue reading Your Fairtrade questions answered

5 ways to be more sustainable in your home

We all want to help save the environment, and the great news is that it doesn’t take a super human effort to do your bit. Here are some simple ways you can live a more eco-friendly lifestyle by making some simple, small changes. Darling (don’t) leave the light on for me You can easily reduce… Continue reading 5 ways to be more sustainable in your home