Thursday, 21 May 2015
Purchasing Fair Trade Products gives us the opportunity to buy ethically produced handmade items without the exploitation of those who produce the products. It is giving economic opportunities to producers in the third world .
Fair Trade is helping disadvantaged and marginalised people work their way out of poverty.
Fair Trade ensures that the producers receive a fair wage.
Fair Trade ensures that damage to the environment is minimised.
Fair Trade ensures there is no abuse of child labour.
Fair Trade cares about the future for the producers and strengthens the producers ability to market their products to an international market.
Monday, 04 May 2015
One of the most positive aspects of decorating your home with fair trade decor is that you are investing in a quality item that has little to no negative impact on the environment, unlike mass-produced items. Each piece truly represents something special and they make great gifts.
New cushion covers are a great way to add a little zest to your living areas. A fun cushion cover can turn a once drab pillow into something completely new. Unlike buying a new pillow, the cover can easily be removed when it needs to be washed. Because these cushion covers are made by hand they offer a quality and beauty you just can't get elsewhere. Each design provides your home with a little piece of cushion artwork.
These are just a few benefits of purchasing fair trade home decor. It adds style and sophistication to one's home that may be lacking otherwise. Investing in these timeless, lovely treasures will bring texture and interest to your home.