Archive | August 2012

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Bottles to Beads–Bringing New Lives to Kenyan Women

Every month we throw out enough glass bottles and jars to fill up a giant skyscraper!  A modern glass bottle would take 4000 years or more to decompose — and even longer if it’s in the landfill. Fair Trade Designs hopes to counter this waste in a small way by carrying beautiful jewelry made from […]

GIVEAWAY: Fair Trade Designs Beautiful Pilar Necklace [Made from Sustainably Harvested Acai in Bolivia] | Awakened Aesthetic

GIVEAWAY: Fair Trade Designs Beautiful Pilar Necklace [Made from Sustainably Harvested Acai in Bolivia] | Awakened Aesthetic.

Jewelry Saves Rainforests & Creates Jobs

Jewelry Saves Rainforests & Creates Jobs by fairtradedesigns featuring a bib necklace

Fact or Fiction?  The Truth About Fair Trade

Fact or Fiction? The Truth About Fair Trade

As I’ve traveled on my journey to spread the fair trade word, I’ve run into a number of pre-conceived notions about fair trade that keep cropping up.  Lots of others have tackled these misconceptions, but I thought I’d add my two cents worth, too.  Here are some of the more prevalent fictions about fair trade […]

The New Chic–Recycled Fashion!

The New Chic–Recycled Fashion! by fairtradedesigns featuring handbags