Thursday, 11 September 2014
Most of us have heard about fair trade tea, coffee and chocolate. The fair trade range goes beyond food. There is a brilliant selection of fair-trade gifts available
There is something to suit everyone and everything is hand made using traditional skills . If you are after something unique and delightful there are brilliant recycled crafts that include cars and planes and earrings Old tin cans recrafted into lovely items are a very creative gift idea Every one of these recycled items has its own unique charm
There are also really beautifully made crocheted and wooden hand made toys from little boats to hand knitted zebras and puppets which would bring joy to any child.
Fairtrade ecofriendly bags are a popular item as so many are now avoiding disposable bags From recycled fish food bags to bags made from jute they are well worth investigating The styles vary from the simple and more elegant to amazing creations made from all sorts of recycled materials
Friday, 22 August 2014
Turning Waste Into Stunning Home Accessories
Quazi Design is a cutting-edge Fair-Trade craft company that transforms waste magazines into original eco -accessories
Through innovative techniques they push the boundaries of craft, social responsibility, and design. Quazi Design is based in Swaziland, and all their products are handmade by local women, empowering them through skill sharing and earning a sustainable permanent income.
Promoting social responsibility and environmental awareness in everything they do, these eco-friendly contemporary designs are creating a new perspective on fair trade.