EcoEmails

This originated with me sending regular emails to my close friends and family on environmental issues and changes which could ‘green’ their lifestyle. The group has unintentionally grown quickly as friends of friends ask to join. The EcoEmails don’t always give people an easy solution to a problem but try to make them aware that every decision they make has environmental and sustainability consequences. If you would like to join pls email me at muffinkimber@gmail.com

Fairtrade May 8, 2008

Filed under: Food,Shopping — ecoemails @ 7:53 pm
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Fairtrade is good for the environment too…
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The Fairtrade system includes environmental standards as part of producer certification…  requires producers to make environmental protection a part of farm management and minimize the use of energy.

Fairtrade producers receive a Fairtrade premium for investment in environmental products of their own choice, e.g. solar-panelled system, replanting trees, environmentally friendly ovens fuelled by recycled coffee hulls and the dried shells of macadamia nuts…. etc…

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