SUSTAINABLE SUNDAY: ETHICAL LIFESTYLE NEWS

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Happy Sunday! I’m pleased to share with you the first of a new weekly feature here on One Fair Day.

In the three years since I first started writing One Fair Day, there’s been a huge shift in the demand for ethically sourced products – and the world of ethical and sustainable consumerism is increasingly on people’s radars. So much so, that I’m looking forward to sharing with you a weekly round up of great articles, new and old, on all things sustainable. Grab a cup of Fairtrade coffee, sit back, enjoy – and maybe learn something new!


 

It’s very encouraging to see fair labour issues at the forefront of policy-makers minds; this week, the US introduced a bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to prevent the importation of products sourced using slave or child labour.

It’s also heartwarming to see ethical fashion increasingly prominent at New York Fashion Week.

This might be old news to some, but Australian megastore David Jones have set themselves a target to stock only ethically-sourced goods by 2020.

Safia Minney, founder of People Tree, talks about why it is important for labels to go beyond ‘Made In’.

What are the environmental footprints of five items we commonly reach for and use before breakfast? This Huffinton Post article sums them up nicely.

Holly from Leotie Lovely put together the many shopping strategies we can adopt in trying to reduce our fashion waste.


Happy reading!

Yours Fairly,

Ashlee

 

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