All Sarah and Rose from Greenknickers are waiting for these days is sunny weather as there is no more sore bottom excuses not to get on your bike! The girls have designed special padded boxers and knickers that look as sexy as the rest of their
Are these the greenest sandals ever--aside from bare feet, of course... Sold at Topshop, every part of them is fairtrade, ethical, sustainable, and made by rural community groups with the profits being poured back into the local area. While not
The number of companies that actually make their own products is dwindling. Manufacturing, especially as it pertains to consumer products like shoes and textiles, has been reduced to an exercise in outsourcing. It's not uncommon for competing products
Norway's FIN makes beautiful, sumptuous and classic women's clothing out of organic and Fair Trade cotton, organic alpaca, and staring with the Fall/Winter 2008 collection, selected items in "wild" hand-spun silk. Generally, commercially reared silkworm
You're not supposed to drive naked...might be one one of the possible explanations why Saab teamed up with designer Josefin Lassbo of Reflective Circle to launch a small collection of minimalist organic and Fair Trade clothing. Too much money overflowing
These organic cotton bed linens, throws and towels are sooooo yummy looking--it is enough to make you want to throw out, oops recycle, everything that you own now. The fabrics are organic cotton, environmentally-friendly linens and silks, and pure
Since availability of organic cotton garments is not as common in Latin America as it is in the United States or Europe, we're glad to see new alternatives coming in, more so if they come from an unusual country.
He's an eBay employee with a passion for people and the planet. And when he took his dream of enhancing the global market for people and planet-positive products to eBay executives they quickly recognized it's potential. Now he's engineered a
Sustainability engineer Pablo Päster's work has appeared on TreeHugger several times before; his eye-opening analyses of bottled water, local food and old vs. new cars offer a thoughtful, thorough look at the true environmental costs of things many of
It's back again: London Fashion Week and Estethica, the green fashion display, now in its fourth season. And along with the old favourites such as Katharine Hamnett, Ciel, Noir, there are some fascinating newcomers. Trends to watch: lots of greys,
Fair Trade Man, aka Ben Clowney, hit the headlines last year by eating nothing but fair trade products for two weeks. Such efforts should not be confused with Mr Clowney's fellow Brit Ethical Man and his explorations of composting his own corpse, nor
Valentine's day looms. Chocolate is on your mind. So we are pleased that the prestigious "International Brands with a Conscience Award 2008" reminds us to remind you of the incredible story behind Tony's Chocolonely chocolates. You may remember that
Of course we are all sick to tears of more ecological recommendations for Christmas presents, but when they are from the green goddess herself, Lucy Siegle, how can we resist? She prefaces her list with a confession that she is not yet "sufficiently
This is a sneak preview of a gorgeous jewellery collection and bags named Jova Design. It’s a joined project between the Ducth fair trade organisation Tilingo Nepra, Dutch Design in Development (DDiD) and jewellery designer Joanne Zwart.