February 2007

Fairtrade Fortnight

Posted by andrew on Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

Don’t forget that we’re now in Fairtrade Fortnight, which runs until 11th March. An excellent excuse to try some fairtrade chocolate, ice cream, coffee… the list goes on! Cleverly timed to coincide with Fairtrade Fortnight, and perfect for us eastenders, is EAST which runs from 1st til 6th March. If you’re near Spitalfields market on [...]

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Ethical Fashion

Posted by louise on Friday, February 16th, 2007

Whilst size zero models have made the headlines of London Fashion Week it’s great to see that ethical fashion is creeping onto the agenda too. I went to an inspiring evening at the cool Dana Centre last night, where 5 recycled fashion pioneers showcased their collections and talked through how their garments are made. My [...]

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Pines Calyx

Posted by andrew on Thursday, February 8th, 2007

I managed to escape from the office (and London!) last week when the lovely folks at Futerra organised a trip to an amazing new venue called Pines Calyx, situated right on the white cliffs of Dover. The venue is about as eco-friendly as you can get, using discarded compacted rubble for its superstructure and [...]

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Global Cool

Posted by louise on Thursday, February 1st, 2007

Seventeen were lucky enough to be invited to the eco world’s hot ticket of the week / month on Tuesday – the official launch of Global Cool.

Global Cool is a campaign backed by a host of celebrities which calls for a billion people to reduce their carbon emissions by 1 tonne per [...]

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