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Fair Trade Shopping For A Better World

Chocolate and Flowers

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If you are into recycling, you’re probably into other ways of thinking green and being socially conscious. Being a conscientious consumer takes many forms, from consuming less and reusing items you already have, to choosing items with less packaging to reduce waste. Not only does this save money in the long run, you also save energy and reduce the need for new resources while helping support used and recycled products.

But what about perishable gift items like chocolate and flowers? Products like these make great gifts for Valentine’s Day and occasions year-round, and there’s a way to purchase them to take part in a movement that promotes economic fairness: Fair Trade. Each time you purchase a Fair Trade product, you help support families, small farmers and causes around the world. Continue Reading