According to a report published by the ABC earlier this year, the retail sales value of Fairtrade products in Australia has increased by 70 percent over the last five years to reach more than $260 million, with consumers steadily becoming more aware of the impact their purchases can have. Of course, there is more to […]
New Zealand startup Little Yellow Bird believes that we should be giving serious thought to where our work uniforms are coming from and how they are being produced.
When we think fair trade, sustainable fashion, perhaps the first thing to come to mind are colourful satchels and beanies found in Oxfam stores. Cute, and buying one makes you feel good that you’re helping someone, but they’re not exactly fashionable. Australian ecommerce startup ThreadHarvest, launched in 2014, is bringing real fashion elements into the ethical clothing mix.