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Finding Potential in Paper: Upcycled Newsprint for Fathers Day!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 12th June, 2013 | 5 Comments

recyceld mag coasterWhen I walk into my dad’s house it’s literally piled with paper. He fumbles with his new smart phone by day, but when the evening rolls around he finds no greater pleasure then thumbing through print magazines. So when I told him about a group of artisans in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam who are making beautiful, functional housewares out of the magazine and newspaper he has stacked around his apartment, he wanted to know more….

A Conscious Consumers Guide to Father’s Day

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 15th June, 2011 | No Comments

frame magazineThis Father’s Day, show your Dad that he raised a smart kid with a good heart by giving him a Fair Trade gift! Shop online at the Global Exchange Online Store for everything from recycled bike chain coat hooks to recycled inner tube wallets to heavy-duty steel and brass scissors. Or, come into the Global Exchange Fair Trade Store in San Francisco for these gifts and more – like our huge selection of handmade picture frames! Today through Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, buy one frame, get the second 50% OFF!