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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!
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This Earth Day, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – and Shop Fair Trade!

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 14th April, 2011 | 4 Comments

smiling-planet-earth-cartoon-2-thumIn honor of Earth Day on April 22nd, San Francisco’s Global Exchange Store is highlighting exceptional examples of recycled and sustainably harvested goods. Fair Trade Certification does not only signify living wage standards for artisans worldwide, it also means that strict environmental regulations are in place. Fair trade discourages deforestation and the use of harmful chemicals, and encourages organic farming techniques, recycling post-consumer waste, the use of sustainably harvested natural materials, and the protection of natural resources.
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