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Back in 2007, we set ourselves a challenge for Fairtrade Fortnight: to find fair trade wedding items for every day of the fortnight. It was pretty tough going sometimes but we did it.  Now, 6 years on, we’re doing it again – and we’re hoping it will be a lot easier! We’ll also see who’s [...]

We recently had a query from a small charity wondering about the logistics and benefits of setting up a charity gift list. We offered our tips but would love to hear from couples who have used charity gift lists about their experience as well as from other charities who would be willing to comment on [...]

We’d like you to give a warm welcome to our new Ethical Weddings members, Shoo-Foo. Add these guys to your gift list – they offer the softest 100% bamboo linen collection which includes bath, hand and face towels, bathrobes, bedding, duvet covers and more. They’ve even come up with a lovely special offer for us.  [...]

I’m not exactly a materialistic person (quite the opposite) so choosing a wedding gift list was really tough. I don’t like the idea of asking people for money as it seems a bit odd, so in the end we went for a list of grow-your-own goodies from Harrod Horticultural who have been really helpful. We [...]

We’re back! A very happy New Year to you – we hope you had as lazy a break as we did , even those of you who are in the middle of wedding planning; you have to take time out now and again! But if wedding planning caps (or veils I suppose…) are firmly back [...]

.!. This week’s featured supplier is Polly Higgins of The Lazy Environmentalist.  As far as I can tell from all the eco-activities she’s involved in, Polly isn’t lazy at all! But she lets you be by bringing together lots of gorgeous gifts and their sustainable stories in her eclectic eco-emporium.  Over to Polly… Name: Polly [...]

Elf download Jo Lawbuary and Purnendu Roy set up Ganesha back in 1995. A fair trade partnership with shops on London’s South Bank and in Covent Garden, Ganesha’s gorgeous goodies are also available online with their fair trade gift list a particuarly tempting proposition for fair-minded couples! Sicko movie full Over to Jo and Purnendu… [...]

So you don’t want toasters and tea towels for your wedding presents… you’ve got quite enough of those (thank you very much for asking). But how about something a little different… a Village Vet Starter Kit? Or a Primary School Tree Nursery? Intrigued? It’s time to introduce you to our featured supplier for the next [...]

This week’s featured supplier, Give It gives the happy couple a chance to share some of that happiness on their wedding day by having a charity wedding gift list.  Here’s Andy to tell you all about it… Name: Andy Hickey Location: Hertfordshire Tell us a bit about yourself and your business Give It was set [...]

I received a press release the other day that took me right back to, well, 2004…! Coming from John Lewis, it revealed how more and more couples are opting for eco and ethical items on their wedding gift lists, selecting products that are fair trade, recycled (or for recycling – such as recycling and composting bins), FSC certified [...]

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