In case you do feel like shopping try spending your money on something that has less impact on the environment or was made under fair trade conditions.

Link of the month: 

Clothing Stain Removal Guide

BAGS / ACCESSORIES Natural & fair trade jewellery, gifts & crafts. Carefully sourced from the most ethical local & international crafting partners. handbags Handbags, Laptopbags, Accessories Jewellery - Noën combines the sense of design, the fascination of jewellery and the 
demand of treating our environment carefully and respectfully Handbags with a conscience!

 A young Swiss accessory label for exceptional, sustainable, high-end handbag Contemporary Fair Trade accessories from around the world - Jewellery, Bags, Scarves, Toys, Furniture, Home Furnishings & Consumables Ethical jewellery supporting the UN World Food Programm Jewellery made using vegetable ivory 100% sustainable a 100% reusable and washable canvas bag that can replace hundreds of paper or plastic bags and help save the environment making reusable bags, sociably! Reusable eco-bags that reward you for shopping at over 70 local independent ethical retailers. Shopping that doesn't cost the earth Hatti Handbags are Design Led, Beautifully Made and Fair Trade specialises in fair trade clothing, jewellery, furnishings, gifts and kids stuff from India, Nepal, Thailand, and Indonesia fair trade jewellery designed by influential designers, then sourced and created within disadvantaged communities across East Africa handbags made form re-used materials unique candy wrapper handbags exclusive fashion accessories with hand-woven eco-friendly fabrics from Sardinia designer recycled eco-friendly leather handbags, purses, belts and accessories using chrome free, vegetable-tanned leather lined with organic the Treasures of Wasteland unique, handmade gifts Reconstructed :: Handmade :: Vintage


FOOTWEAR fairtrade trainers Recycled fashion Ethical womens shoes - handmade, vegetarian and sexy high heels including stilletto, pumps and flats Breathable vegan shoes made to order, fleeces and clothing suitable for vegans Cruelty free shoes, boots, trainers, sandals, belts, jeans and para boots. All leather free, ethical, animal friendly variety of sustainable products Fairly Traded trainers,
sports balls as well as other fashion, sport
& leisure products vegan products to promote a cruelty-free lifestyle the shoes are designed and constructed to reuse off-cuts and unwanted pre-consumer waste


CLOTHING unique, recycled wool sweaters are as beautifully wearable as they are sustainable unique items out of recycled garments giving new life to vintage Green Design Blog ecologically minded clothing award winning sustainable fashion company which creates innovative directional recycled clothing Collective Designs Beautiful, One-of-a-Kind and Limited Edition Clothing and Accessories from Vintage and Reclaimable materials  determined to minimise the impact on the environment by using organic, fair trade and recycled materials wherever possible Zero Waste Range Lunar has been sensitive to environmental concerns, making use, almost exclusively of natural fibres and pigment dyes Environmentally conscious fashion blends daring design, traditional techniques, and luxurious, eco- friendly textiles to create beautiful, timeless pieces for women of all ages chic sustainable fashion for women who care about the planet Beautiful clothes with ethics. Natural yarns from sustainable farming. Undyed and natural dyed options. Low impact manufacture. Fair employment. Working to be carbon neutral. recycles textiles for environmental gain, leading the way in the fashion market organic cotton clothing, sportswear, travel clothing ethical fashion ethical knitwear vegetarian shoes vegan shoes ethical clothing luxury cashmere wensleydale shetland ethical menswear coats skirts Naturally stylish Fairtrade and organic cotton designer clothing and homeware Offer organic and fair trade cotton clothes, bedlinen, t-shirts, hoodies, tops and underwear for men, women fair trade and ecologically sound clothing and accessorie beautiful ethical fashion ethical, organic and fairtrade fashion designed and made in Britain urban eco wear active clothing company that believes in making higher quality, lower impact products for our sports and day-to-day lives was founded to push innovation and develop technical apparel that will provide for the surfer and protect the environment Webshop and sustainably produced clothing manufacturers. The Fairtrade certified clothing is produced of categorical exclusion of child labor and pollution The Project LENY was launched by Mariel Gamboa with its main goal to mobilise the fashion industry to take part in a project dedicated for a good cause. LENY is a gathering of Celebrities, Fashion Icons and designers that donate their design to support the project Eco Friendly Clothing, Ethical Clothing and Fair Trade Clothing, eco boutique Made from the finest fabrics and yarns, ParkVogel pieces are affordable without compromising quality. Our environment friendly Swiss cotton is knitted by one of the few textile mills in the world which implement recycling and energy saving programs to reduce emissions and pollutants in compliance with strict European standards fair trade fashion pioneer and online garment retaile Helping people in need makes a more ethical and environmental choice available to the fashion conscious woman eco-fashion re-used / recycled specialises in designing women's clothing made from organic, fairly-sourced fabrics such as organic cotton, hemp, organic linen, organic wool a company dedicated to saving the world's magnificent wildlife and the wilderness they call home. for young eco aware women with a look that’s edgy, exclusive and rock ‘n’ roll Raffauf Rainwear is an urban outdoor collection made of natural materials. The design of the items gives you the freedom to move freely in the country as well as in the urban jungle (Garments made from organic cotton, organic linen, hemp, organic wool and untreated silk and cotton) swedish women's fashion that is good for both environment and conscience London eco wear label selling ethical eco-fibre t-shirts Colourful eco friendly jumpers, t-shirts, tops, shirts & much more




VINTAGE Reconstructed :: Handmade :: Vintage

The Oxford Tea Party - A beautiful selection of vintage and antique homewares to enhance your home and lifestyle. Whether you are organising a party and are looking for the perfect accessories, or looking for gorgeous homewares for everyday use, we're sure you'll find it all here. Browse through a huge selection of tableware, glasses, porcelain, pottery, decorative ceramics, silver, linens, kitchenalia, and homewares, all pieces are hand selected and guaranteed authentic antiques and collectibles.


ONLINE SHOPS ethical gifts, gadgets and groceries environmentally friendly products for sustainable living, including low carbon products, recycled products, organic products, green products

Information on environmentally-friendly habits and turning to renewable sources for our energy needs

Busy Bee: Getting Clean by Going Green - The Complete Guide to Eco-Friendly Lighting - Recycling activities for home and school - The eco-friendly guide to recycling electronic waste - The Ultimate Guide to Sustainability and Recycling for Kids

ORGANISATIONS / CHARITIES / Other Groups, Forums, Blogs, Campaigns and other related links This site brings people who offer bespoke craft products and services together with customers.   

Do you want to order a craft product made to your exact specification?  In your favourite colour or with your name on?  Look in the 'craft products' section of the site to see the range of products available.  Do you make craft items but want to reach a wider range of customers?  Then Make Do and Mend Online is the site for you, click here to have a look around. Reclaim fashion workshops aim to generate enthusiasm, knowledge, understanding and skills in groups of young people Campaigns aim at improving working conditions in the garment and sportswear industry worldwide Campaigns for the freedom of millions of people worldwide who are trapped in situations of slavery or slavery-like practices a Labour Behind the Label project that works with students and tutors on fashion related courses The UN specialized agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights The Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) has been developed by LCF to be an internationally recognised and globally connected catalyst for change, fully integrated with industry to create better lives through a sustainable fashion economy Network to promote waste reduction and help save landscape from being taken over by landfills introduces international effort designed to promote ethical trade supports garment workers' efforts worldwide to defend their rights a new kind of trade association for the fashion industry, led by businesses, for businesses, and focused on social and environmental sustainability Organization working to reduce the use of hazardous pesticides world wide campaigning for organic food, organic farming and sustainable forestry registered charity established in 2000 to empower people who suffer most from environmental abuses to find peaceful ways of preventing them. fights poverty in developing countries in partnership with people affected by globalisation UK Government department tasked with issues such as the environment, rural development, the countryside, wildlife, animal welfare Large global anti-poverty agency, working with world's poorest people in Africa, Asia and Latin America authentic voice of Fair Trade International NGO dedicated exclusively to the provision of safe domestic water, sanitation and hygiene education to the world's poorest people International Working Group on Global Organic Textile Standard has made it is business to provide information about such companies and their products – companies whose thinking and actions are already defined through ethics, responsibility, fairness and transparency The Garment Remake Exchange organizes people in two different cities who contribute clothing to be remade Portal for environmentally and socially friendly shopping

The Fabric Society -  A blog about textile work, process, collaborations and community 

REMADE MONTH: LEARN TO FIX YOUR FAVOURITE THINGS - Throughout April 10:10 are helping you to get the essential repair skills to keep your bike, computer and clothes feeling like new



Ethical Living

The Ecologist

New Consumer

Ethical Consumer


Nu magazine Magazine For A Peachy Green Lifestyle online fashion magazine dedicated to eco-fabulous style

Guardian Ethical Directory 

Venus Zine




Green designed: Fashion

The Eco Chick Guide To Life

99 Ways T-Shirt

99 Ways Denim

99 Ways Scarf

Trend Set - das perfekte Outfit (german)


Generation T

Sew Subversive


The Crafter Culture Hanbook

D.I.Y Design It Yourself

The Travels of a T-Shirt in the global economy

Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

Recycling in Textiles

Women´s Institute Book Of the Home

Eco Chic

Waste and Want

Eco.Chic Weddings

Making Stuff

GoodHousekeeping - The Best of the 1940s

Make Do and Mend



The 11th hour

A Disaster in search of success: Bt cotton in global south





Ethical Fashion Show Paris

Esthetica@ the world’s leading showcase of ethical designer fashion

Green Area Premium Berlin

Ethical Pure - Stylish and on-trend clothing, footwear and accessory collections - Fashion with a conscience -  


Exhibitions & Events

"India Recycled"

Horniman Museum & Gardens

100 London Road

Daily 10.30am to 5.30pm

Tel: 020 8699 1872


Visa Swap Shop

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Craft Groups / Shop Crafty (about craft & craft projects)