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  • Does My Teabag Contain Plastic?

    Jul 28 2022

    The dreaded P-word. Plastic. Not only is it littering our oceans and harming our wildlife, but now it’s cropping up in our morning brews. It’s been a hot topic of conversation, working with Ringtons, we have now rolled out plant-based tea bags, which can be disposed of in your council food bin or organic waste collection. Read on to hear how we did it.

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  • Fair Trade Coffee Frappe Recipe

    Apr 29 2022

    Love an ice cool coffee frappe? Follow this simple recipe and you'll be blitzing frappes for you and your friends all summer long.

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  • Queen's Platinum Jubilee Party Competition

    Apr 20 2022

    We want you to create some fantastic party accessories, which you can use to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. You can create bunting, place settings, invitations and whatever else you need to allow your table to showcase this special ocassion.  We want to see upcycling, and a range of crafting methods which you can decide upon to create a stunning party, fit for a Queen. Find out more.

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  • What Can't Vegans Eat or Use? 8 Surprising Things!

    Apr 04 2022

    Check out these eight surprising, everyday items you'll be surprised aren't always vegan. Which one shocks you the most? 

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  • 5 Methods of Home Composting with The Compost Guy

    Mar 28 2022

    The Compost Guy shares his expert advice on the 5 most commonly used and best methods of home composting. 

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  • How to Ask for Charity Donations Instead of Gifts

    Mar 21 2022

    Asking friends and family for charity donations as gifts can be daunting if you’ve never had any experience in doing so. Rest assured, they will be grateful for the gift inspiration, and will appreciate your selflessness, so simply follow these steps on how to ask for a charity donation as a gift and you can’t go wrong.

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  • Vegan Banana and Peanut Butter Cupcakes Recipe

    Mar 14 2022

    Your dietary requirements shouldn’t stop you enjoying the most wonderful fair trade foods, which is why you need this vegan cupcake recipe up your sleeve! Made with dairy and egg-free, vegan ingredients, these cupcakes are sure to delight your friends and family. Enjoy!

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  • Shining the Spotlight on Mama Mzungu - Empowering Women and Children with Albinism in Uganda

    Mar 01 2022

    Mama Mzungu empowers women and children in Uganda with Albinism. Here's everything you need to know about this forward-thinking social enterprise.

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  • Six Actions You Can Take to Reduce Food Waste

    Feb 24 2022

    We hate waste here at Traidcraft, especially when it comes to food. That's why we've teamed up with our friends at First Tunnels for their expert advice on what we can all do to reduce food waste. 

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  • Ask a Producer Anything! Your Q&A with Ma's Happy Life Kitchen

    Feb 18 2022

    To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight, we gave you the exciting opportunity to put your questions to one of our lovely coconut growers at Ma’s Happy Life Kitchen. Here, we meet Sriyani of Ma’s Happy Life Kitchen, who was delighted to answer some of your burning questions…

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