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The Fair Trade Movement: What It Means for Eco-Conscious Consumers

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Do you care about the environment? Do you want to make a difference, but don't know how? If so, then purchasing fair trade is for you! The fair trade movement is all about ethical consumerism. It's about making sure that the products we buy are made in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way. By choosing fair trade products, we can make a real difference in the world!

So what exactly is fair trade? Fair trade is an ethical certification system that ensures fair prices for farmers and workers, as well as good working conditions and environmental standards. In other words, it's a way of ensuring that the people who make our products are treated fairly and paid a living wage.

There are many different fair trade certifications, but Eco Lips products are certified by Fairtrade USA. Fairtrade USA is an independent nonprofit organization that works to promote fair trade. They certify products that meet their strict standards, and they also work with farmers and workers to help them improve their working conditions and earn a fair wage.

So why should you care about fair trade? There are many reasons!

First of all, fair trade is good for the environment. By ensuring that farmers and workers are paid a fair wage, we can help to reduce poverty and improve working conditions. This in turn helps to protect the environment, as poor working conditions and low wages often lead to environmental degradation.

Second, fair trade is good for the people who make our products . When you buy fair trade, you can be sure that the people who made your product were paid a fair wage and treated fairly. This is particularly important in developing countries, where workers are often exploited and working conditions are often poor.

Finally, fair trade is good for you! When you buy fair trade, you can be sure that you are buying a product that was made in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way. You can also be sure that you are supporting farmers and workers who are being treated fairly.

Eco Lips Fair Trade Highlights

Fair Trade USA continues to grow as innovative model of responsible business, conscious consumerism, and shared value to eliminate poverty and enable sustainable development for farmers, workers, their families, and their communities around the world. We welcomed new team members to commercial team and are growing in retailer’s sustainability commitments.

  • $931 million in financial impact to farmers and workers since 1998
  • 1.6 million fair trade producers worldwide
  • 700+ social, economic, and environmental protections
  • 50 countries and growing, including right here in the United States

Financial Impact Highlights

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Start shopping fair trade today! You'll be making a difference in the world, and you'll feel good knowing that your purchases are ethical and sustainable.

Be sure to check out our fair trade certified products and support farmers during the month of October. Thank you for supporting the fair trade movement! together, we can make a difference!



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