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Celebrate Fair Moments + Win a Fair Trade Room Makeover from West Elm!

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Did you get dressed today? Eat a meal? Sip a cup of coffee or tea?  Most of us can say “yes” to at least one of these questions.  We do these things day in and day out. They’re a part our routines. 

Insights From IPC Conference on Regulatory Compliance

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With many environmental regulations undergoing landmark change and new ones being introduced, the regulatory landscape is becoming increasingly complex. China RoHS 2 is still a hot topic, and TSCA Reform is one step from being signed into law.  Companies have a need to understand not only existing regulations, but how changes will impact their businesses and operations.

Reflections on Laudato Si - Concluded

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“Never before has the world had a document that so eloquently unites ethics and environmental stewardship. That is why Laudato Si was the most significant environmental event of 2015.”

“Show your work.”

Does that bring you back to your high school math class in a hurry? That phrase was a near-daily refrain in mine. It didn’t matter if you intuitively, or by sheer luck, got a math problem right. You also had to offer a proof as well. You had to back it up.

Make the World a Better Place in 2016

5 Fair Trade New Year’s Resolutions to Fit Every Lifestyle
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With the New Year comes the opportunity reflect on our lives and make resolutions that bring about positive change through new habits and commitments.  And while that resolution you made last year to eat less and exercise more was relatively effective (for the first 3 weeks at least…), why not take this opportunity to put a little Fair Trade spin on your resolutions and make an even bigger change?  One that has a ripple effect that will reach all the way around the globe.  Resolve to buy Fair Trade and join us in making 2016 the year of responsible consumption. 

That's the Vision, by John Anderson Lanier

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To an extent, Thanksgiving bothers me in a similar way. The holiday creates the expectation that all of America pause one Thursday in November to be grateful and offer goodwill to others. I suppose this result is valuable, but wouldn’t a societal expectation of daily goodwill and thankfulness be better than a yearly one?

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The Best of D.C., Beyond The National Mall

Enjoy the Capital's rich culture, food and shopping beyond the usual tourist destinations
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By Bianca Alexander

For an authentic adventure in the Nation’s Capitol, step away from Museum Row and lose yourself in the bohemian U Street District. 

Styling the Ethical Man

Sustainable fashion takes it's seat at the head of the table this Father's Day.
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By Bianca Alexander

Unlike most animal species, historically, the human female has taken on the laborious and often exhilarating role of dressing flamboyantly in order to attract a mate she can depend on for protection and propagation of the species. As a result, in accordance with the law of supply and demand, fashion designers have gifted women with an entire arsenal of options for adorning and transforming themselves, from silk corsets to stilettos, ball gowns to ballet flats, kimono wrap dresses to kitten heels.

Pure Style: A Day with Eco-Stylist Jill Heller

New York City stylist creates a thriving sustainable business
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Whether you've always dreamed of having a personal stylist put together your look, or are looking to wear a more eco-conscious wardrobe, watch this episode of Conscious Living TV to transform your personal style. This week, Bianca visits New York for a transformative session with ethical stylist Jill Heller and her favorite designers.

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