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 Accessories produced in a socially responsible way and without relying on precious natural resources handbags 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 making reusable bags, sociably! Hatti Handbags are Design Led, Beautifully Made and Fair Trade fair trade jewellery designed by influential designers, then sourced and created within disadvantaged communities across East Africa

Antonello 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


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

Vivo Barefoot vegan products to promote a cruelty-free lifestyle


CLOTHING Green Design Blog 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 Beautiful clothes with ethics. Natural yarns from sustainable farming. Undyed and natural dyed options. Low impact manufacture. Fair employment. Working to be carbon neutral. organic cotton clothing, sportswear, travel clothing ethical fashion ethical knitwear vegetarian shoes vegan shoes ethical clothing luxury cashmere wensleydale shetland ethical menswear coats skirts Offer organic and fair trade cotton clothes, bedlinen, t-shirts, hoodies, tops and underwear for men, women 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 fair trade fashion pioneer and online garment retaile Helping people in need eco-fashion specialises in designing women's clothing made from organic, fairly-sourced fabrics such as organic cotton, hemp, organic linen, organic wool 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) London eco wear label selling ethical eco-fibre t-shirts Colourful eco friendly jumpers, t-shirts, tops, shirts & much more



 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 

ORGANISATIONS / CHARITIES / Other Groups, Forums, Blogs, Campaigns and other related links 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 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

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

10:10 Climate Action - teaching essential repair skills to keep your bike, computer and clothes feeling like new


The Ecologist

Ethical Consumer




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

when & where:


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