Tag: ethicalbrand Stories

15.02.2021

Where’s MY ORDER? Why is overseas freight so damn slow?

You might have noticed that many of your favourite products have become harder to get. Some why is this happening now? Overseas freight is an interconnected spaghetti loop of containers, ships, planes, trucks and people. When one part of this loop is disrupted it has a knock on effect that sets up a chain reaction further disrupting the spaghetti bowl. We all knew that COVID was a disruptor but world freight has been one of its hidden casualties.

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28.07.2020

Meet the Makers Paper Pottery

Meet the Makers of our Waterproof Paper Pottery. By combining precision laser printing and handmade skills with sustainable practices and ethical applications they have created a very unique product.

01.06.2020

Fair Trade a Job Keeper

Fair Trade meant that the producers of our Eco Max Brushes weren’t alone during the COVID19 crises. Just like the Job Keeper benefits provided by the Australian government, our Fair Trade principles provided wages and security to take some of the stress out of the pandemic.

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12.03.2020

Smiles at the Eco Max Creche

The creche at our Eco Max Brushes producers factory is 6 months old now and visiting it is always a fabulous experience. See what changes have happened since we last visited as well as some DIY recipes for children’s play activities we tested while we were there.

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08.07.2019

perfect imperfection

“We don’t need a handful of people doing Zero Waste perfectly, we need millions of people doing it imperfectly” We so agree. Look at what we have achieved so far and how we can a go one step further.

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15.12.2016

What is a Fair Trader

A Fair Trader is a business endorsed by the Fair Trade Association of Australia as having Fair Trade at the core of everything they do. […]

07.07.2016

Meet the Makers – Eco Max Brushes

  Our Eco Max Brushes are handmade in Sri Lanka by a small family run business that prides itself on crafting beautiful, sustainable, handmade brushes […]