Tag: ethicaltrade Stories
Eco Max Body Brushes FAQ Q. Which dry body brush is best for my skin type? A. We have a range of body brushes that […]
Eco Max Kitchen Brushes FAQ Over the years we have had the pleasure of answering your questions about our Eco Max Brushes. As we love […]
We love having new products to show you, so when we designed our Hemp Soap Savers we just couldn’t wait for you to see them. […]
Often our New Year’s Eve resolutions are a wish list for making improvements in our own life. You know, more exercise, being mindful, taking time […]
Just like people, our fur friends can suffer from dandruff too. Regular grooming is recommended to combat dandruff in pets, but using the right brush is ImportAnt.
Investing in women and girls is an investment in a better future. That is why, in making our Eco Max Brushes, we choose to focus on providing a safe, happy work environment and a living wage. Supporting our women and their children and allowing them to be strong, self-reliant directors of their own destiny.
Protecting our Forests is a matter of ImportAnts, because they are more than just a collection of trees… They provide a carbon sink, by absorbing […]
Why we love to love ethically responsible businesses Trust in our institutions is at an all-time low. Be it big business, government or the brands […]
Replace nylon scourers that release plastics into the waterways, with a natural, unbleached, biodegradable, Vegan, coconut fibre Eco Max Kitchen […]
Getting the most from your produce is good for the planet and your purse. Whether it’s storing them or eating them, these EcoMaxHacks will make […]
Written by Koren Helbig from Fairlings. Elephant poop. It’s not the kind of thing one often pauses to ponder. Yet for Import Ants Founder, Kim […]
Renewable, sustainable, carbon neutral and 100 % natural Coconut can replace so many products that are harmful to the environment, that we found it impossible […]
Cleaning does not have to be complicated. Go back to basics with these chemical free cleaning recipes and our natural household brushes. Spring is a […]
For something so, so small, microbeads sure are scary beasts. Often found in bathroom products such as shower gel, sunscreens, face wash, toothpaste and other […]
Plastic free household items you won’t want to hide away. When we talk about the environmental impacts of plastic, we tend to focus on the […]
How do the scourers we use everyday impact on our health and the health of our environment ? The simple objects that we use all […]
Natural vegetable fibres have been used for centuries, way before plastic was even invented. They are longer lasting and have no built in obsolescence, making […]
Winter dryness is so not fun and it happens to all of us at some point in time. Here are some great tips to stop the scratching and bring back that healthy silky summer feel again.
Now who would have thought that you can make paper from elephant dung?
With so many synthetic products in our homes, isn’t it time to go natural? Here is a list of 7 natural organic vegetable fibres that […]
A beginner’s guide: the 3 ideals that are the basis of Fair Trade. The idea of “Trade not Aid” began way back in the early […]
Maximus in Sri Lanka saw both the need for employment in rural areas and for the conservation of the endangered Sri Lankan elephant. Maximus Elephant […]
A simple video that shows you the 5 key benefits of Dry Body Brushing and how to do it
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. […]
The Eco Max Kitchen Range is environmentally-friendly, biodegradable and entirely handmade. They are produced utilising waste products and natural materials that can replace plastics in […]
Dry body brushing is a natural yet effective way to promote soft and healthy skin, but that is not the only benefit… Here are the […]
Natural, synthetic free cleaning for your home, making a safer environment for you, your family and our world. Handmade from vegetable fibres and sustainable timbers […]
A brush for everybody, whether you are looking for a natural fibre brush for dry body brushing or one to use in the shower, we […]
How you can truly measure if a company is acting ethically or just spinning you Fair Trade wash. Here is a list of the 10 principles […]
Handmade products that provide ethical local employment for women in an area where no other industry existed. Thimble is a group of women from […]
Handmade by Maximus from recycled office waste and elephant dung paper these journals are ethical and beautiful to write on.
All these a cards are handmade by Maximus from recycled office waste and elephant dung paper. They have a blank white sheet in the middle, […]
Eco-friendly Elephant Dung Paper in A4 sheets for weddings, invitations or art and craft. Matching envelopes in C6, DL and square all handmade from recycled […]
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Natural fibres and ethically made, ticks all the boxes. Our Eco Max Brushes are handmade in Sri Lanka by a small family run business that […]
It started when a group of Nuns from Rome began a school for the hearing impaired in Sri Lanka. From these small beginning the Araliya Community Company began.
Dreaming of a Green Christmas, our Eco Max Christams decorations are eco-friendly, completely handmade from natural waste products, Palmyrah fibre from the leaf base of […]
Maximus in Sri Lanka saw both the need for employment in rural areas and for the conservation of the endangered Sri Lankan elephant and started […]
Indira Tibblin created Thimble as an ethical business based on Fair Trade principles that’s sole purpose is to create job opportunities and training in new […]
This amazing group of women show how with determination and a little help, a fair trade industry can grow from a small idea. Now employed […]