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Ethical Shopping

Socially Responsible Aussie Businesses to Support During Lockdown

I love giving gifts, even more than I love receiving them. Nothing beats the feeling of purchasing a special gift for someone, knowing that an unexpected surprise will make their day. Even better is when you buy from a socially responsible business. Though there are many socially responsible businesses I am yet to discover, I have compiled a list of my favourites so you can support them during lockdown. Whether you treat yourself to a self-care gift (you deserve it), or buy a gift for  ...

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Christmas, Ethical Shopping

2018 Ethical Christmas Guide

I say it every year, and this year is no different. How is it almost Christmas again?! As always, I am committed to shopping ethically at Christmas, and to encourage others to do the same, I have put together this 2018 Ethical Christmas Guide of my favourite brands. By my definition, ethical means the products have been created in fair working conditions, where the workers are treated with respect, have liveable salaries and a safe environment. These days, when you can buy an item with  ...

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Cambodia, Ethical Shopping, Featured

Where to Shop Ethically in Siem Reap

When visiting Siem Reap, you won’t be short on places to buy souvenirs. The question is, where have those souvenirs been made? According to the Angkor Handicraft Association, around 80% of souvenirs soldĀ in Siem Reap are imported from neighbouring countries. I, for one, prefer to buy local and support fair wages and working conditions. I know I am not the only one, so I have composed a list of where to shop ethically in Siem Reap so you can ensure you are not just taking home quality  ...

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