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Fair Trade Roses, Bananas, Cosmetics, and Fashion

By Seth Daire

A look at Fair Trade for other products. Seth Daire discusses fair trade standards for hired labor on plantations by looking at reports for roses and bananas. JJ Janflone discusses fair trade for cosmetics by looking at Lush, Shiro, Dr. Bronner's, then finishes with a discussion of fashion. Sources: https://www.fairtrade.net/fileadmin/user_upload/content/2009/resources/140212-Worker-Empowerment-Ecuador-Flower-Plantations-final.pdf https://www.fairtrade.net/fileadmin/user_upload/content/2009/resources/2012-06-20_Workers_rights.pdf https://www.fairtrade.net/fileadmin/user_upload/content/2009/resources/140330-Banana-Colombia-Impact-Response-Fairtrade-MHNL-final.pdf https://www.fairtrade.net/fileadmin/user_upload/content/2009/resources/1604_LEI_banana_research_management_response.pdf https://www.fairtrade.net/fileadmin/user_upload/content/2009/standards/documents/generic-standards/HL_EN.pdf http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/Farmers-and-Workers/Flowershttps://fairtradeusa.org/products-partners/flowers-plants https://www.lushusa.com/ https://shirocosmetics.com/ https://www.drbronner.com/ http://news.trust.org/item/20160930143525-xvpxy http://fashionista.com/2017/04/deadstock-clothing-fabric-sustainable-fashion http://www.trueactivist.com/9-reasons-to-shop-second-hand/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/21/goodwill-workers-disabilities-low-wage_n_3478013.html

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