Tag archives: fair-trade

Radiohead Official MTV Video – Why Fair Trade Is Important

Some things cost more than you think and the same goes for T-shirts! check out mtvexit.com and the UN’s ILO’s (International Labor Organization) Global Alliance against Forced Labour

From the relatively new but awesome fashion blog SetYourStyle blog

Kowtow – Organic, Fair Trade, and F’ing Awesome T-Shirts

Sometimes t-shirt companies that tout organic, fair trade, and sustainable also produce some god awful boring designs, but not these guys. Kowtow is out of New Zealand and even though i’m not sure what $75 is in New Zealand currency i’m sure these Tees are worth it :-) I particularly like the Rhino fucking the Hummer, kind of like the old monkey fucking a football but on a much grander scale.

Read more about Kowtow here:

We have been certified by the the Fairtrade Labelling Organisation in every step of the way: From growing, spinning, dyeing, knitting, cutting, stitching, printing, embroidering, finishing to packing!

The Fairtrade Labelling Organisation is a recognised certification body that conducts periodic on-site inspections and external audits. We adhere to international fairtrade criteria for employment, work environment and socio-economic development. Our workers get independently assessed fair living wages which are usually higher than minimum legal wages, as well as medical, paid leave and retirement benefits, job training and free education for their dependants. A safe, fair and conducive work environment is provided where worker needs and issues are addressed, allowing employees to pursue a dignified livelihood while optimising productivity.