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Fair Trade 3D Printing Filament Is Made from Waste Plastic

In a forward-thinking move by a social enterprise in India, a waste picker cooperative is engaged to collect and recycle waste plastic, which then gets converted into an “ethically produced fair trade” 3D printing filament. Protoprint, based in Pune, India, aims to empower urban waste pickers with its 3D printing operation, which essentially provides them […]

June 19th

Patagonia to Offer Fair Trade Certified Clothing

Patagonia has been leading the way in responsible business practices, from encouraging their customers to buy less to increasing the transparency of their supply chain, and now they’re taking it a step further by also directly supporting fair trade in their clothing lines. Beginning in the fall of 2014, Patagonia will be offering Fair Trade […]

November 7th