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Advertorial: Christmas Offers From Fair Deal Trading

Ecologist readers can receive an exclusive 20% discount on all ETHLETIC sneakers by entering the following discount code at checkout: ecologist2010

ETHLETIC organic canvas sneakers are the first shoes in the world to carry the Fairtrade label for cotton as well as being organic and Forest Stewardship Council certified.

These stylish and 100% vegan sneakers carry the  Forest Stewardship Council label because the rubber in the soles has been sourced from

responsibly managed plantations and is also covered by a fair trade project where the rubber tappers in Sri Lanka receive a premium for their product. The canvas uppers are made with Fairtrade and Organic cotton and even the final construction of ETHLETIC sneakers is covered by a fair trade project that supports workers and their families in Pakistan, making them perhaps the most ethical footwear in the world.

ETHLETIC sneakers come in a range of great colours and are available in both low and high-cut styles. The arch supports make for a cushioned and comfortable sneaker that rivals the major brands for

shear wearability. With prices starting from just £36.50, positive-minded shoppers can convert to organic and Fairtrade cotton without hitting their pocket.

Ethletic sneakers are available at .  Don't forget to enter the code 'ecologist2010' at the checkout to receive your 20% off.

Fair Deal Trading also produce, under their Greentips™ brand, a range of FSC certified and Fair trade household products including balloons, rubber gloves and rubber band balls which all have a wonderful fair trade story behind them. Ecologist readers can recive a special 20% doiscount on all Greentips products by entering the following discount code: 'ecologist2010' at

Greentips Rubber gloves (£2.25)

Make the washing up less painful with these wonderfully green, flock lined gloves which are available in 4 sizes and are the world's only fair trade and Forest Stewardship Council certified product of their kind.  Available at

Greentips Balloons

Made  with our Fairtrade and FSC certified rubber these are the world's only Fairtrade and ecologically certified balloons and a producer story on the box shows

how our Fairtrade premiums benefit rubber tappers in Sri Lanka. Each pack contains 25 mixed colour balloons and are the perfect addition to any Christmas event. Suitable for use with helium. Available from


Greentips Rubber band balls

Also made with FSC certified and Fairtrade rubber these great ethical stocking fillers are useful for home and office as you will never look for a rubber band again, or for an object to throw at your colleagues. The balls are assembled in Sri Lanka by women who lost their homes in the Tsunami, providing a much needed income for a poor community in this war torn area.  Available from


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