Journal

Shipping Costs Review

Shipping Costs Review

Increase to Shipping Costs Due to steadily increasing freight costs over the past few years (especially the last 18 months), we have unfortunately had to review our shipping flat rates. Although we will continue to subsidize freight and provide a reliable service...

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All About our Oak Poster Hanger

All About our Oak Poster Hanger

All About our Oak Poster Hanger If you’re looking for a unique addition to your interior space, Oak poster hangers can be a fun choice that will add character to your home or office. Our magnetic poster hangers are made in a small family-run mill in England, using FSC...

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The Importance of Fair Trade within a Community

The Importance of Fair Trade within a Community

The Importance of Fair Trade within a Community There are product lines we are drawn to because of their intrinsic beauty, such as our range of quality handwoven Ethiopian textiles. The founder of the Fair Trade Company that produces these believes that if the world...

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The Clever Stainless Steel Peg

The Clever Stainless Steel Peg

Most of us never give pegs much thought, that is unless it’s washing day.    They are a small every day thing but they pack a huge punch in terms of their usefulness!   From Humble Beginnings The modern peg, with two ‘leg’s and a spring first appeared...

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Luxury Lambs Wool Blankets made by Palliser Ridge

Luxury Lambs Wool Blankets made by Palliser Ridge

It is important to us at Etico to be able to trace the provenance of the products we offer, and Palliser Ridge is a farm that puts transparency at the forefront. They are very proud to be able to trace the wool every step as it comes off the sheep to the beautifully...

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The Benefits of a Keep Cup

The Benefits of a Keep Cup

Coffee & single use cup consumption in New Zealand New Zealanders have a long-standing love affair with coffee and have one of the highest consumption rates in the world. As a nation, we consume over 4.5 million cups per day...

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Why Waxed Canvas?

Why Waxed Canvas?

Origins of waxed canvas: Waxed canvas evolved from 15th European sailors who discovered that when canvas was wet it caught the wind more effectively. They discovered that soaking their sails in linseed oil not only stopped the wind from blowing through it, they were...

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Tips to Help You Shop Ethically

Tips to Help You Shop Ethically

You're interested to know more about ethical shopping?  Awesome!    As they say 'knowledge is power'.   Basically ethical shopping is thinking about who and what you are supporting with your money.   What are you casting a vote...

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