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Ten swaps to make this Fairtrade Fortnight for the ethical minimalist

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Ten swaps to make this Fairtrade Fortnight for the ethical minimalist
If you're journeying into minimalism but also want to do your bit to help reduce poverty, then keep reading! There are some easy swaps you can make of day-to-day items that you already buy that will help empower people rather exploit them. It's not about buying more, it's about substituting the products you already purchase for more ethical alternatives.

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10 Ethical Places to Shop and Eat in Melbourne's Eastern Suburbs

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10 Ethical Places to Shop and Eat in Melbourne's Eastern Suburbs

1. Holy Basil Thai (Croydon) Holy Basil offers vegetarian, vegan and sustainable seafood dishes inspired by Thai flavours. The restaurant is owned and run by husband and wife team, Julia and Duncan, who each bring their own influences and experience to the table. Julia grew up in a Thai rural village, and Duncan has over 30 years experience as a chef, resulting in dishes that incorporate traditional thai flavours with a contemporary twist.  Their vision for sustainability goes beyond meat-free dishes and locally sourced seafood. All their takeaway packaging is compostable and the restaurant is designed in a way that...

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