Ethical and Fair Trade Retailers in the UK
Reviews and ratings of quality, hand-picked, UK websites
Natural and Herbal Remedies
Specialist & Fair Trade Coffee
Shade Grown Coffee (Article)
Environmental and Conservation Websites
Headers: Activist Gear, Baby and Children, Bath & Body, Book Shop, Eco-gadgets, Fashion, Food & Drinks, Gifts, Cards & Hampers, Home & Garden, Sport & Leisure, Visionary DVDs, World Music
Ethical store offering hundreds of ecologically sound and fair trade products from many leading brands such as Traidcraft and Cafe Direct. ZeroPointZero is operated by PointOV Ltd, a social enterprise based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Ethical Superstore is a member of BAFTS (British Association of Fair Trade Shops) and the Social Enterprise Coalition.
Headers: Nursery/Kids, Clothing & Accessories, Gardening/Wildlife, Beautiful Home, Cleaning/DIY, Well Being, Kitchen/Grocery, Outdoor Living, Personal Care, Energy Saving/Gadgets, Office/Study, Books/Cds/Games
Stylish and well chosen range of natural, organic, energy efficient, fairly traded and hand crafted products, ranging from clothing to solar powered garden sculptures. Buy online or request a catalogue. Natural Collection is based in Sunderland.
Natural Collection has won the Daily Mail/ Ideal Home Show Sustainable Retailer of the Year Award 2006, and the Observer's Ethical Retailer of the Year Award 2006.
• Free UK Delivery on orders over £100
• International Deliveries Available
Oxfam has 50 "funusual" gifts from £15 to around £20,000 for those feeling particularly generous! All items on the website have been classifed as essential to the communities where Oxfam works, so whether you buy mosquito nets or build a classroom, you know that your money is making a difference. You can buy online or request a catalogue.
Seasalt Organic Cotton Clothing
Headers: Womens Clothing
Great range of fashionable clothing for women in organic cotton from size 8 to 18. The cotton used is grown without the use of chemical pesticides and the Seasalt brand name has actually been certified by the Soil Association. In addition Seasalt Organic Clothing is sponsoring a farm school in Tanzania to help local farmers grow organic cotton and also recently won the Cornwall Green Business Award for 2005 for Best Environmental Initiative.
• International Delivery Available - Europe.
Headers: Fair-trade Jewellery, Clothing, Footware, Furnishings, Accessories
Ethically based mail order company run by vegans. All products are suitable for vegans and vegetarians and are cruelty-free. Ethical Wares is based in Felinfach, Ceredigion, Wales.
Headers: Coffee, Tea, Food, Fashion, Jewellery, Gifts
Very good selection of fair traded food and drink as well as a great selection of fair trade jewellery. Mondomundi is the trading name of Fair Trade (CI) Ltd which is based in St Martin, Guernsey.
• Free Delivery on orders >£100
• International Delivery Available
Headers: Handcrafted Gifts
Authentic handcrafted gifts sourced from fair trade producers and small villiage communities. Great choice from African wire art to Russian Nesting Dolls, from organza bags to handcrafted jewellery.
• Free Delivery
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Headers: Eco Exclusives, Living & Sleeping, Eating & Drinking, Bathroom, Lighting & Candles, Bags & Travel, Toys & Stationery, Eco Office, Recycled Glass, Eco Gift Ideas
Stylish, designer items for the home with eco-credentials, from designer vases made from recycled glass to a luxury satchel crafted from saddle leather. The site is endorsed by Oliver Heath, the UK’s leading spokesperson on sustainable living and eco-design. EcoCentric is owned and operated by The Green Design Store Ltd, 14 Bacon Street, London.
• Free UK Delivery on orders over £50
Headers: Body & Hair Care, Books, Drinks, For Baby, Freezer, Fresh Produce, Fridge, Grocery, Household, Special Diets, Sports Nutrition, Supplements
Fair trade organic foods and personal care products, including a range of organic fruit and veg boxes, fresh meat and fish as well as a very good grocery range. The website includes a number of articles on health and wellbeing. GoodnessDirect is based in South March, Daventry, Northants.
• Free UK Mainland Delivery on orders >£35