People we like and links to their sites

The Fairtrade Foundation is the UK member of Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO), which unites 20 national initiatives across Europe, Japan, North America, Mexico and Australia/New Zealand.

The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behaviour.

The Soil Association is a standards and certification body. It campaigns for organic food, farming, products and sustainable forestry. Site includes articles, forum, directory and news.

The Ethical Guide is a links directory of the world's very best English language websites that are ethically run, sell organic, fairtrade or environmentally friendly products, help spread tolerance or generally make a positive impact on our planet.

GuideMeGreen was created to provide a platform for 'green' businesses and brands to reach consumers who are increasingly becoming ethically and environmentally conscious.


Eco aims to promote greater awareness of the natural environment by showing a more holistic and systems-based view of world news.  

Go Green Directory
Natural & eco friendly products directory.

ethical WARES
is an ethically-based mail order company run by vegans who seek to trade in a manner which does not exploit animals, humans or the wider environment.

The plight of some Ethiopian coffee producers is being brought to the attention of the world by a documentary film, "BLACK GOLD".  More info at  
  World Development Movement

The World Development Movement tackles the underlying causes of poverty. They lobby decision makers to change the policies that keep people poor and research and promote positive alternatives.

AS USED BY ECOCOFFEE!  BioBags Limited supply Biodegradable and compostable products made from renewable and sustainable resources.

Hatti Handbags (as used by Claire of ecocoffee!) are a range of exclusive designer handbags made in Nepal by rehabilitated survivors of human trafficking, disadvantaged and stigmatised individuals, small cottage industries and rural villagers.  Buy a bag from the e-shop and you will not only receive a stylish handbag, but you will also be helping someone to build a better life for themselves, their family and their community.  Hatti Trading Ltd is a Fair Trade Supplier.

Sunseed Tanzania Trust is a small UK based registered charity working with local partners in Dodoma and Mbeya regions of Tanzania. Their main project is the Domestic Energy Project which aims to improve women and children's health as well as help tackle deforestation and desertification. is a great place for finding information on coffee, coffee machines and other coffee related products.  You can also get involved in the forum discussions if you are that way inclined.