New Oxfam research has found that Australians dread the mass consumption associated with Christmas (facing the crowds at shopping centres and giving and receiving unnecessary gifts) and the majority would consider making changes to how they do Christmas if it would help the environment.
The beautiful fair trade tableware range designed by celebrity chef Kylie Kwong exclusively for Oxfam Australia has gone on sale around Australia.
To mark its release and to give Kylie fans a behind-the scenes look at how the range was developed, Oxfam has released a short video of Kylie’s visit to the workshop where her first ever range is being crafted. The video, which can be viewed on the Oxfam website, also introduces some of the people who are creating the fair trade range.
Kylie Kwong’s upcoming range of ceramic tableware and a wide array of Oxfam’s other fair trade kitchen and homewares products adorned the set of the special MasterChef episode screened on Sunday 17 July.
Oxfam Australia today welcomed the launch of Fair Traders of Australia, a new accreditation body for Australian businesses which have fair trade at the core of what they do.
Oxfam Shop is Australia’s leading fair trade retailer, selling beautiful hand-crafted kitchenware and homewares products created by artisans around the world as well as delicious Fairtrade food and a wide range of other fair trade items in its 19 retail shops around Australia and online shop, www.oxfamshop.org.au
More Australians are choosing ethically produced Easter eggs and bunnies this year, according to international aid agency Oxfam Australia.
Oxfam’s Fairtrade Easter chocolate sales are up by 50% so far this year, compared to the pre-Easter period last year.