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A recent study found that 60% of consumers fail to purchase green products because they can't find what they want or are unaware of where to find those products while only 11% think green products are too expensive ("Capturing the Green Consumer" See Below). You want to make the right choice, but you just haven't heard the right information.
That thought inspired the first installment of our new series:
"What does that mean? Answers for the Socially Responsible Shopper"First up: Fair Trade
Fair Trade labels are based on a set of standards that require companies to pay producers their fair share of the profits from their goods and forbids social injustices, like child labor, in the production process. For agricultural products, fair trade wages must also cover the cost of environmentally sustainable practice.