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Martyna Urbańczyk

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Posted on May 13, 2016 at 9:08am Post #1
Every time I visit a supermarket, I have the feeling that its space is divided into two universes: the small one, full of products labeled ‘BIO’ and ‘Fair Trade’, and the bigger one around it, filled with non-labeled products. The smaller universe is starting to attract more and more customers. We’re begining to understand that every single shopping choice affects not only our lifestyle or heal...

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Posted on May 18, 2016 at 11:23pm Post #1037
Quite good summary. Nice that you included good and bad sides of the lables. Too often internet articles dwell only about the theory, missing completely how they are implemented in real life. For more information I recommend the Fair trade wikipedia article, section Criticism. I wonder if something better will eventually emerge..

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Martyna Urbańczyk

OpenBooks.com Team
Posted on May 20, 2016 at 12:57pm Post #1039
Thanks a lot for both comments. I'm still researching Fair Trade issues, so if anything change I will update the text for sure.

Posted on July 20, 2016 at 1:45pm Post #1058
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