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    Shop Ethical, Your Ethical Consumer Guide, a cool site for people that care.

    Just came across this little site, Shop Ethical.

    Shop Ethical! | Your ethical consumer guideWhat are you supporting when you shop?
    Get the low-down on the environmental and social record of companies
    behind common brand names. Shop with a clear conscience

    What are you supporting when you shop?

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    Clothing: alternatives

    See our companies data for the best buys amongst mainstream brands. Avoid companies with significant criticisms where possible.
    The table below shows alternative retailers and brands with positive features. Note, some positive features have been grouped together. Please note that the table signifies some items have the particular feature (not necessarily all). Check the label and make enquires yourself to ensure you know the specifics of particular claims.
    Note: Ethical Clothing Australia accredited brands/businesses are listed here if they have a brand and are available either in shops, online or both. For a full list of accredited brands/businesses including manufacturers please see the Ethical Clothing Australia website.
    To sort the table according to the Features (see all listings for a particular feature at the top), double-click on Feature headings (ie. FT).
    Download the table as a spreadsheet here.

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    Organisation Category
    FT OR AU AF SH VG EC Description Place
    3 Fish fashion Clothing, accessories; fairtrade, organic, ethical sourcing, carbon neutral VIC
    A Plus Schoolwear school/work Online store VIC
    Akubra Hats fashion, footwear, outdoor/sports Hats, clothing, shoes NSW
    All Seasons Comfort fashion Hemp clothing Hahndorf, SA
    Alma's Werkshop & Alma Fudge fashion Online store VIC
    Ampersander fashion Online store NSW
    Apple & Bee Fashion Bags; organic, sustainable fibres Sydney, NSW
    ASOS - The Green Room fashion Collections with ethical/eco features; online store AUS/UK
    Audrey Blue fashion Fairtrade certified Cook, ACT
    Baxter Boots footwear Shoes, boots NSW
    Bellatextiles fashion Fashion Adelaide, SA
    Bhalo fashion Womens clothing made from hand woven & naturally dyed cottons & silks; from a local fair trade producers in Bangladesh
    Bird Textiles fashion Organic, water-based dyes, solar powered studio Byron Bay, NSW
    Bishopstontrading fashion Focus on fairtrade, online store UK
    Blessed Earth fashion Fairtrade certified Manley, QLD
    Blue Caravan fashion Ethical design market, online store AUS
    Braintree Hemp fashion Hemp clothing Silverwater, NSW
    Buxwear school/work Australian made school & sport uniforms Dandenong, VIC
    Cameron & James fashion Online store VIC
    Can't Tear Em (CTE) outdoor/sports, school/work Workwear VIC
    Carla Zampatti fashion Online store NSW
    Chrome Bags fashion Non-leather messenger, laptop & DJ bags. Online store. US
    Chung Tin Fashion fashion fashion Sydney, NSW
    Collette Dinnigan fashion Online store NSW
    Colours in you fashion Fairtrade, organic; most from cooperative in Rajasthan, India NSW
    Compuknit Hosiery Australia basics socks Melbourne, VIC
    Creswick Woollen Mills fashion Fashion VIC
    Cue, Veronika Maine fashion Online store NSW
    Daksha fashion Fashion from alternative fabrics QLD
    Dragstar fashion Manufactured in Sydney Sydney, NSW
    Eco peko fashion Organic clothing label for babies, kids & adults WA
    Eileen Fisher fashion US clothing label - best practice supply-chain transparency US
    Emobi Swimwear fashion Swimwear made in Australia, using water based dyes Sydney, NSW
    Etiko footwear, basics Shoes, t-shirts, clothing; fairtrade, organic Ferntreegully, VIC
    Ezra Derya Couture fashion Fashion ?
    Fashion-Conscious fashion Women's clothing; Online store UK
    Fourzero basics organic baby wear Brisbane, QLD
    Fraser & Hughes school/work Online store NSW
    Game Clothing Company outdoor/sports, school/work sports uniforms QLD
    Gaye Abandon fashion Handmade in Melbourne, from second-hand/ remnant materials wherever possible. Melbourne VIC
    Gideon Shoes footwear Online store NSW
    Ginger & Smart fashion Online store NSW
    Gorman fashion Mainly uses renewable textiles; organic range
    Green Collective fashion Social enterprise; fair-trade, pre-loved clothing, own Upcycled range made in Melbourne Yarraville, VIC
    Green Living Organics fashion Fairtrade certified Northcote, VIC
    Harvest Textiles basics Screen-printed clothing; organic, recycled or locally produced fabrics; run workshops Brunswick, VIC
    Herbivore fashion Vegan shoes & clothes; online store US
    Honest by fashion European online retailer, best practice in supply-chain transparency. Belgium, EU
    Howies outdoor/sports Clothing for biking, running and outdoors; organic cotton UK
    Humanitees fashion Fairtrade certified & organic cotton t-shirts. Carbon offset, charitable giving. AUS
    Humphrey Law basics, footwear Online store VIC
    J. Robins footwear Australian-made footwear Belmore, NSW
    Jeans4menandwomen fashion Online store UK
    Jets fashion Online store NSW
    Kashi fashion Hemp, silk, linen and cotton clothing
    Kuyichi fashion Jeans and tops; organic, fairtrade, recycled materials DUTCH
    Life Threads fashion T-shirts, clothing; fairtrade, organic VIC
    Lydra (clothing and bags) fashion Online store VIC
    Made In Hemp fashion Hemp clothing Blue Haven, NSW
    Made it fashion Handmade online market NSW
    Manning Cartell fashion fashion Sydney, NSW
    Margaret River Hemp Company fashion Hemp clothing & products Margaret River, WA
    Material By Product fashion Fashion ?
    Mattt (bags) fashion Online store VIC
    Merino Company basics Nonmulesed wool products under brands: nué, Balanced ZeroC02 Wool, Tasmanian Merino, and Great Cape Merino. VIC
    Metalicus fashion Online store VIC
    Mont Adventure outdoor/sports Outdoor clothing ACT
    Moo Shoes footwear Shoes, belts, bags; online store US
    Moral Fibre fashion Fairtrade certified Mullumbimby, NSW
    Mountcastle Hats school/work, footwear Hats QLD
    Mr K/Flirt/Laura K fashion Evening / special occasion wear NSW
    Mucke fashion All products from reclaimed clothing Melbourne, VIC
    My Little Lamb basics Australian made underwear for children, made with organic cotton and wool. AUS
    NathanPaul fashion Online store VIC
    New Model Beauty Queen fashion Garmet manufacturing, printing service, 100% recycled fabrics VIC
    Nico Underwear fashion, basics Online store QLD
    NNT Dowd outdoor/sports, school/work Uniforms VIC
    Nobody fashion Made in Melbourne, available in David Jones. Online store VIC
    Nudie Jeans fashion All products use organic cotton, some fairtrade certified SWEDEN
    OCC Apparel fashion, basics T-Shirts, clothing, bags; brands Certton, Earth Positive, Continental Clothing, Drover; all sweatshop free, 100% organic cotton Currumbin, QLD
    One Colour fashion Fairtrade, organic, from Africa, Australian owned company. QLD
    Organic Embrace fashion Fair-trade, organic cotton products, certified by ACO QLD
    Otto & Spike fashion, footwear Online store VIC
    Pangea footwear Bags, wallets made from recycled rubber. Online store US
    Pants for povety basics Underpants supporting over 5000 farmers in India UK
    Patagonia outdoor/sports Outdoor clothing; sustainability focus, best practice in supply-chain transparency
    People Tree fashion Fair Trade and environmentally sustainable fashion UK
    Perry Cutten fashion Fashion VIC
    Phillips Shirts fashion Fashion Melbourne, VIC
    Plevna Downs basics Nonmulesed and organic wool Eromanga, QLD
    Puma outdoor/sports Online store VIC
    Pure Baby basics Organic clothing for babies and children AUS
    Pure Pod fashion Some products from Bamboo, Silk, Cotton, Linen and Soy; some hand-made, sweatshop free in Brisbane; some made in India from fair-trade certified cotton QLD
    Qualitops basics, outdoor/sports Sportswear, t-shirts Collingwood, VIC
    Queensland Swimwear Company fashion Online store QLD
    Redback Boots footwear Boots, 100% Australian made Waterloo, NSW
    Review Australia fashion Online store VIC
    Rossi Boots footwear Boots, Australian made Hilton, SA
    Round She Goes fashion Pre-loved fashion market in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide AUS
    RREPP fashion Fairtrade certified Dee Why, NSW
    Running Bare outdoor/sports Australian-made womens sportswear Rosebery, NSW
    Sarah Victoria fashion Organic firbres, made in Australia. Bondi junction, NSW
    Sativa Sutra fashion Organic clothing, Hemp clothing
    Shift To Nature basics Bed linen. 100% GOTS Certified Cotton. Fairtrade certified. Made in Europe. Adelaide Hills, SA
    Sinerji fashion Fair trade and sweat-shop free, hand loomed organic cotton, thread is dyed using natural dyes, and loomed into fabric, no pesticides are used in the process of growing, dyeing and looming this fabric. QLD
    Sisley Clothing Australia school/work Workwear Newcastle, NSW
    Sistahood fashion All 100% organic cotton, custom-dyed with GOTS approved inks, printed and manufactured in New Zealand. NZ
    Small To Tall fashion online children's clothing retailer; some organic cotton brands NSW
    Smart Stuff school/work Art smocks for kids VIC
    So Stella fashion Online store NSW
    Sosume fashion Sustainabilty focus label, manufacturing in Melbourne Melbourne, VIC
    Sphinx Australia basics Uniforms, workwear NSW
    Spunky Bruiser fashion Online store NSW
    Stockpile basics, outdoor/sports, school/work, footwear Online store VIC
    Tate & Lawson school/work Online store VIC
    Tatyana Ariyan Design & Co fashion Online store VIC
    Terra Plana basics Shoes; low-impact & recycled materials, minimal glue constructions Crows Nest, NSW
    The Ark fashion Online store VIC
    The Beautiful Think fashion Some fairtrade
    The Clothing Exchange fashion Clothes Swap events Melbourne, VIC

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    That store looks really good thanx for posting it A lot to read up on. I always try to shop ethically and Australian made if I can. Sadly a lot of it's expensive at the moment
    I love to shop!

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