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Monthly Archives: November 2011

New Brand Chichia Arrives at Helo Eco


We love sourcing new designers and are passionate about boosting local trade in developing communities. So we were very excited to have discovered new brand Chichia – a London label who produces and sources fabric in East Africa. The label has teamed up with Made by Africa to produce their latest collection Chichia: Made by Africa. About Chichia London based, Tanzanian designer Christine Mhando is creative director of Chichia and … Continue reading

Top Ten 10 Tips on How to Have a Green Christmas


Make your own Christmas cards We Brits send an estimated 1.7 million Christmas cards each year, that’s the equivalent of 200,000 trees and around 1 million end up in the bin every year. I like to send recycled Christmas cards, or you can send e-cards – we love this site Jibjab for creating hilarious, personal animated cards. Feeling creative? You could make your own out of old Christmas cards, scraps … Continue reading