Activism, community groups, websites & resources
Arts Hub 47 - The only creative community co-operative. in Merseyside. Selling Arts & Crafts ranging from cards, bags, jewlerry, textile art, bunting, clothing, mosaic art, frames and a variety of images. We aim to provide a creative enterprise hub to artists, designers and crafters. Our long term aim is provide a space for people to learn new skills, work together to develop existing skills and share skills and most importantly have fun while doing it!
Edgy City Cycling Tours - At edgy city cycling tours our goal is to fascinate and excite you by introducing you to parts of the city that other tours do not reach and that you might not otherwise see or find out about! All of our tours take place on bicycles that we provide, and follow cycle friendly routes around the city that allow us to tell you about all aspects of Liverpool’s history, politics, economy and culture
Eighth Day Co-Op - Manchester's Vegetarian Restaurant, Shop and Cafe. Providing excellent vegetarian and vegan cuisine, a huge range of vegetarian foods, vitamins, supplements, herbal remedies, organic wines, cruelty-free cosmetics, homoeopathic remedies, eco-friendly cleaning products and much more!
Holistix Herbal Remedies - "We sell pure natural products of the highest quality. Many of our products are supplied to us as Organic. Our Ointments are made to a traditional recipe with no unnecessary additives. By keeping our overheads low, with simple labeling and no glossy over-packaging, you can buy these products at a very competitive price." Holistix sells ointments, essential oils, tinctures and herbs.
32 Vandyke Street Liverpool. L8 0RT
Little Satsuma - Little Satsuma has a full range of natural health and beauty products that you and your skin will love. Kind to the environment and made from nature's own ingredients. They are also the only producers of Europe's only handmade soap range made specifically free from Palm Oil, that supports the Orangutan Foundation and their tremendous work in Indonesia.
349 Smithdown Road Liverpool
Liverpool Recycle - The Liverpool Recycle group is open to all who want to "recycle" that special something rather than throw it away. Whether it's a chair, a fax machine, piano or an old door, feel free to post it. Or maybe you're looking to acquire something yourself! Nonprofit groups are also welcome to participate too! The main rule is that everything posted must be FREE. Liverpool Recycle is part of the Freegle organisation, a network of groups dedicated to keeping anything reusable out of landfill sites. Check out www.ilovefreegle.org/ for other cities and info on the movement! E-mail LiverpoolRecyclefirstname.lastname@example.org for questions or improvement ideas!
Liverpool World Centre - Liverpool World Centre (LWC) is a locally run and registered charity, a member of the Development Education Association (DEA). Established in September 2000, LWC aims to raise awareness of the interdependence of communities locally and globally through, for example, trade, food, culture, labour, impacts on the climate and the environment. It played a major role in the successful campaign to achieve Fair Trade City status for Liverpool. In addition to projects working with schools councils and the Liverpool Schools Parliament, LWC is setting up a Global Education Resource Centre, and has recently appointed a temporary administrator to assist in this endeavour and to support its other project workers generally.
Organic Direct - Organic Direct can deliver fresh organic fruit and vegetables to your door. We deliver on a Wednesday or Thursday throughout Merseyside, and there is no delivery charge. The set bags start from only £5 and you can choose to have either fruit or vegetables or a combination. Alternatively, you can place your own specific order. There is a 50p packing charge for this. We also deliver a wide range of organic groceries. To order, or for more information, ring or fax Ruth on 0151 707 6949. Calls will be returned as soon as possible if no one is there - just leave your number!
57 Blundell Street Liverpool L1 0AJ
Redwood - Ethical Printing & Creative Solutions - "We work with leading paper providers to ensure we are able to offer an extensive range of recycled and forest certified qualities - as standard we provide a quote for the recycled alternative on all jobs to enable customers to make an informed decision and help them improve their own environmental standards wherever possible. We offer advice to our customers to enable them to make their print as green as possible."
UHC Collective - UHC (Ultimate Holding Company) is an inter-disciplinary art collective, based in Manchester, UK. We've been together for nearly five years, working collaboratively over multiple media as well as running a not-for-profit workers co-op specialising in visual communications for an exclusively ethical client list.
Unicorn Grocery - Since opening in September 1996 Unicorn Grocery has been offering a stunning range of wholesome and organic foods to its South Manchester customer base. Unicorn is a worker co-operative owned and run by its workforce.
Windmill Wholefoods - Organic fruit & veg, cruelty-free & fair trade products, & environmentally-friendly cleaning products. Fruit & veg delivery service. Plus a Green Info area with noticeboard & library. Windmill is run as a non-profit workers co-operative.
337 Smithdown Road Liverpool L15 3JJ
Wirral and Liverpool Freecycle Cafe Group - This is where Wirral and Liverpool Freecycle members can come to help each other out, while not necessarily helping the landfills. Members of Wirral and Liverpool Freecycle Cafe can give help and get help, give and take free services and intangible items. If you're looking for gmail, help with your computer, tips on where to find recipes or great stories on just about any topic, this is the place!
OTHER LINKS - UKAnti-Apathy
Bishopston Trading Company
Brands & Companies to Boycott
Ethical Consumer Magazine
Green Dragon - Turning Words Into Woods
Green Mile Couriers
Indigo Ocean Fair Trade
LETS Link UK
National Association of Farmers Markets
Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign
Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Shop
Pure Sativa - Hemp Bags and Accessories
Radish - Independent Radical Bookshop
Spirit of Nature
The Green Store
Wild Carrot Organics Shop
Yaoh Organic Hemp Products
Your Safe Planet
OTHER LINKS - WORLDBoycott Bush
Ecofreek - free/recycle/swap search
Fair Trade Resource Network
Grenada Chocolate Company
Make Trade Fair