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PECHA KUCHA is back from Summer Holidays and is bringing you the Bamboozled Issue all about the wonderous bamboo products being created!
Also read The Natural Store's ethical piece each month in Tonic Magazine, a brand new magazine launching 31st August.
The Natural Store team are also in the midst of developing a new website 'Citta Verde' going live in two/three months time. Therefore, Pecha Kucha - keeping you up-to-date with the world of naturals and organics - will be released every third week, in place of every fortnight as previously.
In the BAMBOOZLED ISSUEBamboo - Now There's A Yarn. Richard Bingham reveals his belief that making bamboo into yarn is almost as much of an evolutionary and ecological leap forward, as harnessing solar and wind power. Bamboo Kun...What's That? Read Sam Petter's excitement at finding out about the wonderful properties of bamboo and what Tatty Bumpkin have done with this amazing new fabric.Do Your Healthy Eating Plans Need To Be Reviewed? Emma Goldie shares with us her favourite warming treats, inspiring ideas and recipes for the cooler days of Autumn.Wam-Bamboo! So what's so great about Bamboo Nappies? Where to begin. Cathy Bolton of Geobel raves to Pecha Kucha about all the benefits...and there's plenty.Bamboo Yoga Wear tell us how they've teamed up with the NCT to bring bamboo yoga wear to mums!HOT AND NEW Taer Icelandic's natural beauty care range. Enamore's new vintage print and hemp bags. Be in Paradise with Ayten Gasson's new lingerie collections at Enamore. Shoes by Simple that are simply ethical - the men's range is now available, ladies and kiddies coming soon.Win some scrummy Babaloo's Shea Butter BalmNews Focus, what's hitting the headlines ANDWalk the Talk, what to see and do this fortnight.
We hope you really enjoy Pecha Kucha. Have a great weekend.
Rachel, The Natural Store x
Bamboo - Now There's a Yarn
Richard Bingham from Babaloo reveals to Pecha Kucha his belief that making bamboo into yarn is almost as much of an evolutionary and ecological leap forward, as harnessing solar or wind power. Click here to read
Bamboo Kun...What's That?
Read Sam Petter's excitement at finding out about the wonderful properties of bamboo and what Tatty Bumpkin have done with this amazing new fabric.
Click here to read
WHAT'S NEW AND HOT at The Natural Store
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The gorgeously packaged Taer Icelandic Beauty Range is now available. 'Taer' means 'Pure' and this is reflected in their ingredients!
|Taer 24 Hour Cream
£3.50 to £49.00
Enamore have just launched a wonderful range of vintage print and hemp bags. We have two designs available and more to come very soon!
|Unique Vintage Floral Print Shoulder Bag
Ayten Gasson and Enamore have been working hard to bring us more luxurious and irresistable lingerie not only knickers and bras but boudoir jackets in hemp silk blends and organic cotton.
Simple Shoes are ethical bunnies and have categorised their shoes into 'good', 'better' and 'best', calling their best 'Green Toes'. Take a look at the men's range, with ladies and kiddies coming very soon!
Do your Healthy Eating Plans need to be Reviewed?
Emma Goldie from Raw Intent shares with us her favourite warming treats, inspiring ideas and recipes for the cooler days of Autumn.
Click here to read
WALK THE TALK - What to see and do this fortnight
Inside Out returns to our screens this September with a 3-part programme - not to be missed - discovering how a London family can become more green and eco-friendly
Begin on Monday, 11th September at 7.30pm
Continues 7.30pm on Sep 18th & 25th
Soil Association Organic Fortnight
It's Time To Go Organic!
Ethical Fashion at PRÊT A PORTER PARIS®
1-4 September 2006
So what's so great about Bamboo Nappies? Where to begin. Cathy Bolton of Geobel raves to Pecha Kucha about all the benefits...and there's plenty.
Click here to read
Bamboo Yoga Wear for all Ladies
The National Childbirth Trust has teamed up with Bamboo Yoga Wear to expand their bamboo yogawear for ladies and launch the most versatile yoga wear/relaxation tops and trousers in charcoal, sky and blackberry for mums.
Click here to read
NEWS FOCUS - What's being talked about in the Press
BP Revs Up For Carbon Neutral Motoring.
s a new scheme an ambitious bid to tackle CO2 emissions or a gimmick to enhance its green credentials, asks Mark Tran for The Guardian. Click here for article.
Scientists Unravel Mystery of Growing Glaciers.
New research published today into climate change in Asia could explain why many glaciers there are growing and not melting. Click here for article.
Price-Fixing Raids Put a Strain on Green Paradise.
From Leo Lewis in Tokyo for The Times. Click here for article.
From Rags to Righteous.
Safia Minney, of the eco-fashion label People Tree, tells Anna Shepard from The Times why she won’t skirt the issues. Click here for article.
Eco-Cars: This Year's Green Machines.
Sean O'Grady from The Independent takes a look at the eco-friendly stars of the 2006 Motor Show. Click here for article.
Creating A Design For Life:
students consider the ethical issues of their work by Laura Smith for The Independent. Click here for article.
Win Babaloo's Scrummy Shea Balm!
To be in for a chance to win, simply tell us - from the article above titled 'Bamboo, There's A Yarn' - how fast certain types of bamboo can grow in a day. Then click on the 'Submit Answer' button. The first correct answer will receive two jars of Babaloo's scrummy Shea Balm (one fragrances, one unfragranced) and their name will be listed in the next issue of Pecha Kucha.
The winners of our last competition to win a Gorgeous Natura Shampoo, Shower Gel or Body Lotion were Vicky, Kristin, Alessandra, Leonora, Roberta, Rachel, Nancy, JM Willis, Tessa and Anne. Well Done, Everybody!