What is Fairtrade?
- Producers are paid a price that covers the cost of production;
- No child or forced labour is used;
- Environmental/health and safety standards are observed
- A premium is paid for community health and infrastructure projects
Fairtrade in Wyre Forest
Bewdley, Kidderminster and Stourport-on-Severn have all achieved Fairtrade Town status. To receive this award, a range of targets must be achieved - Go to Fairtrade Towns. Each town has a Fairtrade group, organising promotional activities and encouraging more shops, caterers, retailers, schools, churches, employers and shoppers to 'Go Fairtrade'. To find out more about Fairtrade in each town, or to offer your support, please contact the relevant co-ordinator:
Bewdley: Elaine Barbour, 01299 400617
Kidderminster: Sue Cowen, 01562 755552
Stourport-on-Severn: Derek Wood, 01299 823619
What is the Council doing about Fairtrade?