The Butler Scholarly Journal

Category: World Issues

  1. Why Fairtrade is Green

    In my brief time as Butler’s Environment Rep, there have been several questions that keep cropping up as to how the College manages its commitment to green issues. ‘Why are there no compost bins in flats?’, ‘Can we get bees?’ and ‘What is Funny Jumper Friday?’ being just three of them. But one thing that I keep getting asked is ‘Why do Green Comm. support Fairtrade?’ From the outset, this seems like a fairly logical question. Take the wine at one of our Fairtrade Cheese & Wine evenings, for example: is it right for us to promote Fairtrade wines when…