From Dung to Dollars: Helping Elephants Helps People Too!

From Dung to Dollars: Helping Elephants Helps People Too!

[Author: David Melvin, Community Engagement Intern] In celebration of World Elephant Day on August 12th, we wanted to highlight the incredible efforts of Mr. Ellie Pooh, a member of the Fair Trade Federation. Born from a collaboration between an American biochemist, Dr. Karl Ward and a Sri Lankan paper maker,...

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Teacher Appreciation Week Approaches!

Teacher Appreciation Week Approaches!

Here they come -- those end-of-school-year PTO and Teacher Appreciation events. Thoughtful teacher gifts can be difficult to find because, well, you aren't always buying for someone whose taste you really know, right? No worries! Let us suggest some unique gifts in an appropriate price range that are always well received:  Mr. Ellie Pooh paper products are the...

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Celebrate Earth Day with Mr. Ellie Pooh

Celebrate Earth Day with Mr. Ellie Pooh

A Fair Trade Product That Doesn't Let Anything Go To Waste! Sri Lanka is home to about a tenth of the world’s total 40,000 Asian elephants in the wild. However, elephants in Sri Lanka are being killed at an alarming rate—not for their tusks, meat, or hides—but simply because they interfere with...

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