Did you know that 60 percent of the world’s Christmas decorations are made in one single Chinese village?

December 23, 2014 by  
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Ever wondered where plastic  Christmas decorations come from? Unfortunately they are not made by an army of elves at Santa’s workshop (I wonder their wages are?), but instead, according to an expose by The Guardian , most are produced inside the Chinese village of Yiwu, where 600 factories produce 60 percent of all of the world’s festive decorations. The factory workers in Yiwu put in long hours in less-than-ethical working conditions, often dealing with toxic chemicals that have the potential to cause lasting damage to their health. Read the rest of Did you know that 60 percent of the world’s Christmas decorations are made in one single Chinese village? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: china , chinese , Chinese Christmas factory , chinese factory workers , Chinese xmas ornaments , Christmas decorations , Christmas decorations China , Christmas Ornaments , decorations , factory , factory workers , festive decurations , ornaments , The Guardian , unethical factory , xmas decorations , xmas ornaments , yimu decorations , yiwu

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Nest built the first tiny mountain home in the sky, and it’s adorable

December 23, 2014 by  
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