Eco Friendly Glossary
With bees so crucial to our planet and us, we need to look after them! You can help with this collection of bee friendly products, designed to help and attract our fuzzy friends!
Compostable products are items that are designed to break down in a composting system at the end of it’s use. They degrade into non-toxic natural, elements. This also happens at a rate of months rather than decade
The fair trade movement is dedicated to alleviating global poverty and promoting sustainability. Fair trade advocates the payment of a fair price for a wide variety of goods, as well as social and environmental standards in third world countries, helping them move to a position of security and self-sufficiency.
MADE IN THE UK
Products made in the UK benefit from having less to travel, using less fuel. UK factories also have higher workplace standards and have to meet higher pollution control standards than other parts of the world.
palm oil free
Palm oil is found in an estimated 50% of household cleaning, beauty and grocery products. It had contributed to deforestation, habitat destruction, animal welfare concerns and indigenous rights abuses. None of the products in this category contain Palm oil manufactured in a none sustainable way.
These products provide an alternative to plastic use or are made without plastic. Plastic is a manmade material that rarely degrades completely, meaning plastic that has not been recycled or burned will exist for hundreds of years, as it eventually breaks down small plastic fragments make their way into water ways harming marine life.
Sustainable products are goods or services that are designed, produced, and used in a way that minimizes their negative impact on the environment and society, while also meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.