Lots of products we sell could be described as ‘eco-friendly’, including of course those which are recycled. But products don’t need to be recycled to be eco-friendly. Sustainability - the ability to replace the material the product is made from, again and again over the years, without harming the environment - is a key factor when we decide which products to buy. Here, we include a few ranges which we particularly recommend.
Most of our products are Fair Trade, but we also sell “eco” products which benefit the environment, and some products which we describe as “ethical”. These are from suppliers which follow the important principles of Fair Trade (such as safe working conditions, decent wages, no child labour) but are not committed to employing those most in need, or promoting the principles of Fair Trade. They are marked **