Amazinc Sun Protection

Containers of creams

Zero-Waste Natural Sun Protection Amazinc was founded back in 2015 with a vision to create a natural sunblock that whilst being kind to the environment is also functional. The zinc oxide in natural sunscreen work by coating the skin with a layer of protection to reflect the sun’s rays. They are non-nano and uncoated and…

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Well Oiled

Oils in a Metal Drum

Ethically Sourced Olive Oils Olive Oil on Tap A few months ago, we added olive oil to our refill offering. But did you know that It’s actually illegal to offer extra-virgin olive oil on tap in the UK? Fear not, the extra virgin oil we sell contains a teeny bit of garlic oil which is…

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We go ‘nuts’ for our cashews

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We go ‘nuts’ for our cashews Could you survive on £6 a month? Did you know that some cashew nut processing plants pay their workers as little as 30p per day and often don’t supply their workers with the correct protective equipment? An important cash crop in India… In India, cashew nuts are one of…

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New Electric Toothbrush Heads

Replacement Electric toothbrush heads

We are now stocking electric toothbrush heads so you can replace your Oral B and Phillips Sonicare heads with something a little more ecofriendly. These new toothbrush heads come with a postage-paid compostable bag so you can return the heads at the end of their use. The heads will be properly recycled rather than ending…

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Small but mighty gift ideas

True Tea Christmas Packs

Making a smaller-scale Christmas extra-special We’re all getting used to the idea that Christmas this year will look quite different to any that we’ve experienced – and probably to any Christmas celebrations that have taken place over the last 2020 years! Whilst we plan Christmas dinners that may be a little smaller this year, there’s…

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Sustainable shopping during a global pandemic

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“How can we get what we need this christmas?” …It’s the question on everyone’s mind While many of us turn to shopping online we’d love to encourage you to continue to shop small and shop local where you can. Now more than ever, your local high street needs you! All shops are re-opening soon so…

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Pumpkins somewhere over the rainbow

Capture from ARTventurers

The Big Neighbourhood Pumpkin Trail Remember the ‘Rainbow Trail’ that did the rounds in spring and summer? It was a simple way of making children (and adults) feel connected with each other by drawing, painting or making a rainbow and displaying it at their house or in their window for other children to find on…

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Rapeseed Oil, Local and Healthier

YRO Bottle

Healthier than Olive Oil Rapeseed oil contains much more omega 3 than olive oil…actually 11 times! It’s also a amazing source of omega 6 and 9 too! The oil contains half the saturated fat of olive oil and is a good source of vitamin E. Cooking and eating Because rapeseed oil has a high smoking…

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Honeybees help UK farmers

Stickey's Local Honey

Bees help farmers with crop pollination With the drive to increase the amount of food grown in the UK and reduce our imports, there has been noticeable changes to the agricultural crops grown and more farmers looking for beekeepers to help pollinate those new crops.  You may have noticed increased amounts of beans, clover and…

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Ethical Gifting

Rugged Nature

Looking for a gift for a loved one? Here are some ideas for you! Masculine Grooming There is a bit of a gap in my opinion of masculine grooming products that are both independently made and eco-friendly. Over the last year or so there has been a growing trend towards a good old-fashioned safety razor…

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