Kula Bags: Eco-friendly bags and backpacks made from water resistant reinforced paper

Reinforced paper material is the sustainably-sourced material that goes into making Kula’s lightweight and water/tear resistant bags. Crafted from Texon Vogue – a durable, practical and washable paper- which is said to be as “strong/durable as a canvas bag”, Kula Bags’s range includes bags, backpacks, crossbody bags and laptop cases. The UK-based accessories brand aims to create products that are “functional, fashionable and sustainable”. Rosa … Continue reading Kula Bags: Eco-friendly bags and backpacks made from water resistant reinforced paper

Croll & Denecke Soap Box Spruce: Eco-friendly soap box made from liquid wood

If you are one of the many that has returned to using soap bars you’ll be pleased to know that there is an eco-friendly solution to storing your soap bar with the Croll & Denecke Soap Box Spruce, which is made from liquid wood and the offshoots of the spruce tree. Croll & Denecke’s rectangular-shaped soap box, which is biodegradable, makes it easy to transport … Continue reading Croll & Denecke Soap Box Spruce: Eco-friendly soap box made from liquid wood

Flavour your meat and fish this BBQ with a Fire & Flavor Cedar Grilling Plank

BBQ season is upon us and if you want to add some wood-smoked flavour to your meat or fish, check out Fire & Flavor’s Cedar Grilling Plank. Made with all-natural, sustainable western red cedar, Fire & Flavor’s Cedar Grilling Plank adds a sweet and smoky flavour to fish and meat. Fire & Flavor was founded by husband-and-wife team Gena and Davis Knox in 2003 to … Continue reading Flavour your meat and fish this BBQ with a Fire & Flavor Cedar Grilling Plank

Continue on with plastic-free living beyond July with Ecovibe’s sustainable Starter Kits

Plastic Free July may have ended but there are numerous ways that you can continue plastic-free living beyond. If you are looking for inspiration, check out Ecovibe’s Starter Kits. Ecovibe are offering kits to help support your plastic-free or zero-waste lifestyle at home, with everything from a Bathroom Cleaning Kit with bath bombs and dissolvable plastic-free sachets which create antibacterial cleaning solutions; a Dish Washing Kit … Continue reading Continue on with plastic-free living beyond July with Ecovibe’s sustainable Starter Kits

ROCC Naturals: Creating Natural toothpaste in a biodegradable tube

Oral care brand ROCC Naturals has launched a range of natural, vitamin enriched toothpastes in biodegradable tubes, in what is being touted as “Australia’s first biodegradable toothpaste tube”. Every year 1,500,000,000 toothpaste tubes enter landfill, and live on for 500 years. Now ROCC Naturals are changing that with its offering of biodegradable tubes that break down in 6-10 years. ROCC Naturals products are thoughtfully design for … Continue reading ROCC Naturals: Creating Natural toothpaste in a biodegradable tube

Ugandan textile company turning banana waste into fibre for use in rugs, lampshades and more

Handwoven textile company TexFad are transforming banana waste in Uganda into a tough fibre that can be woven into rugs, place mats, lampshades, and hair extensions. Uganda is one of the world’s largest banana producer and a world leader in banana consumption. After the harvest, banana stems are usually discarded as waste. TexFad has developed technologies for banana fibre extraction and application into production of high quality … Continue reading Ugandan textile company turning banana waste into fibre for use in rugs, lampshades and more

Econooc: A sustainable beehive for everyone who wants to support the conservation of native Irish Black Bees

Econooc is a hive, made from mycelium and other repurposed materials, created to help with the conservation of wild native endangered Irish Black Bees. Designed by Niamh Damery, a former Product Design student at the University of Limerick, Econooc was developed to enable more people to get involved in bee conservation that might not have had the opportunity before, in particular those “people who don’t … Continue reading Econooc: A sustainable beehive for everyone who wants to support the conservation of native Irish Black Bees

Zero-waste, planet friendly hair care with Soul & Soap’s Shine On Conditioner Bar

Shampoo bars have become more readily available now and so taking hair care needs to the next zero-waste level is Soul & Soap with its conditioner bar. Soul & Soap’s Shine On Conditioner Bar is a conditioner bar made from hair nourishing and moisturising ingredients including shea butter and olive oil. The conditioner bar also has the added ingredient of Abyssinian oil, which is an … Continue reading Zero-waste, planet friendly hair care with Soul & Soap’s Shine On Conditioner Bar

Marcel’s Green Soap: Helping to “green” up household cabinets with its range of sustainable soaps

Eco-friendly cleaning projects, packaged in planet-friendly solutions, are becoming the norm now rather than the exception to the rule. Marcel’s Green Soap is another such addition to “green” household cabinets. The Netherlands-based business sells a range of ecological cleaning products from all-purpose cleaners, laundry detergents, shower gels through to deodorants, each made using a selection of essential oils, at least 97% biodegradable ingredients, and packaged … Continue reading Marcel’s Green Soap: Helping to “green” up household cabinets with its range of sustainable soaps

KALEA: Kitchen appliance turns organic waste into compost in 48 hours

German startup KALEA has developed a compact kitchen appliance that turns organic waste into real compost in just 48 hours, offering a convenient, clean, and odourless way to process daily kitchen waste The Stuttgart-based company’s KALEA is the first kitchen composter that automatically shreds, mixes, dries, and provides genuine, nutrient-rich compost. The minimalist-designed KALEA composter has the capacity to process up to 10 litres of … Continue reading KALEA: Kitchen appliance turns organic waste into compost in 48 hours