Let’s learn a little bit more about the people who make all of this possible. Each of the brands we partner with is a small business with a story and a reason for embarking upon this journey.

We salute them all, for making their wonderful product and enabling us all to lead a more environmentally responsible life.

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Iain

Norse

Norse make great grooming products for bearded, smooth-faced & mustachioed men! Handmade in Kingston-upon-Thames, packed with natural ingredients and essential oils – promoting healthy circulation, smelling great, & keeping bacteria off your beard hair.

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Sheenagh

Green Island Co

Inspired to examine the amount of single use plastic we consume daily, Sheenagh created a stylish, high quality, reasonably priced range of kitchenware that helps people make the switch to a more plastic free life. And she makes a difference by planting a tree for every order made.

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Debbie

Tabitha Eve

Tabitha Eve create beautiful handmade cotton, linen and bamboo home ware for a less waste lifestyle. Debbie started her own war against wastefulness when diving in the seas of Borneo. Confronted by a plastic island that was home to such precious sea life, she vowed to try and do her bit.

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Tracy and Siobhan

Green Ladies N.I.

Green Ladies N.I started as an experiment for two women from Northern Ireland who wanted an alternative to the chemical laden and harsh deodorants found in today’s shops. Dedicated to building a brighter future for the planet, cosmetically and beyond!

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Luke

The White Teeth Box

The White Teeth Box is the one stop shop for all of your healthy natural teeth whitening & oral care products. Our ethos is to offer high end products that are affordable and have more of an impact on your every day oral health and less of an impact on the environment.

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Paddy and Nadja

Wax Hive Wraps

“Treat your food right, keep your plastic out of sight” Our aim is to reduce the volume of single use plastic by replacing it with natural, biodegradable materials, that do not harm the environment. Choosing the funkiest designs we can get our hands on, we make sure your fridge looks anything but drab!

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Caroline

My Reusables

Committed to having a positive impact on the throwaway culture, we make bamboo straws and plastic free straw cleaners in handmade pouches. Good looking design and functionality that reduces the amount of single use plastic getting into our oceans and landfills.

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Socrates

Living Naturally Soapnuts

We are the 1st Soapnut Apothecary in the world! Award-winning, Biodynamic Skincare, Haircare and Laundry Soap for sensitive skin, created with certified organic wild-crafted Soapnuts. Artisan products, handmade in the UK. 100% vegan, natural and organic, ethically sourced, sustainable & cruelty-free.

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Lorraine

Blushberry Cosmetics

Launched by Lorraine in 2017 who wanted to make a range of natural vegan cosmetics using the finest ingredients. Lorraine studied botany and chemistry at Aberdeen University and more recently qualified as a nurse, giving her the knowledge to develop luxury plant based products which truly care for the skin.

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Sharron

Molly and Me

A former Senior HR Manager for a retail company and self-confessed candle lover, Sharron became very conscious of the black soot polluting her home from her regular candles! Sharron’s journey to making clean, eco friendly candles led to her carefully sourcing eco friendly packaging too.

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Michele

Tansy Crafts

Tansy Crafts make eco-friendly, reusable and biodegradable Beeswax Wraps. These are an alternative to plastic, cling film and foil for covering fruit, vegetables and many other items.

 

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Liz

The Paper Party Bag Shop

After struggling to find fun and non-plastic toys for my daughter’s 5th birthday party in 2017 I decided to find alternative ideas and make my own. I launched The Paper Party Bag Shop in Feb 2018 – creating a one-stop shop for non-plastic, eco-friendly and, most importantly, fun goodies and bags to the ubiquitous take home party bags at kids birthday parties.

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Lisa

Bristolmade

Lisa created Bristolmade, are an independent zero waste company making 100% natural, organic, vegan skincare products in Bristol. All her products are handmade in small batches to maximise the freshness and performance of the ingredients.

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Shiri

Helpful Kids

Shiri’s experience in behavioural science and habit formation inspired her to create Helpful Kids, a range of activities to help calmly teach children to engage positively in household chores, build children’s personal, social and development skills.

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Niamh and Joe

bambooth

Bambooth® is a sustainable toothbrush brand started by Niamh (a vet & conservationist) and Joe (outdoor enthusiast) who, after learning more about the problem with plastic pollution wanted to do something to help tackle the problem.

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Deborah Neill

Deborah Neill Skincare

Deborah began making her own soap after discovering how many chemicals went into the products she was using in her work. She has since created the perfect soap and expanded into oils for the face and body to create a simple routine using clean, healthy ingredients.

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Katie

Loft & Daughter

Loft & Daughter is an ethical & sustainable lifestyle brand for the free-spirited conscious consumer. The makers of the jewellery have been handpicked by Katie, making this a brand that impacts positively on people and planet, without compromising quality or design.

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Averil Milligan

Wild About Soap

Averil is a horticultural expert and inspired by the famous world gardens and her knowledge of plants, she created her own unique range of soaps and body butters. All her products are made from infused plant and herb oils and natural ingredients.

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Neil and Caroline

Neon Kactus

The Neon Kactus mission is simple….to Create A Better Tomorrow! They aim to do this by creating reusable products for an on the go lifestyle with unrivalled style and performance that will decrease the need for plastic production.

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Blayne

Lane 44

‘Lane 44’ is a shaving company for guys and girls. Everyone needs a sustainable alternative to overpriced plastic razors. We make Plastic Free Razors that are as comfortable on your face as they are on your legs.

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Uma Satkunam

Miss Tea Smith

Out of sheer love and enjoyment, I started concocting my own Ceylon (Sri Lankan) blends, using endless spices and flora. My teas are different, fresh, quirky, but respectful of tradition.

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Dr, Ava

The Mango Girl

Dr. Ava Brown created The Mango Girl – a unique brand that combines her passions for hair, beauty, authenticity, personal empowerment, culture, and modern convenience. All with the added touch of them being handmade. Mama would say “tun you hand and mek fashion” – Turn your hand and make things.

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Adele

Adele Pound Art

Adele is a wildlife artist, illustrator and designer. She creates narratives in acrylic, watercolour, collage and drawings. By watching and sketching birds, images are imbedded in her mind – enabling her to beautifully portray stories about birds that are local to Northern Ireland.

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Franchine

Franchine Young Ireland

Nature and purity had always drawn her in, but after battling skin rashes during menopause, Franchine decided to make a wonderbalm to heal her own troubled skin. A trained reflexologist, she has plenty of knowledge to draw upon;  friends and family were soon queuing up!