Take a look at our range of Eco-friendly products. All available in store at Gardiner Haskins Cirencester.
Eco friendly products are becoming more and more popular with consumers in the UK and around the world. With more of us becoming increasingly aware of the impact of global warming, pollution and other environmental issues, many are seeking out alternative, eco-friendly products to help reduce their waste, pollution and environmental damage. Eco Friendly products ‘do not harm the environment whether in their production, use or disposal” *. These products are becoming increasingly available in stores around the country. From cleaning products to clothes – it’s now possible to live in a more eco-friendly way with much less effort.
If you’re thinking of switching some of your everyday goods for more environmentally friendly options, we’ve rounded up some of the best eco-friendly products you can find in store right now.
Hug Rug Eco-friendly products
Reduce your Footprint…
Hug Rug create the world’s most eco- friendly mats, rugs and runners for the whole home and garden, promising to ‘reduce your footprint in more ways than one’. Designed and created from recycled cotton, plastic and rubber and created using renewable energy sources including hydro, wind and solar power – they are a hugely practical and eco-friendly product to add to your home or garden. Trapping up to 95% of dust, mud and dirt, the anti-slip, anti-stain Hug Rug provides a protective barrier to keep your home clean from outdoor mess – soaking up to 3 times their own weight in liquid without leaking. The Hug Rug range comes in a variety of sizes and styles to suit your needs with ranges including ‘country’, ‘contemporary’ and more, they are also machine washable for longer use. When you’re done with your rug you can also recycle it completely for a more eco – friendly disposal! Available in our Cirencester store
Kitchen products that care
If You Care produce are on a mission to reduce waste and environmental damage with their range of eco-friendly products for the home and kitchen.
Alternatives to traditional, more environmentally damaging products are produced from renewable materials – which help reduce levels of both greenhouse gasses and deforestation. All products are produced with environmental and social impacts factored in whilst still producing high quality, eco-friendly products for customers.
If You Care 100% recycled aluminium foil is made using 95% less energy than traditional versions and can be recycled again after use! For environmentally conscious bakers, the best-selling If You Care Parchment Baking Sheets are made from unbleached totally chlorine-free (TCF) greaseproof paper and can be used for baking, roasting, reheating and wrapping whilst reducing the amounts of chlorine deposited in lakes, rivers and streams.
Great for all everyday cleaning tasks, If You Care Natural Sponge Cloths are super absorbent – holding up to 20 times it’s own weight in liquid. Made from 100% renewable resources, they are an essential eco-friendly product for environmentally sustainable cleaning and are completely compostable after use.
Eco Chic London
Foldable, Eco-Friendly Fashion. Bucking the trend of throwaway fashion culture, Eco Chic London produce foldable, eco-friendly products that are both fashionable and durable for longer lasting use. Their range of folding bags, umbrellas, ponchos and other accessories come in trendy patterns and designs that are also waterproof, practical and, most importantly, reduce environmental impact.
Look out for the Eco London Foldable Shopper in store – strong, waterproof and rip proof, it also conveniently folds away to a fraction of the size when not in use. For facing the unpredictable British weather, the range of durable, waterproof ponchos and umbrellas mean you are prepared for rainy days without the hassle as the compact design means they can be carried easily.
Reduce Single Use. Even the smallest changes can greatly decrease environmental damage when done en-mass. With a nation of on the go coffee lovers and a coffee shop on every corner, the accumulative use of non-recyclable hot drinks cups used in the UK is massively contributing to single use waste. It is estimated, that as a nations, we go through 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups per year.** With only a tiny percentage of these being recyclable and the rest ending up in landfill sites.
A lot of consumers are making steps to tackle this figure by refusing the throwaway cup in favour of their own, more eco friendly, reusable cups. Available in many designs, these can be washed and re-used with each drink – reducing the need for single use for a much more planet friendly alternative. Many of the bigger coffee chains are also supporting this movement – with Costa, Starbucks, Pret a Manger and more offering discounts and incentives for bringing your own reusable cup. Saving the planet AND money off your morning latte!? Result!
Ecoffee Cup are one brand that believe firmly in their ‘no excuse for single use’ motto. Producing a range of trendy cups in various prints to suit anyone’s style. The cups, which start at 227ml are made from recyclable bamboo and come with silicone lid and sleeves for comfort and protection. Dishwasher safe and totally reusable – they are long lasting, eco-friendly and a bargain starting at just £8.99