CYCLE

MINDFUL REMIT

WE ARE PART OF THE EARTH, WE DID NOT INHERIT IT. WE BELONG TO IT, NOT THE OTHER WAY AROUND. THE EARTH HAS EVOLVED AN ECOLOGY, A SYSTEM OF REGENERATION OVER MILLIONS OF YEARS WITHOUT SPECIES DISRUPTION- UNTIL THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION.

 

BEETLES AND BACTERIA HAVE BEEN AROUND LONGER THAN US AND DINOSAURS CO EXISTED FOR HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF YEARS. 

WE UNDERSTAND THAT MANAGING THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS A COLLECTIVE ACTION, A GLOBAL WILL THAT NEEDS MORE ACTION.

AS A BRAND, WE TRY TO MINIMISE OUR FOOTPRINT, HOWEVER SMALL IT IS. WE UNDERSTAND THAT BIODEGRADABILITY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN RECYCLABILITY DUE TO THE ENERGY USED THOUGH IT IS THE NEXT BEST THING. HERE ARE THE ACTIONS WE TAKE:


PRODUCTION AND INGREDIENTS

- WE USE MINIMUM WATER TO MAKE OUR PRODUCTS AND USE CLEANING SOLUTIONS THAT ARE NOT HARMFUL TO THE WATER SUPPLY.

- WE DO NOT USE ANY PALM OIL DERIVATIVES WHICH MAY HAVE HARMED ANIMALS OR CAUSED DEFORESTATION IN THE PROCESS OF GROWING OIL PALM. 

- WE DO NOT ANIMAL TEST, USE ANY INGREDIENTS THAT HAVE BEEN TESTED ON ANIMALS OR SELL IN COUNTRIES WHERE ANIMAL TESTING IS PRACTICED.

- WE CYCLE TO THE POST OFFICE TO POST DELIVERIES. 



PACKAGING

- WE USE RECYCLABLE CONTAINERS SUCH AS GLASS AND PET PLASTIC. 

- WE OFFER REFILL BOTTLES FOR OUR BODY CREAMS DUE TO THE COMPLICATION OF RECYCLING PUMP DISPENSERS.

- WE HAD ORIGINALLY WANTED BLACK PET PLASTIC FOR OUR BODY CREAMS BUT DISCOVERED THAT DESPITE PET BEING RECYCLABLE, BLACK IS A COLOUR LOCAL PROCESSING MACHINES FAIL TO RECOGNISE. SO WE OPTED INSTEAD FOR CLEAR BOTTLES. AS SOON AS WE RUN OUR OF BLACK PP LIDS FOR OUR FACE CREAMS, WE WILL OPT FOR A MORE SUSTAINABLE OPTION. 

- WE USE FSC CARDBOARD BOXES WHICH USES 60-90% RECYCLED MATERIAL. WE ALSO TRY TO USE THE MINIMUM BOX SIZE TO REDUCE MATERIAL USED.

 

- WE USE WATER SOLUBLE PACKAGING BEANS AND PAPER TAPE- ALL WHICH ARE BIODEGRADABLE AND RECYCLABLE. 


SUPPORT

- WE ENDEAVOUR TO BE PART OF, IN ADHERENCE WITH AND SUPPORT THE ORGANISATIONS THAT HAVE STRICT STANDARDS THAT UPHOLD SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES THAT BENEFIT THE EARTH AND ANIMAL LIFE. 

- WE ENDEAVOUR TO NOT 'GREEN WASH' IN OUR MARKETING OF PRODUCTS. 

- ENCOURAGE OUR CUSTOMERS TO REUSE OR RECYCLE CONTAINERS AND PUMP DISPENSERS.



THE FUTURE

WE HOPE THAT ONE DAY, WE WILL HAVE PHYSICAL PRESENCE WITH WINDOWS AND SHELVES AND OFFER SOME OF OUR PRODUCTS IN A ZERO WASTE CAPACITY. IN THE MEANTIME, WE WILL REMAIN MINDFUL OF EVERY DECISION WE MAKE ABOUT HOW IT IMPACTS THE PLANET. 



 

CONTINUE THE CYCLE:

GLASS JARS

1- CLEAN OUT/ USE UP ALL OF THE CREAM LEFT IN THE JAR
2- SOAK THE JAR AND LABEL WITH BOILING WATER OVERNIGHT
3- SLOWLY PEEL OFF THE LABEL
4- CAREFULLY WASH THE JAR WITH SOAP AND WATER- PAINT CAN CHIP OFF THE BLACK JARS



LIDS
1- DISCARD THE WHITE EPE LINER
2- WASH WITH SOAP AND WATER

- THE ALUMINIUM LIDS ARE WIDELY RECYCLABLE ONCE THE EPE LINER IS REMOVED
- PP BLACK PLASTIC LIDS- CHECK LOCAL RECYCLING 



ALUMINIUM POTS
- WASH AND RE USE
- WIDLEY RECYCLABLE



PUMP DISPENSERS
- SHOULD YOU WISH, YOU CAN DISMANTLE THE DISPENSER PUMP INTO IT'S INDIVIDUAL PARTS (REQUIRES PLIERS). YOU CAN THEN RECYCLE THEM ALONG WITH THE SPRING
WE RECOMMEND...
- UPON RE PURCHASE, CHOOSE THE REFILL VERSION WITH AN ALUMINIUM CAP AND RE USE YOUR CURRENT DISPENSER (COMING SOON)


 

PACKAGING BEANS- MADE OF STARCH
1- COMPOSTABLE
2- DISSOLVES IN WATER

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