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Ladieswear, Menswear, Shoes and Accessories
Po-Zu shoes were launched in autumn 2006 with the aim to become the ultimate ecological footwear. Designed and constructed around a unique coir (coconut fibre) foot-mattress that moulds to the shape of your feet, Po-Zu shoes are over 99% biodegradable, durable and exceptionally comfortable.
Po-Zu uses pure natural materials that are as near as possible to their natural state with the least amount of processing. All are biodegradable and free from harmful chemicals. Organically certified materials are sourced and chosen if available.
Po-Zu combines traditional craftmanship practices that have passed the test of time, together with simple practical design.
Materials & Ingredients: Sheepskin, suede, felt wool, organically tanned leather, wool, coir (coconut fibre), natural latex. Packaging: biodegradable coconut box. All materials are 100% biodegradable. Company based in: UK
The ethos behind this new label is to promote a considered approach to design
and manufacture, for the luxury goods market. With this design philosophy in
mind, vegetable tanned leather was chosen for it’s natural qualities and cleaner tanning process. This traditional method allows the leather to darken gradually, giving the accessories a sense of character and history.
Sonya Kashmiri’s debut collection combines a modern aesthetic with traditional
craftsmanship. Texture is applied with a laser, leaving a fine imprint that is
complemented by handcrafted techniques such as thonging, providing a
timeless yet contempory feel.
Materials & Ingredients: Vegetable tanned leather (exterior)
Recycled leather (interior)
Organic cotton (from Bo Weevil) Company based in: London Products made in: Portugal
The Stella James collection of organic baby and toddler clothes, home furnishings and accessories is designed by Stella and has a timeless quality, using vintage inspired designs and traditional methods to create the textured stitches and patterns.
Each piece in their organic clothing collection is unique because it’s hand made by skilled craftspeople using organic yarns that not only offer certified environmental benefits but will also stand the test of time. They work directly with their organic yarn suppliers and garment producers, supporting ethical trade, and investing into traditional textile craft skills.
The organic cotton and organic merino wool yarns are produced without chemicals, pesticides or dyestuffs. The colour you see is ‘grown in’ and natural which means it won’t fade. The fabrics are soft and comfortable and can be worn next to the skin of even the most delicate babies and toddlers, while at the same time giving a durable fabric which will endure numerous washes.
Materials & Ingredients: Organic cotton and organic merino wool yarns Company based in: Nottinghamshire, UK Products made in: UK
Julia Smith is a new womenswear label comprising daywear and eveningwear, designed by Julia Smith and made in England. The debut collection for spring/summer 2008, Beneath the Surface, has been shown in Japan, Paris and London.
The collection uses natural organic cottons and for the next collection, will use only sustainable and organic materials. Julia Smith has experience in working with fair trade organisations having worked on a Global Mamas / Topshop collaboration in Ghana. Her collection of batik sundresses sold out in days when they were launched at Topshop’s flagship store in March 2007.
In addition to the main collection, Julia Smith has fully-certified organic cotton and fair-wear slogan vest tops, a preview of ‘the T-shirt project', designed to encourage awareness of 'trade-fair’ in the UK fashion market. The high quality organic cotton is grown in Turkey where the vests are also produced, creating a good handle on the final fabric. The printing is done in the UK.
20% of the cost price will be donated to a sustainable development charity in Africa.
Materials & Ingredients: 100% organic cotton Company based in: London, UK Products made in: Turkey Press: The Daily Telegraph, West End Extra
Frank & Faith
Frank & Faith is the socially conscious clothing label launched in Autumn 2006 by fashion designer and buyer, Faith and her Chartered Accountant husband, Frank. Their founding philosophy is that their clothes look beautiful and fashionable but are manufactured in an ethical and sustainable way.
Frank & Faith clothes will always use organic, recycled or sustainable yarns and fabrics, be made ethically, and - with equal importance - will always be fashionable.
After working for many years for some of the biggest high street fashion retailers Faith decided there must be a more ethical and socially beneficial way of producing and manufacturing affordable fashion-savvy clothing.
Frank & Faith's aim is to produce clothing ethically by manufacturing in Britain. The usage of their "Made in Britain" label further promotes locally produced goods and industries. This enables us to be sure their garments are made fairly, as all manufacturing falls under UK labour laws (including the minimum wage), EU labour directives and International Labour Organization conventions. In addition they can easily visit their factories to assess working conditions on a regular basis. This protects the Frank & Faith brand from "sweat shop" manufacturing.
Frank & Faith support and nurture small factories and businesses in Britain. These are often in areas of deprived communities with high unemployment. Their aim is to retain specialist skills fast disappearing in the British Isles. This also provides work for people who have trained to this skill set in the UK. A further benefit is the reduced environmental cost of transporting raw materials and clothing around the world. Their garments have significantly less clothes miles than many garments manufactured in the Far East.
Frank & Faith does business with factories based not only on price and margin but also focuses on providing a deeper commitment by working with the factories to grow their capabilities so they are a viable resource for Frank & Faith as well as other brands.
Materials & Ingredients: Organic, recycled or sustainable yarns and fabrics Company based in: Dorset, UK Products made in: UK
-fashionable clothes, ethically made-
Emmeline 4 Re
Emmeline 4 Re recycles textiles into innovative fashions for style conscious indiviuals, diverting textiles from landfill. Each piece is unique as all buttons, trims and fabrics are hand selected to make the garment as individual as you.
Materials & Ingredients: 100% recycled fabrics such as cotton and polyester. Company based in: England Products made in: Midlands, England Press: New Consumer, Sustained, With Kids, Guardian Unlimited, Sunday Times Style.
-garments as individual as you-
Inspired by the beauty of hemp, Enamore’s philosophy is to create beautiful clothing made from natural organic textiles and recycled fabrics. Their aim is to become a part of the growing network supporting ethical business and organic farming around the world.
Materials & Ingredients: Vintage materials, hemp, ramie, tencel, SKAL certified organic cotton, organic cotton, cotton, silk, vintage button and clasps. Company based in: England Products made in: England. Materials sourced worldwide. Press: Sunday Observer. Selvedge. The London Fashion Forum. Friends of the Earth article by Lucy Siegle. The Independent. Lifescape. Organic living. Accreditations: SKAL Certified Organic Cotton
-creative clothing label-
Flat 8 - Ivana Cavallo
Ivana Cavallo, resident designer at Italian label Flat 8, is creating a storm with her new designer range of natural yarns. Unique design and intricate stitching are coupled with the artistry of near-seamless knitting. Cavallo says “I try to create original pieces of a high quality. For me, fashion has to be fun but at the same time needs to be wearable”.
Materials & Ingredients: English or Italian wool and cotton. Company based in: England Products made in: Handmade in England Press: Appreciated by Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, Etro and Ferre, this is Cavallo’s third collection.
Ciel designs from the inside out, with a range of luxurious and hip styles from 'Contemporary Casualwear' to 'Future Heirloom' alpaca knitwear. Made in the UK, Europe and South America, their fabrics are sourced worldwide and 3% of profits go to animal and green charities to offset the carbon footprint.
Designed by a team led by Sarah Ratty, Ciel make a style led environmental choice available. Sarah is an eco-fashion textile design consultant advising both Pan UK and the Soil Association Textile Committee. 'Ciel' is the next generation eco-brand from Sarah.
Materials & Ingredients: Using organic cotton and linen, hemp silk, bamboo, soya, modal, fairly traded silk, organic alpaca and fibres from recycled, bi-products and post consumer waste. They never use products that have caused harm to animals.
Company based in: England Products made in: UK, Europe and South America Press: Vogue UK, i-D magazine, Selvedge, Observer, Times, Telegraph, Organic Living, Crafts, Nylon, Elle USA, Living Etc, TreeHugger.com, Pure Living, Ergo, Flux, Happy, Cooler, Sleazenation, Mail, Express, Ok, Heat, Grazia, Project. Exhibitions: Crafts Council Eco-Style 2006, London Fashion Week 1996-2002, London Fashion Fringe 2005-2006. Accreditations: Ciel use organic and sustainable green products and textiles, produced within certified guidelines, from: Skaal; Soil Association; Oeko Tex Certification; and the Fair Trade Foundation.
FLAMMA's Collection is beautiful, stylish and unique. Every bag is made by hand to the highest quality with great passion and exquisite attention to detail.
Flamma's inspiration is to combine the craftsmanship of traditional bag making with modern unique design and care of the environment, since they only use the best quality organic leather. The cattle and their pastures are free of synthetic pesticides and their feed is organic. The leather is also vegetable tanned and greased with natural oils, so nothing artificial has been used in the tanning process. Flamma use special artisan stitching constructions and do not use highly toxic glues. This ensures the quality of their leather is long lasting and the beauty of each bag enhances with use and age.
Today, when environmental pollution is threatening us and with the leather industry being one of the worst offenders in terms of environmental damage, Flamma's leather becomes even more precious because it is ecologically sound. Products made of this leather, such as shoes, clothes and other leather goods are comfortable to wear and easy to use.
There are only a few tanning yards in the world where vegetable tanning is applied, in particular 'pure' vegetable tanning (when no wet blueing is used).
Flamma's Luxury Bags are available in a variety of stylish and classic handbag and shoulder bag designs, sizes and colours from iced white, scarlet red, oak brown to all time classic - jet black.
Materials & Ingredients: Organic, vegetable-tanned leather, cattle and horse fur. Company based in: England Products made in: Serbia
-it's in the bag...-
Gorgeous fabrics, exquisite colours and breathtaking designs. Sourced individually from Japan, Fuji's Kimono's and Obi are 100% authentic, made from the finest silk with many more than 40 years old.
Materials & Ingredients: Vintage silk. Company based in: England Press: Elle Decoration Magazine.
The business initiative 'Kolkata', sells handcrafted products from charities, co-operatives and fair trade organisations in the region of Kolkata. They work in cooperation with various organisations, businesses and charities that offer economically disadvantaged individuals and local craftspeople skills training programs to build upon existing traditional knowledge and create products that appeal to consumers around the globe.
-fairly traded contempory and traditional crafts from Kolkata, India-
The 'Kolkata' Collection introduces a fusion of both contemporary and traditional crafts ranging from beautiful hand-painted and embroidered cards to luxurious handloom silk scarves and traditional Kantha stitch wall hangings.
Materials & Ingredients: embroidery, silk, handmade paper, paints. Company based in: Sussex, England Products made in: Kolkata, India
The White T-Shirt Co
The White T-Shirt Co. started with a very simple philosophy – to create the perfect white t-shirt. Have the pleasure of wearing their soft, high quality t-shirts, made from extra-long staple GREEN COTTON, with a clear conscience.
Materials & Ingredients: Green Cotton and Elastane. Company based in: England in partnership with Danish Company, Green Cotton. Press: Sustain Magazine, Time Magazine, Financial Times, The Times. Accreditations: Green Cotton and the Euro Eco Label.
-a wearable difference-
It is pretty hard to find comfortable shoes that don't force you into some stereotype or just look stupid.
So we started Simple, a nice little shoe company that offers an alternative to all the over-built, over-priced, and over-hyped products out there.
How we do this is just as important as why we do it. Sure, we want to make a difference. But we want to make things better too. Better for the people we work with and better for the planet we live on.
That means change. Changing the things we take from the planet. Changing the things we make. And changing the things we waste.
Our future and our existence demand more than we have given. And taken.
It is our mission is to leave the world better than we find it. 'Cause what we stand for is what we stand in and what we stand on.
Materials & Ingredients: Dependent on the actual shoe - jute and felted wool uppers, suede uppers, recycled rubber, cork and natural laytex pedbeds (midsole), cork and rubber midsoles, layered crepe outsoles, gum rubber outsoles, maze outsoles, water-based glues, reduced packaging. Company based in: USA Products made in: USA
-a nice little shoe company-
Linda Row trained at St.Martins art school and was part of the alternative fashion scene in London in the 1980’s. She made clothes for performance artists and singers, maintaining a distance from the mainstream fashion industry.
Always politically motivated, Linda became interested in ‘ethical consumerism’ as a means to effect change and Clothworks was launched in 1997 with firm principles about socially responsible production and consideration to environmental impact.
Since 2004 Clothworks has offered a ‘Unique’ designer collection for women who want classic pieces that will be part of their wardrobe for many years to come.
Materials & Ingredients: Hemp, organic cotton and silk. Natural dyes from iron, tannin and logwood avoiding heavy metal mordants. Shell and coconut shell buttons. Fabric oddments used for interfacings. Fastenings are biodegradable. Chlorine bleach is not used at any stage. Company based in: Bradford on Avon, England Products made in: England
The Hemp Trading Company (THTC)
The Hemp Trading Company (THTC) began as a small hemp awareness society at Hull University. Set up in 1995, 'Hempology' - a hemp awareness society - began running club nights and stalls, disseminating information on the uses of the hemp plant. The cru from the original Hempology went on to run The Hemp Collective, an eco-cosmetics company. Later, two partners joined with a former Hempology Bristol frontman, forming THTC.
As the wheel turns full circle, THTC is now in a position to become more active in the dissemination of information, the support of academic studies into sustainability, and establishing and managing of club events.
THTC is committed to Fair business practices and organic farming techniques. As their purchasing power grows, so they are able to negotiate with suppliers to ensure internationally recognised Fair-Trade standards and practices. This year they introduced 100% organic fibre T-Shirts, a first for THTC, and very close to the first in the world.
Materials & Ingredients: All their Hemp is grown on small family farms in North Eastern China. It is and always has been grown organically. All their certified organic cotton is also grown in China. They are dyed using EU standard reactive dyes. Company based in: London, England Press: Embraced and worn by artists from Morcheeba to Asian Dub Foundation, Goldie to the Mad Professor. Talked about in The Ecologist and the New Consumer. Awards: Observer Ethical Awards Nominee and Runner-Up 2006
-urban eco wear-
At babygod, they have a simple philosophy. "Create quality men`s clothing using organic fabrics that come from fairly traded sources". If you like their clothes, that`s great, If you agree with their ethics, even better. They also use 100% recyclable packaging for their product.
Materials & Ingredients: Fairly traded 100% organic cotton certified by the Control Union with fabric dyes that meet the requirements of the Global Organic Standard. Company based in: London, England Products made in: Northern India
Re-use, re-shape, re-style is Snood’s philosophy. They collect reclaimed and vintage lambswools, merinos and cashmeres to produce luxurious and utterly wearable contemporary knitwear. All garments are British sourced, designed and made.
Materials & Ingredients: Reclaimed knitwear in lambswools, merinos and cashmeres, reclaimed scarves and ties, vintage buttons.
Company based in: Huddersfield, UK Products made in: Huddersfield, UK
-sustainable new one-off designs-
Doy Bags are a range of bags, purses and accessories. Doy Bags are made in the Philippines by a women's cooperative, the Women's Multi-Purpose Cooperative based near Manila. The Women's Multi-Purpose Cooperative began in 1997 as an environmental project with the aim of 'cleaning and greening' the local neighbourhood.
Doy Bags are made by a cooperative which means that every single person involved in the production of the bags has a say in how things are run. In addition to receiving a fair and living wage, the cooperative provides safe and hygienic working conditions, reasonable working hours (with no forced overtime) and a weekly ration of five kilos of rice per worker. All workers are encouraged to attend free skills training and personal development seminars. In addition, the cooperative promotes the importance of education for members' children and provides a scholarship fund (10% of profits) to make this possible. No children or minors are permitted to work for the cooperative under any circumstances.
Materials & Ingredients: Recycled juice packs - non-biodegradable foil and plastic packaging that would otherwise go into landfill sites and incinerators.
Company based in: London, England Products made in: Philippines by a Women's Cooperative Awards: Doy Bags were part of the Observer Ethical Awards 2006. Doy Lunch Box voted Best Buy by the Independent Newspaper.
Beauty, Perfumery and Male Grooming
Laidbare is a brand new collection of pure, natural and beneficial skin, body and lifestyle delights blended from the highest quality, naturally derived ingredients by Sarah Silvester and her team of experienced chemists. Sourced from fresh, living plants, the superior essential oils and natural extracts are expertly and deliciously blended with vitamins into a luxurious skin food that promises to be always beneficial, never artificial – even the preservatives. And taking the sense of responsibility further, laidbare sources from only ethical, traceable and passionate producers.
Materials & Ingredients: A blend of natural floral essential oils makes laidbare smell simply heavenly – jasmine, bergamot, patchouli, vertiver and ylang ylang are entwined to be fresh, sensual and enticing. Company based in: UK Products made in: UK Press: Eve, Red, Heat, Elle, Cosmo.
ALQVIMIA is a company totally integrated into its natural surroundings, an initiative aided by the decisive nature of its founder, who is demonstrating that a fully-productive business can be established in natural surroundings while being a model of the new economy of the 21st century; a centre capable of effective production which neither pollutes nor destroys the environment. In ALQVIMIA they defend and respect the environment by means of ecological production methods.
Alchemy: Production Methods
The secret practices of alchemy have been developed throughout the history of humanity, from the first historical sources in Egypt, flowing to the East and West where wise men from around the world, Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, and the Chinese transmitted their wisdom in a single, unique manner.
Each formula is created with a desire for perfection and is inspired in the human necessity for happiness and health. Their products are exclusive, each product containing a luxury touch of the exclusive. Their cosmetics are true, near –perfect, beauty elixirs which bring the essence of nature to those who use and enjoy them. Through these gifts, nature reveals her secrets and grants her purity to those who respect her. Alqvimia's objective is to offer unique and sublime products.
Materials & Ingredients: The products are made in the mountains of the Spanish Pyrenees, where only the highest quality raw materials come together from rigorously chosen
sources worldwide. Alqvimia products are true alchemic elixirs with a wealth
of therapeutic benefits. Each ingredient is harvested at precisely the 'right' astrological moment to ensure the plant's vital force is at its peak, to maximize the effectiveness and authenticity of the product. Made following a deeply held philosophy in ethical, ecological practise, Alqvimia uses ancient alchemic traditions to combine the wisdom of the past, with the lifestyle of the present.
Company based in: Spain Products made in: Spanish Pyrenees Press: Penelope Cruz is a fan, as quoted in Hola! magazine. Awards: Alqvimia has gained the 'green light' from Greenpeace. It is one of only a
few cosmetic brands in the world to be awarded for its respect for the
environment. Alqvimia has also gained a range of European awards, including
a 'high quality natural product accreditation' from Vida Sana, 'Premier
Ecoproducts' award by the Environmental Department of the Spanish
Government, the 'Oak Prize' from the Ecology Association, and the Maxima
magazine award for the best body product and perfume for 2004 and 2005.
Bathing ceremonies have held great significance throughout the ages. In Egypt, Greece and Rome, the purifying properties of water were revered, while aromatic oils and natural preparations were widely used for health, beauty and emotional wellbeing. Similar ceremonies, both religious and secular, have historically been practiced throughout Asia and Africa too.
Abahna is dedicated to a philosophy of nature. A great deal of care and attention goes into their formulations to make them as natural, simple and effective as possible, benefiting both your body and the wider world. So they use ingredients from plants, flowers, herbs and trees, and wherever possible ensure that their products are naturally preserved.
Abahna's fragrances are created from essential oils rather than synthetic perfumes. Similarly, their bases are derived from vegetable and plant oils instead of the mineral oils and paraffin commonly found in products of this kind. So you can rely on Abahna to be kind to your skin.
Materials & Ingredients: Natural essences are the basis of the most effective and sensual scents. So each of Abahna's fragrances are carefully formulated from essential oils in order to enhance a certain state of mind, unlock the senses and add a little ceremony to your daily routine.
Their oils are painstakingly sourced from all over the world. You'll find Abahna use oils like Frankincense and Himalayan Cedarwood to soothe, Neroli and Chinese May Chang to uplift, and Brazilian Sweet Orange to add refreshingly natural notes. Company based in: London, UK Products made in: UK Press: She, Instyle, Eve, Tatler, Vogue, Hello, Homes & Gardens, Harpers & Queen, Elle Decoration, Red, Zest, The Times Style Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Happy, You.
-the ceremony of bathing-
Taken from “Tupi-guarani”, a South American indigenous language, IKOVE means “growing”; to keep alive, which is a perfect match for their company mission and commitments. iKove believe that creating opportunities for local communities of the Amazonian region is a way to preserve natural resources, to keep the rain forests alive and protect the earth.
iKove's belief is that nature can provide all that humans need. Nature knows what works. What lasts and what survives. We just need to observe and learn. iKove are inspired by nature, by its power and balance, in every step of our product development.
They have searched the bio diversity of the Brazilian rain forest and studied indigenous Amazonian therapeutics in their quest to create the finest and most healthful natural alternatives to harsh, chemically derived personal care products. IKOVE pure skin and hair care line is certified organic by Ecocert and IBD/IFOAM.
Ikove by Florestas is maker and marketer of premium certified organic hair care, skin, spa, lifestyle, aroma, and body-care products created from pure herbals, vegetable oils, aromatherapy essential oils and vitamins. Ikove upholds environmental values and supports actions in creating products that support a sustainable economy and culture in our native Brazilian lands. Ikove is involved in projects that promote professional and personal growth in harmony with natural resources.
Materials & Ingredients: No parabens and GMO's. No animal ingredients and no animal testing. No synthetic fragrances and dyes. No silicones and propylene glycol. No petrol-chemical and mineral oil.
Company based in: UK Press: Marie Claire, Zest, Vogue, Natural Health, ES Accreditations: Certified Organic by EcoCert and IBD/IFOAM.
SheaByNature is a small Sussex-based Fairtrade company specialising in making natural, organic and community traded products based on unrefined Shea Butter. All their products contain unrefined Shea Butter in varying degrees; from 100% to a minimum of 10%. They work very closely with 2 main groups of co-ops in Ghana in West Africa.
SheaByNature source their products from a co-operative of producers in the northern region of Ghana in West Africa. 80% of their members are women. They are also developing relationships with a women’s co-op in the north of Nigeria. Their members include both larger producers as well as small family groups. SheaByNature pay them a fair price which is above the local market price for their products and also aim to buy from the same groups of producers on a regular basis. This helps to maintain their livelihood and also helps them to bring up and educate their children. SheaByNature are currently
planning other development activities.
-natural skin care-
Materials & Ingredients: Black soap made using 50% unrefined Shea Butter, coconut and palm kernel oils. The oils are saponified using the ashes from cocoa, Shea tree, Plantain leaves and Agow tree.
Company based in: Sussex, UK
Products made in: Ghana, West Africa
Verde has produced a highly effective range of Pure Plant Preparations that formulates and blends organic essential oils, hydrosols, phytols, mineral rich clays, marine plants, natural waxes and pure vegetable oils into a potent range of balms, moisturisers, bath time milks, colognes and gels.
Materials & Ingredients: Verde products are hand-made with only high quality botanical extracts and organic French phytolenes (groups of therapeutic plant extracts chosen for their synergistic action). Company based in: London, England
Trevarno are passionate about reviving the art of mixing and blending plant oils, herbs and essential oils for skincare, passed down through many civilisations. They infuse their herbs into plant oils for at least a month in order to extract the full strength and goodness of the plant's healing properties.
Materials & Ingredients: Dedicated to using certified organic herbs, plant oils and essential oils whenever possible, each preparation is made by hand. They do not use any synthetic ingredients or preservatives, but prefer to use the natural preservative properties found in many plant extracts. Company based in: England Products made in: England Accreditations: First in the UK to be granted formal certification by the Organic Farmers and Growers Association.
Natracare stands for more than just natural products. They are committed to offering organic and natural solutions for personal health care that leave a soft footprint on the earth.
-healthier by nature-
For all of their feminine hygiene and baby care products, they use only natural materials that meet our environmental and biodegradable standards, sourced from producers that manage and monitor resources. And our vision…
“To develop Natracare into a worldwide symbol for quality, innovation and ethics, available to all women as the natural choice for a healthy lifestyle and environment”.
Materials & Ingredients: Organic cotton. Non-chlorine bleached. Company based in: Bristol, England Accreditations: Soil Association Certified tampons.
Purity Cosmetics is a new small British company dedicated to providing natural, chemical free alternatives to traditional makeup.
Purity Cosmetics is ideal for problem or sensitive skin as all the ingredients are naturally derived from earth minerals. It provides complete coverage of blemishes as well as being non-irritating to the affected area, not drying and remains flawless throughout the day.
Materials & Ingredients: All ingredients are naturally derived from earth minerals and jars are made from PET plastic. Company based in: England Products made in: England
-bring out the radiance
of your skin naturally-
Wickle's aim is to develop well designed modern nostalgia in the form of Eau de Parfum, toiletries, candles and gifts.
Mickle is a limited selection of mini trinkets and pocket kits filled with pieces of the past or the unexpected waiting to be rediscovered. A fun little present, or a treat for yourself.
Materials & Ingredients: Recycled materials. Cruetly Free. Eau de Parfum and Toiletries are created using primarily natural ingredients. Company based in: England Press: Sunday Telegraph Magazine. Living Etc. Elle Decoration. Easy Living. Wallpaper. Marie Claire. Glamour Magazine. El Mundo, Spain.
-tickle my wickle-
What distinguishes Raw Gaia is that they use only 100% organic, raw and vegan ingredients such as raw cocoa (cacao) butter and cold-pressed oils as well as various essential oils. Importantly, their products are made following a process that avoids temperatures beyond 40°C. In this way, the life force of the ingredients and all their antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, etc., are retained. All these nutrients are then available to nourish your skin, without leaving any surface residues.
All Raw Gaia's products are certified vegan by The Vegan Society. Their products have not been tested on animals. In addition, they have carefully screened their suppliers to ensure they do not carry out tests on animals either.
As much as possible, they source their raw materials through fairtrade, to ensure that growers receive a fair price for their work. Raw Gaia's raw cacao butter and the Living Herbal Face Pack are examples of fairtrade ingredients.
Materials & Ingredients: Raw Gaia's products do not contain any nasty petrochemicals, artificial colourants and parfums, glycols, lauryl sulphates, parabens, preservatives, synthetic additives, bulking agents or hidden ingredients.
Moreover, by following a special process that carefully avoids temperatures above 40°C, they ensure that none of their products contain heated oils and fats. When these are used in skin care products –even in the so-called most natural ones-, they are actually one of the worst offenders to skin beauty. Heated oils and fats contain highly toxic transfatty acids, which may be absorbed into the cell membranes, causing them to become porous and weak. They also lead to the creation of free radicals, which are unstable oxygen molecules that have lost an electron. Collagen, a protein molecule that constitutes 80% of the dermis, is particularly susceptible to free radical damage, which includes wrinkles, lingering scars and stiff collagen.
In contrast, Raw Gaia's cold-pressed fats and oils, kept at low temperatures, help to beautify the skin, strengthen the cell membranes and restore nutrients to the tissues.
Company based in: Brighton, England Products made in: England Accreditations: Certified by the Vegan Society.
John Masters Organics
Using nontoxic bases, Masters developed his own line of hair-care blends from essential oils, plant extracts, and health-food staples — organic apple-cider vinegar formed the basis of his original hair rinse. Masters spends months developing his products with chemists and herbalists.
Materials & Ingredients: Ingredients and products are never tested on animals and do not contain animal ingredients. A high percentage of the ingredients are organic.
Company based in: United States Press: Vogue. InStyle. Town & Country. Oprah. Time Out. Organic Style. Celebrity supporters include Melanie Griffith, Sarah Jessica Parker and Ann Heche. Awards: Organic Non-Food Product 2004 by the Soil Association. Best New Organic Non-Food Product Award at the Organic Products / Natural Products Trade Show.
NHR Organic Oils (UK)
NHR Organic Oils is an ethical company based on truth and integrity, which aims to sell aromatherapy products of the highest possible quality at affordable prices. All essential oils are sourced either from organic or wild grown oils. 10% of ALL profits at NHR Organic Oils will be donated to charities Action Aid and Friends of the Earth.
Materials & Ingredients: All essential oils are sourced either from organic or wild grown oils and are Soil Association Certified. Company based in: England Accreditations: Soil Association Certified Essential Oils.
-the purest essential oils you can buy-
Taer Icelandic Skincare
Meaning “pure” in Icelandic, brings you this luxurious skincare range, packed with natural active ingredients, herbal extracts, essential oils and natural preservatives that effectively purify and nourish the skin and help fight premature ageing.Taer Icelandic products are aroma-therapeutic and leave the skin radiant and feeling incredibly youthful.
Taer Icelandic are proud to be eco-conscious. Our products are packaged in recyclable glass and non-toxic inks are used to print the boxes.
Materials & Ingredients: Thury’s unique formulations rely on the purest natural ingredients. Hvammur was officially certified ‘organic’ by the Reykjavik Ecological Institute over ten years ago. The herbs she uses have earned the highly sought after Organic Produce of Iceland label. These herbs are hand-picked and occur naturally on the farm. Limited quantities are produced each year, ensuring the highest level of quality. The main, essential herbal extract is yarrow, renowned for its outstanding anti-ageing, repairing, healing and nourishing properties, also helping reduce the risk of skin allergies. Other key ingredients include chickweed, calendula, lemon peel, lady’s mantle, lavender oil, frankincense, mayweed, chamomile, creeping thyme and lemon balm. All these herbs work in synergy to ensure maximum effect. Thury’s herbal expertise is second to none: Taer Icelandic skincare will leave your skin feeling radiant and re-vitalised.
Company based in: London, England Products made in: Iceland
suki is a sophisticated, dynamic and 100% natural skin, body and hair care collection, formulated using the purest botanical and organic ingredients combined with scientific innovations. Created in the US, suki is already a cult favourite. Recently chosen to go into the A list goody bags at the Oscars, falling in to the hands of Keira Knightly, Dame Judi Dench, Rachel Weizz, Chalize Thereon and many more!
Materials & Ingredients: Whereever possible organic but always 100% natural! Company based in: US Products made in: US Press: Time Out New York, Sunday Times, Natural Health Magazine, Health & Fitness Magazine.
-pure skin care-
Burt's Bees products are made from natural herbs, and essential oils and are earth-friendly. They contain no preservatives, chemicals, SLS or artificial colours. Burt's Bees products help heal, protect and soothe your skin. They are 100% natural.
Earth-friendly isn’t just something that we put on our packaging. At Burt’s Bees, we believe that sustainable business practices are always the best practices. Our ingredients and packaging choices reflect our careful consideration of the impact our activities will have on our environment and the overall health and well-being of all living things on Earth.
We believe in utilizing the most environmentally friendly packaging systems available in the commercial market today. We hope to set an example and send the message that successful businesses are built on long term, enduring values that have and will continue to stand the test of time. The eco-friendly packaging choices we make are part of our effort to reduce the mountains of waste created by the packaged goods industry.
Company based in: NC, USA Products made in: USA
Something for everyone to smile about. The good news is, Kingfisher's great for everyone - so long as you've got some teeth to clean. It's especially suitable for children, vegetarians, homeopathic users, vegans, Halal and some Kosher diets and people who want good, healthy teeth. Kingfisher is approved by the British Dental Health Foundation.
In the bleak old days before Kingfisher, there were no toothpastes made in this country. Then, many toothpaste manufacturers didn't give details of ingredients on their packaging. So, for example, if you brushed your teeth with their toothpaste, you may have been putting methythdroxybenzoate (a synthetic preservative) or benzo sulphimide (saccharin) in your mouth without knowing what it was.
So, in 1988 Richard Austin set about making a natural, cruelty-free toothpaste, at a reaonsable price. Kingfisher Natural Toothpaste in Fennel flavour was launched at the International Food Exhibition in London that year.
Materials & Ingredients: Kingfisher clearly list all the ingredients. Which is important when you consider that you absorb toothpaste into your body through your teeth and gums. Kingfisher Toothpastes contain no artificial preservatives, colourings or flavourings, no GM ingredients and no animal products. Kingfisher does not test on animals.
Company based in: Norwich, England Products made in: UK Accreditations: The only natural toothpaste that is approved by the British Dental Health Foundation. Kingfisher Toothpaste Aloe Vera and Tea Tree Mint has been Ethiscored and given a rating of 16 out of 20, joint top of all the natural toothpastes they rated.
-something for everyone to smile about-
Dr Bronner's Soap
Dr Bronners source all the core soap and essential oils organically, not just minor additive ingredients, in order to support and encourage sustainable agriculture, farm worker health and ecological processing methods. All our bottles are made from 100% Post Consumer Recycled PET plastic (a project we pioneered in the industry) and our bar soap wrappers are 10% hempflax / 90% post-consumer recycled paper.
Company based in: US Products made in: US Accreditations: Certified under the USDA National Organic Program. Dr. Bronner's qualifies for the rabbit and stars logo of the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (CCIC). This logo certifies that our product and all of our ingredients are not tested on animals.
Home and Garden
Ruth Singer is a new textile designer who works with eco and
recycled fabrics. Ruth creates hand-made fashion and interior textile
accessories using traditional techniques, often based on historic
textiles. She works extensively with recycled knitwear, and produces
a range of interior and fashion accessories in this tactile material.
Ruth originally trained in museum studies, with the intention of
being a costume curator to indulge her love of historic clothing. She
worked in museum education for several years, most recently at the
V&A as adult education officer and now combines her business with
freelance teaching and writing.
Materials & Ingredients: Reclaimed wool, vintage fabric, hemp silk. Company based in: England Products made in: England Press: The Guardian, Latest Homes.
Oxton Cotton believe they have the same ethical responsibility to their consumers as to their producers and are therefore committed to keeping their prices as competitive as possible, despite the Fairtrade premium that they pay for their cotton. They believe that by keeping their prices in line with those of non-ethical retailers, they will make it easier for you to make the Fairtrade choice. In turn, they hope this will lead to more people buying Fairtrade products and adding their voices to the growing consumer-led demand for fairer trade practices throughout the world.
Materials & Ingredients: All their cotton is 100% Fairtrade certified, grown by co-operatives of farmers in Mali and Burkina Faso. Bleaching and dyeing occurs in Europe under strict European Regulations.
Company based in: England, UK Products made in: Europe
Arbor Vetum is dedicated to producing sensous and functional furniture without causing damage to the environment. They strive to blend comfort, quality and style, and believe that good design and tireless attention to detail are essential considerations.
All Arbor Vetum furniture is designed for modern flexible living and is therefore suitable for use inside in any interior or exterior location, with every piece being hand finished and made from one single solid structure to give exceptional strength and stability.
Materials & Ingredients: Reclaimed Teak carefully recovered by hand from old and neglected buildings. Cushion covers are 50% linen and 50% cotton with foam and fibre fillings. Company based in: England Products made in: England Accreditations: Arbor Vetum is internationally accredited and recognised for achievements in the production of environmentally friendly timber products and in 1999 Arbor Vetum became the first company in Europe to be awarded SmartWood Rediscovered certification (SW/RW-020), a guarantee that they do not fell trees to make their furniture.
Handcrafted candles, luxury, all-natural plant-based candles. Vegetable dyed Bill Amberg leather travel case available.
Materials & Ingredients: Soy wax made from soy beans. Aromatherapy grade essentail oils. Unbleached, metal-free cotton wick. Packaging is 100% recycled paper and printed using vegetable dyes. Vegetable dyed leather. Company based in: London, England Press: Vogue, The Gaurdian, Condé Nast Traveller, The Observer. Awards: Teamed up with the Orange Film Awards.
-luxury all-natural candles-
Baileys Home and Garden
A wide range of hardware and products for the home and garden.
Materials & Ingredients: Wood from sustainable forests or recycled. Eco-friendly, biodegradable cleaning products. Company based in: England
-everything including the kitchen sink-
Coyuchi produce a full line of luxurious and comfortable cotton sheets, cases, duvet covers, pillow cases, bed skirts, throws, blankets, baby bedding, towels and robes.
Materials & Ingredients: Certified organically grown cotton from India. Company based in: United States Products made in: India by family farm co-operatives. Accreditations: Cotton produced in accordance with IFOAM standards. The organic cotton is SKAL certfied. The mill is ISO 9002 accredited. Fair Trade working practices.
-a natural opulence-
-ayurvedic toiletries and bodycare
Body, Salon, Face
-organic hair and body care-
Ladieswear, Menswear, childrenswear
Natural organic aromatherapy bath oils and massage products for physical and mental relaxation in pregnancy, labour and new parenthood.
Materials & Ingredients: Organic or wild crafted essential oils - all tested for purity. Ingredients that are mild and considered environmentally friendly. As many ingredients as possible that are wholly naturally derived. Packaging from recycled, recyclable or reusable materials. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Do not use petrochemicals, mineral oils or lanolin, synthetic colours or perfumes. Company based in: England Press: The Complete Guide to Pregnancy. The Practising Midwife. Accreditations: Aromatherapy Trade Council.
-helps you through the ups and downs of pregnancy, birth and new parenthood-
Nursery and Little Ones
Earth Friendly Baby create high quality, natural products that are healthy for babies, their friends and the planet - available at a price that everyone can afford.
Materials & Ingredients: Earth Friendly Baby products are natural, which means that they use
ingredients that are plant-derived where possible and biodegradable. They do not use artificial colouring or synthetic fragrances. Company based in: United States Press: The Independent. OK Magazine. The Times. InStyle. She. Closer. The Mail on Sunday. I'm Pregnant. Pregnancy and Birth. Junior Magazine. Heat. Daily Express. Awards: Mother & Baby Awards 2001/2 Silver Medal for most eco-friendly product.
-natural toiletries for babies and kids-
Geobel Nursery Products
Geobel is delighted to offer a comprehensive range of nursery products made from Bamboo.
-for all your little ones' needs-
Some Words From Geobel As a mum of twins I wanted a cloth nappy I believed in and as a fabric supplier to the nursery industry I found just the perfect fabric in Bamboo Dream. The name Geobel is actually a combination of my twins names George and Isobel born New Years day!
At Geobel we are trying to promote Bamboo as the must have cloth nappy, both as an eco friendly
fabric and an eco friendly product. The fact that it is also antibacterial is perfect for the NHS and we are hoping to develop prefolds in the future.
Materials & Ingredients: Made from the highest quality East Asian Bamboo, the fabric is naturally antibacterial. Bamboo's criss cross texture creates microscopic openings in the fibres that guarantee truly exceptional moisture absorption and quick drying properties. Bamboo also has minimal environmental impact as the bamboo can be grown without pesticides.
Company based in: England
Lazy Baby is the fresh and funky label every baby is dreaming about. Since its birth in 2001 it’s been steadily following in the foot steps of its older brother Plain Lazy. Now with two colourful collections to choose from, Lazy Baby is bursting with even more original ideas and imaginative designs.
All products are made to a high standard using fair trade, organic cotton ensuring optimum softness, warmth and comfort for your baby. At last babies can look cool, play safe and sleep easy knowing that all those involved in the production of each garment have received a fair wage, allowing them in turn to provide for their own babies.
Materials & Ingredients: Fair Trade Organic Cotton Company based in: England
The Bedding at Cotton Monkey is crafted to protect a baby's soft, beautiful skin. Luxurious bedding made from 100% certified organic cotton fabric and batting that is not treated with any formaldehyde or chlorine bleach. The Cotton Monkey prints and colours are fun and cheerful, dyed/printed with non-toxic, fibre-reactive, water-based pigments and dyes.
Materials & Ingredients: Certified Organic Cotton Company based in: USA Products made in: Designed in the USA made by Fair Trade standards abroad Accreditations: 100% organic cotton sateen certified by SKAL
100% organic wool batting certified by USDA
100% organic cotton batting certified by USDA
100% organic cotton fleece and velour certified by USDA
Their dyeing, printing and finishing processes meet or beat the Organic Trade Association standards.
Fair Trade company and have approval from Co-Op America as being so.
-child-loving & earth-friendly-
Colourful, fun, hardwearing, and practical clothing for little ones up to age 7. Made from 100% organic Fair Trade cotton.
Materials & Ingredients: 100% Organic Fair Trade Cotton. Ecotex certified water-based dyes. Company based in: England Accreditations: Ecotex certified water-based dyes.
-i stood by the giggle tree and laughed out loud-
La Queue de Chat...The Cat's Tail
With the establishment of 'The Cat's Tail', Helene and Anne-Charlotte have not only created a business that reflects their combined fields of interest, but in doing so they have succeeded in promoting the values they strongly believe in - those reflected in fair trade.
The Organic Cat
'The Cat's Tail' products are made from 100% organic cotton (certified by AGRECO and SKAL) and are tested for banned chemicals such as formaldehyde, nickel, pesticides and heavy metals.
The Fair Trade Cat
All their clothes are manufactured in Umergam, Gujarat, India, a coastal town located some 150 km north of Mumbai. The factory, which works exclusively with organic cotton, is clean, spacious and provides a safe working environment for all its workers. The facilities were finished in February 2005. The factory is working towards getting the 'Social Accountability 8000' Certification.
Materials & Ingredients: Organic Cotton. Company based in: France Products made in: Gujarat, India Accreditations: AGRECO and SKAL
-french organic and fair trade babywear-
Hippychick supplies natural childcare products such as natural blankets, Aromakids - natural toiletries range for kids and Shoo Shoos - baby shoes that are made in South Africa in regeneration schemes for disadvantaged workers.
Company based in: England Products made in: England, Europe and South Africa.
Paperpod have developed an innovative concept in creative toys and furniture.
They have produced a range of environmentally friendly, cost effective, sturdy, and practical designs made from recycled corrugated cardboard. Everything can be folded flat, an ideal storage solution.
Materials & Ingredients: Recycled and recyclable corrugated cardboard. Company based in: England Press: BBC's House of Tiny Tearaways. House and Home Magazine. Nursery World Magazine. Nursery Education Magazine. Accreditations: Recycled and recyclable. Ethiscored. BS Safety Standards.
Soft and comfortable by design, Shoo Shoos give you child's feet the healthiest start in life. The non-constricting nature of the shoes allows babies' feet to grow naturally. Non-slip soles help confident first steps and safe walking with no laces to tie-up or trip over.
With a gently elasticated ankle, Shoo Shoos are easy to put on and stay on without pinching or marking. Natural soft leathers allow feet to breathe.
Materials & Ingredients: Soft leather hand washable in cold water. Company based in: England Products made in: "Design and manufactured with due ethical consideration in South Africa", HippyChick
-great shoes for growing feet-
Helios creams have been carefully produced using the finest quality organic tinctures and other natural plant based ingredients, making them gentle enough for the most delicate skin. Organic essential oils have been added to some of the creams, specifically chosen to compliment the tinctures in their traditional therapeutic use. Their creams do not contain lanolin, artificial preservatives or petroleum derivatives and the ingredients have not been tested on animals.
Materials & Ingredients: Organic essential oils. Natural plant based ingredients. Helios Creams do not contain lanolin, artificial preservatives or petroleum derivatives and the ingredients have not been tested on animals. Company based in: England Products made in: England
Handmade natural salves and non-mineral oils for massage and baths, to ease symptoms of eczema and sore skin conditions including nappy rash.
Materials & Ingredients: Natural ingredients. The salve is rich in organic hemp oil to nourish and moisturise the skin. Glass jars that are 100% recyclable and do not contaminate the product. Company based in: England Products made in: England Press: The Independent. Now Magazine. Daily Mirror. Best Magazine. Wave Magazine. Awards: The Natural Trade Show Awards Winner - winner of best new product.
The Independent - Best Eco Baby Buys
-nothing more natural-
Food and Drink Hall
The Biscuit Collection
The Biscuit Collection are fine quality organic, continental biscuits sourced from artisan or traditional bakers in Italy, Belgium and France.
Materials & Ingredients: Organic ingredients.
-gourmet continental biscuits-
Wilkin and Sons Limited have been making the world famous Tiptree preserves in the Essex village of Tiptree for more than 115 years. The company holds royal warrants for both preserves and marmalades. They're now becoming famous for making excellent savouries such as relish's and condiments.
Materials & Ingredients: Organic and natural ingredients. Company based in: England Products made in: England Press: TV Series called 'The Family & Co'. Obeserver Food Guide. Home and Garden. BBC Good Food. Awards: Winners at the Spirit of Christmas Show.
-the home of fine preserves-
Natural, high quality, organic and premium food and drink based on sustainable production principles.
Materials & Ingredients: Organic ingredients. Company based in: England Products made in: England Press: Time Out. Eve Magazine. Red. The Independent. Good Housekeeping. Home and Gardens. Evening Telegraph. BBC Good Food Magazine. Awards: Great Taste Awards. Organic Food Awards. Accreditations: The founding principle of our brand was that any profits generated from the sale of products would be donated to one of The Prince of Wales' Charities.
Hampstead Tea & Coffee
Hampstead Tea & Coffee's range of teas is predominantly leaf, rather than teabag based. They believe leaf teas provide a higher quality, better taste and better value. In addition, the elegant packages, which are kept inexpensive and fully recyclable, carry the Demeter and Fairtrade logos. These organisations share The Hampstead Tea & Coffee Co.'s views on ethical business and agricultural practices.
Materials & Ingredients: Organic, Demeter, Fair Trade Tea and natural flavourings. Packaging is kept to a minimum and is recyclable. Company based in: London, England. Press: The Times. Ode Magazine. Marie Claire. Women's Health. US News. Homes and Gardens. Daily Telegraph. The Observer. Shoppers' Guide to Organic Food. Awards: Soil Association Organic Food Awards. Great Taste Awards. Accreditations: Demeter Certified. Certified by The Fairtrade Foundation.
-where we believe in quality and fairness-
Higher Nature is dedicated to finding the best natural, non-toxic, nutritional supplements and effective remedies for full health and potential and supplying them to the highest standards.
Materials & Ingredients: They use organically grown herbs and plant factors wherever possible and only those tested and certified free from pesticides and pollutants. They also do not test their products on animals. Company based in: England
-innovative, high quality natural health products-
Travel Guard from Biocare
Biocare is the established UK market leader in new natural healthcare products.
Founded by practitioners with many years experience in nutritional and biological science, Biocare's unique range embraces everything from vitamins to probiotics and from herbal extracts to nutriceutical combinations. In doing so it caters for the needs of vegetarians, vegans and those wishing to avoid animal-based products.
Materials & Ingredients: The plant oil extracts in the outer capsule not only help your digestion, but can have a cleansing effect on any spoilage organisms in the food, while the inner capsule contains beneficial probiotics and garlic that help maintain the balance of friendly bacteria in the gut. Company based in: England Products made in: England
-the traveller's advanced probiotic-
Pet Treatments & Food Supplements
Animals, like humans, can suffer with emotional problems and personality imbalances. Flower Essences for animals are hand prepared from fresh flowers of plants and trees in the countryside. Fresh spring water is used to capture the essence of these fresh blooms. The flowers are captured on clear sunny days when they are at their best. They may be used to calm the emotions, lift spirits and bring out the individual's full potential.
Materials & Ingredients: 100% organic fresh flowers from plants and trees. Company based in: Switzerland
-the plant is the oldest benefractress of mankind-
Selvedge Magazine... offers the world's finest textile photography, unparalleled design and peerless writing.
-for the fabric of your life-
Their aim is simple: to provide a textile publication which fits seamlessly into their creative lifestyle. Directed towards an international, discerning audience, Selvedge covers fine textiles in every context: fine art, interiors, fashion, travel and shopping.
Open a copy of Selvedge and you sense there is a philosophy that Selvedge readers subscribe to. A belief system based on a cerebral and sensual addiction to textiles in all forms. Readers share a belief in the importance of their material surroundings and a passion for the beautiful and beautifully made.
Company based in: England Products made in: England Press: The Independent Magazine, The Times Magazine, Evening Standard, How To Spend It - Times Supplement, V&A, Evening Standard, Time Out London.
Healthy & Organic Living
ORGANIC LIFE will inspire and guide you on all of your organic life choices: whether you need recipe inspiration for an organic diet, would like some tips for a self sufficient garden, view the latest range of organic clothing and beauty products on the market, need some expert health advice or simply want to do your bit for the environment.
Company based in: England Products made in: England
-for your home, life, body & soul-
The FREE Alternative Guide to London and beyond for Green Events, Ongoing and Upcoming Events & Classes.
Also, the Greenscene Directory.
Company based in: UK Products made in: UK
Ethical Wedding Services
Cathy Teesdale of Vivid Photography is an award-winning, Sussex-based, editorial and fine art photographer who has a passion for capturing beauty, feeling, grace, harmony and timeless moments.
Friendly, unobtrusive and quick-on-her feet, she is also an incurable romantic who puts her heart into capturing the full, natural story of your day so that the pictures will bring it all back, in vivid detail, for the rest of your lives.
Having transferred from film to digital in 2004, Vivid Photography no longer uses lots of film rolls or toxic developing chemicals and saves paper too, by presenting 150-600 of the most beautiful and telling images online or on CD.
Company based in: Sussex, England Products made in: Sussex, England
Cred Jewellery believe that jewellery should not only be judged by the beauty of the finished item, but also the impact that its creation has had on the people that mined the metal or gemstone and the environment.
Their unique partnerships enable us them to provide exceptional jewellery that you can wear with the knowledge that there has been no exploitation of any kind in its creation.
There are wide ranging social and environmental problems linked to the global jewellery supply chain. From child labour and the exploitation of indigenous people groups to environmental degradation and disaster.
Designed in and created in England, with the metal coming from abroad, Cred is commited to providing a positive fair trade alternative that pays special attention to human rights, labour standards and care for the environment. Their pursuit of this has led to unique partnerships with small-scale mining communities (Oro Verde), cutting and polishing co-operative workshops, master jewellers and stone setters. All of whom are dedicated to the idea of fair trade jewellery.
Materials & Ingredients: Each piece of jewellery we create comes with its own social and environmental certification issued by IIAP and the Cred makers mark.
Company based in: Sussex, England Products made in: Biogeographical Choco is located in the northwest corner of South America, along the Pacific coast of Colombia and parts of Ecuador and Panama. Press: Short listed as one of 10 companies in the 'Most Ethical Retailer' section in the Observer's 2006 Ethical Awards. Accreditations: IIAP Certification.
-made with love-
Nappies & Accessories