| How to select Eco Friendly Products There are many things we can all do to make a difference to our environment. We offer some practical ideas that we can all implement to make a difference. |
– Can the item be recycled? – Saves landfill and energy
– Is it possible to pass on clothes and other items to someone else?
– Is the item you are consider buying Bio- degradable or degradable – the product will go back to nature at end of its life
– Consider in the manufacturing process has it travelled many miles impacting on the Carbon Dioxide emissions and carbon footprint
– In the long run will the product save me money?
– Will the item be over packaged?
– Is the product produced by organic means and not using chemicals?
– Can a Water butt be used as a source of water for the garden?
– Has the item been produced without exploitation?
– Has the materials used on the product been soured from sustainable sources? – The materials used will be replenished
– Will using this product cut down on the amount of energy I use?