How you shop is one of the biggest impacts you can have on today’s environmental issues.

Below you will find my favourite British Brands.

Greenscents – Brand Review

Brand Intro: With a passion for organic living and the natural scents of essential oils. Peter & Christine formed Greenscents in 2011. In 2017, research carried out by Ethical Consumer confirmed that Greenscents was the most ethical brand available in the UK for laundry liquid, washing up liquid and multi-surface sprays. Greenscent Aim: Premium organic,…

Bio-D – Brand Review

Bio-D - Founded by Micheal Barwell in the 1980's. Micheal worked as a commercial ship cleaner. It was tough work using industrial cleaning products for which heavy-duty safety equipment, including a respirator, had to be worn. Micheal was surprised to see that a lot of the same ingredients were also in household cleaners. It prompted him…

The 3 Best UK Ethical Cleaning Brands

Go shopping in major supermarkets and the environmentally friendly household products can be thin on the ground. Pick anything off the shelf and it is unlikely to be made here in the UK. Ecover & Method is a very familiar sight on supermarket shelves and disappointingly has been shipped here from other countries. Ecover &…

Hug at Home Rugs and Mats

Hug at Home is a collection of mats and rugs made by British Company Phoenox Textiles in Huddersfield West Yorkshire. A true British manufacturer, 80% of their products are made in house in Yorkshire mills. Hug at Home have been using recycling cotton and plastic bottles in their products for over 10 years! Their Hug…

Stitched – Curtains & Blinds

Stitched started with a love of beautiful fabric, a passion for living more sustainably and a desire to make an ordinary product extraordinary. Stitched make made to measure curtains & blinds. They aim for their products to have a significant impact on your home without harming the environment. Stitched aims to lift the lid on a world…

Stripe & Stare

Katie & Nicola from Stripe & Stare are on a mission to make the best knickers in the world! Stripe & Stare knickers are often described as the world’s most comfortable knickers. Made from Austrain Lenzing MicroModal, which is sustainably sourced from Beechwood Trees - a naturally soft fibre that starts with the tree and…

Plastic-free Biodegradable Plasters – Patch Strips

I am ashamed to say I have never really thought about how environmentally friendly plasters are before. It has always been quite common to see plasters discarded on the beach and in pools, but honestly, it never occurred to me that a lot of them are made with plastic and would not degrade. It is…