Sunday, 12 June 2016

SoFairSoGood

SoFairSoGood believe you can have the best of both worlds… beautiful, stylish products that have been fairly traded without exploitation. They sell Fair Trade, ethically sourced Bags, Purses, Scarves, Gloves, Brooches, Jewellery and gifts. They carefully select their suppliers to ensure that the original stylish items they offer have been made by local craftsmen and women who are fairly paid and work in decent conditions. Their ethos is that they sell fashionable, western style designed accessories that are nonetheless fairly traded, ethically sourced and made from natural, sustainable materials. So if you want to look good and feel good then SoFairSoGood is the site for you. www.sofairsogood.co.uk


Monday, 25 April 2016

Best Years - The Best Place to Find Toys for the Best Years of Our Lives


Best Years stock a wide range of handmade, fairtrade and organic toys from around the world. Includes the fabulous Pebble crochet toys, hats and blankets, the only crochet toys with WFTO status.

Also Under the Nile organic and fairtrade toys and swaddle blankets. Handmade in Egypt from organic Egyptian cotton and perfect for babies. Friendly service guaranteed.

Visit www.bestyears.co.uk




Saturday, 26 March 2016

Beyond Organic Skincare - winning their 27th award!

Beyond Organic Skincare offers a truly effective range of 100% Natural and Organic Products from basic, natural, unisex deodorants right through to luxurious organic anti-ageing skincare. There is also a high performance, natural anti-acne range.

We are delighted to announce that Beyond Organic Skincare have just won their 27th award!

Visit www.beyondorganicskincare.com for more information




Friday, 18 March 2016

Fit Pit Natural Deodorant


Fit Pit Natural Deodorant – 100% Organic Vegan Earthkind. Natural deodorant cream handmade in the UK by The Green Woman.

Free from Aluminium, Parabens, BPAs and plastic packaging. Suitable for vegans. Jars are returnable/reusable.

Fit Pit is available for men and women, sensitive skin, teenagers as a first deodorant, during pregnancy and breastfeeding, the menopause, homeopathic treatment and cancer treatment.

The Green Woman believe in driving social change to support a greener more sustainable future. They are environmental campaigners and 10% of their profits are donated to work against climate change.

Visit www.thegreenwoman.co.uk




Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Hippy Paste by Earth Conscious


Earth Conscious is a transparent and trustworthy brand bringing eco friendly and natural products to customers with an interest in making healthier and/or green choices.

They aim to encourage everyone to feel empowered to make those changes.

Earth Conscious currently offer a 100% natural deodorant fondly named *Hippy Paste* and is priced so everyone can make the switch from antiperspirant to a healthier deodorant.

Visit https://hippypaste.com for more information






Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Mama Nature

Mama Nature an are an award winning eco-friendly, organic skin care company that freshly prepares all products by hand. They just can’t help their mothering instinct to nurture, help and protect. Because their diverse range of products are innovative, revolutionary and life changing they are recommended by Dermatologists, Mid-wives and Health Visitors.

VeganThey care about your well-being and that’s why they refuse to fill their products full of synthetic ingredients. They are leading the way in the use of natural and organic ingredients in skin care. Everyone needs a Mama LOL.

Visit www.mama-nature.co.uk



Beyond Organic Skincare

Beyond Organic Skincare offers a truly effective range of 100% Natural and Organic Products from basic, natural, unisex deodorants right through to luxurious organic anti-ageing skincare. There is also a high performance, natural anti-acne range.

Winners of 26 prestigious awards, certified organic and with all recycled packaging. Not tested on animals. Free from parabens and ALL synthetic chemicals. Think glowing, dewy, healthy skin.

Visit www.beyondorganicskincare.com



Saturday, 13 February 2016

Introducing Conscious Skincare’s New Exfoliant Range


Gentle Exfoliant for dry, sensitive skin
This gentle exfoliant has been made with skin calming organic chamomile floral water and organic aloe vera to leave skin feeling softened and calm. Organic lavender essential oil helps soothe irritation and induce a sense of calm.
Neutralize Exfoliant for oily, problem skin
This exfoliant has been made with organic Melissa balm floral water to help tone and tighten pores. Ti-tree and lemongrass organic essential oils work together to control oiliness and remove grease and grim. The key active ingredient is an anti acne formula, proven to help reduce the occurrence of acne breakouts and works as an anti-inflammatory and anti bacterial treatment.
Rejuvenate Exfoliant for Mature Skin
This exfoliant with its aromatic organic rose tones gently lifts dead skin cells and tones the skin. The uplifting organic lemon essential oil tones skin and also works as a skin brightener to revive dull looking skin. Organic frankincense essential oils works to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
Enrich Exfoliant for Normal, Combination Skin
The uplifting aroma of organic geranium essential oil and organic orange blossom floral water blend perfectly to freshen and revive skin. With organic aloe vera and organic lavender essential oil which work together to smooth and tone skin.
Introducing Conscious Man ‘Fuzz Off’ Shave Gel
Conscious Skincare's about to launch a new Men's range 'ruggedly made in britain'. The first product in their new range of men’s skincare, is an organic shave gel. It is blended with lemony scented organic Melissa flora water and organic lemongrass which act as mild astringents, tightening pores to help hairs ‘stand up’, ready for shaving. The combination of organic aloe vera and organic cucumber extract combine to protect the skin against razor burn and rash to leave skin refreshed, soothed and conditioned after shaving..
The Conscious Skincare range comprises individually handcrafted face and body products, using certified organic plant ingredients, fair-trade wherever possible and made in Britain.
All their products are free from sls, parabens, phtalates, synthetic or chemical preservatives, colours or fillers. The independent cosmetics database in the USA, EWG, rates them as one of the highest scoring companies for using the safest ingredients.
They are fully approved by the Vegetarian Society and proud to carry the Leaping Bunny Cruelty - Free logo, in addition to being accredited by PETA.

Friday, 12 February 2016

Insure Green


Insure Green t/a Independent Insurance Services would like to offer all members of The Green Providers Directory a minimum 5% discount on any new insurance product taken out with them. 

They will also offer you a free review of all your insurance needs – as businesses grow, many do not keep their insurance companies informed and therefore are often under-insured, which causes them a major problem if a claim has to be made. They will sit down with you to make sure that all your insurance requirements are met.

They specialise in the commercial market and can cover any type of risk, including Property Liabilities, Professional Indemnity, Fleet, Mini-Fleet, Contractors, Homeworkers, Transit, Shop, Office, Restaurant & Pub, Cyber, and many more specialist schemes, they can also take care of your personal insurance needs too!

If your insurances are not due for renewal yet, let them know your renewal date, along with a copy of your current insurance schedule, and they’ll contact you when it’s due to arrange a quotation.

They can be your helping hand for claims, to get your business back on track as quickly as possible. Additionally, they are able to offer their customers, both personal and commercial, Private Medical Insurance - a handy and useful benefit to be able to offer your employees!

Call them on 01303 22 11 88, or email info@independentinsuranceservices.co.uk to see how they can help you, quoting reference GID15IG.

Independent Insurance Services is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (firm reference number: 304299). FCA Registration details can be checked at www.fca.org.uk/registeror by contacting the FCA on 0800 111 6768.



eco-craft recycled paper and card, envelopes, card blanks, craft, packaging and stationery products

eco-craft sell recycled paper and card, envelopes, card blanks, craft, packaging and stationery products for the environmentally and ethically aware consumer.

They are specialists in the supply and the manufacture of environmentally friendly card and paper stock suitable for print, letterpress etc. plus craft products, card blanks, blank boxes and CD sleeves for printing, envelopes, coloured notepads, bio-degradable bags etc. eco-craft currently supply one of the widest range of coloured recycled card stock available, (now in over 30 colours).

Along with coloured recycled papers and envelopes.

Everything you need to make your own greetings cards, for fund raising, pleasure or profit.

Also including a growing range of recycled, fair trade. biodegradable and ethical packaging. Plus new bulk packed papers to print your own menu’s, stationery etc.

www.eco-craft.co.uk




New From Old - Solid Wood Kitchens and Furniture from Reclaimed Wood

New from Old designs, handcrafts and installs bespoke solid wood kitchens and furniture for the home using either reclaimed pine or new accredited sustainable hardwoods, including the beautifully grained Oak, Ash, Elm, Sycamore, Beech.

The grain of the wood is carefully chosen and used as an integral part of each design. Sole Proprietor Rick Forward is a furniture craftsman, and uses time-tested methods of craftsmanship to create traditionally made kitchens and furniture in contemporary and traditional styles.

His philosophy is to create beautiful and functional interiors with minimal environmental impact. www.newfromold.co.uk


Friday, 6 November 2015

Ethical Futures - ethical investments












ethicalfutures are ethical independent financial advisers (IFA). They specialise in ethical investment and financial planning.

Based in Edinburgh, they advise clients throughout Scotland and the UK. Their job is to help you make the right decisions for your needs both financially and ethically.

At ethicalfutures, they believe they can help you make your money change your world. Julian Parrott, partner with ethicalfutures, has been voted the Money Management Ethical Investment Planner of the Year 2007.

Visit www.ethicalfutures.co.uk



Friday, 30 October 2015

Insure Green

Insure Green is a trading arm of Independent Insurance Services, one of the first carbon neutral insurance brokers, giving customers a variety of benefits, help, and guidance all focussed on saving you money whilst simultaneously helping the environment.

They can provide insurance cover for individuals or businesses, they are trusted by start-ups, and SMEs to large corporates.

Insure Green are an award winning broker, offering first class service, coupled with innovative products, giving competitive rates for standard, and non-standard risks alike, all the while being environmentally aware.

Call 01303 22 11 88, they’re there to help.

www.insuregreen.co.uk



Monday, 31 August 2015

Greenfibres


If you are looking for beautiful, organic and ethically made bedding and clothing you’ve come to the right place!

Greenfibres has been making and selling organic textiles since 1996. They offer customers a personal service, and take a thoughtful approach to all aspects of the product manufacturing and trading experience. They’ve helped to grow the organic textile market in the past 15 years and are confident that green solutions will build a brighter, more just, future.

The wonderful natural collection of items you will find here include:

  • cosy organic cotton pillowcases,
  • fluffy Soil Association certified towels,
  • natural skincare and cleaning products that really work,
  • many different organic and natural mattresses,
  • really comfortable and breathable socks!

Enjoy your time on the site and please let them know what you think: mail@greenfibres.com

Or visit www.greenfibres.com







Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Online training courses for skincare entrepreneurs


Formula Botanica is the world’s largest and best-known Organic Cosmetic Science School. They offer 100% online training courses for skincare entrepreneurs who want to start their own organic and natural skincare range.

Their Diplomas and Certificates are unlike anything you will find in conventional cosmetology training because they only focus on natural and organic skincare.

Formula Botanica don’t train you to be a recipe follower, they teach you to be an organic skincare innovator.

Create your own unique skincare range, learn how to use natural and organic ingredients and become an organic skincare entrepreneur with Formula Botanica’s online courses.


International Organic Skincare Entrepreneur Program

The world’s first Organic Skincare Entrepreneur training that takes you from complete beginner to organic skincare expert formulator and international lecturer. The flagship program opens for enrolment twice a year.

Study at your Own Pace

The self-study courses fit perfectly around your busy schedule. Their teaching materials cater for different study styles – training manuals, videos, eBooks, scientific articles, live webinars and many practical exercises to try at home.

Access your Natural Skincare Course Anywhere

Study your online training courses anywhere in the world on any device. All Formula Botanica course materials are fully mobile compatible. Download and keep course manuals forever when you finish each module.

Visit www.formulabotanica.com



Monday, 10 August 2015

Investing Ethically



Investing Ethically Ltd (Independent Financial Advisers) If you require independent ethical financial advice, please contact Investing Ethically Ltd whom specialise in socially responsible and ethical finance.

Offering a nationwide financial planning service to individuals, organisations and charities, seeking to build long term relationships with clients. They can help you with ethical investments, savings, pensions, wealth management and financial advice, linking your ethical concerns to the power of your money and aligning investments with your ethical and environmental values.

Please call 01603 309020 for a free brochure or an initial consultation with an adviser at their cost and without obligation or visit www.investing-ethically.co.uk for further information.



Monday, 3 August 2015




Eco Everyday was founded as a social enterprise on the ethos that products do not need to harm the environment, Eco Everyday provides the perfect place for ethical minded corporations and individuals to contribute to the cause while not having to do any extra work. All you have to do is explore their range of products, find what you like, and they will do the rest. www.ecoeveryday.biz




Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Drèsd


Drèsd provides the broadcast industry with a viable, cost effective alternative to set waste being sent to landfill or waste to energy. Working directly with the major film, television and production companies they collect waste from sets, then depending on what permission is granted, do a number of different things with what they salvage:
  • The Drèsd. Prop Shop is now open at The Bottle Yard Studios
  • Sustainably set dress large high-end and smaller scale events for corporations, private clients and charitable organisations
  • Design furniture and furnishings for interior designers, private buyers and charitable auctions
  • Sustainable office refurbishment using reclaimed materials, including furniture design and production
Tel: +44 (0)7810 567 067



Thursday, 16 July 2015

Bamboo Bed Linen


Bamboo Bed Linen designed and made in the UK from 100% organically grown bamboo. Super Soft yet durable, cooling and outstandingly comfortable. Hypo-allergenic and great for sensitive skin. Their Bamboo Fabric is shipped to the UK where their dedicated team of pattern cutters and machinists manufacture the full range of bedding for world wide bed sizes.
Bamboo is a sustainable crop requiring no pesticides, fertilisers or irrigation, relying only on natural rainfall. The Bamboo roots stabilise the soil, preventing soil erosion. Comes in 7 great colours and all bed sizes. Bamboo floss filled Duvets too!



Sunday, 21 June 2015

Beyond Organic Skincare


Beyond Organic Skincare have recently launched their fabulous new age defying Ultra Radiance Range. 100% natural and with over 90% organic ingredients. Beyond Organic Skincare is the first company in the UK to have achieved Natrue organic certification. Also ISO 9001 & 14001 accredited.

The NATRUE label was set up as an international kitemark to help consumers identify products that are genuinely organic and natural, wherever they are in the world. Beyond Organic products offer purity with performance and have won 19 prestigious awards.

They are all 100% natural and certified organic, containing no synthetic chemicals at all. Their products are jam-packed with Omegas, Vitamins, Anti-Oxidants and over 190 biologically active compounds. www.beyondorganicskincare.com


Eternal Creation

Eternal Creation’s range of babies’, childrens’ and womens’ wear is lovingly crafted and ethically produced in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas. Conceived in 1999 by Australian designer Frances Carrington, Eternal Creation is a family business committed to improving the working conditions and prospects for Tibetans in exile and local Indians. www.eternalcreation.com