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GIMA Awards 2021

PET CARE, AQUATICS & WILD BIRD CARE Winner: Wildlife World Artisan Bird Nesters These are fantastic products for a few reasons: They are ethically produced – both in the sense of materials used – natural and recycled – and the fact that these products support woman in very poor parts of Bangladesh. These social enterprises transform local communities, pioneer upcycling, empower women, champion refugee rights and practice organic farming. The judges said:“Important social and environmental values embedded into good-looking, well made, practical products.” Finalists: Smart Garden Products Ltd - Wild Wings Feeding Station, Capi Europe - Design Butterfly Hotel, Westland Horticulture Peckish Natural Balance Bird Food Range

OUTDOOR LEISURE Winner: Fallen Fruits Ltd - MGO Firebowl With its light grey colour and contemporary design and dual use, firebowl/BBQ is a change from the traditional metal or terracotta garden heating options. Made from magnesium oxide, it is fire resistant, strong, resistant to mould and mildew, and can easily withstand the outdoor elements. The judges said: “Modern and functional. Suitable for all gardens, balconies and patios.” Finalists: Zest 4 Leisure - Burghley Arbour, Zest 4 Leisure Chepstow Arbour, Tramontina - Beer Barrel Grill

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