GTN November/December 2021 - Garden Trade News, UK

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Wildlife World was started life on a West country Farm, in

1997 when the farming industry was under considerable pressure, fast forward 20 years, and they are now an award-winning designer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly and sustainable wildlife products, based in Tetbury, Gloucestershire. They work together with renowned animal experts, designing and testing all their products at the workshop and office site, their farm in Devon, and even in staff members gardens. They pride themselves in designing products that are fit for purpose using sustainable materials and supply a wide portfolio of customers in the UK, Europe, and USA, from garden centres, high street retailers, online sellers, major hardware and DIY chains, supermarkets, charities and housebuilders Protecting the environment is part of their DNA, and their mantra of not destroying a habitat to create another rings true. They use

Pet Care, Aquatics and Wild Bird Care Products 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. What the judges said: “Important social and environmental values embedded into goodlooking, well made, practical products.”

recycled materials in their products and packaging, FSC-certified wood, and the offices and workshop are supplied with renewable energy. They support numerous charities and animal welfare associations, making monthly donations and subscriptions. They are justifiably proud that their products contribute to the conservation and conservation of endangered species in the UK, Europe, and the US. AWARD WINNERS Over the years, they have won 16 design, product, and packaging awards and most recently at the Garden Industry manufacturing awards in November 2021, won 4 awards, 2 for sustainable packaging and display materials, an export award, and their popular Fair Trade Artisan Nesters won Best Pet Care, Aquatics and Wild Bird Care Product, as well as coming runner up in the Sword of Excellent for best overall product

Best Sustainable Consumer Product Packaging Winner: Wildlife World – Cotswold Granaries Wild Animal Food, launched in January 2021

GIMA AWARDS 2021 – MARKETING AWARDS Best Point of Sale Material Winner: Wildlife World – Cotswold Granaries FSDU

No other wild animal food company has produced products in fully 100% home compostable packaging, even down to the re-sealable zip. It’s a top quality, nutritionally dense range of feeds that will a ttract and sustain wildlife in the consumer’s garden.

The Cotswold Granaries FSDU is a completely custom design, cut out of OSB using Wildlife World’s in-house CNC machine. The laserengraved header, logo and shelf stripes offer a unique design, whilst cutting the environmental impact of printing! The unit is also made from 100% FSC and PEFC Timber.

What the judges said: “Attractive and well executed packaging with clear sustainable credentials. Everything, even the resealable zips are fully compostable!”

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What the judges said: “An attractive piece of point of sale that’s natural, rustic, simple and not over-engineered.”