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and micro-organisms, feeding the earth instead of suffocating it. We use these products at home and in the warehouse and strongly recommend them. The next big change, and probably the most important, is to move your product offering to eco-friendly and sustainable brands. This is where things can get tricky and complicated. Looking for certification can help you to wade through the empty claims and find genuinely sustainable products. The best place to start sourcing is to look for brands that hold GOTS new Covid world, there are many great

Certification. This is the gold standard

Australian companies creating some

in organic regulation, from the seed

fantastic eco-packaging. Why not swap

to the store. Not all products labelled

to compostable biodegradable satchels

as organic are created equal, every

such as Heaps Good, Hero Packaging,

product that has earnt the GOTS label

Compost-A-Pak, No Issue, even Sendle

meets the highest third-party standards

now offers a compostable satchel.

for organic production–it is the most

You could even go that next step

stringent standard for organic textiles in

and provide eco bag solutions for

the world. The seeds must be organic

your customers and become a stockist

and non-GMO. The farmers cannot

of the world leading BioBags, from

use any pesticides or toxic chemicals

nude food lunchbox solutions and bin

in the farming of the certified materials.

liners to doggie poo bags. These bags

The factories where the products

biodegrade anywhere there is oxygen

are manufactured must meet strict

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Giftguide ECO November 2020  

Giftguide magazine is an award-winning bi-annual publication that is regarded by retailers as the ‘Bible’ of the gift and homewares industry...

Giftguide ECO November 2020  

Giftguide magazine is an award-winning bi-annual publication that is regarded by retailers as the ‘Bible’ of the gift and homewares industry...