We are so proud to carbon offset our freight emissions by sponsoring the Ugandan Bamboo Village Programme. This month we became a 'Gold Sponsor'.
The Ugandan Bamboo Village works with the local people to plant and sustainably harvest bamboo. Providing jobs and a steady source of income for the local population, as well as housing and a community.
To date 35,000 bamboo plants have already been grown, and the goal is to cross the threshold of 1 million plants by the end of 2020. Bamboo is not only a great sustainable resource but it is also an amazing carbon sink - it soaks up 3x as much carbon as woody forest - and it helps in previously deforested areas to prevent further soil erosion, giving local people a chance to establish food crops.
This year also saw the grand opening of the Concept Centre, providing space and support for 9 start up businesses.
To learn more, click on the link below to their video:
We can't abide greenwashing and lip service to social and environmental responsibility. So we decided to put ourselves through the rigorous assessment process to achieve B CorpTM accreditation. And WE DID IT! Joining some of the worlds most pioneering, environmentally conscious brands.
Anyone can call their product 'eco' - clever branding and careful choice of words is often all that is needed. And, sometimes the smallest % of cotton is enough to make you think you are making a really good environmentally friendly choice. We think all parents should know what is in the nappies their baby is wearing. Here's what to know.
Only 9% of recyclable plastic has ever been recycled. This is why we choose a compostable plant-based plastic for our nappy packaging. In this months blog we delve into the different types of 'eco-friendly' plastics to uncover which really are the best for Mama Earth.