How do you limit your waste and consumption of mass produced goods and support small businesses?
When the world is consumed by fast fashion, companies like Amazon and other mass producing companies it is hard to know where to go to feel your goods are ethically made. Taking the extra time to research your purchase before adding to cart is the difference between supporting companies with similar ethics and values and not.
What is mass produced goods?
Goods that are produced in large quantities in a streamline fashion. The waste associated with mass production is not where the damage ends. Workers who have to package, process and deliver mass produced goods are often overworked to keep up with the quantity of goods produced.
What are some everyday items in my house I can swap for sustainable alternatives?
Oranger En Fleurs Laundry Detergent.
Oranger En Fleurs, meaning orange blossoms in French, laundry detergent features neroli in all of its splendor with honey and citrus to offer you a fresh, solar scent. An invitation to travel, to the sun, to summer. In the top note you will discover sparkling bergamot, in the heart note you will find orange blossoms, and in the base note you will detect solar amber. Pikoc's formula is composed with more than 90% of molecules derived from nature and contains no phthalates, preservatives, antioxidants, enzymes, or dyes. It is non-toxic and environmentally friendly. Enriched with organic aloe vera extract, known for its soothing and dermo-protective qualities, Pikoc laundry provides protection and softness to the most sensitive skin.
Cardamom, Vétiver & Neroli Candle
Cardamom brings spicy and smoky notes highlighted by the freshness of neroli. Vetiver harmonizes everything to make it a warm scent. Whatever the weather, this scent will soften the ambiance of your interior. If you like fresh scents that you won't find anywhere else, let yourself be tempted by this homemade candle.
Magnesium Bath Crystals
Magnesium Bath Crystals is a wellness product of the future. Today we expose our bodies to an unprecedented amount of toxins in the form of pollution, chemicals, un-natural foods, and our minds to an overload of information and stress. Throughout all of history, humans have never experienced the living conditions that we currently live with. It is time to care for and support our bodies and minds in a new way that will help us to survive and thrive into the future. It starts with maintaining a balance of magnesium in our bodies. Magnesium is needed by all cells in the body for energy to do their job well. It is crucial for over 600 enzymatic processes in the body and counting. Packaged in high quality, luxurious MIRON violet glass jar to showcase your Magnesium Bath Crystals as bathroom decor and keep it close at hand for daily use. Once you have used up the product, rinse the bottle and use it as part of your home apothecary or kitchen pantry to store sugar, flour, spices... or your DIY creations and much more.
Making small changes leaves a big impact.
Changing everyday items in your home to sustainable alternatives allows your home to reflect your ethics and values. Making a small change, then supports a small business that ethically creates goods that are good for your body and soul.