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When you think of the word “Vegan” most people automatically think of a type of diet that excludes animal products or anything derived from an […]
Investing in women and girls is an investment in a better future. That is why, in making our Eco Max Brushes, we choose to focus on providing a safe, happy work environment and a living wage. Supporting our women and their children and allowing them to be strong, self-reliant directors of their own destiny.
Which is better for the planet: recycling plastics or replacing them with more sustainable natural solutions? Recently there’s been a big push towards recycled plastic […]
Protecting our Forests is a matter of ImportAnts, because they are more than just a collection of trees… They provide a carbon sink, by absorbing […]
Earth Hour 2018 is about conversations on the loss of nature around you. To get the conversation started ImportAnts have given you some ideas of things you can do locally. Ideas to connect with others in your community to drive global awareness and action on biodiversity. So time to switch off the lights, light a candle, shine a light on the planet and start talking.
Why we love to love ethically responsible businesses Trust in our institutions is at an all-time low. Be it big business, government or the brands […]
Written by Koren Helbig from Fairlings. Elephant poop. It’s not the kind of thing one often pauses to ponder. Yet for Import Ants Founder, Kim […]
Renewable, sustainable, carbon neutral and 100 % natural Coconut can replace so many products that are harmful to the environment, that we found it impossible […]
Here’s 4 things you can do to make a personal impact on a global issue. Our environment is our responsibility and failing to take care of it is putting your children’s future at risk. It’s time to take matters into your own hands and teach your kids good environmental habits while you’re at it.
Meditation has been proven to boost physical and mental health, improve cognitive function, alleviate depression, reduce stress and even slow the ageing process. All you […]
We are creatures of habit, who have been using plastic bags to line our bins for years. Now with the looming and positive prospect of […]
For something so, so small, microbeads sure are scary beasts. Often found in bathroom products such as shower gel, sunscreens, face wash, toothpaste and other […]
Plastic free household items you won’t want to hide away. When we talk about the environmental impacts of plastic, we tend to focus on the […]
How do the scourers we use everyday impact on our health and the health of our environment ? The simple objects that we use all […]
Natural vegetable fibres have been used for centuries, way before plastic was even invented. They are longer lasting and have no built in obsolescence, making […]
Do you worry about the amount of chemicals in your life? Want to know how to find toxic free alternatives to everyday products? It’s important […]
A beginner’s guide: the 3 ideals that are the basis of Fair Trade. The idea of “Trade not Aid” began way back in the early […]
Indira Tibblin created Thimble as an ethical business based on Fair Trade principles that’s sole purpose is to create job opportunities and training in new […]