Tag: green Stories
Often our New Year’s Eve resolutions are a wish list for making improvements in our own life. You know, more exercise, being mindful, taking time […]
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 […]
Let’s face it When you want to feel pampered and look your best it’s easy to be tempted by the latest moisturiser, face scrub, or […]
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 […]
When is a broom also a rake? When it’s an Eco Max Coconut Palm Broom! The magic of this broom/rake is the natural fibre that […]
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 […]
Cleaning does not have to be complicated. Go back to basics with these chemical free cleaning recipes and our natural household brushes. Spring is a […]
Each week during Plastic Free July we give you & a mate the chance to win an Eco Max Brush, the natural alternative to plastics. TO ENTER […]
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 […]
We ask Corinne Sparks from Handmade Naturals what her top three deadly synthetics to avoid are and what natural alternatives she uses instead. Corinne was […]
How do the scourers we use everyday impact on our health and the health of our environment ? The simple objects that we use all […]
As all good cooks know the proof will always be in the pudding. So Import Ants asked one of our customers, avid Thermomix user Brian […]
Did you know you could be throwing away many health benefits by peeling your fruit and vegetables? Maybe it’s time to become a scrubber and […]
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 […]
Now who would have thought that you can make paper from elephant dung?
With so many synthetic products in our homes, isn’t it time to go natural? Here is a list of 7 natural organic vegetable fibres that […]
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 […]
Maximus in Sri Lanka saw both the need for employment in rural areas and for the conservation of the endangered Sri Lankan elephant. Maximus Elephant […]
The Eco Max Kitchen Range is environmentally-friendly, biodegradable and entirely handmade. They are produced utilising waste products and natural materials that can replace plastics in […]
Natural, synthetic free cleaning for your home, making a safer environment for you, your family and our world. Handmade from vegetable fibres and sustainable timbers […]
How you can truly measure if a company is acting ethically or just spinning you Fair Trade wash. Here is a list of the 10 principles […]
Handmade by Maximus from recycled office waste and elephant dung paper these journals are ethical and beautiful to write on.
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Natural fibres and ethically made, ticks all the boxes. Our Eco Max Brushes are handmade in Sri Lanka by a small family run business that […]
It started when a group of Nuns from Rome began a school for the hearing impaired in Sri Lanka. From these small beginning the Araliya Community Company began.
Dreaming of a Green Christmas, our Eco Max Christams decorations are eco-friendly, completely handmade from natural waste products, Palmyrah fibre from the leaf base of […]
Maximus in Sri Lanka saw both the need for employment in rural areas and for the conservation of the endangered Sri Lankan elephant and started […]
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 […]
This amazing group of women show how with determination and a little help, a fair trade industry can grow from a small idea. Now employed […]