Tag: Recycling Stories
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 […]
Now that supermarkets have stopped using single use plastic bags it’s time to learn a new habit. In this story of ImportAnts we see how habits are formed and how easy it is to learn the new BYO Bag Habit.
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 […]
Replace nylon scourers that release plastics into the waterways, with a natural, unbleached, biodegradable, Vegan, coconut fibre Eco Max Kitchen […]
Getting the most from your produce is good for the planet and your purse. Whether it’s storing them or eating them, these EcoMaxHacks will make […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dry body brushing is a natural yet effective way to promote soft and healthy skin, but that is not the only benefit… Here are the […]
Handmade products that provide ethical local employment for women in an area where no other industry existed. Thimble is a group of women from […]
Handmade by Maximus from recycled office waste and elephant dung paper these journals are ethical and beautiful to write on.
Eco-friendly Elephant Dung Paper in A4 sheets for weddings, invitations or art and craft. Matching envelopes in C6, DL and square all handmade from recycled […]
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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 […]