How we do our part for the planet
With the up and coming celebration of World Environment Day this week, we thought we'd take the time to show you just a few things we're doing for the planet. As it's a strong value of ours to always improve our sustainability, reducing our carbon footprint in anyway we can.
We currently have 3 products that utilise recycled plastic bottles as part of its production. Our best selling Printed Yoga Mats, our Meditation Mat and our new Printed Yoga strap are both made with materials recycled from discarded plastic bottles. We feel very excited to also announce that we are currently designing a range of beautiful printed Yoga Clothes, that will also be made from recycled plastic bottles. Launching this August 2020.
We have searched far and wide for the most efficient and sustainable packaging there is. Your Yoga clothes are packaged in compostable bags, and your Meditation Mats in an Organic Cotton reusable Tote bag. We make sure that all packaging used for the transport of our stock is recycled and reused.
All of our Yoga and Meditation mats are made from natural tree rubber, while also being 100% PVC free. What does that mean for the environment? Polyvinyl chloride (PVC), or vinyl is one of the most environmentally hazardous consumer materials ever produced. Which is a material normally used to create cheap Yoga mats.To learn more about why PVC is so harmful you both you and the environment, click here to read our blog.
We are making regular donations to Carbon Neutral Charitable Fund, which is a non-for profit organisation that aims to restore Australian land and reproduce natural ecosystems with the planting of native Australian trees.
As a small business, manufacturing in Australia is often impossible to do. However wherever we can, we collaborate, buy and print from locally made and owned businesses. Our current collaboration with local protein powder company, Nude makes all of their products in Melbourne, Australia. Our new Celestial Tote bag is made in Australia and printed locally in Geelong. It's a crucial part of our brand values that we support local and Australian businesses wherever we can.