Goods made from materials that can be replenished at the rate they are consumed, all with minimal environmental and social impact. Such as FSC wood, bamboo and wool.
Goods manufactured here in Aotearoa. Supporting local makers, small businesses and their communities.
Goods that are one of a kind and have been created by skilled artisans often using techniques passed down through generations, rather than by automated, machine-based processes. Small irregularities are celebrated and are what make handcrafted goods unique.
Goods are produced by artisans or companies that are open, honest, and straightforward about their business operations. Transparency builds trust, from makers through to customers.
Goods that are made by suppliers that pay fair wages, guarantee no child labour, and maintain a safe working environment.
Goods that are made from organically grown materials and are free from harmful chemicals and pesticides.
Goods that have been crafted with materials that are derived from naturally occurring materials, plants or animals, with minimal processing.
Goods that are either part or wholly made from up-cycled or previously used materials. These can be either salvaged directly in their current form or from recycled materials, such as paper, glass or metal.
Goods that can be composted at the end of their useful life, leaving no trace of their existence.
Goods that contain absolutely no animal products or by-products and were not tested on animals at any stage.