As far as packaging goes, eco-credentials are now more important than good looks. But there are ways you can do both by reusing, recycling and adding a little creative thought and imagination to your parcels. Here are some ideas.
Meet Bev Rogers from Bev’s Eco Products, who makes hand-crafted, reusable, plastic-free food wraps that help the planet, while also looking pretty on your kitchen and bathroom shelves.
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If you’re thinking about going green with your packaging, here are seven ideas for environmentally-friendly packaging for your creative business…
Julie Colquitt discovered her fascination for unusual yarn while sourcing silks for her fibre art bags. She now buys hand-spun and hand-dyed recycled sari yarns directly from a women’s co-operatives in rural India, along with rare-breed yarns bought directly from the producers in northern Scotland. She sells the yarns through her shop Yarn Yarn and also has her own line of own wearable art made from the yarns, ribbons and silks, which she produces under the label Crochet Mushroom from her studio on the River Tay in Fife. We spoke to Julie about her the two lines of her work…