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Steel bottles, soap rests, steel straws!

Posted by Claire Broadley Dixon on

New this week! SOAP RESTS... Running out of space for all your solid shampoos and soaps? These soap rests allow your bar to dry out properly (essential to make them last longer) and are completely plastic free. Made from coconut, they compost or biodegrade when worn out, making them totally zero waste. Size 7x10cm. Boxed. £2.30 STEEL BOTTLES... I looked hard for a plain bottle that doesn't compromise on looks or materials and settled on these beautiful bamboo-topped ones. The smaller one is dual walled and the large one is single walled. Great for water (the wide neck is big...

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A Guide to Our Plastic Free Solid Shampoo and Conditioner Bars

Posted by Claire Broadley Dixon on

We've had a big influx of plastic free hair care items recently, and we've sometimes found it difficult to keep on top of the details. With our solid shampoos and conditioners, there has been some confusion about which ones are suitable for different hair types. In truth, most of the shampoo and conditioner bars we have are suitable for all hair types - the variations come more with the liquid shampoos, which we sell in 5 litre bottles. You can use these to refill your own bottles at home if you don't have a local refill station that sells them....

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New Cloth Nappies! And a Survey: What Would You Like Us to Sell Next?

Posted by Claire Broadley Dixon on

Jump straight to New, restocked, and reduced items here!   Two New Cloth Nappy Designs from Tickle Tots This week is #zerowasteweek, and we're all about cloth nappies.  When you consider that every single disposable nappy ever made still exists in landfill, the need to urgently reduce our use of these nappies becomes very obvioius. We're proud to be selling the two BRAND NEW Tickle Tots prints, Wellies and Bugs, which came out TODAY, as well as the brand new Scales print double zip wet bag. Tickle Tots nappies have a bamboo and cotton absorbent core that can be layered up using...

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Plastic Free Kitchens Don't Need Plastic Jar Labels

Posted by Claire Broadley Dixon on

Plastic free kitchens look marvellous on Instagram when everything is labelled up neatly with an embossed label maker, as you see in the picture leading this blog post. I'm just wondering how the plastic label maker, with its plastic tape and plastic packaging, earned this honour?

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Vegan Food Wraps, Horsforth Refill Station Update & Rainforest Appeal

Posted by Claire Broadley Dixon on

Smug is nearing its 100th online order. We'd like to thank everyone who has bought from us. You have proven that there is a need for plastic free and vegan alternatives, outside what big supermarkets currently offer. We are very pleased to fill the gap. Amazon Rainforest Crisis This weekend, we're planting one tree in the Amazon for every order, and we will donate 5% of our profits to the WWF emergency fund. New Stock You'll find this week's new stock on the New In page. You can bookmark this link and check it each weekend to see what's new...

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