9 Products to Help Customers Go Green

Sustainability, and the consumer drive for it, is here to stay, so why not stock your shelves with some of the most environmentally-friendly products on the market? Here are nine of our picks, and you can find more in our December/January issue out now.

Outside

DJ Turfcare’s Lawn Boost

Lawn Boost

DJ Turfcare

The newly launched organic-based Lawn Boost will provide the ideal feed solution for lawns where moss is not a problem. Like all DJ Turfcare products, Lawn Boost is safe for use around children and pets, giving it mass consumer appeal. For use throughout spring and summer, Lawn Boost will kickstart the lawn following winter and will encourage healthy growth, characterised by a vibrant colour and strong grass plants. Additional benefits also include good drought resistance, whilst the bacteria found in Lawn Boost will convert thatch into nourishing plant feed which lasts for up to 100 days.

Launch date: Spring 2021

RRP: £29.99

www.djturfcare.co.uk

Kadai’s Original Firebowl

Original Firebowl

Kadai

Original Kadai Firebowls are up to 100 years old and have been hand-picked in Rajasthan and repurposed as beautiful and functional firebowl barbecues. They all have their own unique character from years of use as cooking bowls at weddings and festivals across India. These show-stopping bowls have been salvaged so that they can be the centrepiece of a garden.

Launch date: Available now

RRP: From £280

www.kadai.co.uk 

The LAVA-LITE collection

The Collection

LAVA-LITE

LAVA-LITE is a collection of 100% natural, non-toxic, zero-harm, child/pet safe, eco-friendly and nutrient boosting horticultural, pest control and growing media products. Derived from volcanic deposits, LAVA-LITE products are naturally lightweight, pH neutral and completely sustainable. As well as being decorative, the products are easy to use, provide great results and don’t require careful handling, making them perfect for the novice gardener as well as the specialist grower.

Launch date: September 2020

RRP: From £3.99

www.lava-lite.co.uk

Bustaseed Extra Durable Tip Out Propagation Kit

Bustaseed Ltd

Bustaseed Extra Durable Tip Out Propagation Kit

These propagation kits are designed as a more environmentally friendly alternative to single use plastic standard propagation kits on the market. With a five-year guarantee, the insert rows and base tray are durable injected moulded components, and all components are easily recyclable. Waste through extraction damage and root transplant shock is greatly reduced as plants are gently removed by tipping out. Monitoring of roots and compost for problems reduces losses and with watering from below, excess water can be poured out and reused. The white insert rows reflect light maximising growth and plant yields.

Launch date: Available now

RRP: £15.99

www.bustaseed.com

Inside

Woodmansterne Greeting Cards

Woodmansterne Greeting Cards

Woodmansterne

Woodmansterne is committed to using sustainable materials and practices wherever possible. As a third-generation family business, it understands the importance of protecting the environment and safeguarding it for the future. It prints with vegetable inks on paper from sustainable forests. Its envelope paper is made from 100% recycled post-consumer waste and it packs its cards with Smart Seal, which saves up to half a million pieces of throw-away plastic being sent to landfill every week.

Launch date: Available now

RRP: £19.99

www.conceptresearch.co.uk

Concept Research Ltd’s PESTController

PESTController

Concept Research Ltd

PESTController is an indoor mouse repellent device, and an innovative, humane and discrete way to banish mice from a home and garage. When activated, bursts of inaudible ultrasonic sound are released, resulting in the mice retreating from the protected area. So, there is no need to continue spending money on expensive poisons that are dangerous to pets and other animals.

Launch date: Available now

RRP: £19.99

www.conceptresearch.co.uk

Animal and Pet Care

Hemp Wellness Treats from Hownd

Hemp Wellness Treats

Hownd

Hemp Wellness Treats are delicious, 100% natural plant-based hypoallergenic snacks. They contain herbs and botanicals – among them African red bush tea and turmeric – and packed with the superfood hemp renowned for providing a myriad of natural health benefits. Ingredients are locally sourced, and hand made in Devon. Inner and outer packaging are fully recyclable. Crowned Gold Product Innovation Winner by PetQuip and accredited by PETA ‘Not Tested on Animals’ and the Vegetarian (Vegan) Society.

Launch date: 2018

RRP: £4.50

www.dogslovehownd.com

Brambles Crunchy Hedgehog Food

Brambles Crunchy Hedgehog Food

Brambles Pet and Wildlife Ltd

Hedgehog population in the UK is dwindling and these endearing animals need all the help they can get. It’s vital to ensure that they get the right food to complement their natural diet. Brambles Crunchy Hedgehog Food is used and highly recommended by wildlife rescues all over the UK. Its food and packaging are made in the UK and the paper used in the bags is from FSC accredited mills.

Launch date: Available now

RRP: From £4.79

www.bramblespaw.co.uk

No Rinse Charming from Sniffe & Likkit

No Rinse Charming

Sniffe & Likkit

No Rinse Charming is a dry shampoo perfect for a speedy spruce-up of a dog. Like all Sniffe & Likkit’s products, there are no nasty parabens in it – instead, it’s made with 100% natural skin and fur-friendly cleansing powders and an aromatherapy oil scent pH-balanced for dogs’ skin. Simply massage into fur; there’s no waste water (or heating) and therefore zero drain run-off. Presented in recyclable aluminium, it’s much lighter to transport than wet products.

Launch date: November 2020 (via Pedigree Wholesale or Sniffe & Kitt)

RRP: £14/90g

www.sniffeandlikkit.com

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