Taking Steps Toward Sustainability
We believe that every contribution counts in making sure future generations have a healthy planet to call home. Businesses are specially positioned to lead this effort - starting with being conscious of our environmental impact, encouraging greener practices, and strengthening the circle of support for other green and clean businesses.
We are always looking for ways to be greener - from carrying clean beauty brands, minimising waste in our packaging, to supporting environmental projects. Here we answer some of your questions regarding our sustainability efforts.
Are the products in your shop recyclable / plastic-free / use glass as packaging?
Picking the most eco-friendly packaging option, even glass, isn't always easy for skincare brands since there a lot of options that aren't compatible with formulas. Some products, like sunscreens, cannot be packaged in glass to protect it from UVA/UVB damage. But there are always smarter options out there, which is why the brands we carry in our shop are continuously striving to find the most sustainable packaging that reduces environmental footprint, and they always ensure that their products stay easy to use and uncomplicated so they can best serve its consumers and the planet.
Are your store's packaging materials recyclable?
We at Peaches&Crème, as an online store, are doing our utmost to do our part as entrepreneurs, to serve and protect our planet, by having all our packaging materials totally recyclable (even our packing peanuts are biodegradable!).
Are shipments from your store carbon-neutral?
We are covering all purchases to make them climate positive. All proceeds will go towards protecting the Amazon Rainforests via EcoCart. You can learn more about the project here.
- Protects endangered and vulnerable species of animals, including eight IUCN species.
- Trains families on how to grow bananas, chickpeas, cassava, and corn; the processing of fish; rearing organic pigs, and using rotational cattle pastures. The goal is to increase yields and help make these agricultural activities more profitable.
- Facilitates doctor visits from local towns on a periodic basis and refurbished or built four health clinics.
- Educates local communities about improved agricultural techniques while monitoring unsustainable uses of the forest, the projects are mitigating deforestation and helping to protect the area’s rich biodiversity.
How does it work?
EcoCart’s proprietary algorithm estimates each unique order’s carbon footprint in real-time by looking at variables like shipping distance, package weight, and product type.
For each purchase made in the shop, we shoulder the cost of that carbon footprint - and the proceeds go to a selected carbon offset project (in our case, protecting the Amazon rainforests.)
If you have suggestions or if you'd like to partner with us towards better sustainability, just drop us a line at email@example.com. Happy Earth Day, everyday!