Sustainability Update Q4 2019

Sustainability Update Q4 2019

 

“80% done is better than waiting for 100% perfect”

 

Every small step leads us on a journey to preserving our future - so we take that step, now. We are very aware that what we are doing is not good enough, but rather than wait and do nothing, we are making changes daily to prioritise the planet. 1000 footsteps covers miles. Our launch of the new bath and body range takes us further on this journey, and we don’t intend to stop .

We will keep challenging ourselves and the brand to be better.

“80% done is better than waiting for 100% perfect”

Every small step leads us on a journey to preserving our future - so we take that step, now. We are very aware that what we are doing is not good enough, but rather than wait and do nothing, we are making changes daily to prioritise the planet. 1000 footsteps covers miles. Our launch of the new bath and body range takes us further on this journey, and we don’t intend to stop .

We will keep challenging ourselves and the brand to be better.

Our Natural Raw materials are all from a sustainable supply chain and we are increasing our use of Fair trade materials. All of our packaging is FSC and recyclable, and we challenge ourselves to produce items that can have an after life. Our preservatives are Eco cert compliant. We do use Palm oil, responsibly sourced Palm oil. On investigation this is better than the alternatives . All Miller Harris products are vegan, free from phthalates, artificial colorants, parabens and formaldehydes. SLS and SLES free. We use natural surfactants

Our Natural Raw materials are all from a sustainable supply chain and we are increasing our use of Fair trade materials. All of our packaging is FSC and recyclable, and we challenge ourselves to produce items that can have an after life. Our preservatives are Eco cert compliant. We do use Palm oil, responsibly sourced Palm oil. On investigation this is better than the alternatives . All Miller Harris products are vegan, free from phthalates, artificial colorants, parabens and formaldehydes. SLS and SLES free. We use natural surfactants

Our Principles for Sustainable Packaging Design

Our Principles for Sustainable Packaging Design

Material

Our Natural Raw materials are all from a sustainable supply chain.

Material

Our Natural Raw materials are all from a sustainable supply chain.

Recycle

Design for better recycling, avoiding shrink sleeving and multi-material designs.

Reduce

Design using minimum amount of material for each component.

Re-use

Design for reusability, by improving the longevity. Explore design solutions that shift consumer mindset and encourage seamless reuse.

Product

Changes in product formula and a ritual that have a positive contribution to sustainability.

Our Principles for Sustainable Packaging Design

Our Principles for Sustainable Packaging Design

Material

Our Natural Raw materials are all from a sustainable supply chain.

Material

Our Natural Raw materials are all from a sustainable supply chain.

Recycle

Design for better recycling, avoiding shrink sleeving and multi-material designs.

Reduce

Design using minimum amount of material for each component.

Re-use

Design for reusability, by improving the longevity. Explore design solutions that shift consumer mindset and encourage seamless reuse.

Product

Changes in product formula and a ritual that have a positive contribution to sustainability.

Our Principles for Sustainable Packaging Design

Material

Our Natural Raw materials are all from a sustainable supply chain.

Recycle

Design for better recycling, avoiding shrink sleeving and multi-material designs.

Reduce

Design using minimum amount of material for each component.

Re-use

Design for reusability, by improving the longevity. Explore design solutions that shift consumer mindset and encourage seamless reuse.

Product

Changes in product formula and a ritual that have a positive contribution to sustainability.

Our new Bath and Body range is a leap forward for the brand. Our new formulations incorporate responsibly sourced palm oil and environmentally friendly coconut extracts. All of the bottles in the range are made with recycled post-consumer product, which is fully recyclable.
 
We've also reduced the size, weight and production processes of packaging and tried to use only primary packaging, eliminating cardboard cartons unless absolutely necessary.
 
We have also avoided any tertiary packaging such as shrink wraps, coverings and wraps whenever possible. We have a foil free carton which is better for the environment and more easily recyclable as it’s a single material. Cartons are FSC certified, chlorine free and fully recyclable.
 
 
Our new Bath and Body range is a leap forward for the brand. Our new formulations incorporate responsibly sourced palm oil and environmentally friendly coconut extracts. All of the bottles in the range are made with recycled post-consumer product, which is fully recyclable.
 
We've also reduced the size, weight and production processes of packaging and tried to use only primary packaging, eliminating cardboard cartons unless absolutely necessary.
 
We have also avoided any tertiary packaging such as shrink wraps, coverings and wraps whenever possible. We have a foil free carton which is better for the environment and more easily recyclable as it’s a single material. Cartons are FSC certified, chlorine free and fully recyclable.
 
 
RECYCLABLE BOTTLES
 
Our recyclable bottles are made from 50% PCR (Post-Consumer Recycled) plastic which is lighter in weight than glass and therefore less impactful on the environment to transport. Using PCR means we don't need to manufacture new plastics.
TUBES
 
Our Tubes are made from infinitely recyclable aluminium.
TUBES
 
Our Tubes are made from infinitely recyclable aluminium.
PUMPS
 
Our pumps are recyclable even though they contain a stainless spring. The caps are solely of PP so more likely to actually be recycled.
SOAPS
 
Our Soaps are made of single material card packaging with a waxed cotton cord. A first step in going “naked”
SOAPS
 
Our Soaps are made of single material card packaging with a waxed cotton cord. A first step in going “naked”
GLASS BOTTLES
 
Our glass bottles are made from fully recyclable and reusable glass.