It's National Organic Month
This month is National Organic Month!
It's the perfect chance to make some small changes to support wildlife and the environment that you and your family will love.
- A higher standard: Organic standards are strict. GM crops and ingredients, hydrogenated fats, and artificial colours, flavourings and preservatives are prohibited
- Encouraging nature: organic farms contain an average of 50% more wildlife such as bees and butterflies, than non organic farms1
- Cutting out pesticides: organic means less exposure to pesticides, preservatives and herbicides and relying on nature to prevent pests
- Saves energy: organic farming uses an average of 45% less energy than non organic!2
Changes that make a big difference
Here are our top three tips for implementing small changes that can make a big difference:
- Eat seasonally: Most supermarkets will stock an organic line, but often this can be a little pricier than non-organic versions. Choosing seasonal fruits and vegetables that are in abundance are a great way to shop organic, but keep costs down
- Swap your skincare: Organic active ingredients are just as potent as their non organic counterparts. Small steps can be checking the labels and shopping around to ensure the ingredients in your skincare regimen are organic
- Be conscious about cotton: Cotton is such a versatile plant. It’s used in everything from clothing to personal care products and baby products. Cotton is also exposed to high levels of pesticides and herbicides3. Opting for organic cotton is a small step that has a massive impact on reducing your exposure to these