Pip partners with brands which align with its values of earth care, people care and fair share. Ethical companies producing good quality products that don’t harm the planet, instead aim to improve it.
URBAN FARM & HOUSE
A design practice specialising in residential and/or landscape design. Run by Saimon Boyle – a designer and draftsperson with extensive experience and studies in Architecture, Permaculture, and Horticulture. He encourages sustainable design ideas, promotes the integration of building and landscape and guides you through the process to realise your vision. VBA registered.
WOMBAT & POSS
Sustainable clothing for babies and children, handmade with care in Australia. Wombat & Poss has a passion for zero waste and longevity, using only natural and low-impact fabrics. We donate a portion of sales each month to wildlife, environmental and social justice groups who work to make our world a fairer place.
FOR SALE – RED CAFE
ETHICAL, REGIONAL, DELICIOUS
Established in 2006, red café has proudly been sourcing local, seasonal and ethical ingredients to create delicious vegetarian dishes. In house baking, T2 loose leaf teas, Tilba milk, Byron Bay coffee, fresh local produce and a creative team combine to make a visit to red café a beautiful experience.
161 Carp Street, Bega NSW 2550 Ph:0492809836 E: email@example.com
SILICONE MOULDS BY REUZE IT
Whether you’re baking for the kids’ lunchboxes or making yourself a treat for afternoon tea, muffins are always a winner. Silicone muffin moulds are reusable, non-stick and made from food-safe silicone. Your muffins won’t stick to the moulds and there is no tin to scrub at the end! An excellent option to reduce waste in your kitchen.
THE WOOD TAMER
Wood Tamer stock a range of quality, affordable spoon carving tools, books and supplies and deliver Australia wide. We stock right and left handed hook knives, sloyd knives, carving axes and more. Our store has everything you need to care for and sharpen your green wood carving tools and we are proud to offer Australian made milk paints to take your creations to the next level. Wood Tamer is a husband and wife team who aim for exceptional customer service.
An Australian ethical fashion brand established in 2007, Pure Pod is founded on the pillars of people, planet and passion. Through ethical manufacturing, thoughtful designled practices, fair trade, artisanal skills, organic fabrics, low-waste processes, plant-based garments, it creates quality timeless collections. Pure Pod designs its with the beginning-to-the-end life cycle in mind.
We aim to source our ingredients as locally, in season as possible, each season ending up with salvaged fruits for our water kefirs. And, unlike current food standards which encourages anonymity, we don’t use any synthetic starter cultures or other processes to help speed our ferments, making us ‘wild fermenters’. This may sound a bit rogue, but really this makes us more traditional and old fashioned than radical.
Think, move, and feel better today. Medicinal mushrooms independently lab tested. Bursting with goodness (no nasties).
Add a spring to your step with Milton Mushroom’s Lion’s Mane products. Lion’s Mane is an all-round immune enhancing mushroom with strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. We’ve been working on our Lion’s Mane culture for months and are so stoked to be able to share our exciting new product.
We’re making cheeky goodness for your bum (and other areas) from certified fair trade organic cotton. Our focus has always been on producing underwear and clothing of exceptional quality and design using fun colourful prints and this ethos permeates all aspects of the clothing we produce. We want our garments to be made in the most ethical and sustainable way possible, improving the lives of everyone involved in the process from the cotton growers to the wearer. Designed to fit and built to last. Take pride in your undies!
MINISTRY OF YARN
Ministry of Yarn cares about the environment and the people that make your yarn. Specialising in T-shirt yarn, everything it offers is either recycled, sustainable or organic, and made using fair-trade principles. Based in Melbourne, it offers retail and wholesale, and $2 from every order goes to support vulnerable mums and babies in developing nations.
On a mission to reduce the number of disposable, synthetic-coated pans piling up in landfill, Solidteknics’ patented one-piece pans have no synthetic coatings or heavy metals. Currently the only production cookware made in Australia, it offers world-class performance and built to last for generations.
STRING & SALT
String & Salt Store is a family-owned business based in rural Victoria which supplies quality breadmaking, sourdough and kitchenware supplies, eco-cleaning products as well as natural body and skincare products. It has just received a complete range of banneton baskets, dough whisks, bread lames and pans in stock available to order now.
HONEY BEE WRAPS
Australian Made and owned Honeybee wrap uses an Antibacterial blend of ingredients. We make the thickest long lasting wraps on the market. Honeybee Wrap is an eco-friendly alternative to plastic wrap and a fantastic food preserver. By using a beeswax food wrap you are helping to reduce the 8 million tons of plastic that enters our oceans each year!
We believe in sourcing timeless classics that are not influenced by fashion but chosen on more sustainable principles to do with longevity of wear, value for money, ethical production using sustainable fabrics and fibres from organically raised and farmed sources. Clothing by our major brands Disana, Engel-Natur and Cosilana all carry the GOTS label which is the industry’s highest ecological and socially responsible standard for textiles. Check out our END OF SUMMER SALE.
Gilly’s is an Australian owned and operated manufacturer of sustainable timber care products. Founded in 1983 by Gilly Stephenson to create a range of premium beeswaxbased polishes suitable for use on fine antiques. The range has since expanded to service furniture makers, home stores and the hardware sector. Gilly’s has a strong focus on quality, sustainability and customer service.
We exist to deliver alternative earth friendly products and methods that can be incorporated into the daily lives of our customers without compromising their desire for a comfortable and enjoyable lifestyle. The environmental impact of our business operations is in the forefront of our mind.
Melliodora is a small specialist publisher dedicated to producing a limited range of books and other media by David Holmgren, co-originator of permaculture, and other authors. Our titles aim to support individuals in their personal permaculture journeys.
Here at Milkwood, we’re dedicated to sharing permaculture skills, for living like it matters. Online, in person, in print… whatever it takes to get you inspired to make positive change, we’re here to help you learn!