The Good Dot: Bamboo Veg/Cleaning Brush with Sisal & Coconut Bristles

Typically used for cleaning vegetables but their use can be for a variety of needs.

Made from a bamboo with a sisal and coconut bristles: vegan, low impact and 100% compostable.

Travel by freight train to the UK from China: low co2.

Description

Description

These are vegetable brushes ideal for removing soil from your fruit and veggies as well as just giving your fruit and veg a bit of a clean before they are eaten. 

FUN FACT

Coconut fibre which makes up half of the bristles is super strong. It is found on the outside of the coconut shell and would otherwise be a waste product until it was found to be very versatile. It is now used for a myriad of purposes including vegetable brushes!

COMPOSED OF

Bamboo, sisal bristles, coconut bristles 

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, SECOND LIFE + DISPOSAL 

Totally compostable. Once the bristle become overused, try using your brush for a variety of other uses: general cleaning, art making or as a photo display! Once it has finally served its purpose, please chop into pieces before adding to your compost heap. 

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

China

WHO MADE THE VEGETABLE BRUSHES?

As with all our products made in China, these are made in a factory owned by a millennial who has demonstrated refreshing, fair and progressive employment views from the numerous conversations we have had. He employs both men and women, absolutely no children and pays a good wage. Many of his employees are young graduates who studied business.

HOW ARE ORDERS PACKED?

All orders are sent out plastic free except for the sellotape used on the boxes.

HOW THEY REACH THE UK?

A few years ago we discovered a freight line between China and eastern Europe- products travel from all corners of China to Hungary where they disembark and carry on their journey to their final destination. This amazed us as it meant that it was not only quicker than sea freight, but also ship greener.  Therefore, we courier most of our products that are made in China by train. We sometimes use sea too, for example for our bamboo toilet rolls, sea freight is simply more economical. From Vietnam and India we use sea freight due to the volume. Our razors, which are produced in Pakistan, travel by air freight as the volume is too small for these to travel by sea but we are constantly monitoring the situation. We want to be a completely flight free company within 2-years.

HOW OUR ORDERS WILL REACH OUR CUSTOMERS?

All of our trade orders are packed in Wales. About 90%+ of the packaging used is post-consumer, foraged from other peoples recycling bins and also donated by the local hospital who kindly collect boxes for us to reuse. We use paper tape instead of sellotape.

SIZE: 13.5 CMs in length, 5.5 CMs in width* at its widest point, they are oval in shape

Disclaimer: Although we have asked all the important questions we can, and have faith in his responses and in our professional relationship with Raymond we have not yet visited the factory and therefore the information above is supplied based on the trust between us and Raymond.

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