Sustainable (and Safe) September: Sustainable Swaps

Climate change and plastic pollution are catastrophic problems that seem overwhelming. Can ordinary people actually do anything to make a significant impact? Yes! There are simple sustainable swaps that really make a difference in our environmental and future well-being.

Our stores are focused on sustainability by providing information and inspiration—all of us can make a difference with easy shifts in our daily lives. Join us in making real change and a real positive impact, one simple sustainable swap at a time.

Manuka Honey - What is it and What is it Good for?

Manuka Honey is a unique honey found in New Zealand and Australia. The Manuka tree (Leptospermum scoparium) flowers for only 2-6 weeks of the year making it an extremely rare honey to produce. ⠀ ⠀

Traditional medicine has used Manuka Honey for hundreds of years on a broad range of ailments like immunity, digestion, skin care, and oral health. One of it's powerful properties is a anti-bactierial compond called Methylglyoxal (MGO) - which is said to be responsible for the honey's healing properties. The high content of MGO can only be consistently found in Manuka honey.⠀