Editor’s Picks: Shop Sustainable
Great essential items from our retailers that won't cost the earth.
As we host the Discovery Shark pop-up, supporting initiatives around ocean conservation, and move towards a more sustainable Market, committing to help our food traders eliminate all single-use plastic, here are our top picks from the Market retailers also offering more environmentally-friendly options.
Eco Chopping Mat
Independent boutique Inspitalfields is packed with innovative and design-led products. These eco chopping mats by Kikkerland are made from wheat straw and cornstarch, meaning they areeco-friendlyy and biodegradable.
Frank Green Reusable Coffee Cup
Climpson & Sons are passionate about sustainability and encouraging their customers at the Market coffee bar to use fewer takeaway coffee cups. Their Frank Green Coffee Cups combine great design with sustainability, featuring double walled thermoplastic, which makes sure your coffee stays hot without scalding your hand and a push button lid that means there’s no chance of spilling.
Veja V10 Leather Extra White Nautico Pekin Pierre Trainers
In The Mercantile London, you will find a great selection of sneakers from Veja, a leading name in ecological and sustainable materials. Manufacturing out of low-chrome leather, wild rubber from the Amazonian forest and organic cotton, these stylish shoes are all made in Brazil.
Brevet Bidon Water Bottle
Whether you are out for a ride, or just staying hydrated on the tube, these small Bidons are a great way to make sure you can avoid buying single-use plastic bottles of water. They have an ergonomic grip, self-sealing nozzle, and an anti-bacterial treatment – plus they are made from taste-free and BPA-free plastic.