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Biospherically Correct - Gift Packs Blog

Diversity Protection

To what extent does the cultivation and extraction of the raw materials necessary to produce this product enhance the diversity of life, that is, aids the greater biospheric services of the planet, the localised eco systems (species and habitat protection) and preserves the associated knowledge, customs and prosperity of the indigenous cultures of the territory? Biospherically Correct Our gift packs encompass our range of skin and hair care products which are formulated in ways that protect the diversity of life and honour the knowledge and skills of the people who supply and/or work with the raw ingredients. The ingredients are natural, some organic and some wild harvested, creating...

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Green Ingredients

Do the ingredients in the product meet the criteria for being 'green ingredients', that is, organic and/or natural, high yielding and sustainable? Biospherically Correct Our stylish gift pack boxes are carefully crafted to protect natural resources and avoid environmental damage. The cardboard is made with wood fibre from sustainable forests and any paper used has been recycled. Adhesive labels are biodegradable and all inks are vegetable based. All of the ingredients in our skin care products are natural - i.e. non synthesised and/or organic and crafted in New Zealand on a specialised herbal farm. We use a unique natural preservative system combining the anti...

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Positive Functionality

How positive for the individual, society and the environment is the function of the product in its final form? Biospherically Correct Our gift boxes can be proudly given with the confidence of knowing that that they will delight and that the products will fulfil or exceed expectations regarding their function as cleansers and moisturisers. The box is designed to avoid excessive packaging componentry while remaining stylish and elegant, proving that less can indeed be more. We use plastic and glass containers as part of our refill/recycle system (see Eco Processes). All paper and cardboard is from sustainable supply, recycled and printed with...

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Eco-Processes

How well do the processes inherent in the manufacturing, packaging and distribution of this product sustain nature? Biospherically Correct Our gift packs are supplied to you in eco packaging which incorporates vegetable inks, biodegradable labels and recycled paper, while the pack components come in recyclable plastic or glass. Bottles come with a pump for re use as part of a refill purchase option, helping to reduce waste. Our self adhesive labels are made to be compostable and our printers participate in the Enviro Mark NZ Programme. The supplier of our skin formulations is energy and environmentally conscious.  All of their 'green' initiatives come under the...

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Trade Integrity

How well does the supply and promotion of this product align with the principles of trade Integrity: transparency of information, honest/accurate advertising claim, traceability of ingredients and an emphasis of working via gratifying and harmonious business relationships? Biospherically Correct To the best of our knowledge the claims we make are accurate, reflecting the true capabilities of the product. Components are traceable to their point of origin (see Green Ingredients) and our pricing is fair, reflecting the quality of the merchandise. Vision for Humanity Products Charitable Trust is a registered charity  (# CC27922). Profits go towards the Vision for Humanity Charitable...

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