Have you heard of an eco-kitchen? If not let us explain... The idea behind an eco-kitchen is to keep the environment in mind when you shop for your Kitchen. Shopping this way can make a big difference on your environmental footprint. We feel passionate about reducing our impact on the planet at The Little Things in life so we stock a range of eco-friendly products to help you create an environmentally friendly eco-kitchen.
The Euro Scrubby
Euroscrubby’s are cotton based with a non-plastic hardened coating that make for fast and easy clean up. These are a great alternative to other plastic scrubbers.
Use: It's safe for almost all surfaces such as non-stick pots and pans, glass or cermaic cook-tops, cookware, porcelain, marble, tile, glass shower doors, garden tools, pools and even on your root vegetables!
Care: You can easily wash your Euroscrubby in the top rack of the dishwasher or in the washing machine with your towels.
Therapy Kitchen AC co
The therapy kitchen range is a culinary inspired exploration that benefits the heart of the home. Made in New Zealand this recyclable product is healthy for the skin and environment being free from artificial colours and chemicals. Plus, it is not tested on animals. The range includes a wash, lotion, candle, diffuser, room spray and antibacterial spray.
Use: It has been specifically formulated to help eliminate cooking odours and keep both your kitchen and your hands healthy and germ free when cooking.Scent: This product is blended with the 100% pure essential oils of lemongrass, lime and bergamot. The wash and lotion are infused with honey to cleanse your hands leaving them feeling clean, soft and restored.
The idea behind keep cups is simple, keep it and use it again.
Use: You can use your keep cup to bring your own coffee to work or local Eltham Cafes are happy for you to bring along your keep cup when ordering a coffee to reduce the waste of single use cups.
Care: Caring for our range of cups varies depending on the product. Some cups are dishwasher and microwave safe and others should be hand washed. Check with our shop staff or read the label of our products for the details of caring for each of our keep cups.
Beeswax wraps are a durable alternative to single use plastic such as glad wrap or zip lock bags. Made locally in Healesville our beeswax wraps are 100% natural and come from a small Australian owned business.
Care: Your wraps can be gently washed in cool water with mild detergent if needed, keep in mind Beeswax wraps are naturally antibacterial, so there’s no need to use a lot of detergent or be too aggressive when washing, then hang to dry. Avoid dishwashers or heat. When storing your beeswax wrap simply keep them in a drawer or roll them up inside a jar out of direct sunlight.
Use: Use your beeswax wrap for wrapping bread, cheese, herbs,sandwiches, bowls of salad or for keeping your fruit and veg fresh. Simply use the warmth of your hands to shape the wrap around your food to create a seal.
Environmentally Friendly Kitchenware
We also stock a range of kitchen utensils and accessories to help reduce your use of plastics and add style to your kitchen.. visit us in store for our full range