Author: Miriam

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With Christmas on most parents minds trying to remain eco and not be completely bah humbug can be hard especially with the kids! We thought it would fab idea to talk to Emmaline from Plastic Free Party Bags and see how they nail the balance of being ethical and gifting: Hi Ems and thank so…
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Welcome to our latest edition of Our Featured Maker: Kokarcia and the fantastic family duo behind the brand Gaye & Grazia. Freshly launched here at Nurture Collective we are super excited to welcome you aboard. Tell us about your story behind Kokarcia and how and when it first started? Kokarcia is a newborn project of…
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Welcome to Our Featured Maker where we talk to one half of the inspiring team Naomi Wells from Cooee Kids as she explains CiMA cotton is and talks about their new A/W Collection. Tell us a bit more about your story behind the brand and how and when it first started? Naomi: Anna and I…
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With the very exciting launch of the Waldorf inspired wooden balance boards now available over in our Toy Shop we we're eager to talk to one half of the of the founders of Young & Learning; Maria Bateller all about the benefits of these boards and how they can help tremendously with co-ordination and posture and…
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Welcome to Septembers 'Maker of the month'. This month we have been chatting to our lovely Jo Salter founder of Where Does it Come From telling us all about her wonderful story behind her brand. Tell us about your story behind the brand and how and when it first started? The actual truth is that…
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Over 235m items of clothing are thrown away every year in the UK estimated to be worth £140million pounds! Its Zero waste week and we want to shout about some of our brands here at Nurture Collective that really help to minimise waste from the beginning of the garments life with the cutting and production techniques…
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The average child uses £11,000 worth of clothing whilst growing up and its estimated that 183 million items of outgrown baby clothing are kept in storage! (Quoted from love your clothes.org) Its  #zerowasteweek and I wanted to highlight how we can all do our bit with this simple motto: REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE. When it comes to…
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Tell us about your story behind the brand and how it first started? Well I first started sewing when I was 14, my mum was really good seamstress she had done a professional course, and so I was used to being around a sewing machine but she wasn't  very happy when I first started sewing…
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1. Its kinder to our planet Did you growing cotton is one of the world’s most heavily pesticides crop using 16% of the worlds insecticides and 10% of the worlds pesticides. This puts greenhouse gases into our atmosphere, but with organic farming it actually removes C02 from the atmosphere and soil is healthy and remains…
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So the idea behind writing this post was that I really wanted to share with you the changes I have made so far to greener and cleaner living. The fact that it is #plasticfreejuly actually feels quite empowering to feel connected to a much bigger movement! So much so it actually makes my heart sing…