Eco Gadgets and Gifts
Eco gadgets and gifts available from Suma
Our range includes:
Tea sets and Tisaniere’s from the fair trade brand Maroma / Himalya. Fairtrade organic cotton bags and tea towels from Sarah Smith, as well as a colourful range of cotton string bags. We offer a variety of recycled ‘bags for life’ made from a selection of materials including colourful rice sacks from India and bedspreads. We also offer a great selection of fairtrade tube gloves, in different colours.
We supply a great range of fairtrade, organic, beeswax and petroleum free candles. Fairtrade supplier Himalaya/Maroma offer a great range of candles. Their products make great gifts, and they use eco-friendly ingredients like vegetable oil and sustainable palm oil, along with natural essential oils to fragrance their ranges. Another of our favourite candle suppliers is Moorlands dipped candles, who have been supplying Suma for over 20 years. A small company based in Alston they make quality candles in fantastic bright colours and different sizes, including garden flares. They offer paraffin wax, beeswax and vegetable oil candles.
Books, Calendars and Diarys
We supply a fantastic range of childrens books from award-winning supplier Barefoot Books. Printed on recycled paper, Barefoot Books aims to feed childrens imaginations, while instilling a respect for diversity and a love of the planet. Also on offer are a variety of ethical books on eco-friendly subjects including a range of guides from the National Trust, ethical shopping guides, and New Internationalist ‘No Nonsense’ guides.
We have started to supply a small range of clothing, and due to popularity we are now adding more lines. A new addition is the Little Green Radicals range of children and baby clothes made from the highest quality organic and Fairtrade certified cotton. They feature delightful slogans like ‘I only eat organic chips’ and ‘I recycle my tantrums!’. Another recent additions is a range of Bamboo clothing, including socks and womens and mens underwear. Fabric made from bamboo is incredibly soft, and is good for the environment being 100% naturally grown without assistance from man and 100% biodegradable. We also sell our ever popular Suma T-shirts, also made from organic and fairly traded cotton.
Eco-friendly Household Products
We supply a variety of eco-friendly gadgets suitable for use around the home. Some of our most popular items include salad sprouters, Droughtbusters (for recycling grey water), kitchen cleaning products made from recycled materials, like the ‘Ecoforce’ range of sponges, scourers, clothes pegs and dusters. ‘Green Tips’ latex gloves, made from ethcially sourced 100% sustainable latex, and the ‘Michaels originals’ range using biodegradable luffa, coconut pith and sago to make sponges, scourers and brushes. We offer a selection of fairly traded products for use around the home, including the bright modern tea towel designs from Sarah Smith, and Traidcraft fairtrade rubber gloves. Another great brand is the ‘If You Care’ range of products from recycled materials including recycled kitchen foil, recycled baking cups, recycled parchment baking paper, firelighters and unbleached sandwich bags.
Incense and natural air fresheners
We stock a great range from Colibri who specialise in fairtrade insect repellent, moth repellent, and drawer fresheners used to scent clothes with natural essential oils. Our fairtrade Incense range from Maroma/Himalaya includes over 30 scents including Frankincense, Cedarwood and Lemongrass.
Our selection of childrens toys all aim to use safe, natural materials, and stimulate creativity and fun. We have a great range of puppet making kits from ‘Crafty Kids’, fairtrade footballs from ‘Ethletic’, building block sets, ‘Happy Mais’ ecological toy kits, and a selection of bags and puzzles from ‘Kidzsacks’.
Some of our popular brands include
- Bamboo Clothing
- Barefoot Books
- Crafty Kids
- Happy Mais
- If You Care
- Little Green Radicals
- Manchester Candle Company
- Michaels Originals
- Moorlands Dipped Candles