When we decide if a product is right for Zenko we ask two questions. First, what is the product made from? And second, what is the product packaged in? If it meets our sustainability guidelines in answer to those two questions, it's good to go. For our sustainability guidelines, check out below.

What are the products we stock made from?

Bioplastic

While most plastics are made from fossil fuels, bioplastics are made from plants. By avoiding fossil fuels, bioplastics reduce carbon emissions.

Bioplastic Products

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Fairtrade certified

Products that are Fairtrade certified supports fair & decent working conditions to empower farmers & workers.

Fairtrade Certified PRODUCTS

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FSC certified

Materials that are FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council) certified are made from sustainably harvested wood.

FSC Certified PRODUCTS

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No toxic chemicals

Many cleaning products use toxic chemicals called volatile organic compounds (VOCs). When these chemicals are rinsed down the drain they can contaminate waterways damaging wildlife & ecosystems. Our products are made with no toxic chemicals.

Natural Cleaning Products

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Plant-based ingredients

Plant-based products are a sustainable alternative to products made from livestock because they're more efficient to produce, resulting in less greenhouse gas emissions.

Plant-based Products

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Rainforest Alliance certified

Rainforest Alliance certified products help protect forests, improve the livelihoods of farmers and help them mitigate and adapt to the climate crisis.

Rainforest Alliance Certified

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Recycled Paper

Recycled paper avoids cutting down new trees. By re-using existing materials, recycled paper lowers emissions.

Recycled Products

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Recycled Plastic

Recycled plastic helps reduce emissions because it needs fewer resources and less energy to make it.

Recycled Products

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What are the products we stock packaged in?

Bioplastic

Most plastics are made from fossil fuels. But bioplastics are made from plants. By avoiding fossil fuels, bioplastics reduce carbon emissions.

Bioplastic Products

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FSC certified

Materials that are FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council) certified are made from sustainably harvested wood.

FSC Certified Products

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No plastic packaging

By choosing products without plastic packaging, you can reduce single-use plastic waste.

Plastic Free Products

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Recycled Paper

Recycled paper avoids cutting down new trees. By re-using existing materials, recycled paper lowers emissions.

Recycled Products

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Recycled Plastic

Recycled plastic helps reduce emissions because it needs fewer resources and less energy to make it.

Recycled Products

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Other good stuff our suppliers are doing...

Carbon Neutral

Carbon neutral certification is gained through the Australian Government's National Carbon Offset Scheme or the Australian Government's Climate Active program.

Carbon Neutral Products

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Gives back

Some of our suppliers also give back to environmental causes:

  • Who Gives a Crap donates 50% of its profits to improving sanitation in the developing world.
  • Kua Coffee donates 100% of their profits to build climate resilience in Uganda.

  • Tripod Coffee donates 1% of their profits to restore the Daintree Rainforest.

Products That Give Back

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Made in Australia

Products that are made in Australia support local jobs & reduce emissions from transportation.

Products Made in Australia

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