The UK’s No. 1 sustainable business hub for conscious design, eco-friendly products and ethical services
Meet our Members!
Made in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland
Are you looking for sustainable, handcrafted furniture, wallpapers, ceramics and textiles to brighten up your home? At Blue Patch we believe that living an eco-friendly lifestyle means making conscious choices without compromising on quality, style and design.
Trade only? Visit our Sustainable Business Services
Blue Patch is a national network for sustainable business in the UK and Ireland. Connect as trade customers through our members hub; retrofit builders, architects, ethical finance, green energy providers, environmental consultants, Green Angels, low-carbon logistics, insurance, recycling and more. Partnerships flourish when you connect with like-minded businesses.
We create opportunities to work with museums, cultural institutions and shops
We have our own Positive Shopping campaign
Positive Shopping is a grassroots campaign to promote sustainable businesses across the UK and beyond
We provide free training for businesses
Learn to audit and reduce your business carbon emissions
Do you have a business?Join the UK’s sustainable business network at Blue Patch
Blue Patch is a dynamic network of like minded businesses. We foster partnerships and help SMEs to connect with each other. The advantages of being a member include cost-sharing, information-sharing, co-exhibiting and facilitation of collaborative projects. Check out the benefits of membership and get in touch, we’d love to hear about your business.
Helping SMEs to meet net zero and ESG
Members are helping to tackle global heating through practical and measurable steps, with the support of the network and our training.
We’re a Social Enterprise
As a social enterprise our mission is to support sustainable development. To achieve this we invest 100% of our income into providing the business hub and directory and free net zero training for members. Every penny of surplus income funds community owned renewable energy projects. Our transparency and commitment to ESG makes Blue Patch one of the most trusted organisations in the UK.
Slow food is important for UK food securityPublished 2 February 2023
Slow food is important for UK food security as it reduces dependence on imported food and drink. By supporting local food producers we can improve our food systems, enhance our biodiversity and reduce our emissions, while at the same time preserving our food history and local traditions. The movement started in Italy in 1989. The […]
The Blue Patch Sustainability Awards 2022 ShortlistPublished 27 January 2023
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL! We would like to thank everyone who entered the 2022 awards. Entries closed on December 12th 2022 and every submission showed an exciting range of achievements, making shortlisting difficult. Judges will have the challenge of selecting the category winners over the next six weeks. The 2023 Awards open this September. If you […]
Single use plastic: What are the alternatives for takeaways?Published 26 January 2023
The UK Government has announced a ban on single use plastics from October, but what is a small takeaway or restaurant owner to use instead? The answer is one of the many alternatives made out of materials like sugarcane or wood, paper and metal. The next question is whether these materials are a viable and […]
If you’re exploring a conscious lifestyle or want to learn about sustainable living, the circular economy, green business and regional specialities by English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish brands, our blog has got you covered. For ethical and locally made product recommendations whether it’s Valentine’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas or everyday items, browse our sustainable directory.
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