Sustainable Living: Summer 2016

Some edited highlights

In case you have missed some of our newsletters, Blue Patch presents just some of the newest Members to join this Summer – we have a round up from all our Homepage categories such as House, Garden, Wellbeing, Children, Business and Leisure. Sign up for the newsletter.

Grn Sportswear

Grn Sportswear

Grn Sportswear wanted to be a part of the resurgence of British manufacturing and ensure the skills in our textile and clothing industries aren’t lost.They are working flat out with their mill in Nottingham. Made from recycled plastic bottles – the recycled technical fabric improves wicking to keep you dry and super comfortable.

Gibson’s Organic Liqueurs


 Award winning organic fruit liqueurs made using only fruit and flowers grown on their farm in the Cotswolds. The liqueurs are designed to taste great on their own, avoiding the overly sticky and sweet cliche, but will also enhance a glass of prosecco, add a twist to many a cocktail, as well as a wide range of desserts and sauces. The liqueurs are all gluten free and vegan.

Corrymoor Mohair Socks


Corrymoor Socks enjoy a worldwide reputation for comfort and durability. The smooth, strong mohair fibres, shorn from Angora Goats, create socks which are naturally sweat and odour free. Manufactured and knitted in the UK. Just for little people, the Kidsock has a cushioned foot and stretchy ribbed leg. It is warm, comfortable and hard-wearing. Corrymoor Kidsocks are soft, cosy and ideal for padding around the house. Perfect socks for active feet!

 Oxford Green Roofs


Oxford Green Roofs are a small family run company who specialise in advising on, designing and constructing green roofs in a domestic setting. These planted, vegetative roofs are living eco systems helping to contribute to the wildlife ‘corridors’ which our invertebrate population need to survive. With 30 years experience of the construction and garden design industries – Kay and Gareth both share a passion for living in an environmental and sustainable way. Growing Roofs by Oxford Green Roofs combine that skill, experience and enthusiasm.

The Rose Tree

 acba54f7-18fe-473f-b4dc-26094195e7a2The Rose Tree’s focus is on organic, sustainable luxury, and stunningly effective skincare made with the most potent flower and plant essences. In the 2 years since launch, they have been given multiple awards, including the Free From Skincare Awards, The Green Parent Beauty Awards and the Beauty Shortlist. The skincare range is complimented with a range of luxury hand-poured candles made with vegetable wax and pure essential oils.



The Laundry Ladder is a revolutionary way to dry clothes. It is a beautifully made piece of furniture that does not need to be hidden away in the utility room, this British designed product is made to an exceptionally high standard and will last for many years. This Laundry Ladder is made in Britain using English Ash.

 Good and Original

Identifying a gap in the market for high quality bespoke furniture at an affordable price, led to the creation and launch of Good+Original in 2016. With the aim to lead the way in ensuring that high quality UK design uses simple and sustainable materials with high standards in manufacture. Justin Good featured in a Blue Patch blog too.


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