PACKAGING

The Average Bear Shop strives to provide customers with quality products packaged in eco-friendly material. We seek out environmentally friendly packaging materials as alternatives to harmful plastics, chemicals, and other ingredients that are used in mass productions. Below is a list of all the packaging materials we use and the best places to put them (for the environment) when you are done!

RECYLABLE

Put these items in your blue recycle bin

  • Metal Wick Clip*

  • Jewelry Card Holder

  • Shipping Boxes

  • Shipping Labels

  • Candle Facts Card

  • Thank You Card

  • Paper Hearts

  • Kraft Tape

  • Kraft Bag

  • Kraft Shred

  • Candle Label

BIODEGRADABLE

Put these items in your recycling bin

in a bag labelled biodegradable

OR

take to a nearby biogas plant/add to compost heap

(find out more about biodegradable materials here)

  • Warning Label

  • Washi Tape

COMPOSTABLE

Put these items in a compost bin/compost manure heap

 

(find out more about composting here)

  • Coconut/Soy Wax

  • Wood Wick

  • Natural Hemp Twine

  • Natural Cotton Drawstring Bag

* cleaned

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