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At Plenty, we prefer goods that represent at least one of the following components of sustainability:

Biodegradable
Goods that decompose into nutrients that enrich the soil.
Certified
Goods that are vetted by an organization such as a member agency of the Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia (COABC).
Clean
Goods that strive to reduce or eliminate toxins and contaminants in the materials and processes that are used to make them. For instance, products created with methods that employ alternative energy sources.
Diverse
Goods that celebrate the diversity of the planet, ethnicity and culture. In nature, diversity is a source of strength.
Efficient
Simple, everyday objects that join function with craftsmanship and art.
Handcrafted
Household goods produced by skilled people to combine function with aesthetic form.
Local
Goods that are grown, crafted, or produced nearby, which support local economies, and reduce the need for packaging and shipping.
Recycled
Goods that are made from waste materials and/or designed to be easily recycled at the end of their lifespan.
Renewable
Goods that are made from natural materials that are grown and harvested in a manner that ensures the quality and availability of the materials for future generations.
Repurposed
Goods or materials that have been reused at the end of their intended lifecycle for a new purpose.
Social
Goods that comply with fair trade practices, employ cooperative labour, or actively seek to build community as a by-product of their production.
Timeless
Long-lasting goods that express both utilitarian and aesthetic values. Through their beauty, craftsmanship, and/or originality these may become heirlooms.

The Get Fresh Blog has a great profile of Plenty’s values.