Why Switch to LoofCo
Why Switch to LoofCo?
•Traditional: Inspired by cleaning methods that have been tried and tested over generations.
•Preserves skills: Helps preserve traditional skills for the future
•Hand-made: Skilfully hand crafted in Sri Lanka and Egypt by small producers
•Fairly traded: Farmers and production workers are treated fairly with wages and benefits higher than normal rates. No children are employed.
•Employment: Provides valuable employment in rural areas.
•Vegan: Some coconut producers use monkeys to aid with the coconut harvest. LoofCo coconuts are not harvested in this way and as such are registered with the vegan society
•Renewable raw materials: Coconut and Loofah are fast growing, plant-based resources that absorb CO2 when growing.
•Sustainable farming practices: Farmed to the highest environmental standards with respect for the environment.
•Plastic Free: Replaces mass produced non-biodegradable plastic washing-up brushes and pads that end up in landfill or are burnt.
•Biodegradable and Recyclable: Loofah and Coconut is 100% biodegradable and can be composted. The metal component of the brushes and cardboard packaging are recyclable.
•Work well: effective for washing-up and cleaning needs
•Durable: They will last for months which makes them excellent value for money
•Great for Skin: Body Loofah is a brilliant at cleaning, exfoliating the skin in the bath and shower
•Feel Good Factor: Helps make cleaning and washing-up less of a chore.
LoofCo Production Standards
•Coconut is a sustainable plant-based resource that is biodegradable
•Metal core of brushes is galvanised iron that will not rust & is recyclable
•String of Washing-Up Scraper is cotton
•LoofCo coconut products are made in Sri Lanka by small cottage industry producers.
•LoofCo products help preserve traditional skills and provide valuable employment in rural areas.
•Individual production workers take pride in ensuring attention to product details.
•The coconut farmers and production workers are treated fairly and their wages and benefits are higher than normal rates. No children are employed
•Working hours are flexible they could attend their personal activities like childcare
•Loofahs is a sustainable 100% natural plant based resource that is biodegradable
•Loofco loofahs are grown in Egypt & this supports traditional loofah farmers.
•Loofco loofah products are made in Egypt. Both the farm hands and production workers are treated fairly, their wages higher than normal rates with medical insurance. No children are employed. Special needs workers make up a % of the work force
•Loofahs may have a mild vegetation smell ( like hay) that is entirely natural and will disappear with use.
•Loofah products are made to precise specifications and standards. Variations in size may occur as it is a natural product
•String is 100% Egyptian cotton.
LoofCo Raw Materials