Eco Products and Principles of Ash Grange
1. Buy eco produced
2. Reduce waste of any kind.
3. Keep carbon footprint as small and local as possible.
4. Do not harm biodiversity through our product production or usage.
5. Sulphate free washing products used
Products used at Ash Grange
Photocopier is a cold cold copier - reduces energy
All paper is recycled
Cartridges for photocopying are returned for recycling
Stationery - recycled materials used where possible and use of electronic resources to reduce paper usage
Ink pens have everlasting cartridges that are refilled from large recycled ink bottles
Refillable glue sticks - u-fill
Refillable wipe board pens - u-fill
Pencils without plastic wrapping
Scrap paper created from single side usage
Lamination to a minimum
Health and Hygiene
Soap - either paper free soap bars or eco refills used (5 litre recycled containers)
Paper towels from recycled material in classes
Cloth towel dispenser for the KS1 and 2 toilets to remove waste; hand towels in Nursery
Eco Shop sells eco products at a cheaper rate than shops to help all families be more eco
Eco Shampoo/Body wash and Conditioner products available for all to use in our school showers
White vinegar and other non-harmful products used for cleaning and as dishwasher rinse aid
Local milk comes in glass bottles which are recycled, tops are used for our house point system
Snack bought in bulk to reduce carbon footprint
Food waste composted, locally and on site
Fruit boxes are seasonal
Refreshments bought in bulk to reduce carbon footprint
Water bottles used to encourage drinking and reduce washing processes for cups
We operate a pass it on system for uniform with drawers for all items that have been donated by other families for all to use.
We have very few required uniform items - PE t-shirt, hoodie, school jumper and polo shirt - all are supplied by an ethically sourced company
Our Eco Shop
This is always open and has a wide range of products at discounted prices for all to enjoy. All items are listed on our uniform site - here's the link.
If you would like to see a product let us know.