A Commitment to Sustainability: Products to Heal Our Planet

April 23, 2024

Linden, the upscale boutique and essentials shop at Garden Spot Village in New Holland, Pennsylvania, renewed its commitment to sourcing environmentally friendly products. A few of the new items customers can enjoy include:

Hardcore Avocado Straws: Made from avocado pits, these durable, 100% plant-based straws won’t bend, crack, dissolve or get soggy. Unlike plastic straws, which do not break down in landfills, these biodegradable straws feed the earth with good nutrients.

Krumbs On-the-Go Wheat Straw Utensil Set: A perfect solution for lunchtime or picnic utensils, these trendy, dishwasher-safe, wheat straw-based eco-friendly utensils you’re your dedicated to the planet. Each 8-piece set includes a fork, spoon, knife, set of chopsticks, stainless steel straw and cleaning brush and carrying case.

Krumbs Seal and Store Dry Goods Storage Bag: Krumbs also offers multi-use storage bags. These durable bags make re-use easy. And, the airlock seal keeps your food fresh.

Microwave Baking Pouch: From fair trade wholesaler Ten Thousand Villages, these baking pouches are made of 100% upcycled handwoven cotton skirts. As beautiful as they are functional! Warm baked potatoes, bread, corn on the cob, and more are available without the need for plastic covers. Instructions included.

Reusable Tote Bags: Have you ever been shopping at Lancaster Central Market and wished you had a bag to stow all your purchases? Linden offers foldaway, reusable tote bags that easily tuck in a pocket or purse? At just $4 and with whimsical, fun designs, the roomy bags are a great accessory for any day!

Vaan & Company Recycled Leather Wallets. Made from upcycled leather in bright colors, Linden’s collection of coin purses, wallets and ID cases from Vaan & Company makes it easy to upgrade your accessories. Vaan & Company started in 2015 as a small business dedicated to redefining fashion while positively impacting the environment.

Anju Jewelry and Bags. Linden is honored to partner with Anju Jewelry, a fair trade retailer/wholesaler that works with artisans in India. Their jewelry, textiles and bags reflect traditional techniques and designs. Your purchase of these products makes a difference in the lives of the artisans who receive a fair wage, steady work and opportunities to improve the lives of their children. With each purchase of a cotton eco-bag, Anju donates a textbook to a child in school through their Totes for Textbooks program.

Eco-Friendly Organic Dishcloths. This organic, bio-degradable, reusable dishcloth collection from Santa Barbara Design Studio is whimsical and fun. Each dishcloth lasts up to 200 washes and is made of 70% cellulose and 30% cotton. A perfect housewarming or hostess gift!

To discover the latest collection of earth-friendly wares stop by Linden Monday through Saturday.  For current store hours, call 717.355.6230.

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