“The Greatest Threat to Our Planet Is the Belief That Someone Else Will Save It” - Robert Swan O.B.E.
All of our products have been thoroughly researched, carefully selected and curated to offer you what we feel is the best selection of sustainable products across a variety of lifestyle categories. Our goal is to offer products for a conscious home and lifestyle that are both beautiful and practical, that serve a purpose and inspire you to live a little lighter.
All of our packaging has been carefully sourced and selected to be as gentle on the environment as possible. First, we re-use boxes that we have received from our suppliers or saved from our own personal purchases as mush as possible and our mailer bags are from Noissue, made from plant-based materials and fully compostable.
Second, our tissue paper is also from Noissue and made from recycled materials and any other box stuffer you might find in your package is from EcoEnclose and (you guessed it), is also all made from recycled materials!
Lastly, our labels, cards and even the paper used to print the packing slip on is all made from recycled materials as well and every single element of the packaging is either recyclable, compostable or reusable! We really have tried to think of everything.
Pōedik Inc. is a proud business member of 1% for the Planet which is a global organization that exists to ensure our planet and future generations thrive. They inspire businesses and individuals to support environmental nonprofits and their business members contribute at least 1% of their annual sales to various environmental causes. So, you can feel good knowing that at least 1% of your purchase value will be going towards a cause that will be helping the future of our planet.
To make it easier for you to identify the sustainability values in each of our products we have created icons to represent each one. You'll be able to see the icons that apply to a specific product on the product page itself and if you would like more information on any of them, you can reference Our Values. There is of course many others that could be included but the list was getting long! We'll continue to evolve the list as we grow and add new brands and product categories.
The products we sell here at Pōedik are rarely sold at a discount since the mark-up is actually quite low compared to mass produced versions of similar products. We also work with small, independent makers and ethical businesses that are forced to compete in a less sustainable mass market which does not leave much room for profits. With that said, the strategy at Pōedik is shifting to be less promotional and when we do decide to hold a sale, the discount may be smaller than what you're used to seeing at larger retailers.
Our philosophy is really quite simple. Having worked many years in the fast fashion and mass retail industry I wanted to take everything I learned and apply it to a business that is centered around conscious living and sustainability. I believe that living sustainably is not only critical for our planet but can be beautiful too! I also believe that your home and lifestyle should be a place of inspiration and meaning and you should feel good about how you're impacting the planet and people.