Ethical Flowers from Bunches.co.uk
Making a Difference
Here at Bunches we want to do our bit to provide you with beautiful flowers and plants without compromising the
environment or the wellbeing of
the people who grow our blooms. Here's how we're making a difference...
Many of the Colombian farms that grow our Carnations are part of a voluntary code called ‘Florverde’, a
unique initiative which aims to improve workers' quality of life and to ensure growers meet specific
Florverde farms use sustainable resources; aim to reduce their water consumption and air emissions, use
organic fertilization methods and dispose of their waste using environmentally sound methods. The Columbian
farms do not hire workers under the age of 18 and they pay 20% more than the minimum wage.
Where possible, we only seek to work with farms, producers and suppliers who take a responsible approach to
supplying ethical flowers. A primary scheme we support is the Fair Flowers Fair Plants initiative.
The Fair Flowers, Fair Plants initiative monitors ethical standards throughout the flower production cycle,
reducing the impact on the environment and providing good working conditions. A large number of
organisations within the flower industry, human rights groups and trade unions also support the FFP
All of our boxes are made with 100% recyclable materials to ensure that we have as little impact on the
environment as possible. We want to be as environmentally friendly as we can and have recently qualified for
the ISO 14001 environmental standard, which will help us to make sure we look after the world we live