All Affinity Wholesale gifts, furniture, decor and beauty products have Ethics orientated Sustainability Criteria in terms of Fair Trade, Eco Friendly, sustainability, origin and responsibly sourced. Our sustainability criteria provide information about the background of each and every wholesale product.
- Production and manufacturing method.
- The material origin.
- Working conditions of the craftspeople who make the items.
- Social compatibility.
- Environmental protection and resource conservation.
- Whether the item is cruelty free vegan or vegetarian.
At Affinity Wholesale we do our best to give as much transparency and certainty in respect of the wholesale items offered on our website. Everything on the Affinity Wholesale website must at the minimum belong to two categories. Most products belong to more than two Sustainability Criteria categories.
In general, all the items offered by Affinity Wholesale espouse ethical, environmental and social aspects.
The Sustainability Criteria is compiled to the best of Affinity Wholesale’s knowledge and belief ethics. We are always open to suggestions and welcome any constructive comments.
Sustainability Criteria Index
Click on any symbol for an explanation of each Criteria category.
. Handmade – Made by hand, no mass production. Products of small workshops.
. Vegan – No ingredients of animal origin.
Recycled – This is made from recycled materials.
Fair Trade – Fair prices are paid to the producers.
Energy and Resource Efficient – Methods used to save energy and resources.
Reduction of pollutants – Use of environmentally friendly materials and raw materials.
Sustainable – Avoidance of the depletion of natural resources.
Eco Friendly – Made by environmentally friendly methods..
Hand Carved – Shaped by a person using tools, and not made by a machine.
Durability – Products that are made from strong materials and are long-lasting.
Vegetarian – Derivatives of animal origin but do not contain meat or any other slaughter products.
Upcycled – Creative reuse of discarded materials to increase artistic value or environmental value.