From our beautifully preserved Victorian architecture to our historic trees, it's not hard to see why Greytown was voted New Zealand's most beautiful small town 2017.
Here are our top five eco-friendly products you can purchase in Greytown and help keep Greytown village and New Zealand beautiful.
1. Reusable Produce Bags
Available at Fresh Choice, Greytown, My Vita Bay reusable produce bags offer a convenient and planet friendly sustainable solution to plastic bags. Available in packs of four you will find them in the produce area.
Also, don't forget your reusable boomerang bag at the checkout.
2. Go Bamboo toothbrushes
You will find Go Bamboo biodegradable toothbrushes at Food Forest Organics. This zero-waste product is available in adult and child size. The handle and packaging can go into your compost bin reducing the plastic that ends up in our oceans, on our beaches or in the landfill.
Did you know: that the toothbrush you had as a child still exists and will take hundreds of years to decompose!
3. Reusable Coffee cups and drink bottles
Blackwell and Sons have a fabulous collection of stylish reusable coffee cups and drink bottles from brands such as 24, JOCO and Klean Kanteen. Check out their full range instore or online.
4. Cotton and Jute grocery bags
Featuring beautiful designs by local talented artist, Nikki McIvor, Wild Grey Fox’s 100% cotton and jute grocery bags are not only stylish but also made to last.
Did you know: the wrap used is FSC-certified paper and is printed in Greytown, just 3km from Wild Grey Fox’s base?
5. Whimsical fairy doors
Grand illusions offer something a little different in these fantastical fairy doors made from recycled and reclaimed items. Don't be surprised to spot things like reused jewellery pieces, trinkets, tools or souvenir teaspoons adorning these quirky gift items. They look fantastic in the garden or adorning a corner of a bedroom and offer an original birthday present for magical children and adults alike.