If you're looking for contemporary eco-friendly products to help you live life a little greener, Lavish & Lime is a great place to start.
We’re a husband and wife team that – like most new parents – started thinking more about ingredients, materials and the impact we’re having on the environment when we had kids. We found there were lots of eco-friendly products out there, just not readily available – in Canada.
After returning to Vancouver from London, UK, we decided to take a leap and in 2007 launched Lavish & Lime, offering contemporary products with the level of style we’d become accustomed to in Europe. Uncertain of the response, we started cautiously with eco-friendly as one category. It quickly became our focus.
Lavish & Lime is about shades of green. We’re not tree huggers and we’re definitely not litter bugs either – we’re somewhere in between and firmly believe that even small steps make a difference. If we all do a little, it will help a lot. That’s what the ‘Lime’ is about. The ‘Lavish’ is all about giving and enjoying nice things. Eco doesn’t have to be boring and beige anymore.
Our Review Panel
Don't just take our word for it. In our ongoing search for the latest and greatest eco products, we've brought on board a panel of people we consider to be experts. Meet our review panel.
We source unique, contemporary products that look good. They just happen to be good for you and the planet too – because they should. Green is no longer a fad, it’s a way of life and the smartest, most efficient way to do things when all true costs are taken into account. To us, buying a reusable sandwich wrap that can last an entire school year is a smart eco-choice because it saves you money and reduces the number of baggies going into the landfill.
Everything at Lavish & Lime has been selected because of its inherent quality and style. Each product must successfully pass through one of three filters: eco-friendly, natural/non-toxic and made in Canada. The 'three ticks' label on our product pages lets you know why we chose a product at a glance:
Eco-friendly - either made of sustainable (bamboo, cork, etc.) or recycled materials or encourages people to reduce and reuse.
Natural/non-toxic - this category recognizes healthy materials and manufacturing processes are linked to our own health and well being and that of the environment.
Made in Canada - buying Canadian not only helps support the local economy and jobs, it also reduces the carbon footprint and provides a level of consumer comfort regarding production and labour standards.
Some of the products we carry on our site are made in China. Our research has brought us to the conclusion that concerns should be more about the standards of the manufacturer and less about the physical location of the manufacturing. Companies who engage in ethical business practices and commit to ensuring high quality products are the ones we have chosen to deal with and we will continue to do so. We only sell products which we would use ourselves and consider safe for our family. As such we are confident in offering them to our customers.
We know with our great products and focus on service, you'll have a positive shopping experience with us every time, at least that's what our customers say. Read their testimonials here. If you need a bit more convincing, here are our
Top 10 Reasons to Shop at Lavish & Lime
1.Our collection of contemporary products features some of the COOLEST eco itemson the market today.
3.Our products are good for you and the planet too.
4. We spend time with manufacturers finding about their factories, production practices and more.
5. The products we offer have been reviewed by our expert panel and given the nod. Not every product we present to the panel makes it onto the site.
6. We reuse as much of our suppliers boxes and packaging as possible, to extend the life of these products, which is in keeping with our REDUCE, REUSE, RE-CYCLE beliefs.
7.If you're ordering a gift, we’ll happily include a handwritten gift card with your personal message – for FREE!Write your message in the customer comments box and we’ll take care of it.
8.Our customers get the inside scoop on our sale events, latest products and receive exclusive special offers. Tick the newsletter box when creating an account or sign up here and you'll be 'in the know'!
9. We are passionate about customer service and are readily available to answer any product questions or provide further information. Just call us locally on 778 279 5463 or toll free 1 877 216 5463. Plus you can always email us at email@example.com. 10.Not sold on the first nine? No problem – here's the clincher. We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. We want you to be happy with your purchase so if you’re not, simply send it back within 30 days and we’ll gladly refund your money!
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