The Eco Maniax Ethos
We are a local family business. At Eco Maniax our ethos is to help our customers towards living a more sustainable lifestyle by reducing the amount of plastic and packaging in their weekly shop.
We aim to source our products from local suppliers where possible and strive to ensure they are produced ethically and fair trade where we can. This is all served in a relaxed and informal manner in which we are sure our customers appreciate as opposed to the hustle and bustle of the mainstream supermarkets.
Eco Maniax Suppliers
Our Zero Waste Products
We stock an ever expanding range of mostly organic dry goods refills, bring your own containers to fill up with as much as you need! We have pastas, rices, pulses, peas & beans, cereals, dried fruits, oils & vinegars and herbs & spices.
There are also regular deliveries of bread from a local bakery, a pita bread supplier, local honey, beer from Beat Brewery, Cider from Halfpenny Green, Croome Cheese and fresh organic biodymanic produce from Valehead Farm in Kinver, the farm is part of Glasshouse College in Stourbridge, a college for young adults with special educational needs. Working on the farm as part of the curriculum gives the students learning opportunities and valuable work experience.
As a newly formed small business we look to our customers as a guide & try to facilitate their product requests!
Plastic Free Living
From bamboo toothbrushes and soap dishes to razors, sanitary products, locally made washable face cleansing pads & toilet rolls in compostable packaging, we have
many day to day household items free from plastic. At Eco Maniax we can hopefully help our customers achieve a more sustainable lifestyle.
Eco Maniax Shopping Etiquette
How do i shop?
Shopping Process -
The empty container weigh.
1. Place your container on the scales & press ‘I have an empty container’. This will print you a label with a barcode & weight to place on your container. This can be used over and over, every time.
Its time to shop!
2. Fill your container.
The final weigh in.
3. Scan the first label barcode on the scanner by the scales. Place your container on the scales & press ‘I have a filled container’
Time to checkout!
4. Find the product on the simple to use touchscreen menu, press the green button & hey presto, it gives you a label with the price & product details, stick that on your container and take it to the till. Simple!
Explore more about the Eco Maniax shopping process.
Eco Maniax Workshops
Our workshop space is available for craft activities, upcycling/recycling courses, sewing workshops etc. Also for occasional promotional events and to showcase other local sellers items.
Eco Maniax also hire out a partyware kit. Why buy disposable plates etc that will end up in landfill? Our kit is for a maximum of 30 and includes plates, cups, bowls, cutlery, wipe clean tablecloths, 2 large jugs and party platter plates in pastel colours. Hire is £10. Please contact us for further details and to book.
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