I just ran across these eco-friendly Sprout Watches and this post is being forwarded on to friends and family for Christmas (Hint Hint) . Since I never ask or want anything, my hope is that for once they listen to me! I tell you what I really like about Sprout Watches. Their Mission Statement and what We Want To Be- They are not making claims to be totally eco friendly just saying they are trying to the best of their ability, which is what anyone can really ask for.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Simply put, our mission is to make the most eco-friendly watch we possibly can. We don’t believe in inflated claims with lots of exclamation points at the end (no one likes to be screamed at). What we do is tell you the truth about who we are, what we do and what we can & can’t do to make our product more environmentally friendly. We believe in promising less and delivering more.
WHAT WE WANT TO BE
We do not claim to be the greenest company around but we are environmentally aware and we are always seeking ways to be kinder to the earth. We do little things like recycling all of our used paper, turning lights and equipment off when not in use, and choosing mass transit or car pooling to save natural resources. As a company, we are also making bigger changes, like converting to recyclable and recycled materials for packaging, reducing the size and amount of packing cartons and using more efficient transportation methods for moving our goods (like combining deliveries and choosing boat vs. air transport for our overseas shipments). We aren’t environmentalists, we are a watch company, and so we figure one of the best ways to be a greener company is to make a greener watch. The point is, we know everyone has a choice and we want to make sure that we make the eco-friendly choice as often as we can. That’s why we developed Sprout – to give you an eco-friendly choice.
The watches are 80% eco friendly, are lead and phthalate free. They use organic cotton and bamboo, mineral crystals and mercury free batteries. Plus all packaging is recycled and recyclable. I love them.
You can order them on Amazon starting at about $24.00 Sprout Unisex ST1001LGIVLB Eco-Friendly Corn Resin and Blue Organic Cotton Strap Watch