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Our Wax Melts Are Now Plastic Packaging FREE!

Posted by Crystal Cole on

We are so proud to announce that our wax melts are even bigger and better than before!

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Our Wax Melts Are Now Plastic Packaging FREE!

Posted by Crystal Cole on

We are so proud to announce that our wax melts are even bigger and better than before!

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An open letter to all of our suppliers

Posted by Crystal Cole on

Dear Supplier

We absolutely love working with you.

When we started up our company, we spent so much time researching the best suppliers, not only for cost, but for service. And here we are, working along side you to serve our customers and keep up an exceptional level of service and product availability across the UK and beyond.

We have one issue.

We would like to say that it is a small issue, but it is not. It affects every single one of us and will affect our children and our children's children and so forth. That issue is called plastic.

Our company try our hardest to keep our single use plastic usage to an absolute minimum. We try to reuse what we receive and feel we are getting somewhere within our company to really cut down our non recycable packaging, but we still have a massive problem and this is why we are writing to you. 

We receive so many parcels packaged and wrapped in single use plastic. Large boxes with large voids filled with bubble wrap, aerated packaging and those stupid little foam based figure of 8 nobbles of plastic rubbish. Plastic bottles contained in cellophane bags, contained in bubble wrap, sent in boxes and then sealed in plastic bags. Its breaking our hearts. Its really upsetting us as we cannot reuse this plastic as it goes against everything that we believe in and everything that our customers believe in too. We want to provide exceptional products with zero plastic packaging. We are succeeding, but sadly our suppliers are not and this makes us feel a little hypocritical.

It is unnecessary, annoying and so upsetting. Not just for us, but for the fish, whales, turtles and marine life that get caught in it. for the people who walk along beaches every day, collecting said packaging and trying to put it to better use than finding its way back in to our waters. For every person who eats sea caught fish and pollutes themselves with fish already polluted by micro plastic. The planet simply cannot take this drove of unnecessary plastic anymore.

Can i send you back the plastic bottles our oils come in? Can you wrap our wax or shampoo ingredients in something other than plastic? Does the box our parcels come in, need to be so big? These are small questions which you can use to really try and make a difference.

As Christmas approaches and we order more, we are becoming increasingly concerned with the excess packaging that our purchases, and others purchases, are going to have on the environment. So we are asking you to read this open letter, listen to your customers, listen to the environment, listen to what is going on in the world and please reconsider the excess single use plastic.Can you opt for more environmentally friendly packaging as and where you can at least make a small difference?

We have changed our padding from bubble wrap, to non confidential shredded paper, from a local business. They no longer have to pay for a shredding company and we have ample padding for our packages. Do you have the option to look at something similar? It will even save your company money. How can it be a bad thing? Lean management AND saving the planet all at once!

Can you please read this, forward it on to the person in charge and at least give this some consideration, if not a response? The planet would totally appreciate it.

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Yours faithfully

 

Crystal Cole

Director

Crystal Cole group Ltd

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An open letter to all of our suppliers

Posted by Crystal Cole on

Dear Supplier

We absolutely love working with you.

When we started up our company, we spent so much time researching the best suppliers, not only for cost, but for service. And here we are, working along side you to serve our customers and keep up an exceptional level of service and product availability across the UK and beyond.

We have one issue.

We would like to say that it is a small issue, but it is not. It affects every single one of us and will affect our children and our children's children and so forth. That issue is called plastic.

Our company try our hardest to keep our single use plastic usage to an absolute minimum. We try to reuse what we receive and feel we are getting somewhere within our company to really cut down our non recycable packaging, but we still have a massive problem and this is why we are writing to you. 

We receive so many parcels packaged and wrapped in single use plastic. Large boxes with large voids filled with bubble wrap, aerated packaging and those stupid little foam based figure of 8 nobbles of plastic rubbish. Plastic bottles contained in cellophane bags, contained in bubble wrap, sent in boxes and then sealed in plastic bags. Its breaking our hearts. Its really upsetting us as we cannot reuse this plastic as it goes against everything that we believe in and everything that our customers believe in too. We want to provide exceptional products with zero plastic packaging. We are succeeding, but sadly our suppliers are not and this makes us feel a little hypocritical.

It is unnecessary, annoying and so upsetting. Not just for us, but for the fish, whales, turtles and marine life that get caught in it. for the people who walk along beaches every day, collecting said packaging and trying to put it to better use than finding its way back in to our waters. For every person who eats sea caught fish and pollutes themselves with fish already polluted by micro plastic. The planet simply cannot take this drove of unnecessary plastic anymore.

Can i send you back the plastic bottles our oils come in? Can you wrap our wax or shampoo ingredients in something other than plastic? Does the box our parcels come in, need to be so big? These are small questions which you can use to really try and make a difference.

As Christmas approaches and we order more, we are becoming increasingly concerned with the excess packaging that our purchases, and others purchases, are going to have on the environment. So we are asking you to read this open letter, listen to your customers, listen to the environment, listen to what is going on in the world and please reconsider the excess single use plastic.Can you opt for more environmentally friendly packaging as and where you can at least make a small difference?

We have changed our padding from bubble wrap, to non confidential shredded paper, from a local business. They no longer have to pay for a shredding company and we have ample padding for our packages. Do you have the option to look at something similar? It will even save your company money. How can it be a bad thing? Lean management AND saving the planet all at once!

Can you please read this, forward it on to the person in charge and at least give this some consideration, if not a response? The planet would totally appreciate it.

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Yours faithfully

 

Crystal Cole

Director

Crystal Cole group Ltd

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Solid Shampoo and Conditioner Samples to Take a Break Until New Year!

Posted by Crystal Cole on

Our solid shampoo and conditioner samples will be taking a break from our online website until 2019. 

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Solid Shampoo and Conditioner Samples to Take a Break Until New Year!

Posted by Crystal Cole on

Our solid shampoo and conditioner samples will be taking a break from our online website until 2019. 

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We are running a MASIVE Christmas Raffle!!!!!

Posted by Crystal Cole on

We are just about to launch our Christmas collection and what better way to do that than with giving in the name of Christmas cheer!

We have a MASSIVE competition prize!

2 x lucky winners will receive a huge Crystal Cole hamper before Christmas, stuffed for of everything you will need and more, PLUS a 12 month candle subscription, where we will automatically send you out the scent of the month, every month, for 12 months!

3 x runners up will receive a candle hamper before Christmas, plus a 12 month wax melt subscription, whereby you will receive a selection of wax melts every month for the whole of 2019!

You can keep the hamper, or you can split it up and pretty much cover most of your Christmas presents, its entirely up to you! 

Even better than winning - your participation is going to help a lot of people this Christmas. We will be donating a large portion of our profits to a not for profit cause very close to our hearts - Mumstrosity. Mumstrosity will be using the funds to help families this year ensure that children don't go without food, warmth and presents this Christmas. The more money we can raise, the more families we will be able to help.

 

You can find the competition on our website and tickets are £2 a hit. You can order as little or as many as you like, but you got to be in it to win it!!!

 

https://crystalcole.co.uk/collections/cause-product

 

As soon as all tickets are sold, we will be drawing the raffle live on our Facebook page!

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We are running a MASIVE Christmas Raffle!!!!!

Posted by Crystal Cole on

We are just about to launch our Christmas collection and what better way to do that than with giving in the name of Christmas cheer!

We have a MASSIVE competition prize!

2 x lucky winners will receive a huge Crystal Cole hamper before Christmas, stuffed for of everything you will need and more, PLUS a 12 month candle subscription, where we will automatically send you out the scent of the month, every month, for 12 months!

3 x runners up will receive a candle hamper before Christmas, plus a 12 month wax melt subscription, whereby you will receive a selection of wax melts every month for the whole of 2019!

You can keep the hamper, or you can split it up and pretty much cover most of your Christmas presents, its entirely up to you! 

Even better than winning - your participation is going to help a lot of people this Christmas. We will be donating a large portion of our profits to a not for profit cause very close to our hearts - Mumstrosity. Mumstrosity will be using the funds to help families this year ensure that children don't go without food, warmth and presents this Christmas. The more money we can raise, the more families we will be able to help.

 

You can find the competition on our website and tickets are £2 a hit. You can order as little or as many as you like, but you got to be in it to win it!!!

 

https://crystalcole.co.uk/collections/cause-product

 

As soon as all tickets are sold, we will be drawing the raffle live on our Facebook page!

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Meet the team - Anna Maddern, Ambassador

Posted by Crystal Cole on

Hi, I’m Anna and I live with my fiance and daughter in a very picturesque part of South West England.
My hobbies include reading, singing, drawing, watching movies, going on coastal walks, and more recently navigating in navigational rallies. 
Something that not everybody knows about me is I once tried out for X Factor!
I’ve worked full time in Local Government as a Project Co-ordinator for the last 15 years.
I initially got introduced to Crystal Cole when I was drawn to a photo of a remembrance candle as my Mum had passed away only a few months before. By clicking on that photo I then got taken to the website where I saw a post about hiring. It felt like a sign, that this was something I had to do. So because of that my favourite product has to be the personalised candles! They truly are beautiful candles and the scents are gorgeous...I would have the whole scented candle selection if I could!
I joined Crystal Cole because I wanted to be part of this amazing company, with fantastic products, that had not long started and be able to watch it grow. Soon after joining I quickly realised that Crystal is a determined, passionate, hardworking business woman AND working mum...all of the attributes that inspire me to keep going and strive to do well each month in my Ambassador role.

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Meet the team - Anna Maddern, Ambassador

Posted by Crystal Cole on

Hi, I’m Anna and I live with my fiance and daughter in a very picturesque part of South West England.
My hobbies include reading, singing, drawing, watching movies, going on coastal walks, and more recently navigating in navigational rallies. 
Something that not everybody knows about me is I once tried out for X Factor!
I’ve worked full time in Local Government as a Project Co-ordinator for the last 15 years.
I initially got introduced to Crystal Cole when I was drawn to a photo of a remembrance candle as my Mum had passed away only a few months before. By clicking on that photo I then got taken to the website where I saw a post about hiring. It felt like a sign, that this was something I had to do. So because of that my favourite product has to be the personalised candles! They truly are beautiful candles and the scents are gorgeous...I would have the whole scented candle selection if I could!
I joined Crystal Cole because I wanted to be part of this amazing company, with fantastic products, that had not long started and be able to watch it grow. Soon after joining I quickly realised that Crystal is a determined, passionate, hardworking business woman AND working mum...all of the attributes that inspire me to keep going and strive to do well each month in my Ambassador role.

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