At BlumeTown we are committed to sustainable floristry. We are always learning, growing and doing our best to reduce our environmental impact. We know our environment is sacred, it's our job to protect it.
Bendigo's only sustainable florist, read about some of the ways we reduce our impact on the environment below;
Floral foam is a single use plastic product. This product does not break down and the health impacts are concerning for florists and consumers.
Zero plastic packaging
We use paper, compostable wrapping only at Blumetown.
Australian grown flowers
We are so lucky to live in a country that produces magnificent flowers and foliage. Australian grown means fewer travel miles, fresher flowers, controlled pesticide use, safer handling conditions for florists and longer lasting blooms for consumers. Growing flowers is hard work, the industry needs our support to keep it thriving. Our flowers are only ever grown in Australia and local to Central Victoria when seasons permit.
Compost all scraps
All the cuttings, leaves and scraps go straight into the compost. Who puts green waste in the bin?
Source limited flowers to reduce waste
Sometimes our store may look bare, we try to limit ordering so we can reduce waste and only ever offer our customers fresh flowers. All flowers and foliage left over are naturally dried for arrangements.
Continue to improve our practices
At Blumetown we reinvest in training and continue to improve our practices to ensure our eco floristy initiatives are current.
We are so passionate about locally grown flowers that we are establishing a bee friendly micro flower farm. You can follow our journey at Terra Rossa on instagram.
If you are interested in learning more about our practices or have any questions about eco & sustainable floristry, please get in touch.