| by adam gibbs | october 27, 2023 |

embracing sustainability

reduce. reuse. recycle.

in a world where change is the only constant, the movement for sustainability has taken center stage. companies and individuals are recognizing the importance of sustainable practices to not only preserve our planet but also to redefine the way we do business. in the realm of e-commerce, this shift is equally significant. at parker + gibbs, a brand renowned for artisanal home décor, we believe in the power of "reduce, reuse, recycle".

this philosophy is not just a catchphrase; it's a guiding principle in our pursuit of a greener future. from the way we source materials to our packaging and shipping practices, sustainability is ingrained in our brand's dna. it's about taking a proactive stance to ensure our products and processes align with the environment.

let's explore this philosophy, and how we're making strides in this direction.
 
 

sustainability: a global movement

the call for sustainability echoes around the globe. from small communities to mega-corporations, there is a collective acknowledgment of our shared responsibility to reduce our environmental impact. in the world of e-commerce, where convenience and efficiency often take precedence, it's heartening to see sustainability taking root.

it's not just about minimizing waste; it's about reimagining our relationship with the planet. sustainability isn't a buzzword; it's a way of life. at parker + gibbs, we're inspired by the way people all over the world live out their dreams while preserving the beauty of our planet. the sustainability movement is an embodiment of this inspiration, and it's changing the way we think about the future.

sustainability practices in e-commerce

companies and individuals alike are integrating sustainability into their daily operations. the "reduce, reuse, recycle" mantra has become a guiding principle. it's not just a trend; it's a necessity. in the world of e-commerce, it translates to minimizing waste, using eco-friendly materials, and adopting green shipping practices.

sustainability in e-commerce isn't just a checklist of actions; it's a holistic approach. it's about choosing materials that leave a lighter footprint and embracing practices that ensure our operations are in harmony with the environment. it's inspiring to see a growing number of businesses, both big and small, putting sustainability at the forefront of their strategies, just as we are at parker + gibbs.

parker + gibbs goes green

at parker + gibbs, we're excited to embark on our sustainability journey. our commitment begins with a simple yet impactful initiative: reusing shipping and packing materials. when we receive these materials from our suppliers, we no longer view them as disposable. instead, they become valuable assets in our quest for a greener future.

our decision to reuse shipping materials is an acknowledgment of the resources that go into producing them. we believe that reusing is the first step towards sustainability. it's a reflection of our commitment to extend the life of these materials and reduce the waste that often accompanies e-commerce.

Woman at parker + gibbs holding cardboard boxes and bubble wrap to reuse.

why reusing matters

reusing shipping materials isn't just about saving costs; it's about reducing our carbon footprint. by giving these materials a second life, we contribute to a more sustainable planet. our commitment to reusing is a reflection of our brand's ethos. we've always believed in the beauty of creating a foundation that can stand the test of time, much like our artisanal home décor.

it's about more than just materials; it's about preserving the artistry that goes into crafting our products. when you unbox a parker + gibbs item, you're not just receiving a piece of home décor; you're embracing a tradition of quality and taste that's designed to last. by choosing to reuse materials, we're ensuring that this tradition extends beyond our products, shaping a sustainable future.

join us on the green journey

embracing sustainability is not just a responsibility for companies; it's a choice for consumers. as conscious consumers, the choices we make can drive a positive change. we encourage everyone to join us on this green journey. together, we can make a significant impact.

the power of sustainability isn't limited to businesses alone. it's in the hands of every individual. by making sustainable choices in our daily lives, we collectively create a more eco-friendly world. it's about being mindful of the impact of our decisions and making choices that align with our planet's well-being. let's come together and be stewards of a greener future.

Foggy forest with trees, sea oats on beach, white sand beach with blue water and mountain range in background.

a sustainable future

in a world where the narrative of sustainability is growing stronger every day, parker + gibbs is committed to doing more. our reusing initiative is just the beginning. as we move forward, we'll explore more avenues to reduce, reuse, and recycle. our vision is to offer a sustainable, eco-friendly line of home décor that reflects the core values of our brand.

sustainability is not a trend for us; it's a timeless commitment. it's our way of ensuring that the beauty and artistry of artisanal home décor continue to grace your living spaces for generations to come. join us on this exciting journey, where we blend style and sustainability seamlessly, and together, we'll make the world a more beautiful place.

we hope you've enjoyed this glimpse into our sustainability story. stay tuned for more exciting updates as we continue to craft a greener tomorrow.

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adam gibbs is a co-founder of parker + gibbs. he is from southern georgia but has lived in atlanta for the past decade. growing up on a farm, he developed a love for horses and horseback riding. adam also enjoys herb gardening, which he incorporates into his passion for cooking. with a background in commercial real estate, he has pursued interior design as a creative interest for over 5 years.

@adammgibbs | @parkerandgibbs


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