Reduce, Re-Use and Recycle – 100% Recycled Packaging Target Achieved

So, I’ve had zero time to write these blogs up but I keep reminding myself that busy is what I want to be! It’s been an exciting time but I’ve made significant and major progress on reducing Urban Cuckoo’s environmental footprint. I’m now using 100% recycled packaging – woot! The only new item I will need to buy on a regular basis is parcel tape. Stage 1 Complete. Stage 2. Parcel Tape! I could not keep wrapping every order in plastic. It was upsetting me greatly wrapping each one. So, I investigated paper tape and it is A LOT more
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New Umbra Products

It’s been an exciting week at Urban Cuckoo HQ – we had a massive delivery of New Umbra Products. So many lovely things. Umbra began creating loveliness in 1979 in Toronto, Canada. Umbra is a design company who bring intelligent housewares products to customers around the world. With an international team of designers, the company values creating products that are original, modern, casual, functional and also affordable. Today, Umbra products are available for sale in over 120 countries. So, I’ve been beavering away for the past couple of days, getting it all described, imaged and ready for sale. It is
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Categories: New Product Launches.

Fabulous New Lighting Ranges

I’m really excited about the fab new lighting ranges we have on from Gingersnap. The Lumosnap range is really funky and would help to make a statement in any room. With the continuation of the cactus and botanical themes in 2018, I can see them being really popular. These are gas-filled lights, and across the range, there really is a design for everyone. These would also make a wonderful gift for a friend, lover or family member. While the neon feature lights are super cool; my own favourite is the more demure Mint Green Car Headlamp Light. What a lovely
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Reduce, Re-Use and Recycle – Packaging Re-Use Project

So, in a bid to Reduce, Re-Use and Recycle further – inspired by our very determined 5 Year Old; I’ve had an idea. It will definitely help Urban Cuckoo but will also help the planet (a tiny amount). I want to do my best to reduce my own environmental footprint, but also that of Urban Cuckoo. I’ve already got into the swing of re-using all of the suitable packaging I receive into the office/stock room. I get loads of airfill packaging with my stock orders. The smaller outer boxes that stock arrives in are often perfect for Urban Cuckoo sized
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Proper New Year Update (yes, I know it’s February 10th) | Urban Cuckoo

Guys, I’m so sorry it’s been so long – this is my official New Year Update. I’m so excited to update you all with Urban Cuckoo’s goings on. It’s trade show season and I went to the Scottish Trade Fair in January, and have been working on lots of new lines and ranges for Urban Cuckoo. There’s ALOT to tell you about!   Orla Kiely I’m delighted to have in stock now the foundations of an Orla Kiely gift and homewares range. Of course, I wanted to buy it all, but I’ve had to pick a small range to get
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