We are excited to announce that our Asquith Adores Awards is back for a third year and this time round it’s better than ever.
This year we are focussing on all things sustainable and have been working hard to find you the very best brands, products and people who are doing their bit to make the planet a better place.
Each nominee shares something unique and we think they are all equally inspiring and worthy of an award, so if you haven’t heard of them before, do take the time to check them out before you vote.
Voting is open until Thursday the 31st October 2019 and everyone who votes will be automatically entered into our prize draw to WIN a Gourmet Guide restaurant voucher worth £200 which can be redeemed at over 5,000 of the finest UK restaurants.
Time to meet the nominees...
Dash Water; Made using wonky fruit and vegetables which would otherwise go to waste, Dash makes sparkling fruity drinks with 0 added sugar and they look pretty great too.
Oddbox; Determined to battle food waste and give ugly, wonky veg a better future, the Oddbox founders visited farms, talked to producers and came up with the idea for misshapen and surplus produce delivered straight to your door. What could be better than that?
Tea Pigs; Tea Pigs was founded in 2006 to get the nation drinking real tea again. All about quality flavours, using real ingredients and a totally biodegradable mesh bag, what's not to love?
Belazu; Belazu has been introducing us to the flavours of the Mediterranean since 1991 with an impressive array of ingredients all sourced ethically and sustainably reducing 4.7 tonnes of plastic in 2018 alone.
Seed and Bean; 100% ethical and Fair Trade certified, Seed and Bean are the first confectionary brand to use 100% compostable packaging for their delicious and totally addictive organic chocolate.VOTE HERE
Elephant Box; Elephant Box make durable, stainless steel food accessories designed to last for life. Say goodbye to single use plastics and hello to your lunch's new best friend.
Dame; Plastic free periods are now a real thing with the Dame reusable applicator. Made with medical grade, self-sanitising technology, it's easy to use again and again and again.
The Beeswax Wrap Company; Cling film be gone with these beautiful, handmade, reusable wraps. Made with organic cotton and beeswax, simply warm them your hands to mould them around your food and go plastic free for life.
Pela; Pela Case make the solution to a plastic problem so obvious we didn't know how badly we needed it until it launched. Made completely from 100% compostable materials, each of their eco-friendly phone cases helps to keep oceans clean from unnecessary waste.
Chilly's Bottles; How could we not include the super fun, super sustainable, stainless steel water bottles from our favourites, Chilly's Bottles. So you can use less and drink more, day in and day out.VOTE HERE
Evolve Beauty; Each of Evolve's award winning products are handmade in small batches using organic and 100% natural local ingredients where possible, plus everything is available in recyclable packaging and they have a stack of eco-credentials on their website.
UpCircle Beauty; UpCircle literally do what they say on the tin, they 'upcycle' ingredients that would normally go to waste to make their amazing skincare products. From coffee bean body scrubs to soaps made with residual chai spices, so you can feel good about what you use on your skin plus you will smell great too!
Georganics; Looking for an eco-friendly way to look after your teeth, well Geo Organics have got you covered. From tooth powder to mouthwash, toothbrushes to dental floss, every single products is sustainable, biodegradable and made from natural, earth-friendly ingredients.
Samaya; We love Samaya and we love them even more for their 100% all natural, vegan skincare. Inspired by Ayurvedic principles each product is designed to keep you and your skin in balance.
Fushi; Using ancient Ayurvedic recipes, each of Fushi's incredibly pure and organic products and made using herbs and oils sourced sustainably from suppliers all around the world. Giving back to Mother Nature every step of the way.VOTE HERE
Naty; Each year over 3.5 billion plastic containing nappies are brought into the world that's where Eco by Naty comes in. Since 1994 they have been the pioneers of eco-friendly baby care from compostable nappies to biodegradable baby wipes, all certified by OKEO-TEX the same body as our organic cotton activewear.
Mini Rodini; Mini Rodini makes sustainable, colourful and most importantly fun fashion for kids of all ages. Each collection includes products made with over 99% sustainable materials including organic cotton and recycled polyester.
Green People; Green People make natural and organic skincare for kids. Using ethically and sustainably sourced ingredients they were one of the very first certified organic skincare brands.
Babease; Babease makes eating fun for kids but also for parents. Each of their highly nutritious products is jam packed with organic veg from local producers near to their Wales based factory.
Liewood; Liewood makes organic bed linen, blankets, toys and towels for kids from eco-friendly, recycled materials including our favourite, bamboo. Super fun and super sustainable, what's not to love?VOTE HERE
Tincture; Tincture are reducing single use plastic in the home. Their 100% natural, chemical-free, clinically tested, biodegradable cleaning products that smell incredible and really do work!
Who Gives A Crap; Toilet paper that actually helps to build toilets, that's what the founders of Who Gives A Crap set out to do when they launched their bamboo toilet paper subscription service. Not only is each roll made from sustainable materials but 50% of profits are donated to help build toilets for those in need.
The Gentle Label; The Gentle Label makes non toxic everyday essentials for your body and your home. From laundry liquid to hand soap, simple natural and effective. What more could you want?
Eym Naturals; Did you know lighting non natural candles can be one of the most toxic rituals in your home? Just one of the reasons Eym was created. Each of the Eym candles are 100% natural, using natural fragrance, a natural wick. To top it off, all of their products are sustainably sourced and packaged in recyclable packaging.
Mabboo; As you know we LOVE bamboo which is why we had to include Mabboo in this year's awards. From watches to sunglasses, homeware to accessories, Mabboo has your bamboo cravings sorted with their eco-friendly collections.VOTE HERE
Ethical Unicorn; Fran has been nominated in the Asquith Adores awards since the beginning, one look at her blog and it's easy to see why. Using her incredible knowledge on social justice and the environment she educates her readers whilst keeping it fun and thought provoking at every turn.
Venetia Falconer; Venetia is a force to be reckoned with. With an incredible online presence, she is all about sustainable living and focusses her voice to mindful consumption and the importance of slow fashion.
Sustainably Vegan; Immy has been pushing people to talk about climate change and eco-friendly living since she started her social feeds. Connecting with like minded people along her journey she shares the message that multiple voices are better than one whilst sharing her eco-friendly findings along the way.
The Fair Edit; Beatrice started her blog to share her love of fashion and a conscious lifestyle. From ethical fashion to non-toxic beauty, green travel to organic food, there's something for everyone.
Elaina Sydney; Elaina makes responsible fashion fun with her energetic and full of life social channels. Her blog features a mix of green products, vegan foodie inspo and of course all about her favourite sustainable fashion and eco-living life hacks.VOTE HERE