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Natural From Roots

Business Information
Name of Organization: 
Natural From Roots
Organization Type: 
Business Description: 
Handmade Skincare Products
Contact Person: 
Carmen Nunez
Title: 
Owner
Business Location: 
The Organic For You
3495 Haddonfield Rd
08109 Pennsauken , NJ
United States
39° 57' 40.6404" N, 75° 1' 32.034" W
Phone: 
856 206 8341
Email: 
carmennunez@theorganicforyou.com
Number of Employees: 
1
Website: 
www.naturalfromroots.com
Renewal Date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Management and Leadership
Adopt Environmental Policy Statement
Description of Action: 
Natural From Roots loves and respects our environment and we are enthusiastically committed to minimizing our environmental impact. For everything we do, we will question how we may accomplish the same goal while at the same time improving our environmental performance. Our vow to the environment encompasses our entirety, including our staff, our customers, and our community. We pledge to: Always remain in compliance with all environmental regulations; Prevent pollution to the best of our ability; Reducing waste in everything that we do; Purchasing from the most sustainable sources possible; Train our staff on our environmental program; Set an example for our community; Vow to always do better by auditing our environmental impact and continuously setting new goals.
Identify Sustainability Leader
Description of Action: 
Natural From Roots loves and respects our environment and we are enthusiastically committed to minimizing our environmental impact. For everything we do, we will question how we may accomplish the same goal while at the same time improving our environmental performance. Our vow to the environment encompasses our entirety, including our staff, our customers, and our community. We pledge to: Always remain in compliance with all environmental regulations; Prevent pollution to the best of our ability; Reducing waste in everything that we do; Purchasing from the most sustainable sources possible; Train our staff on our environmental program; Set an example for our community; Vow to always do better by auditing our environmental impact and continuously setting new goals.
Develop Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Plan
Description of Action: 
Purchasing at Natural From Roots will always place an emphasis on sustainability. This includes: Choosing locally made products when available and when local goods are beneficial to the environment. Refraining from purchasing products that cause stress to the environment such as palm oil that is not sustainably sourced. Purchasing reusable, recyclable, and recycled goods whenever possible.
Provide Environmentally Preferable Products Services
Description of Action: 
All or our bottles and jars are glass. We choose glass over plastic packaging to reduce the use of harmful chemicals that adversely affect the environment and human health.
Waste
Waste Reduction
Description of Action: 
Every effort is taken to minimize the use of plastic and paper. Aside from required shipping labels and packing slips, our orders and our accounting processes are 90% paperless. Natural From Roots is currently working towards becoming 100% paperless.
Lbs Saved: 
24
Money Saved: 
40
Waste Reuse
Description of Action: 
We offer a refill system for our customers. When they are finished using the product, they can bring the empty bottle back to any of our stockist location and receive a small credit towards the purchase of a replacement. I collect the returned bottles, sanitize them, re-label them, and reuse them, keeping them out of the landfill.
Lbs Saved: 
5
Waste Recycling
Description of Action: 
All materials possible are recycled. This includes all of our ingredient packaging, glass, plastic, cardboard, etc.
Lbs Saved: 
60
Money Saved: 
80
Food Waste
Description of Action: 
Although The Organic For You is not a food establishment, the ingredients used are food-grade products, such as olive oil, coconut oil, coffee, etc. Stock is purchased in the smallest quantities needed in the efforts to prevent spoilage, and it is rotated first in/ first out to ensure that nothing goes to waste. We're thrilled to report that in 2019, there was zero food waste.
Hazardous Waste/Toxic Use Reduction
Description of Action: 
An all natural skin care manufacturer, We use no hazardous or toxic substances. All products are created using food-grade ingredients.
Energy
Energy Efficiency
Description of Action: 
Our studio where we manufacture our skincare goodies use all LED lighting. Construction materials used in renovating the space are as sustainable as possible. Renovation placed an emphasis on locating upcycled furnishings. Landscaping of the property included choosing greenery that requires little and no watering.
Community
Shop Local
Description of Action: 
Every effort is made to purchase ingredients and supplies from local providers whenever available.
Community Other
Description of Action: 
Educational events will be provided at the website to educate consumers about reducing waste with their beauty products, and minimizing exposure to hazardous substances.
Other
Other
Description of Action: 
Soap are packaged in zero-waste coffee filter that are fully biodegradable for a zero-waste solution. The online store offer a refill program for lotions, hand sanitizer and other skincare goodies where customers will choose how much they want to fill their pouch. Product labels are purchased from a company that utilizes wind energy.
Finished Application: 
1
required_descriptions: 
5
Member Since: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020