I recently came across some fabulous recycled homeware products that I want to share. Made from recycled paper, these place mats are really strong, durable and stylish.
I asked Ian Carter-Brown, owner of Fair Grounds, a fair trade company in Bradford, if they were heat resistant and sturdy enough to withstand straight-from-the-oven casserole dishes and hot plates. Ian assured me they were professionally treated and used in busy restaurants. He added that one restaurateur had remarked how strong the placemats were, only replacing them only once a year! Continue reading