Sally on a quest to help save the planet-
Cockermouth environmentalist takes over field to give it back to nature
A huge article in our local Times and Star – All about our brand new field! The seven acre field which is located in Bassenthwaite is going to serve as a wildlife haven in the Lake district.
Currently there are around 3000 young trees planted in the field – some of which were donated by local people.
The main purpose of the field is to help establish a woodland which will serve both as a great habitat for wildlife – but will also help the environment by offsetting a little bit of the nations carbon output too!
Maryport firm Chimney Sheep gets British Board of Agrement certificate
This full page article in our local In-Cumbria magazine all about our newly achieved BBA Certificate.
Achieving BBA certification was one of our long term goals as a business – and has required an incredible amount of work, standardisation and testing.
We are the first Chimney Draught Excluder to achieve BBA Certification for our products – it will open a lot of opportunities up for us as it will demonstrate to the market-place that the Chimney Sheep is both safe and fit for purpose.
The achievement of the certificate means we’re another step closer to the product being used in corporate eco obligations.
Raincoats for your washing – what next?!
In this full page spread in our local times and star – ‘’the woman who encouraged us to stick a sheep up the chimney has launched a new product – a raincoat for the washing’’
The article is all about our new invention – The laundry mac – a more environmentally friendly alternative to popping your laundry in the dryer (even on rainy days)
The Laundry Mac is a breathable, waterproof cover for your laundry – meaning it can be dried outside in all weathers!
Sally recognised that drying laundry indoors could be a big contributor to accumulating damp in properties – with 5% of UK homes having damp issues this is a nationwide problem.
The solution? A laundry mac – which allows laundry to air dry outside in all weathers – and could also help reduce your energy bills if you always have the dryer running ..
Chimney Sheep owner plans to help environment by planting 9000 trees
This full page article in our local Times and Star tells all about the plans for our brand new field.
The plan is to plant over 9000 trees – to create a brilliant habitat for local wildlife and to help offset the carbon produced by the company.
The seven acre field will sequester approximately 18 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year – the same amount of carbon produced by a car driving 26000 miles!
The field will house local wildlife – and should help to bring more local species to the area.
The field will also house native species of tree – including more unusual varieties – such as black poplar, locally cultivated aspen, elm, sweet chestnut walnut, hornbeam and field maple!
About Now ! New for the Garden – Chimney Sheep Shillies and Mulching Fabric
A small plug in garden section of About now magazine saw the Chimney Sheep Felt Shillies and Garden felt mentioned as a renewable, environmentally friendly and effective way of keeping weeds at bay and adding nutrients to your garden.
5 energy saving devices your home needs 2019
A small mention in the London economic saw the benefits of a Chimney Sheep being broadcast to Londoners in an article all about energy saving devices!
It was recognised that heating your heating system is the number one user of energy in the home – so if you block your chimney using a Chimney Sheep – and prevent all the heat form escaping you should have to use your heating less!
Chimney Sheep launches all natural gardening products 2019
A full page article in Green solutions mag saw our brand new gardening products brought to light!
The products were recognised for using repurposed wool offcuts – to allow customers to make sustainable gardening choices, and helping to reduce the companies waste output.
All our gardening products are sustainable and natural – containing no harmful chemicals – all are totally biodegradable too!
Top Down Solutions – Gardens 2019
Our shillies made it into the harley-botanic magazine !
This great little plug likened our Chimney Sheep felt shillies to biodegradable pieces of slate. Made of 100% natural wool they deter slugs and snails as well as degrading down to give nutrients to the soil!