Being Green

Nature Handcrafted


The Glass Bakery strives to become ever more environmentally responsible and respectful of nature through careful consideration of production and policies.


LED lights are used in the studio.

The kilns run on "cleaner" Electric power rather than Propane.

Passive Heat from the Kiln exterior bricks; natural solar energy through the studio window and wearing a jumper, warms the studio to working temperature.

Supplemental electric heat is only used to bring the studio to around 16C.


All waste is recycled wherever possible.

Wholesale packaging makes use of repurposed newspapers, and pre-used boxes where available. New packaging material is comprised of recycled Kraft brown paper, card, corrugated card and paper wadding.

Minimal bubble wrap used and only to avoid waste from breakage. The wrap is "eco-friendly" with recycled content. All the packaging used is usually recyclable as part of household waste.

Scrap glass is taken to a facility to be recycled into Septic sand.


Small pieces of raw material are used or repurposed.

Unbleached paper-based or cardboard protective packaging materials are favoured to reduce environmental waste. 


Cleaning products are all Cruelty Free and Environmentally Friendly brands.

Traditional silicone polymer and paraffin wax wood preservative for the birds live-edge perches, has been replaced with Hemp and other natural Oils.

Natural Packaging

Retail packaging uses Kraft brown paper, paper wadding, corrugated card and natural fibres. In 2023, vinyl stickers on bird perches were replaced with wood branding.