Planet Saving Pottery Tips for an environmentally friendly studio.
We source local clays and minerals for glazes to reduce “ceramic miles”. Clay is one of earth's magical materials so Daniel digs, and prepares his own 'wild' clay and glaze materials which reduces costs.
Our wood-fired kiln uses local scrap wood to fuel it. Wood firing is one of the most environmentally friendly practices as far as pottery goes.
We always completely fill up our electric kiln before firing, sometimes this means you will have to wait a little longer for work to be finished.
Recycle waste clay to turn into more pots through reclaiming clay, then reusing or sharing it.
Pack and post pots using post-consumer waste - re-use bubble wrap, old newspapers and cardboard boxes from the local shops to package and post our works.
Recycle clay and glaze waste - our fired clay as aggregate on our driveway!
What are “ceramic miles”? the distance imported and exported products travel to reach their customer or artist. The more miles attributed to any piece of ceramic, the less environmentally friendly it is.
Reduce the ceramic carbon footprint by focusing more on local making and local sourcing.
You can do it too by supporting your local pottery and buying locally.
ANNUAL XMAS SALE
Saturday 16th December 9-4pm drinks with artists @ 4pm
Our annual xmas open studio event showcases our handmade ceramics works. It a chance to chat, look and celebrate clay, community and creativity with us!
WHAT'S NEW? once a month we put out the news... for October pottery news.
OCTOBER LONG WEEKEND
SHOWROOM Preview Friday 29th September 5-8pm
OPEN STUDIO Saturday 30th September 10-4pm
Our open studio event showcases our handmade ceramics works. It a chance to chat, look and celebrate clay, community and creativity with us!
Strive 4 Sustainability Scorecard
We have completed our Strive 4 Sustainability Scorecard, which measures our efforts toward tourism sustainability. We have started our pathway to continuous improvement, for more information https://www.ecotourism.org.au/blog/case-study-bandicoot-pottery
Source local clays and minerals for glazes to reduce “ceramic miles”. Our works are produced from clay - one of earth's magical materials. Daniel digs, fossicks and prepares his own 'wild' clay and glaze materials which reduces costs of transportation.
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