The Vegan Society defines veganism as “a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.”
I have applied to the Vegan Society for one of their trademarks to be applied to the pillows I make. However, I have been told they don’t offer the trademark to clothes so I am waiting to see if I will get one.
With such a wide range of approaches to veganism, I’ve been wondering
How many vegans consider a vegan pillow a necessity?
Here at MisSpelt, I use organic spelt husks as a filling for a variety of things including pillows. Yes the ones you use at night to sleep on!
My spelt husks are organically grown and then heat treated to make them suitable for use, no animals involved in growing or treatment and the treatment does no damage to the environment by way of run off or emissions.
It’s the same with the organic cotton pillow cases.
With my other products, the spelt filling is the same but it isn’t practicable to use natural fabrics all the time, some are man- made and this will have an impact.
But the choice is there.
Please comment, share far and wide, let me know how you feel and if there is anything else small independent businesses can do to help you live the life you want to.
And if you’re interested in the pillows please have a look at misspelt.co.uk, there’s lots of information on the pillows in the blogs & testimonials 🙂