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Christmas gift ideas 2019 Core Merino

Why a merino wool garment is a perfect gift

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Why a merino wool garment is a perfect gift Core Merino Christmas gift ideas 2019 Are you still missing a few Christmas gifts to give to your loved ones during our favorite holiday of the year? May we suggest to consider gifting a Core Merino…
Packing for Safari

What to pack on Safari

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What to pack on Safari With the Christmas holidays nearing, many of us will start planning for a little trip. Going on Safari to one of the many beautiful parks and reserves we have in South Africa is a popular choice. In order to be able…
Travel SustainablyCore Merino

How to travel sustainably

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How to travel sustainably Do you like to travel? At Core Merino we love to travel as it allows us to have new experiences as well as learning and discovering something new. Unfortunately, traveling also means that we cause some form of…
Core Merino Field Tester Geoff Fish River Canoe Marathon 4Geoff Kingwill

Core Merino Field Tester Geoff

Wool Grower Geoff puts Core Merino to the test at Fish River Canoe Marathon At Core Merino, we obviously love our products and tell you all about it. However, we believe the best way to show you how our product performs is to have it tested…
Natural Carbon CycleCore Merino

Wool and Climate Change

Wool is part of the natural carbon cycle In South Africa, we have been experiencing severe drought during the last couple of years. At the same time around the world, many countries are experiencing similar heat waves and droughts combined…
Wool BiodegradationCore Merino

How Wool is biodegradable and why it matters

Going, going, gone - how wool biodegrades We continue our series of blog posts about sustainability with the topic of biodegradation, which is the last stage of the wool life cycle. In this blog post, we look at how wool is biodegradable and…
Reduce Reuse Recycle with WoolCore Merino

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle with Wool

Wool and the magic 3 Rs - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle When it comes to sustainable consumer behaviour many of us know the three Rs which stand for Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. If you need a little reminder, then watch Jack Johnson sing a lovely…
Reduce your own environmental impacts with woolCore Merino

Reduce your own environmental impact with wool

Reduce your own environmental impact with wool We all love our (Core) merino wool garments because we love how comfortable wool makes us feel. However, at Core Merino we like to argue that there is another reason to love having wool in our…
Environmental Benchmark ToolsCore Merino

Understanding Environmental Benchmarking Tools

Understanding Environmental Benchmarking Tools When it comes to better understanding the environmental impacts of our clothes, it is a little bit of a jungle out there. So-called Environmental Benchmarking Tools are trying to assist us in making…