ONE OF AUSTRALIA'S MOST SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY BRANDS - TIME OUT

Sustainable products for hands, body and home

Discover our eight pillars of sustainability and learn how we're different

Reusable glass vessels amber for sustainability
1. SINGLE-USE PLASTIC FREE

Reusable glass vessels

From manufacture to post-consumer, glass is the most sustainable option for personal care packaging.

Glass can be sterilised, refilled, repurposed and recycled over and over again.

Plastic has a limited recycling lifespan and can only be 'downcycled' into products of lesser quality. Globally, only 9% of all plastic is recycled, with the remainder ending up in landfill or oceans where is never degrades.

Plus, plastic manufacture takes 8% of the world's oil and creates 14% of all greenhouse gasses.

All of our formulations are house in reusable glass vessels for true sustainability.

Natural hand wash image from WØRKS Flagship store in Melbourne
2. sustainable raw materials

Certified organic ingredients

Our products are formulated with certified organic raw materials that have been grown and harvested sustainably.

No chemical fertilisers or pesticides are permitted in the growing of certified organic crops, which ensures the integrity of the crops, the environmental impact of their farming and the long-term sustainability of the land.

Certified organic also safeguards human health as it excludes harmful chemicals from entering the bloodstream by way of absorption through the skin.

organic body wash
3. carbon neutrality

Carbon offset

We offset the carbon related to shipping our products Australia-wide.

This is executed via a carbon credit system whereby the amount of carbon generated from every delivery is calculated, then offset by way of tree planting, habitat building and other environmental restoration.

natural hand wash by WØRKS
4. Clean formulation

Vegan and biodegradable

Our formulations are organic, vegan and biodegradable.

Every WØRKS product is free from all synthetics, parabens, sulphates (SLS, SLES, SDS, ALS), dyes, fillers, phthalates, PEGS, detergents, silicones, mineral oils and palm oil. 

We formulate with certified organics, botanicals and natural extracts chosen for their skin synergy and proven efficacy.

recycle sustainability is the core of our business
5. CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Reuse over recycle

Reuse far outweighs recycling in terms of environmental impact. That's why our glass vessels are designed to be kept and repurposed.

Our refills are housed in reusable glass vessels, not plastic pouches. Plastic refill pouches are counter-productive by nature of their petrochemical makeup. There is no such thing as sustainable plastic.

Learn more about our truly sustainable refill system - an Australian first.

Australian made products only. Local manufacture. True Australian brand
6. LOCAL MANUFACTURE and SHORT SUPPLY CHAIN

Australian made

WØRKS is an Australian owned and operated family business.

We keep our supply chain short by sourcing locally grown and harvested raw materials and manufacturing our products in Australia.

Our distribution model is built on Australian owned and operated suppliers, businesses, sole traders and retailers with a view to supporting local economies and industries.

Every WØRKS product is made in an accredited laboratory and finished by hand in Melbourne.

Beautiful shelf with WORKS products
7. ANIMAL-DERIVATIVE FREE

Cruelty-free from end-to-end

Every WØRKS formulation is 100% vegan and cruelty free. We don’t test on animals or use ingredients that have been tested on animals.

We never support animal-exploitative industries, products or process, such as palm oil, lanolin and beeswax.

No plastic policy
8. END-TO-END integrity

Plastic-free business model

We package and ship every retail and wholesale order in 100% recyclable cardboard boxes. Our boxes have been custom made to protect the glass vessels inside without the need for additional packing material.

We never use bubble wrap, packing beads, plastic or excessive packaging.