What am I?
- Natural wooden clothes pegs from ecoLiving
- Pack of 20 pegs
- Length – 72mm
Why am I amazing?
- Strong design
- Made of FSC® certified beech wood
- 100% plastic free
- Made in Europe
- Zero waste – recycled/recyclable packaging
What am I made from?
- Beech Wood, Steel
How do you use me?
- Use as you would any normal clothes peg
How do you look after me?
- To prolong the life of the pegs, keep dry in-between use
The Benefits of Using Natural Wooden Clothing Pegs for Your Home
Looking around your home with the objective of switching out plastic items becomes an obsession and swapping plastic clothes pegs for natural wooden clothes pegs is a great and simple switch everyone can do.
What are Clothes Pegs
For those of use that like to dry our clothes outside on a washing line, the humble clothes peg is a crucial component to our laundry toolkit.
There are two main types of washing line, a straight line usually spanning your garden from end to end or a rotary line which looks a little like a large umbrella.
Which you choose is up to you however the clothes peg attaches your clothes to the line itself stopping them from falling or even blowing away.
Clothes pegs have been around for a long time and have been used for different purposes throughout history.
They are typically made from plastic, metal, or wood and come in various sizes.
Wooden Clothes Pegs vs Plastic Clothes Pegs
In terms of getting the job done neither plastic nor wooden clothes pegs stand out. They are essentially as good as each other in securing the clothes to the line however there are some clear benefits to wooden clothes pegs that plastic pegs do not have.
Eco Friendly – Wooden clothes pegs are biodegradable
Good Looking – I find wooden clothes pegs look and feel much better / natural than plastic pegs
Can be repurposed after there life as a clothes peg
A Note on Sustainability
When buying your next set of wooden clothes pegs do make sure that the wood that is used to make the pegs comes from a sustainable source.
This of course is a super important part of the eco-friendliness of the the product.
These clothes pegs are made of FSC® certified beech wood which ensures sustainability of the material used.
What are Wooden Clothes Pegs Made From?
Wooden clothes pegs are made from various types wood such as beech, oak and even bamboo. Hardwood is preferred as it will last much longer than softwood.
What are Traditional Wooden Clothes Pegs?
There are a couple of types of clothes pegs, ones that use a metal spring and another that doesn’t. The ones that don’t use a metal spring tend to be called traditional of in some parts of the world are terms as dolly clothes pegs.
Switching out plastic clothes pegs for wooden pegs is a really simple way to remove plastic from our lives.
The fact that the wooden peg does just as good a job as the plastic one means that by switching you’ll not have any negative experience – it’s a no brainer so why not buy a set today.