Risdon & Risdon

Risdon & Risdon

Risdon & Risdon are a young British company designing and making a new breed of aprons from their workshop in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Using the finest leathers, fabrics and metalware they create workwear which is beautiful, functional and practical. Their clever design allows for the leather straps to be removed for easy washing. Backed by a Lifetime Guarantee, these exceptional aprons are built to last. Bought by cooks, artists, designers and gardeners the range is expanding into knife rolls, tool rolls, bags and accessories. Coming soon: a non-leather vegan option!

Business addresses

  • 37 Hill's Lane SY1 1QU Shrewsbury

Take a look at what this business is doing to cut carbon, reduce waste and help the environment.  It's not an exact science but we hope you will find it useful. 
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  • Yes
  • We're working on it


We’d love our businesses to run on 100% renewable energy.

  • 100% renewable supply


Check out the greenest way to get to this business and how they're working to get their products to you in the greenest possible way.

  • Carbon offset deliveries
  • Easy to get to business by public transport
  • Low carbon deliveries
  • Bicycle parking onsite

Ingredients and materials

We ask our businesses to adhere to the Blue Patch criteria which outlines traceability and ethical sourcing. Please contact the business concerned if you have any specific enquiries.

  • Product traceability
  • Restored, repaired, recycled, upcycled
  • Organic
  • Fair trade
  • Locally grown
  • Palm oil free
  • Community based sourcing
  • Sustainable timber
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian


Help reduce landfill and reduce dependance on virgin packaging materials.

  • 100% Recycled packaging
  • 100% Biodegradable packaging
  • Packaging sized appropriately to minimise waste

The work environment

Here are some initiatives taken by Blue Patch businesses to reduce the amount of energy consumed.

  • Workplace energy procedures (eg switching off PCs and lights)
  • LED lighting
  • Controlled heating and ventilation
  • Insulated workspace
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