Fishboy is a plastic free contemporary clothing brand and shop in Penzance


About the Business

Name: Mat McIvor and Izzy Phillips, owners

Actions To Date:

  • Paper bags
  • Tissue wrapping
  • Reusable tote bags
  • Replaced all display units with plastic free units
  • Wooden hangers
  • No plastic in the shop design
  • Use recycled fabrics in clothes and bags
  • Bag brand recycles 9m plastic bottles a year to make products
  • No sellotape
  • Bamboo fabrics
  • Working on suppliers and have noticed great improvements over the last few years
  • All print processes use water based inks


“We do it because we’re passionate about our environment and our planet. We don’t see the need to have as much single us plastic as there is. Obviously we still have a way to go. We want to make sure our suppliers don’t send as much packaging to us but that is going to take time. It’s because we care

“Situation aren’t going to change unless communities work together to effect change and by working together as a community down here it will inspire other communities elsewhere to do similar things”