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The Sustainability of Made-to-Order: How These Stores Benefit the Planet

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Stores that make their items to order, also known as made-to-order or made-to-measure such as many of the items we offer here at Bobo's House, offer a number of benefits for the environment. Here are a few reasons why these we think our way of running our store can have a lower carbon footprint and be better for the environment:

  1. Reduces excess inventory: When a we create items to order, they don't need to produce excess inventory that may not sell. This helps to reduce the amount of waste produced, as unsold items often end up in landfills.

  2. Uses less energy: Producing items to order often requires less energy than mass production, as there is no need for the additional energy used to transport excess inventory. This can also help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  3. Increases the lifespan of products: When we creates items to order, they often use higher quality materials and construction techniques. This can lead to products that have a longer lifespan, which means they will need to be replaced less frequently. This can help to reduce the overall environmental impact of consumerism.

  4. Encourages sustainability: Many made-to-order stores also focus on sustainability in their production practices. They may use eco-friendly materials, such as organic cotton or recycled materials, and may have practices in place to reduce waste and conserve resources.

Overall, made-to-order stores offer a number of benefits for the environment. By reducing excess inventory, using less energy, and focusing on sustainability, these types of stores can help to reduce their carbon footprint and make a positive impact on the planet. So, it is always better to opt for made-to-order stores such as ours rather than mass-produced stores.


Our clothing is made-to-order, meaning that they are printed only when you have placed an order. This helps prevent us from overproducing merchandise and also allow us the ease of providing more designs easily.

Because of this, however, your items may take 2-3 weeks to arrive and deliver to your doorstep, depending on your country. Please feel free to email us at info@boboshouse.com and one of our team members will be happy to assist you.

Each of our item in our Clothing and Shoe categories contains a size chart that shows you the sizing of each item! If you want us to recommend to you a size, please also feel free to reach out to us at info@boboshouse.com and we will suggest

While you can absolutely machine wash and dry the clothes, we do suggest that you use cold water and reverse the garment to protect the print. We also recommend you hang the items to dry for longevity. 

You can also machine wash and dry your plushies. However, we do suggest using cold water and have your setting on the gentlest cycle available on your washing machine

Most of our bottles, thermos and mugs are dishwasher safe unless advised otherwise in our description. 

We begin processing orders very quickly here at Bobo's House, to your benefit! But we know that mistakes can happen and will allow cancellations within the hour after ordering. For more information about your specific order, please reach out to us at info@boboshouse.com ASAP!