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9 Sustainable Sofas & Couches That Are Ethically Sourced

9 Sustainable Sofas & Couches That Are Ethically Sourced

It’s already overwhelming enough to choose the right couch for your living room. It’s even harder to find one that is environmentally friendly. To relieve some of your shopping stress, here is our handpicked list of sustainable sofas and non-toxic couches to sit back and relax in.

Non Toxic Sofas That Support Responsible Forestry

The furniture industry can be incredibly toxic and known to use harmful chemicals during their production processes. On top of that, their methods of harvesting can be damaging to our forests and other natural resources. Nevertheless, It’s important to look for sofas that avoid the inclusion of flame retardants and finishing treatments, as these are known to cause damage to our health. 

One company that meets our criteria is Medley. They build sectional sofas made from the safest available materials to help you make a healthy home for a healthy planet. Their wood is sourced from FSC certified domestic forests and they use zero VOCs. A non-toxic modern sofa does exist and Medley has plenty of options, designs and fabrics to choose from!

A Big Comfy Sustainable Couch

Imagine yourself, unwinding and relaxing on a large sectional couch. You have your favorite book in one hand, and a warm cup of tea in the other. How can we make this dream into a reality? With the help of ABC Home!

With each object they craft, ABC Home strives to tread lightly on our planet by sourcing responsibly. They use reclaimed materials and wood to craft furniture that helps reduce our environmental footprint. In doing so, this company merges mid-century designs with expert craftsmanship to create a minimalist couch that goes with any living space. From production to impact, ABC Home commites to safe and ethical manufacturing.

Burrow expects the unexpected and creates couches that are durable enough for everyday drama. Their fabrics are scratch-resistant and weaved tightly with upcycled materials. Along with zero chemical additives and toxic free treatments, their non toxic couches are also stain-resistant so you don’t have to sweat the spills.

For more sustainable seating and charming furniture, explore our collection of eco-friendly sofa chairs and more!

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Organic Pajamas: 11 Of Our Favorite Men’s Sleepwear Pieces

Sustainable Sleepwear | Men's Pajama Sets

Getting Some Shuteye With Our Favorite Organic Pajamas

Sleep is a fundamental function that allows our body and mind to recharge, and there’s nothing more refreshing than getting cozy with a set of super-soft sleepwear. We’ve gathered ethically sourced organic cotton pajamas that will help you achieve that perfect slumber. You’ll want to spend your whole day in these sustainable pajamas, and we won’t blame you for it. We all deserve a good night’s sleep, afterall, it’s a moment for rejuvenation. 

Sustainable Loungewear: The Comfiest Pajamas

When looking for sustainable sleepwear, we want to make sure our favorite picks are not only comfortable but also safe for our skin and the environment. Here are some amazing brands that craft eco-friendly nightclothes.

Ettitude is a bedding company that provides comfort with a conscience. This brand offers bamboo pajamas and shirts made from 100% organic bamboo. Its breathable weave cools and adjusts for a comfortable sleep. You’ll love lounging, relaxing and sleeping in these classically tailored pieces that are all free from harmful chemicals. It’s the perfect option for sensitive skin! 

Cotton Pjs & Sleepwear

Unwind and exhale with UpWest’s line of eco-friendly organic cotton pajamas. These stress-free lounge pants were made to help you fall asleep. Their cotton sleepwear is sustainably made from recycled materials and organic cotton. Additionally, UpWest has also created their own foundation that donates to charitable organizations with proceeds from their products. 

A Silky, Smooth Men’s Pajama Set

Looking for something a bit more luxurious? Don’t worry, we are here to help. If you’re searching for fabric softer than cotton, Mommesilk has all the right men’s silk pajamas for you. Their mulberry silk pieces are skin-friendly and buttery soft. With our planet in mind, all of Mommesilk’s products are OEKO certified, making them non-toxic and eco-friendly. They support local farmers that don’t use pesticides and other harmful chemicals.

We’ve also curated a sleepwear collection for women. You can discover even more sustainable pajamas with our guide here.

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Men’s Sustainable Shorts To Add To Your Everyday Wardrobe

Men’s Sustainable Shorts To Add To Your Everyday Wardrobe

Sustainable shorts come in so many different forms and styles. They prove to be dependable and can be a go-to for almost any occasion. From playing tennis at the park, hanging out at the beach, or simply soaking up the sun. Here are some of our favorite organic shorts for men that are ethically made from organic cotton and durable fabrics. You’ll love these sustainable clothing brands!

Comfy Shorts for Everyday Wear!

Alex Crane is an eco-friendly clothing brand that makes breezy clothes with sustainable fabrics. Their collection of soft shorts are 100% sustainably grown French linen and dyed with organic, GOTS certified pigments. They gently wash their garments with biodegradable enzymes so they’ll feel super soft from the first wear.

The Benefits of Linen Shorts

Alex Crane naturally sources their linen from flax. It helps regulates heat and it’s incredibly antimicrobial so it doesn’t hold odor. Their linen shorts are also a stronger substitute for cotton and it only requires sun and rain to grow, no irrigation or fertilizer is needed! Once they harvest their linen, they then process the fibers without any chemicals and only use natural dye for 100% biodegradability.

Organic Cotton Shorts For Daily Comfort 

If you’re loyal to cotton shorts, Tentree is a great place to look. They use organic cotton twill to make sustainable everyday shorts that you can wear comfortably. This wardrobe essential is made with the smallest environmental footprint and eco-friendly materials. Every item you purchase equates to 10 new planted trees. Over 64 million trees later, Tentree commits to do better and work harder towards a more sustainable future. 

Going for something more classic and nostalgic? Then denim shorts are your go-to. Unspun is a unique tech-style brand that engineers jeans more sustainably to help reduce global carbon emissions through thoughtful manufacturing. This eco-conscious company locally sources their low-impact fabrics from organic cotton. Unspun also implements new methods to reduce energy consumption and landfill waste. 

Last but not least, we can’t forget about a trusty pair of mens athletic shorts. Allbirds has created a line of running shorts that wick moisture and keeps you cool for every stretch, stride and squat. Whether you’re on the move or carrying out daily chores, these shorts made from recycled materials will support you with every stride.

Need a pair of shoes to go with your shorts? Take a look at our collection of vegan sneakers for some great options!

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7 Flatware Sets for Sustainable Living

7 Flatware Sets for Sustainable Living

Flatware sets are some of the most used items in the kitchen, so non-toxic flatware is the best option for every healthy home. Safe materials like stainless steel, silver, or even bamboo offer unique eco-friendly cutlery options for the conscious kitchen and ensure a safe product for you and the environment. Read on to discover the best silverware sets, available in a wide range to suit each interior design style.

Bamboo Flatware

Bamboo flatware sets are the perfect sustainable option for to-go cutlery. For instance, the plant itself grows quickly and requires little water and no pesticides. Further, as a material, bamboo creates non-toxic, biodegradable, and naturally antibacterial products. Bambu’s set is to replace disposable cutlery for events and get-togethers. It’s made from organic, compostable, bamboo, as opposed to more conventional single-use plastic. Conversely, The Eco Warrior’s bamboo set is to replace any to-go cutlery that might be on offer to you while out and about. Therefore, it’s longer-lasting, and includes chopsticks to ensure a well-rounded set. At the end of it’s lifespan, it’s compostable and biodegradable.

Vintage Silverware

Buying vintage is always a good idea for sustainability. It utilizes what already exists, reducing the need to create more. Also, sourcing vintage silverware is alluring because of the interesting design potential. EtuHome and Food52 agree with this, and offer interesting ways to take part. EtuHome’s found silverware comes in sets of 5 and offers a unique, one-of-a-kind table setting. Each non-toxic piece is a different design, but all are silver-plated bronze or copper, with stainless steel knife blades. Food52’s set is for those who would rather choose which utensils they need, as they offer spoons, knives, and forks in sets of 4. While each is a unique vintage piece, all are non-toxic, silver-plated with stainless steel knife blades.

Looking for more ways to sustainably outfit your kitchen? Try our collection of responsibly-sourced wood cutting boards for a stylish and high-quality piece or check out our selection of non-toxic cookware. Looking for more tableware? Check out our collection of sustainable glassware sets to discover beautiful options.

 

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Wood and Metal Patio Furniture: 11 of Our Favorite Pieces

Wood and Metal Patio Furniture: 11 of Our Favorite Pieces

A patio can be a place of rest and relaxation, the perfect mix of outdoor living and comfort. Take a look at our favorite ethically sourced wood and metal outdoor furniture to upgrade your space. For this collection, we’re also including our picks on recycled plastic outdoor furniture for its unique sustainable innovations and eclectic styles. You’ll find everything you’ll need to design an oasis, from modern outdoor dining sets to comfy wicker lounge chairs.

Recycled Plastic Outdoor Furniture

Loll is a great option as they feature a collection of recycled patio furniture made in the usa. They source recycled plastic milk jugs due to their lack of pigment, which allows Loll to offer striking colors for each design. We’ve chosen to feature the classic armchair and outdoor credenza for their sleek design and versatile potential. The wide range of neutral to bold colors makes them suitable for every aesthetic. On the other hand, Goodee features a Maraca lounge chair woven in recycled plastic string dyed with plant-based colors. Sourced from Columbia, this exuberant design is beautiful and striking, suitable as an outdoor accent chair or simply for a particularly bold patio.

Metal Patio Furniture

For an easy solution to designing your outdoor living space, look no further than metal patio furniture. Metal pieces offer superior durability and are cleaned easily. Also, you can use recycled components in their creation. This process gives new life to materials usually just thrown in a waste pile. For example, Emeco’s cast aluminum patio furniture contains recycled metals and offers an industrial-modern style.

Wood Patio Furniture

West Elm patio furniture is a great choice for its sustainable practices and modern design. Therefore, we feature selections of their wooden outdoor dining sets. Each is created from FSC-certified wood, which ensures responsible sourcing. Or, Viva Terra offers a uniquely sustainable option; a collection of reclaimed wood outdoor furniture. We’ve chosen to feature the coffee table piece for its industrial feel which adds rustic interest.

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Clean Perfume & Vegan Cologne For Men

Cologne for men | Non-Toxic Men’s Fragrance

Scents can leave a lasting impression. If you find yourself at an important event, whether it be a date night or a public gathering, the right cologne can set the evening’s tone. Smelling the part is just as important as dressing for the part. Here are our favorite picks of clean perfume and vegan cologne for men.

Non-Toxic & Natural Perfume For Men

Finding cologne for men can be a frustrating ordeal. We all have our own unique preferences, making it difficult to find the perfect cologne we are looking for. And because of our biology, each and every one of us is attracted to natural scents.

Before sending you off on your journey to find the right scent, we’ve carefully gathered non-toxic perfume for men that blend aromas with natural ingredients. That way, you won’t have to worry about harmful substances and chemicals. Each of these choices are mixed with chemical-free formulas to make you smell good and feel good. 

Men’s Cologne Brands: Vegan and Organic Options 

An honorable first mention goes to Alt., a reinventive fragrance company that brings you luxurious scents on a budget. Their colognes provide all the right notes for effortless sophistication. If you’re looking for a natural perfume that doesn’t lose potency throughout the day, try spritzing yourself with their Executive scent. All ALT. Fragrances are sustainable, cruelty free, and made using 100% clean ingredients.

Roses are red, violets are blue, DedCool has scents that could be right for you. Made in Los Angeles with organic extracts, this company concocts a wide range of fragrances from woodsy to floral musks. They feature dedicated collections that are sensual yet subtle. Any of their unisex perfumes can be an amazing choice for a long-lasting men’s fragrance that will have you standing out from the crowd.

Scents also have the ability to connect us with particular emotions or memories. Abbot draws inspiration from the towering forests of Sequoia National Park to make a natural fragrance. With alluring notes from smokey incense and cedarwood, their personal colognes will feel like a stroll in the woods. They only include vegan and non-toxic ingredients to prioritize Earth and the health of its people. Additionally, Abbot also donates and gives back a portion of their proceeds towards wild-life conservancies.

For all of our lovely ladies, we also have a guide to a curated selection of clean perfume that you can explore here.

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12 Kids Bedding Sets and Organic Sheets

12 Best Kids Bedding Sets and Organic Sheets

Kids bedding sets are important for their ability to create a welcoming, cozy sleeping environment for kids. Sometimes just a fun, expressive print can be enough to brighten a child’s morning and set a tone for the day ahead. Organic sheets are a great option, as their manufacturing is inherently high-quality and chemical-free. In addition to the oh-so-versatile organic cotton, we feature different organic textiles like bamboo lyocell sheets and linen bedding, which we like to bring to your attention for their unique features and innovation.

Girl’s and Boy’s Bedding Sets

Girl’s bedding sets and boy’s bedding sets don’t have to be dual opposites. Nor does one have to be exclusively offered to one child and not the other. We try to deconstruct these beliefs by simply letting kids be kids and choosing something that makes them happy. Any child can enjoy our top choices for sustainable bedding.

For a bright print suitable for a bold personality, try Mini Rodini’s Zebra set, crafted from GOTS-certified organic cotton. Also, this set is part of the brand’s living wage project, meaning that instead of paying minimum wages, Mini Rodini sets the pay high enough for workers to maintain a normal standard of living. Looking for another bold print? Try Jungalow’s Aja sheet set. Its fun, cartoonish design is an homage to the rainforest in all it’s natural splendor.

For a print that’s a little more understated, but still full of personality, try West Elm’s Bunny sheet set. This set is part of West Elm’s Better Cotton initiative, which educates and supports farmers in growing more environmentally sustainable cotton crops. Or, try Coyuchi’s flannel sheets to transform cold nights into cozy ones. Further, this ultra-soft brushed flannel holds GOTS and Made Safe certifications, making it a high-quality and  non-toxic organic kid’s bedding set.

Looking for more sustainable products to outfit your kid’s room? Try our curated collection of non-toxic kid’s furniture. For more cozy blankets, check out our selection of handmade blankets, responsibly made with eco-friendly materials.

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12 Organic Crib Sheets and Muslin Swaddle Blankets

12 Organic Crib Sheets and Muslin Swaddle Blankets

Crib sheets and swaddle blankets are important elements for a little one’s environment. Much like the rest of our homes, we want to make sure we keep it furnished with gentle, non-toxic materials that add an air of comfort and nourishment. That’s why we’ve chosen the best options for you to choose from to ensure a safe and happy baby. While we’re focusing on providing you with organic crib sheets and muslin swaddle blankets for their high-quality, safety, and thoughtful design, we’ve also included different fabric options to make sure you find exactly what you’re looking for.

Muslin Swaddle Blankets

Muslin is a top pick for swaddling blankets as it creates a lightweight, breathable blanket that is still cozy enough for little ones. Parade features a bamboo and organic cotton blend for their muslin swaddle. Bamboo textiles are some of the most sustainable fabrics, and when woven into cotton muslin, create a soft blanket that’s perfect for baby. Milkbarn’s muslin swaddle is created with GOTS-certified organic cotton to ensure it’s safety and quality. While we love all of Milkbarn’s sweet patterns, we’ve chosen their elephant baby blanket for it’s gender-neutral qualities. Similarly, Under The Nile also offers a swaddle with GOTS-certified cotton. We love it’s Fair Trade manufacturing and cute, illustrative print.

Muslin Crib Sheets

Muslin is popular for crib sheets as well, thanks to it’s light and airy texture. When used in the crib, muslin’s light and airy texture makes it a safe and comfortable choice for babies. Milkbarn offers an organic crib sheet to complement their swaddles.

Organic Cotton Blankets

Olen Organic offers a personalized swaddle blanket created with organic cotton. Also, 5% of sales supports Every Mother Counts in their efforts to ensure all women have access to maternity care. Colored Organics features an organic blanket woven in a stylish and beautiful basketweave. We love it’s rich color and comfy texture, perfect for a baby to enjoy.

Looking for more organic choices for kids and little ones? Check out our curated collection of organic children’s clothes, or try our selection of the best options for organic kid’s shampoos.

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The Softest Sustainable Underwear For Men

The Softest Sustainable Underwear For Men

“To Boxer Or To Brief, That Is The Question.”

Looking for sustainable underwear for men that are eco-friendly and long-lasting? You’ve come to the right place Here are our picks of the softest ethical underwear.

The Best Ethical Underwear That Fits Just Right

We fill our dressers with loads of intimates and undergarments, but how much of those are sustainable? Underpants are designed to be worn comfortably, though not many are made ethically. With that in mind, we’ve gathered brands that offer durable briefs and organic underwear made from sustainable fabrics. Take a look at these eco-friendly options we picked just for you.

Organic Cotton Underwear Made To Last

Cotton underwear is known to be the most comfortable choice. If you need long lasting support, boxer briefs are your go-to. This style of underwear is super soft and has plenty of stretch. 

Boody creates products that are good for you and good for the planet. They construct their premium styled boxers with breathable bamboo viscose, which is a non-toxic and renewable resource. With affordable luxury, Boody’s mission is to reduce waste and encourage mindful living. Furthermore, they also partner with charitable organizations to create long-term impacts for our communities.

MeUndies celebrates self-expression with softer-than-soft basics for everybody. They make sure to source all of their ethical underwear responsibly and under fair standards. Get ready to move and groove with their form-fitting cotton boxers & briefs.

Hemp Fabrics

Also on our list, we have hemp underwear. Ever heard of fabric made from hemp? It’s a type of textile that uses fibers from the stalk of cannabis plants. Cool right? These fibers can then weave together to create a sustainable thread. Afterwards, it’s spun into your favorite clothing!

For more organic cotton underwear, we can’t forget about Wama, a brand that combines hemp fabric with cotton. After rigorous design processes, they have perfected a unique line of hemp underwear. Their briefs are anti-bacterial, breathable and earth-friendly.

In the mood to lounge with your new pair of boxers? Visit our collection of organic sheets and sustainable bedding to help you unwind and relax.

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Organic & Vegan Shampoo for Your Beauty Routine

Organic & Vegan Shampoo for Your Beauty Routine

Hair care is important. For a lot of us, it’s a huge part of our day-to-day routine. It’s also important to avoid harmful chemicals and toxic ingredients. We don’t want any of those pesky toxins that are found in leading salon formulas. To help steer you in the right direction, we’ve listed the best vegan shampoo from companies that focus on natural sources and cruelty-free practices. You’ll love these eco friendly shampoo brands.

The Advantages of Vegan & Cruelty Free Shampoo

Vegan shampoos are not only cruelty-free, they are also composed entirely of natural ingredients. Plant-based formulas are much safer to use when maintaining and treating your beautiful hair, and are much safer for our environment too.

The Body Shop has an array of vegan options. One being their signature tea tree shampoo to help balance and refresh your gorgeous locks. If you are opting for a gel alternative, Abhati has some of the best organic shampoo bars that are suitable for all hair types. Your scalp will thank you for this soothing cleanse. Also, did we mention this product is zero-waste? 

Say Goodbye To Dry Scalps

To regain control of your hair, Natural Lab offers a hydrating solution. Their award-winning smooth shampoo is the answer to long-lasting moisture for a healthy scalp. 

Refill, reuse and rejoice with a clarifying and biodegradable shampoo made by Plaine Products. This company is commits to plastic-free manufacturing to eliminate excess waste. All of their products are reusable and recyclable, so you can use their refillable shampoo products as many times as you’d like.

Looking for more eco-friendly shampoo products for your little ones? We have more organic products that works gently with kids. Make sure to take a look at our collection of the best shampoo for kids for more natural and organic picks. 

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7 Hand Picked Essential Oil Diffusers

The Essential Oil Diffuser | Stress Relief Gifts

There are plenty of methods to scent your home and our favorite way is by using an essential oil diffuser. While distressing, why not add a calming fragrance to your living space? Unwind and relax with one of our seven hand-picked diffusers.

Practicing Self Care With A Calming Diffuser

Essential oils possess natural properties that can help reduce anxiety and uplift our moods. They cleanse the air and create a peaceful environment you’ll find bliss in. These aroma lamps come in a variety of shapes and forms to compliment your home decor.

Vörda offers a uniquely handcrafted wood diffuser that doesn’t require cords, plugs or electricity. This natural tool absorbs essential oils and disperses your favorite scents to create an ambiance of serenity. It also doubles as a beautiful decorative piece!

With just a candlelight, you can transform your room into a therapeutic spa with Grove’s oil burner made from sustainable bamboo and durable ceramic. It comes in a stunning set with an essential oil of your preference.

Stress Relief Gifts

A nebulizing diffuser by Aromatech can be the perfect gift for a friend who’s looking for stress relief. This sleek diffuser is equipped with nebulizing technology that breaks down fragrance particles into very fine mist. In short, it gets the job done. With its diluting powers, it suspends oils into the air to reduce dust and other airborne allergens. It’s also made from recycled materials.

So you’ve found the best essential oil diffuser. You’re on a roll! Check out our eco-friendly home decor collection to find some pieces to compliment your new diffuser. 

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9 Natural Soap Options For Your Conscious Household

9 Natural Soap Options For Your Conscious Household

Your household deserves natural soap that not only eliminates bacteria but is also nourishing and safe to use. Many traditional brands tend to add parabens, sulfates, and other harmful ingredients within their formulas. If you’re exploring alternatives, we have a handy collection for you filled with our top picks of vegan soap.

Natural & Organic Soap To Help You Clean Up

All of our choices are plant-based, non-toxic, and ethically sourced to ensure worry-free shopping. The best non toxic hand soap is one that keeps your skin hydrated and is also tough on grime. 

Developed by trusted doctors, Puracy’s eco-friendly formula is a gentle yet effective cleanser sourced from plants and natural minerals. When using their soap, you can expect natural aromas and zero residue.

Save money, space and the planet with Blueland’s starter set that includes a reusable dispenser and three soap tablets. How does their foaming hand soap work? All you have to do is fill the bottle with warm water, drop those tablets in and voilà, you can start cleaning.

For our friends who would prefer something a little different, we’ve also listed a bar soap from Binu Binu. In bar form, their exfoliating soap is all-natural and helps cleanse the skin. 

Eliminating Waste With Hand Soap Refill Options

Puracy also provides refill pouches that use a significantly less amount of plastic than an average soap container. This a great choice if you’re practicing a zero-waste routine. Instead of purchasing an entirely new bottle, refillable hand soap is a mindful substitute to help reduce waste. In addition to Puracy, we’ve made sure to list more sustainable companies that offer refillable options.

Powered by a blend of natural essential oils, Public Goods has created a non-irritating formula designed to clean and protect your hands from germs. Their refills, along with all of their sustainable products and vegan soap, are made to be affordable and accessible for all.

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20 Sustainable Loungewear Picks

20 Sustainable Loungewear Picks

Modern sustainable loungewear walks the subtle line between casual everyday wear and pjs. There’s a special kind of comfort to wearing these clothes. Especially if you manage to buy a matching set. Can you dress it up? Sometimes. Throw a blazer over your sweatsuit and you’ve got an improvised three-piece suit that is low-maintenance and decidedly american. Or, you can pick a velvet or velour-type set for a high-end aesthetic. The point is: wearing loungewear no longer means you look like you put on the first thing you found under your bed. Today’s options for sweatsuits offer thoughtful styling and high-standard fabrics. You just have to find them.

Every label tries their hand at creating the definitive loungewear set or sweatsuit. Sifting through every option is quite a task, especially when your values lay not just in style. At GoodStuff, we love a good-looking style, sure. But more importantly, we look at the materials, processes, and corporate responsibility behind the garment. We make sure that what we offer to you is responsibly sourced, ethically made, and eco-friendly. For us, sustainability is the default. And we’re here to help you shop with the same mindset.

Organic Cotton Sweatshirts and Sweatpants

Cotton is a favorite textile for a reason: its unmatched versatility. Organic cotton is even better as it’s farmed with environmental conscience and responsibility. It makes sweatshirts and sweatpants into elevated essentials instead of dreaded last-resorts. Conscious Clothing’s tie dye hoodie is created from organic cotton fleece and hemp that gets softer with each wear. Quince’s wide-leg lounge pants come in a signature SuperSoft fabric. So named for it’s soft and comfortable quality; perfect for every season. With these high-standard fabrics and eco-friendly processes, these brands are leading the way for stylish and sustainable loungewear.

Looking for alternatives to cotton? Amour Vert offers a ribbed sweatshirt created from FSC-certified beechwood fibers. This fully-traceable fabric is soft and comfortable, yet durable enough to hold it’s stylish shape and structure.

Cropped Hoodies

An increasingly popular loungewear item, cropped hoodies offer modern style with a distinctive silhouette. For example, Selva Negra’s cropped fleece hoodie features stylish detailing including an elasticized hem. Or, Nu-In’s color block sweatshirt mixes streetwear with athleisure to create a comfortable lounge piece. Both options are ethically-made with 100% cotton designs.

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10 Best Organic Mattress and Non-Toxic Mattress Choices

10 Best Organic Mattress and Non-Toxic Mattress Choices

The fact that we spend a third our lives sleeping is common knowledge, so why do many people still not choose the best organic mattresses to sleep on? Consumers choose and keep too many mattresses on the sole aspect of convenience. Or because we just don’t know where to start. If you find yourself wondering about the state of your own bedding, read on to find non-toxic mattresses that are sure to be better for your health, your sleep, and the planet.

GreenGuard Certified Latex Mattresses

Some household goods contain harsh chemicals that release toxins and reduce your indoor air quality.  As a result, this certification exists to help buyers identify products that meet the highest standards for chemical emissions. GreenGuard helps you find alternative products that meet regulations to not pollute your environment. Therefore with this label, you can be sure that the mattress is created safely, sustainably, and with no added chemicals. In addition, a GreenGuard Gold certification goes a step further. It ensures the safety of sensitive individuals, such as children and the elderly.

GOTS Certified Natural Materials

Global Organic Textile Standard certifications are important. They make sure organic textiles are non-toxic and sourced with responsibility for the environment. Most products in this collection that are tagged with organic – including Plush mattresses, Birch mattresses, and Omi mattresses – possess this certification for their organic cotton and wool covers. These choices of fabric are durable, cooling, and beautiful; great elements for any bed.

We love Awara mattresses as they feature Rainforest Alliance-certified latex along with organic cotton and wool to create a truly sustainably-sourced product. Looking for vegan choices? No problem. Avocado’s green mattress utilizes organic latex and cotton in their biodegradable, all-foam design. This means no wool or animal products, but all the comfort.

Looking to complete your bedroom setup? Then check our curation of sustainable bedding for our favorite sheet sets, or try our collection of ethically-made blankets for a cozy addition.

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14 Natural Mascaras From Cruelty-Free Makeup Brands

Our Favorite Natural Mascaras | Cruelty-Free Makeup Brands

There are a lot of reasons to choose natural mascaras over any other type. Unlike conventional products (looking at you, drugstore mascara), natural mascaras are suitable for everyone that is interested in adding a little edge to their eyelashes. Sensitive eyes? We’ve picked out gentle formulas just for you. Worried about animal-derived ingredients? Vegan mascaras are right this way. Looking for something uniquely eco-friendly? We feature refillable mascaras and tubes created from recycled materials for maximum sustainability. How about all of the above? We’ve got that as well. You won’t have to compromise here, because these choices from our favorite cruelty-free makeup brands are here to help.

Organic Makeup 

Organic mascara can sometimes ensure products have a gentle, plant-based formula. Unfortunately, a product that advertises as organic can still have the ingredients you’re trying to avoid as many chemicals qualify as natural and organic too. We’ve gone through the ingredient lists to make sure they meet the standards important to us; those of non-toxic and eco-friendly practices. The Organic Skin Co’s vegan mascara features a natural formula with 72.9% organic ingredients. Ilia mascara offers an organic shea butter formula that works to condition lashes while providing definition. Zao Organics’ Mascara utilizes aloe vera in their refillable mascara tube. This makes it simple to cut down on needless waste. Interested in more refillable makeup? Kajer Weis also offers a unique refillable mascara that features organic ingredients in a nourishing base of marula and sunflower seed oil.

Vegan Mascaras

For a truly cruelty-free mascara, vegan formulas are the ones to look for. This is because if a product is tagged as vegan, it means there were zero animal-derived ingredients used in its making. If you value vegan makeup, there are plenty of organic choices for you, and we’ve featured the best. For instance, we love 100 Percent Pure’s Maracuja Mascara for its vegan fruit-pigmented formula complete with organic aloe vera. Secondly, Pyt creates a vegan mascara with an innovative tube sourced from recycled materials. Third, Sappho offers a vegan formula that’s buildable but gentle enough to be washed off with water. We appreciate their verified ethically-sourced ingredients and inclusion of plant-based waxes to create a maximum-impact mascara.

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7 Natural Cleaning Products for a Sustainable Home

Natural Cleaning Products | Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Solutions

Start with a clean slate. Natural cleaning products are a must for every home that values safety in cleanliness. Here, we’ve curated our favorite eco-friendly products that offer efficiency while forgoing toxins.

All Purpose Cleaners With Natural Ingredients

The all-purpose cleaner is your go-to for everything from spontaneous messes to scheduled deep cleans. Therefore, you need an effective one. Not to mention one created with non-toxic ingredients so it’s safe for all members of the family. Clean Cult’s All-Purpose Cleaner Refill is a vegan, plant-based product that deep cleans every home surface. With their subscription membership, it’s easy to get refills only when you need them. Similarly, Common Good’s All-Purpose Cleaner Refill Pouch can be shipped on a recurring schedule. Their plant-based blend delivers a hardworking clean but contains no harsh chemicals.

Looking for a disinfectant that delivers on these same standards? Try Puracy’s Disinfecting Surface Cleaner for an alcohol-free formula that works to sanitize against 99.9% of germs. Or, try Public Good’s Sanitizing Lavender Wipes for convenience with on-the-go messes. Wipes are compostable and feature organic cleaning ingredients.

Natural Laundry Detergent

Dropps Laundry Detergent is a convenient and sustainable solution complete with compostable packaging. Their cruelty-free, plant-based formula is offered in Lavender, Orange, and Clean + Clear, but we’ve chosen their unscented laundry detergent option for those with sensitivities.

Zero-Waste Products

The No Tox Life Dish Block is a favorite within sustainable homes, and for good reason. Their vegan, non-toxic, biodegradable formula works to form a rich lather and cut through grease. It’s a true zero-waste product, and No Tox Life features plastic-free shipping.

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Non-Toxic Cookware For Healthy Cooking

Non-Toxic Cookware For Healthy Cooking

Let’s Get Cookin’ With Non-Toxic Cookware!

When preparing lunch or food prepping for the busy week ahead, we want to ensure you have the best cookware tools that are easy to use, safe, and most importantly, non-toxic. Here are some of our favorite conscious brands that offer sustainable cookware

Ceramic Cookware Sets

All cooks deserve a classic cookware set and Caraway has an eco-friendly option for you. Their complete set of ceramic pans has everything you will need for easy cooking. Caraway’s non-stick technology is applied with a mineral-based coating that deters toxic materials. Their products also produce less CO2 emissions when compared to other traditional brands. Currently, these non-toxic pans are available in six charming colors to compliment your kitchen aesthetic. 

Discovering A Healthier Way To Cook with Chemical Free Cookware

For endless stovetop possibilities and superior durability, feast your eyes on GreenPan’s ceramic non-stick pan. This frypan is optimized for everyday cooking and is crafted without the use of PFAS, PFOA, lead or cadmium. Cook to your heart’s content on all cooking surfaces — ovens too! From simple bakes to more intricate sautés, these ceramic non-stick pans will cover all of your bases.

As another conscious swap, consider Our Place’s ceramic frying pan. This cult-favorite item has become a bestseller for many amazing reasons; you can apply this tool as a steamer, skillet, saucier or as a saucepan. Additionally, they’ve even gone the extra mile to design handles that will stay cool to guarantee safety and efficiency. Along with these great benefits, the Always Pan also comes equipped with a modular lid, a steamer basket and a built-in spoon rest.

If you need a new cooking pot, we highly recommend taking a look at Great Jones’ enameled cast iron products. Their concept of a Dutch oven takes advantage of an oval exterior to help you bake, brown and broil. This curvy pot is great for roasting a holiday meal or baking your favorite sweets. 

Looking for beautiful plates to go with your new sustainable cookware? Check out our collection on sustainable dinnerware here!

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13 Non Toxic Rugs for Your Conscious Household

Non Toxic Rugs for Your Conscious Household

When searching for non toxic rugs, you want to focus on natural fibers and steer clear from harmful materials. We’ve gone ahead and rounded up an array of options for you to choose from, all ethically sourced and safe for your eco-friendly home. Take a look at our list of eco friendly rugs that will look great in your home.

What Is A Jute Rug?

Great question! Jute is a plant typically found in Asia that can be naturally woven into a durable thread. Since jute can be sustainably harvested, this fiber is easily replenishable, making it a renewable resource. Rugs of these materials are pet-friendly, easy to clean and a fitting decor to match any area of your room.

Nordic Knots has the perfect soft jute rug that is available in different patterns, all minimalistic and crafted with thought. For more options, Fab Habitat has plenty of collections featuring unique sizes and colors to help you on your hunt for a jute runner rug

Sustainable & Eco Friendly Rugs

The beauty of boho area rugs is defined by traditional artisan techniques and its endurance to last for generations. Originals is an inspiring homeware store based in Singapore that carries vintage textiles with rich history. Vintage rugs can be a beautiful statement to add character into your space. Buying second hand is a great sustainable practice to shift the global demand for overproduction. Reusing and reducing is always the way to go.

If you’re in need of a rug that is capable of withstanding spills and stains, Ruggable is the place for you. They design machine washable rugs so you don’t have to worry about the mess. Most importantly, they also have an abundant selection of styles from geometric textiles and bohemian vibes. Ruggable’s round blue rug has to be one of our favorites. It’s a well-rounded addition to any living room, nook area or outside patio.

Along with our choices, we’ve made sure to include recycled rugs made from pre-loved fibers . Hook & Loom is an excellent company that crafts rugs to flatter your floor and protect our planet. Their line of durable eco cotton rugs are all hand woven from 100% recycled fiber. If you are leaning more towards abstract rugs, make sure to check out Burke Decor and 54 Kibo for some playful designs.

For more ideas on personalizing your home, check out our eco friendly sofa chair collection.

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Eco-Friendly Home Decor to Support Slow Living

Eco-Friendly Home Decor

That perfect armchair, the aesthetically-correct lamp, the dining table that somehow toes the line between modern and rustic. We all know how much time can be spent trying to curate our home so it’s just the way we want it. Hours of scrolling decor websites, picking through an ever-changing influx of trendy things. We know there’s a better way than this cluttered mindset and we want to help you find it with sustainable alternatives.

Slow Living

Objects can be more than just things that accumulate through mindless consumerism. There are so many options for eco-friendly home decor and we want to make it simple for you to choose things you love. Discover decor that not only cultivates your sense of well-being, but also supports worthy causes like ethically-treated artisans and sustainably sourced materials. We think an object can only be regarded as useful and beautiful if it’s made with respect to all involved, including the Earth. All objects in our daily lives should be considered with these standards. Purchases are like votes, and with smart, informed decision-making, we can build a better world with sustainable shopping

Conscious Consumerism With Brands That Give Back

Artisan brands featuring global decor are great for finding amazing handmade home-furnishing items. Check out the geometric area rugs, wool or cotton throw pillows, or a versatile woven hamper with a lid. Items like these support artisans within their communities and conserve traditional techniques. This respect for native artistry is a very special value to uphold, and we’re happy to be able to share these objects with you. 

Our homes are places that we have the privilege of having as our center for daily living and resting. Choose mindfully what you will furnish it with by using our collection, vetted and curated for you.

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The 9 Best Shampoo for Kids: Natural and Organic Picks

The Best Shampoo for Kids: Natural and Organic Picks

Safe ingredients, non-toxic recipes, and effective formulas. Sound good? Read on for our picks of the best kids bath products that reach these standards and more. 

Organic Shampoo for Kids

Organic certifications are one of the highest standards for botanicals and many other natural ingredients. However, organic doesn’t always mean safe or effective. After all, many chemicals and toxins are still organic compounds. That’s why we’ve curated our own top picks for organic shampoo that are created with your child in mind. To these brands, organic means a high standard of safe and gentle ingredients. Vivaiodays features organic aloe juice and chamomile in a tear-free formula. It’s use of organic soapwort extract allows it to remain well-foaming, giving your child a fun cleansing experience. Odylique provides another formula rich in organic aloe juice added to soothing calendula extract and housed in a recycled and recyclable bottle. Hello Bello Shampoo offers a hypoallergenic formula with nourishing marshmallow root and organic jojoba extracts. Babo Botanicals Sensitive Baby Shampoo is hypoallergenic as well; made with oat proteins and shea and cocoa butters to ensure a gentle cleansing and effective moisturizing. 

Weleda’s Calendula Shampoo and Body Wash uses the gentle cleansing properties of calendula oil to provide kids with a formula that’s effective and chemical-free. Alaffia Shampoo focuses on ethically sourcing ingredients for a fun coconut and strawberry scented wash. 

Shampoo Bars for Kids

Shampoo bars offer a zero-waste approach to kids’ bath products. These bars average the amount of three standard bottles of shampoo, allowing you to drastically cut down on plastic and packaging waste. Ethique’s shampoo bar offers a vegan formula with oats and lavender to nourish hair and calm little ones. 

We curate more than just shampoo for kids. Looking for something fun and well-made to dress little ones in? Check our collection of organic kid’s clothes for every season. Or, browse our Kids category for curated choices in furniture, home goods, and more.

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13 Natural Eyeshadows for a Polished Look

13 Natural Eyeshadows for a Polished Look

Natural eyeshadows ensure that you can play with makeup without feeling concerned about the ingredients. It’s a perfect choice for sensitive skin, or any skin really; after all, eyeshadow is one of the cosmetics that’s applied closest to your eyes, so we want to be sure there’s no toxins around. Natural eyeshadow doesn’t mean you need to skimp on color choices or quality, either. In fact, product quality only rises when brands are interested in ethical, eco-friendly ingredients and processes. So whether you’re going for a natural smokey eye (like Lily Lolo’s smoky eye shadow palette) or looking for a cool-toned palette, there are plenty of perfect choices within the world of clean beauty.

Talc-Free Eyeshadow

Talc is one of the most important ingredients to avoid in eyeshadow formulas. Talc has a high contamination rate with asbestos fibers, which causes it to be toxic when inhaled. Asbestos is a mineral you usually find in close proximity to talc. Even without this contamination, though, talc is still a toxic risk on its own. The eyeshadows featured here are all talc-free and vetted for non-toxicity, so you can be sure you’re avoiding the right ingredients.

Refillable Eyeshadow Palettes

These unique palettes offer a low-waste approach to beauty. Ere Perez’s eyeshadow palette features a magnetic case so you can easily slip new pans into the compact when you need to replace one. Organic Skin Co offers single eyeshadows so you can mix and match the colors you’d like and refill by popping out the single cakes when you’re finished. Similarly, Kjaer Weis’ eyeshadow features  single eyeshadows, but in different packaging options so you can choose how to limit waste. We’ve featured their striking red packaging that doesn’t sacrifice form for function – or sustainability. It’s one hundred percent recyclable and compostable at the end of it’s long lifespan.

We think makeup should be fun, not leave you feeling concerned or stressed over the ingredients. That’s why we curated collections of clean beauty that’s suitable for sensitive skin and is easy on the planet. Peruse our Clean Beauty space to discover your new favorites. Looking for something particular? Check our organic and natural foundation collection for a perfect match and a beautiful base. Or, try our natural lip color collection for a range of innovative and eco-friendly products.

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10 Natural Foundations for Every Shade of Skin

10 Natural Foundations for Every Shade of Skin

Non-toxic and natural foundations offer a clean-beauty base for your makeup regime.  Something that enriches your skin, but doesn’t hide it’s natural qualities. All skin deserves safe, non-toxic makeup. With this in mind, we’ve only featured products that provide wide ranges of light to dark foundation shades so you don’t have to worry about finding your perfect match. The organic foundation we curated are for you, in all your natural glory.

Zero-Waste Makeup

Zao Makeup Foundation offers a refillable bamboo compact so you can cut down on unneeded waste. Similarly, Kjaer Weis Foundation comes refillable in a signature red paper compact. It can be reused for as long as you wish, and at the end of it’s long life is one-hundred percent recyclable and compostable. Clove and Hallow’s foundation pans utilize low-waste practices as well.  can be slipped into their sleek magnetic compact to utilize low-waste practices.

Serum Foundation

For those that want a little extra performance in their cosmetics. These two-in-one products replenish your skin, even out skin tone, and provide a clean base for the rest of your regime. Juice Beauty reviews celebrate their Serum Foundation, and for good reason. It’s one of the best vegan foundations due to its certified organic formula and bonus of a plant-based serum.

We like beauty that’s clean and safe. Check our Clean Beauty space to see everything we’ve curated, or discover our collections. Try our natural and organic lip color collection if you’re feeling the need for a pop of color for your pout. Or, looking for some non-toxic eyeshadow? Check out our collection of carefully curated eyeshadow singles and palettes to find just the colors you’re looking for. All curated with eco-friendliness and sustainability in mind.

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9 Natural Perfumes & Fragrances That Are Non-Toxic

9 Natural Perfumes & Fragrances That Are Non-Toxic

If you’ve ever been looking through fragrances and been hit with something that seems just right, only to realize the ingredients list is filled with toxins and artificial fragrances you don’t ever want to touch your skin, this collection is for you. Use it to discover the best choices for natural perfumes and fragrances.

But what does “natural” mean to the perfume industry? Well, like a lot of things, there is a spectrum for fragrance. It starts with conventional synthetic perfumes composed almost entirely of petroleum by-products and ends with essential oils. In other words, natural perfumes lay far away from their conventional synthetic lookalikes as they most typically use botanical extracts, sugar-cane alcohol, and safe synthetics. Therefore, the brands we curated for you here value sustainable, vegan, and ethically-sourced ingredients. They’re leading the way for innovative formulas. Read on for a closer look at some of our favorites.

Pour Le Monde

Pour Le Monde is known as a true innovator in the natural scent industry. That’s because their formulas are some of the very few that are completely synthetic-free, relying on essential oils and grain alcohol to create their signature scents. We feature their Together perfume here, which, like each Pour Le Monde fragrance, gives 5% of sales to charity. 

Skylar Fragrance

This brand features hypoallergenic perfume made with botanical extracts paired with safe and clean synthetics. For example, check out their best-selling Isle perfume and enjoy a vegan formula made without phthalates, parabens or synthetic dyes.

Phlur Perfume

Similarly, Phlur creates their perfumes with botanical extracts and safe synthetics and without parabens, phthalates, or sulfates. We feature Phlur’s Hepcat fragrance, made with vetiver responsibly sourced from Madagascar.

Floral Street Perfume

Floral Street is decidedly a part of the slow beauty movement. With ethically-sourced and vegan ingredients, they keep formulas clean and cruelty-free. Not to mention their chic packaging, which is all recyclable. The boxes go a step further with biodegradable materials from FSC-certified forests.

By Rosie Jane Perfume

Like Skylar, these formulas feature organic cane sugar alcohol, a high-quality alternative to the conventional alcohols used in other perfumes. For example, cane sugar alcohol doesn’t dry out the skin like it’s counterpart, and the organic certification ensures no chemicals were used in it’s growing, so no harmful toxins will end up on your skin. We’ve featured their eponymous perfume, Rosie.

Discover your new favorite scent with more options from Another perfumes, Providence Perfume, Sigil Perfume, and other eco-friendly brands.

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7 Vegan Sunscreens to Protect Your Skin

Vegan Sunscreens to Safely Protect Skin

The oh-so-important sunscreen. Even skincare aficionados can line up an impressive regime of cleansers, toners, exfoliators, and moisturizers while forgetting how important an effective non-toxic sunscreen is for the daily health of your skin. No matter the season – and cloudy days included – the right vegan sunscreen is a must-have addition for every skin type.

If you begin any amount of research into the safety of sunscreen, there’s a good chance you’ll be hit with a myriad of misleading or confusing information. That’s partly because sunscreen is regulated depending on your country. For instance in Europe, they proposed regulations on certain chemicals that have very little, if any, regulation in the US. Chemicals such as oxybenzone, octinoxate, octisalate – which are known to absorb into the body – are known to be safe only in tiny concentrations. Much smaller amounts than what many American sunscreen formulas use. In other words, the information you may be seeing is confusing because it differs depending on where you’re looking. So what is there to do?

Mineral Sunscreens

We can start with what we know. Through scientific study it is known that titanium dioxide and zinc oxide do not penetrate layers of the skin which makes toxicity and absorption highly unlikely. The only time you would be at risk is when using a spray chemical sunscreen, as this is the only point you might inhale these minerals. Therefore, when looking for sunscreen, opt for a lotion or stick, with an active ingredient of zinc oxide or titanium dioxide. This way, you’ll be minimizing absorption of chemicals while using the most effective formulas for sun protection.

Cruelty-Free Sunscreens Fit for Sensitive Skin

Priorities such as non-toxic, reef-safe ingredients and biodegradable packaging are at the forefront of our product research. The brands we feature are doing a great job creating clean formulas to protect your skin. We’ve found the best ones to ensure you healthy skin all year-round.

Looking for a good body moisturizer? Check out our collection of vegan lotions where you’ll find our favorite choices for cruelty-free, hydrating, and luxurious creams.

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Organic Sheets and Dreamy Sustainable Bedding

Organic Sheets and Dreamy Sustainable Bedding

Sheets, like sleepwear, can often be overlooked. As we buy lower quality bedding or bedding we only considered because we liked the color of the pattern, we forget to consider manufacturing processes and materials. Be sure you find organic sheets and sustainable bedding with our choices for sheet sets and duvet covers. Discover silky fabrics, linens, organic cotton and more, all curated to help you find the sheet set of your dreams.

Organic Bedding

Companies that create organic sheets are significantly more likely to be involved in sustainable practices as well as carry the correct certifications to ensure you safe home goods. This is because organic certifications involve higher standards than conventional growing and manufacturing processes. With this in mind, we’ve been sure to sort through the choices in organic cotton sheet sets to provide you with the best. Not to forget the duvet; if you’re looking for a new cover, we have different fabric options, including organically-grown, to provide you with the perfect fit. Goodee features an organic cotton duvet cover that comes in a bright and buttery yellow, while Parachute’s blue European-flax linen duvet cover is created in an ethical factory in Portugal. Alterra Pure’s cover also features GOTS-certified organic cotton in a fresh and crisp white. All covers are OEKO-TEX certified.

Benefits of Bamboo Sheets

Bamboo Lyocell sheets are made with bamboo wood-pulp fibers. And with significantly less water usage, they’re more sustainable than cotton. These fibers can be used to create different textured fabrics, but for bed sheets specifically, it is extremely popular for making a silk-like sateen fabric. It’s luxuriously smooth, breathable, cooling, and – unlike silk – vegan. Ettitude’s signature sateen fabric uses five-hundred times less water than cotton and fifty-two percent less CO2 emissions. We’ve featured their bamboo lyocell sheets and pillowcase sets so you can check out different options.

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11 Eco-Friendly Water Bottles to Reduce Plastic Use

Eco-Friendly Water Bottles

These companies understand that many of our daily choices hinge on convenience. So, to make someone’s habits more sustainable, they’ll need to make it more convenient to do so. Choosing to buy disposable plastic water bottles is no different. We only do it because it’s easy. But now, it’s time to change. With an eco-friendly water bottle, it’s simple to choose the sustainable option and you’ll no longer need to rely on single-use plastic. With eco-friendly habits, small decisions add up. We can all do our part to reduce plastic use, and finding a reusable water bottle that suits you is a great place to start.

Stay Hydrated With High-Quality Options

You don’t need to sacrifice style or aesthetic if you want to go green. Gone are the days where the sole option for a water bottle was a bulky stainless steel flask. Although these are still great if you like the option of a hardy steel bottle. They tend to be the best hiking water bottles, for instance, and many – including us – have been known to take them on the trail. For an alternative though, discover elegant options like a glass water bottle with a bamboo lid, silicone water bottle sleeves, an updated steel drinking carafe, and more.

Water Bottle Brands That Give Back

Support water bottle companies that give back to make your purchase go even further. The stylish and design-award-winning Memobottle partners with Water.org to provide someone with clean drinking water for two months for each bottle sold. The Que bottle, with its innovative ceramic interior, donates ten percent of profits to the Rainforest Trust to aid in their work of acquiring and protecting the Peruvian Amazon rainforest. A purchase of Yuhme’s water bottle, created from sugarcane bioplastic, provides at least three months of clean water through their collaboration with Water for Good.

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12 Best Vegan Lotions for Hydrated Skin

The Best Vegan Lotions for Hydrated Skin

Hydrating our skin is an underrated step in many routines. Our bathroom counters are lined with serums, toners, and moisturizers for the face, but what about for the rest of our bodies? Skin is the largest organ after all, and it’s important we realize the best ways to take care of it. We’ve gathered together the best choices in vegan lotions for all skin types, including more sensitive skin. Each is chosen for it’s clean ingredients, cruelty-free practices, and ethical sourcing.

While dry skin can be more obvious in winter, skin needs a moisturizer no matter the season. During hot summer months our skin may feel sweaty, but underneath it’s parched and in need of good hydration.

Lotion Bars

For low-waste living, look no further than lotion bars. Ethique features a plant-based option with cocoa butter and a fresh orange and vanilla scent in solid form. It’s equal to two bottles of lotion, except without the excess packaging. Or, Ren Skincare’s body cream is housed in a bottle made from recycled ocean plastic and it’s able to be recycled again after it’s empty. For a great natural hand lotion specifically, try B Kind’s Nourishing hand balm with coconut oil. It’s tube is also created from ocean-bound plastic, and is fully recyclable after use. Less waste means all the more sustainable.

Organic Lotion

If you’re looking for a lotion featuring organic ingredients, check out Organic Bath Co.’s body butter. Their simple formula employs argan oil’s well-known moisturizing properties to create a rich and potent cream. We’ve featured the unscented version here, but if you’d prefer a little essential oil fragrance, check out more options in our Clean Beauty shop.

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24 Natural Lip Colors for Eco-Friendly Elegance

24 Natural Lip Colors for Eco-Friendly Elegance

An essential step in any clean beauty routine is natural lip color. Whether you like just a swipe of tinted lip balm or a full-on lined and lipsticked pout, you’re going to need the best product to fit your requirements. It’s easy to fall into the trap of popping down to the drugstore and picking up something you like the color of. But we think lip color needs a little more consideration than taking home what first caught your eye in the makeup aisle. We like to look a little closer – alright a lot closer – and regard the packaging, the ingredients, and company ethos.

We’ve done the research into sustainable alternatives for you. Choose your new favorite color or find the perfect nude with the knowledge that the products curated here meet strict standards for sustainability and eco-friendliness. Or, if you want a little more of an in-depth look, keep reading.

Zero-Waste Packaging

We love low- and zero-waste beauty products. The idea of designing something to not end up in a landfill is a powerful one for an industry that makes up a significant amount of household waste. That’s why it’s important to consider the packaging of your makeup before you make a purchasing decision. At the very least, packaging should be recyclable, but we don’t think it should stop there. Many beauty brands feel the same way and are featuring refillable makeup and biodegradable packaging such as bamboo.

Natural Ingredients 

The natural world provides the best ingredients with which to base skincare and makeup products. Moisturizing oil and butters, fresh scents, vegan color; each is already present within nature and able to be harvested if we do it with care and conscience. Instead of artificial colors, fragrances, and chemicals, the brands we’ve curated focus on sustainable and natural ingredients to make their products the best they can be. Discover the best organic lipsticks and cruelty-free, vegan lipsticks below.

Multi-Tasking Products

Lip and cheek tints and multi-use color sticks are amazing for lots of reasons. First, it’s easy to create a pulled-together look when you use the same color to tint your lips, cheeks, and even eyelids – if you’re feeling like a serious pop of color. Second, instead of three different products, it significantly cuts down on packaging waste and general consumption to purchase one multitasking product. Be sure to check them out if you’re interested in simplifying your routine while still keeping a polished look.

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Non Toxic Dinnerware For Your Artisanal Home

Sustainable Outdoor Dinnerware for your Artisan Home

If you’re in need of new, non toxic dinnerware you’ve come to the right place. Inviting friends and loved ones over for a social gathering also means planning meals, and colorful dinnerware sets are the best way to start a great party. Elevate your dining experiences with our curated selections of eco friendly dinnerware that will compliment your home.

Plates & Bowls Made From Sustainable Bamboo

When deciding what kind of dinnerware to set the table with, we strongly recommend choosing sustainable options like white ceramic plates or a bamboo salad bowl

Ekobo is one French lifestyle brand that introduces their own eco-composite within their designs. Their line of melamine dinnerware sets are a safe alternative to traditional plastic. It’s durable, reusable and made with natural elements. 

Dessert plates are also a fun way to serve your guests, and these sets come in pastel colors or a neutral shade to match your artisan home. Many of these products are also dishwasher safe for an easy clean. 

More Non Toxic Dinnerware 

A black motif is a timeless touch to any kitchen collection and Itemerie has an elegant choice for black dinnerware that are handcrafted and durable. Your favorite recipes will look incredible on these ceramic plates. Feeling a bit more eccentric? Fable New York has colorful sets that come in 6 different choices. Here’s a bonus, every dish consists of bamboo fiber and non-GMO cornstarch with melamine for more durability. Bamboo plates are sustainable and convenient to clean. Eco-friendly dinnerware is fun for a picnic in the park or any of your favorite backyard living activities.

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Organic Kids Clothes For Every Season of Playtime

Organic Kids Clothes For Every Season of Playtime

If you’re in a place where your kids actually let you decide what they wear, take advantage of it, because this stage doesn’t last long. Good clothes are immensely important to your child’s daily life, wellbeing, and happiness. And, as a parent, you’re always on the lookout for safe, non-toxic, preferably organic kid’s clothes. There’s the durability to consider; whether a garment is going to withstand the trials and tribulations of your little one’s playtime. And there’s the question of whether a piece is going to support and nourish them through fun prints and thoughtful design.

Spring Clothes for Kids

The season for kid’s rain jackets and blooming flowers. Enjoy this renewing time of year with fresh, transitional pieces to nourish your child. You’ll want to look for lightweight sweaters and tees to pair with a favorite pant, short, or dress.

Kids Summer Clothes

The season for cotton dresses and rompers for kids. A time for play and exploration as school gets out and the days get longer and warmer. You’ll want to look for light and breezy pieces to outfit your little ones. Discover fun prints that they’ll enjoy wearing and choose natural fabrics that are safe for sensitive skin.

Kids Fall Clothes

The season for leaf piles and apple cider. Check out the kids jean-jacket and high-top shoes for versatility and support.

Winter Clothes for Kids

The season for kids outwear and cozy organic kids pajamas. Seek out super-soft organic fabrics and wool sweaters for a warm winter. Check jackets and joggers for snow days.

Many of the pieces we feature are able to transition between multiple seasons, allowing your little one a wardrobe in which their favorite garments are always available. This also allows for mindful consumerism of fashion on your part, as needing less cuts down significantly on consumption and eases your carbon footprint. Remember each piece of clothing here meets strict ethical and eco-friendly standards, as well as your own standards for safe and comfortable clothing for your child.

Looking for more shoes? Check our collection of sustainable slip-on shoes for little ones. You’ll find the perfect versatile shoe with mindful design and support for your child.

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Eco-Friendly Toys That are Educational

Eco-Friendly Toys That Are Creatively Educational

Your little ones are the eco warriors of the future, and here at GoodStuff we want to provide the best tools to help build sustainable learning that merges creativity with education. We’ve rounded up our favorite quality brands that produce non toxic baby toys, all beautifully crafted and completely sustainable. Play time just got so much better.

Why Are Educational Toys Important?

The creative toys we’ve chosen are designed to help develop problem solving skills within children, while also introducing them to conflict resolution responses and the values of sharing. Interactive toys, like pattern puzzles, do an amazing job supporting the growth of sensory-motor skills. Children learn so much about themselves by exploring their imagination.

Our Favorite Brands

One of our featured brands, Odin Parker, is a family owned company based in Oregon that collects gender neutral baby apparel, toys and accessories. All of which are organic, safe and ethically sourced. On top of that, Odin Parker actively gives back and is passionate about investing in a future without childhood hunger. With the help of those who support their company, they’ve donated over 154,000 meals around the world. Not only would you be building your child’s growth with toys like their Alphabet wooden blocks, you would also be investing in the development of children from diverse communities. 

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Amazon’s Most Sustainable Kids Products

Amazon’s Most Sustainable Kids Products

Browsing through Amazon can become a very overwhelming task. With the thousands of products their marketplace features, it can be a timely process to find the most eco-conscious options. As busy parents, the last thing you want to do is spend your free time hunting for sustainable toys for your little ones. That being said, we took the time to find non-toxic toys and products to help enliven kids’ activities. Here is our selection of Amazon’s best sustainable kids products that range from eco-friendly toys to non-toxic kids furniture, and more.

Sustainable Shopping Made Easy For You

We want to alleviate your stress and worries about finding products that are completely safe for children. With extensive research, we’ve taken the liberty to ensure the items we’ve chosen are all non-toxic, organic and fun. Plastic play is a thing of the past and there are so many non-hazardous alternatives your child will love. For instance, wooden baby toys, like Amazon’s train sets and building blocks, are designed from renewable resources and plant-based dyes. These green toys are durable, completely safe and beautifully crafted. 

Amazon also has an array of non-toxic kids furniture and products for all aspects of your home. Our list includes different options from a kids activity table to support your little one’s creativity and play, as well as colorful storage spaces to encourage clean up time and organization. If they need help reaching tall surfaces, washing their hands or wanting to get more involved in the kitchen, Amazon features plenty of kids’ stools that allow them to reach new heights in the safest ways possible.

Peruse through our inclusive collection of the best kids products consciously created with safe materials. These non-toxic goods are great for any eco- friendly household.

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Non-Toxic Kids Furniture for Your Little One

Non-Toxic Kids Furniture for Your Little One

The Perfect Kids Bedroom

When it comes to building a sustainable bedroom for your little one, we want to make sure you have a variety of non-toxic kids furniture to choose from. It’s important for a child to have a space they can call their own – one that allows them to explore, express and expand their interests. After all, a child’s bedroom is their world of comfort and safety. 

A Kingdom of Growth

Allowing a child to exercise their curiosity definitely helps stimulation. A natural wood desk is a fundamental area where a child can practice writing, reading and creating. The Art Corner Set by Goodee World is an amazing eco-friendly gift for kids who love to learn and explore. 

Ready, Set, Play

Incorporating fun rugs or non-toxic kids toys into your little one’s bedroom is another great addition to their play time and to their cognitive and emotional development. Playtime also offers an opportunity for both parent and child to spend time together and build a greater sense of connection. 

Gadgets and Gizmos a Plenty

There comes a time when a child challenges their autonomy and strives to be a little bit more independent. Perhaps they explore their idea of self-reliance by choosing their own outfits or cleaning up after themselves – or at least trying to. A kids wardrobe closet can be useful for both a kids playroom storage space and a chance for your child to practice organization. On that note, a wall clock for the kids room may even take that to the next step by introducing time management. 

A child’s bedroom is a sanctuary for growth and creativity. Our selection of ethically sourced pieces are perfect options for a positive environment.

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Non Plastic Toys That Your Children Will Love

Non Plastic Toys That Your Children Will Love

These days it seems as though we can never escape plastic, especially around the holiday season and in children’s toys. No need to worry, we’ve got the perfect list of non plastic toys for your little one. These brands are committed to being eco-friendly and non plastic and will definitely be the perfect toys that your children will cherish forever.