Eco-Conscious Simple Swaps You Can Feel Good About
We’re already a month into 2021, which means it’s time to take a moment to think about our goals! If you’re an Earth lover, you might already be focusing on making more sustainable choices to reduce your carbon footprint and support companies that are making a difference. If sustainability and green living is what you’re looking for, check out these eco-friendly simple swaps that I swear by!
We only feature brands we can get behind. In other words, you can rest assured that all of the pieces handpicked below will fit your shopping cart’s high standards. Because we wouldn’t have it any other way.
Why You’ll Love Them | Carbon Neutral Packing & Shipping, Plastic Free Packaging
Our Pick | Travel Tumbler in White
About the Brand | Featuring minimal elegant design that promotes utility while maintaining a chic, Japanese inspired aesthetic, Kinto is the brand for lovers of household goods that can fit anywhere. Kinto’s Travel Tumbler is made from non-corrosive, super-durable stainless steel that can be reused time and time again to help you avoid buying wasteful plastic bottles.
Why You’ll Love Them | Recycled Materials, Vegan
Our Pick | Standard Baggu in Thank You Happy
About the Brand | Founded in 2007 by people on a mission to create a better reusable bag, Baggu now produces some of the best reusable grocery bags on the market with some of the most sustainable materials and cutest patterns. Our pick, the Standard Baggu in the Thank You Happy pattern holds three times more than the standard grocery bag and is made from recycled ripstop nylon that will survive thousands of trips to the store.
3. Pela Case
Why You’ll Love Them | Compostable Plastic, Climate Neutral
Our Pick | Sister Case in Blush Pink
About the Brand | Pela is the creator of the world’s first fully compostable plastic and the world’s first compostable phone cases! Rather than buying a phone case destined for the landfill, buying a Pela case lets you accessorize and protect your phone without the guilt of all that extra plastic. Once you are ready to switch up the look of your phone case, toss your old one in your home compost bin and wait a few months for it to transform into nutrient-rich compost!
4. Steeped Coffee
Why You’ll Love Them | Recycled Packaging, Fair Trade
Our Pick | 10 Pack Subscription Box
About the Brand | Steeped Coffee makes brewing a cup of gourmet, ethically sourced coffee super easy. So easy in fact that all you need is hot water and a cup. Packaged in a specially crafted pouch, brewing a cup of premium coffee is as easy as brewing a cup of tea, and can be done anywhere where you have access to hot water. Best of all, Steeped Coffee uses guilt-free, toxin-free packaging made from recycled materials.
Why You’ll Love Them | Woman Owned, Single-Use Period Product Alternative
Our Pick | Leakproof Bikini
About the Brand | Single-use period products are expensive, wasteful, and inaccessible for many people with periods around the world. Knix Period Proof underwear is designed to replace or work in conjunction with single-use period products like pads and tampons to make periods more comfortable. The Leakproof Bikini underwear can hold up to 3 teaspoons of liquid without feeling soggy, causing itching/irritation, or developing an odor. Knix underwear can be washed and reused over and over again, replacing single-use products and offering those with limited access to period products a more sustainable and affordable way to feel comfortable during their period.
Why You’ll Love Us | Plastic Free Packaging, Cruelty-Free
Our Pick | Coconut Vanilla Deodorant
About the Brand | Free from harsh chemicals, irritating ingredients, and animal products, Habitat Botanicals bath and personal care products live up to your high ethical standards and will blow you away with how well they work. The Coconut Vanilla Deodorant is handmade using local, vegan ingredients and will keep you smelling fresh all day long.
Why You’ll Love Us | Plastic Free, Biodegradable Materials
Our Pick | Tree Napper in Almond
About the Brand | Weighted blankets can help to calm anxiety, reduce the symptoms of sleep disorders like insomnia, and make a cozy day on the couch just a little bit better, but most on the market are made from plastic-filled synthetic fibers. Bearaby weighted blankets are made from natural materials that promote healthy relaxation and provide the same soothing effects as other weighted blankets. The Tree Napper is made from 100% biodegradable eucalyptus pulp which wicks away moisture and helps keep warm sleepers cool.