Have an obsession with crackling candles, flickering flames, and oh-so-relaxing scents? It’s impossible to feel guilty about it with Simple Alchemy’s environmentally friendly cedar lemongrass soy woodwick candle. Available in a glass jar with a metal lid that you can reuse or recycle. Plus: the wick, label, and packaging are all backyard compostable. Say no to artificial fragrances and paraffin-wax blends, and say yes to this certified vegan and cruelty-free sustainable candle. Handmade in Newberg, Oregon by an LGBTQ-owned eco-friendly startup.
Have you scoured the internet for a plastic-free lip balm? Look no further than Simple Alchemy’s purely eco lip balm, “For humans with lips who care about the earth.” Their entire tube (label and all) can be recycled or composted. This handmade lip balm will have you showing off your kissably soft lips in no time.
It’s never too early to get our littlest, chubbiest, and cutest members of the next generation started on sustainable living. This 100% organic cotton jumpsuit is GOTS certified with a YKK zipper, so you know it’ll last. Available for sizes 0-24 months, it’s made from low impact AZO-free dyes. It’s also got recycled paper hangtags and comes packed in compostable bags. Made by Bébénca Organics, a local POC-owned business out of Brooklyn. And, yes, it’s machine washable.
Ditch plastic body washbottles and opt for package-free bar soap with Body Vanity’s sisal soap saver. The soap-saving bag is made from a renewable plant material, Agave sisalina, or sisal, which is a perfect alternative to plastic. Simply pop in your favorite package-free bar of soap and lather up knowing your days of plastic loofahs are long behind you. Body Vanity is a local New York, NY Latina-owned business committed to sustainable plant-based products.
Take the guesswork out of sustainable skincare with The Good Hippie’s crave body scrub. Sugar, coconut
flakes, ylang ylang, and botanical oils make the perfect combination to exfoliate, soften, and renew your skin. The Good Hippie is an Austin-owned business that uses top-notch, 100% vegan ingredients and eco-friendly labels and packaging.