Each year we celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd, which marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. In honor of Earth Day on April 22, 2022, we have compiled some earth-friendly brands to check out.
Food Story strictly excludes any harsh chemicals and stick to natural, plant-based formulas to protect you and the environment. Choosing fruits and vegetables that are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, Food Story’s wide variety of products takes you back to your roots. They have a continuous commitment to eco-friendly ingredients and packaging by reducing plastic waste and focusing on biodegradable and recyclable materials. Available in CVS stores Price: $7.99+ https://food-story.com/.
Splish Splash Handmade Products
Hammam traditions date back to ancient times, and this cleansing and exfoliating ritual continues to find a place in spas around the world. Now you don’t have to travel far to benefit from this self-care practice. Splish Splash Handmade Products brings that to you so you can turn your bathtub into a soothing and awe-inspiring Hammam experience. All products are made in Vancouver in a small batch with natural ingredients, handmade, cruelty-free, vegan, paraben free, sulfate-free and phthalate-free. Bath Bombs start at $7.95 and can be purchased here: https://splishsplashhandmadeproducts.ca/collections/bath-bomb.
Oh It’s Natural
Oh It’s Natural is an organic and refreshing brand that changes how you love your adult skin. The brand has launched all-new simple skincare routines to deliver fast, effective results without the hassle of long-drawn-out skincare routines. Two minutes and two steps is all it takes. Plus, all the products are cruelty-free and vegan. All feature USDA-certified organic ingredients such as hemp seed oil and aloe vera superfoods. Prices Starting at $15.99 here: https://ohitsnatural.com/.
Known throughout Scandinavia for carefully-selected ingredients that work in balance with the skin, ACO has been a pioneer in clean beauty, and that effective simplicity has made their brand a favorite in homes throughout Sweden and the Nordic countries. Clean, vegan, cruelty-free products are increasingly in-demand as consumers consider products for their personal skincare routines. ACO has shown in their 80-year history that they won’t compromise on their core values to provide honest products that are gentle to use. ACO pledges to “share products that are good for you, the environment and the global community.” ACO Skin products start around $16.00 and can be found here: https://acoskincare.com/.
NEW Nalgene Water Fund bottle
Nalgene Outdoor, maker of reusable water bottles and the steward of The Nalgene Water Fund, strengthens its pledge to support [domestic] U.S. communities struggling with access to clean water with the introduction of a NEW Nalgene Water Fund bottle. The third bottle in Nalgene Outdoor’s “For the Love of Water” Collection to benefit the U.S. water crisis, the NEW Nalgene Water Fund bottle is made in the USA from 50% recycled plastic and features blue and green water-inspired shapes on a 32-ounce wide-mouth bottle. Available for purchase on Nalgene.com for $20.00, with $5.00 of every bottle sold going towards community clean water initiatives through the Nalgene Water Fund.
Green Philosophy Co. Interior Décor And Gifts
Green Philosophy Co.’s goal is to help bring the soothing effects of nature into the home so everyone can create a space that promotes their well-being. They combine artful design with natural plant life to create fun, funky, and functional interior décor and gifts. With every purchase, they give back by planting trees in partnership with Trees for the Future. Prices start at around $19.00+ here.
The Cosmocap, an eco-positive lightweight hair serum treatment designed to transform dry, damaged hair into the shiny, healthy hair you deserve. Made in Italy, The Cosmocap is expertly designed to instantly increase your hair’s shine and reduce frizz and breakage, leaving your tresses softer and stronger. The capsule itself is made of seaweed rather than plastic or gelatin. The Cosmocap is cruelty-free, gluten-free and gelatin-free, steering clear of harmful sulfates, parabens and fillers without sacrificing maximum results. You can grab it for $27 USD here: https://remiliahair.com/products/hair-care-cosmocap.
Bell’s Cookie Co.
Bell’s Cookie Co doesn’t leave anyone out. They handmake their Vegan + Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Cookie made with almond flour for those on dietary restrictions or those who are just trying to eat better for themselves of the environment. Try it for yourself! Their cookies are already the pride of Washington, recently voted the best in the state, but you don’t have to live there to enjoy these perfectly crunchy and gooey creations. The family-owned cookie shop delivers nationwide with their cookies individually wrapped to remain fresh. Prices start at one Dozen Cookies $36, Box of 8 Cookies $28 here: https://www.bellscookieco.com/.
Imagine a cute seat belt for your bag that will keep it secure and snug around your luggage and off of airport surfaces. The Cincha Travel Belt is designed with a nylon strap and vegan leather accents, an elastic fitter to reduce extra slack, and a quick-release metal buckle to secure your personal bag to your luggage! Plus you can add your monogram, with 18 colors to choose from. The brand is dedicated to reuniting families and recognizes the persistent migrant crisis in our country by donating 100 airline miles per travel belt purchased to Miles4Migrants to help reconnect migrant families. Starting at $35 Available on Etsy.
Dippin’ Daisy’s, second RE:PURPOSE collection, Wild Thing, is created from existing styles, recycling them into refreshed designs that are good for the planet. The environmentally conscious designs celebrate nature, the great outdoors, and being immersed in the elements. Mix and match your favorite repeat silhouettes such as the Zuma Top ($48), Nocturnal Bottom ($44), Cali Top($48), Seaport Bottom ($44), Astrid One-Piece ($78) and more, in trendy neutral tones, lively animal prints, and soft waffle knit fabrics that embody mother nature’s beauty. To shop please visit: https://www.dippindaisys.com/.
Urban Originals Bags
Urban Originals creates bags that are Uber practical, without using any animal leather. The brand is 100% cruelty-free and vegan. Urban Originals uses the finest quality vegan leathers and recycled materials where possible and works to very low chemical requirements. Based out of Sydney and now Los Angeles, Urban Originals can be found in boutiques in Australia, the United States, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. The global love and demand also support them in their commitment to ensuring that every product is made in fair trade conditions and passes Department Store and Industry ethical standards. Prices vary, their website here, on Anthropologie, Macy’s, and Nordstrom.
Radley London is continuing to commit to a more sustainable future with the release of their new environmentally friendly collection, Radley Responsible! Products from this collection are crafted with sustainable materials, including recycled polyester from recycles plastic bottles, recycled nylon, and a Better Cotton lining and uses water-based PU that produces 60% less emissions than an oil-based. The collection includes pieces made with hand-woven using excess leathers from previous seasons in a variety of iconic silhouettes that are lightweight and practical such as totes, crossbody, backpacks, shoulder bags, travel bags, and more! All product is available on the website and prices range from $95 – $310.
4Earth by Blowfish Malibu
4Earth by Blowfish Malibu is a collection featuring styles with uppers partially made from recycled plastic bottles. With every pair of 4Earth shoes sold, Blowfish Malibu donates $1 to Oceana, the largest international organization dedicated solely to ocean conservation. Comfy and eco-friendly styles are Martina, Hotsun, Fae, and Marine. Their Vegan Collection offers styles that are officially registered vegan with the Vegan Society. All components used in the collection are free of any animal products or by-products including the glue and outsole. Prices vary and can be found here: https://blowfishshoes.com/.
Skagen Limited Edition Grenen Ocean
Skagen, launched a Limited Edition Grenen Ocean watch which will release in tandem with a minimum $25,000 donation to Save The Waves Coalition to celebrate Earth Day. This Earth Day, Skagen is announcing a new sustainable mission statement critical to its brand ethos: “Skagen. Sustainability for People and Planet.” The brand has long been committed to making positive change and its newest, more sustainable watch offering, Grenen Ocean, designed with #tide ocean material—which upcycles ocean-bound plastic waste and transforms it into a premium second-life raw material. Priced at $195.00 and can be found here: https://www.skagen.com/en-us/men/watch-collections/limited-edition/.
Source: Skagen, Blowfish Shoes, Radley London, Urban Originals, Dippin Daisy’s, Cincha, Food Story, Bell’s Cookies, Green Philosophy Co., Remilia hair, Oh Shit it’s real, ACO Skin, Splish Splash Handmade Products, Nalgene