If you’ve been following along on Instastories, then you probably know 1. I love the ocean and 2. I’ve been watching a lot of ocean documentaries lately. This paired with the news that during the deepest dive ever completed we found a plastic bag in the Mariana Trench, it’s time for my PSA that we need to get it together.
Not all eco-friendly products have to be super granola, in fact there are several colorful + cute options out there these days! Here are 10 products to help you cut down on waste and plastic use:
While shopping may be Carrie Bradshaw’s version cardio, did you know that you could use your dollars to help those in need and support socially conscious businesses?!
Whether it’s giving a portion of sales/product away, or establishing fair trade environments for artists in impoverished situations, these 10 rad companies are giving back with every sale. That means it’s time to dust off the ol’ credit card and get to spending for the good!
(PS– if you know if any more companies that should be on the list, please list them in the comments below)
1. The Citizenry— invest 10% of proceeds back into artisan communities through entrepreneur development grants. Products from from artists who have fair wages and safe working environments.
2. Soko— use technology to connect marginalized artisans to a new world of consumers, allowing them to expand their business horizons and entrepreneurial prospects.
3. Fashionable— creates sustainable business opportunities, both locally and globally, for women who have overcome challenges ranging from prostitution to addiction to a lack of opportunity. Continue reading…