Corc Yoga mats made from cork, a 100% renewable and biodegradable source

You may or may not be surprised that a majority of yoga mats are made from PVC, one of the most toxic of plastics. Something as simple as a yoga mat, that is designed to support your wellbeing practice, is actually doing far more damage to the wellbeing of you and the planet. If you are aiming to do away with plastics from your life, … Continue reading Corc Yoga mats made from cork, a 100% renewable and biodegradable source

Friendly Soap: Palm oil-free soap that’s gentle on skin and on the environment

As a more sustainable cleansing option, soap bars are becoming a common feature in the bathroom again. Friendly Soap make natural soap bars using the ancient cold-process method which creates a biodegradable soap with zero by-products. There is literally no waste. Friendly Soap’s palm oil-free range of soaps are all made using natural plant-based oils – coconut oil, olive oil, castor oil, shea butter and cocoa … Continue reading Friendly Soap: Palm oil-free soap that’s gentle on skin and on the environment

World’s first eco-friendly six-pack ring, ESPR, to be trialled by craft brewers

Images of marine life entangled in plastic six-pack rings have brought to light the detrimental effects of plastic on the oceans and its indigenous lifeforms. Now a startup has created the first eco-friendly six pack ring, E6PR (Eco Six-Pack Ring), made from by-product waste and other compostable materials, designed to replace the plastic rings. The E6PR is made from wheat and barley, which enables it to be composted. When disposed … Continue reading World’s first eco-friendly six-pack ring, ESPR, to be trialled by craft brewers

rCup: Introducing a reusable coffee cup made from recycled paper coffee cups

rCup, the world’s first reusable coffee cup made from recycled paper coffee cups, is the latest reusable coffee cup offering. Made by award-winning design company ashortwalk, rCUP is BPA free, dishwasher safe, leak proof and designed for a 10+ years lifetime. Each rCup is made from six coffee cups, and features a screw-top lid to keep hot drinks secure. The reusable cups, which themselves can be recycled, is … Continue reading rCup: Introducing a reusable coffee cup made from recycled paper coffee cups

Wean Green: Glass storage containers for every eventuality

Wean Green offer eco-friendly glass storage solutions for every household eventuality. The Wean Green collection of containers, made from tempered glass, feature cubed shaped containers which are perfect for storing  baby food, small lunch bowls perfect for small meals and meal bowls ideal for storing larger meals. While the tempered glass is around 5x stronger than regular glass, Wean Green’s containers are non-toxic and the silicone seal … Continue reading Wean Green: Glass storage containers for every eventuality

C Soap made from recycled waste cooking oil helps to preserve nature on Vancouver Island

C Soap is an all purpose cleaning bar made from recycled waste cooking oil. Available in British Columbia, C Soap bars, which are handmade in Victoria, are chemical free, cruelty free and zero waste. The C Soap team collect waste cooking oil from houses and restaurants in the Victoria area, and transform the grease into clean soap for laundry, dishes and household items. The zero waste … Continue reading C Soap made from recycled waste cooking oil helps to preserve nature on Vancouver Island

Sprout Pencil: Sustainable pencils that sprout flowers, herbs or vegetables

Looking for a pencil that is sustainable and has more than one use? Sprout Pencil are plantable pencils – meaning once you are done with scribbling and drawing, you can stick the pencil top-down into a plant pot and watch it sprout herbs or flowers. Each pencil contains a seed capsule which contains seeds that plant either flowers, herbs or vegetables. The idea is that … Continue reading Sprout Pencil: Sustainable pencils that sprout flowers, herbs or vegetables

CredoBags: Reusable bread bags made from sustainable fabrics

Montreal based CredoBags is making it easier and smoother for people to make small, simple changes in their everyday shopping habits to help the environment. CredoBags have created a range of reusable bags made from sustainable fabrics including organic cotton, organic linen, hemp, and recycled PET. There is a growing number of businesses now offering consumers eco-friendly alternatives to plastic, encouraging a nation worldwide to … Continue reading CredoBags: Reusable bread bags made from sustainable fabrics

Elephant Box: Stainless steel canisters a perfect freezer solution for soups, liquids and stocks

Looking for a sustainable storage solution for freezing liquids such as soups and stocks? Elephant Box’s leakproof and airtight canister, made from stainless steel, is the ideal freezer friend. Made from 100% food grade stainless steel, Elephant Box’s Leakproof & Airtight Canister contains a silicone seal which removes easily for washing. Stainless steel is naturally BPA and phthalate free. All stainless steel contains around 60% … Continue reading Elephant Box: Stainless steel canisters a perfect freezer solution for soups, liquids and stocks

Be: The first battery-free, powered and sustainable toothbrush

Those who own an electronic toothbrush and have been searching for replacement heads that are sustainable and biodegradable may have found their search burned out almost as soon as it had started. With Be (Beyond Electric), a new eco-friendly and sustainable toothbrush by The Goodwell Company, not only is that set to change the lack of biodegradable toothbrush heads, it takes it steps further. The first … Continue reading Be: The first battery-free, powered and sustainable toothbrush