Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day!

Beauty, Editor's Picks, Fashion, Gourmet, Healthy Living, Home, Kids & Family v March 3, 2015


With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we encourage you to “Go Green!” [quite literally] with products that were made with a conscience. Whether you are looking for an eco-friendly outfit to wear, a gift that gives back, or some festive upcycled decor for your St. Paddy’s shindig, we’ve got a marketplace full of GREEN at your fingertips.


Editor Picks|Women


1. Deborah Lindquist Crochet Front T-Shirt: Made in USA and hand-crocheted in recycled cotton.

2. Scrappy Products Cream & Green Infinity Scarf: Made in the USA with water-based inks.

3. Pashen Collection Open Front Kaftan: Fair Trade and hand-crocheted in Peru.

4. Amano Artisans Nohowi Tagua Necklace: Handmade in Columbia from Tagua Seeds- a renewable resource of South America.

5. Future Glory Presidio Tote in Army Green: Made in San Francisco. A portion of every purchase goes to Freedom House – a Bay Area rescue house for the sexually exploited.

6. Knotty Gal Off the Hook Earrings: Made in NYC. A portion of every purchase goes to girls education in Bangladesh.

7. Judi Powers Water Drop Ring: Made in Brooklyn with recycled sterling silver and a natural aquamarine cabochon stone.

8. Tailfeather Designs Trifecta Necklace: Handmade in Long Beach, NY with conflict free triangle vermeil gem, metals and stones.


Editor Picks| Men


1. Two Birds Apparel Bowen Eco Henley: Bamboo + cotton with coconut buttons. Fabric is OEKO-TEX certified.

2. Indosole Double Six Flops: Made from re-purposed innertubes from bicycle tires, as straps, and a vegan leather underfoot.

3. Scrappy Products Utility Bag: Made from 100% upcycled water bottle fabric.

4. EST WST Collective Midhills Messenger: Made from the most sustainable textile on earth, wild Himalayan Nettle. Is harvested, spun and woven in remote hill villages at their collectives in Nepal.

5. One4One Berke Eco-Jersey Polo: For each item purchased, one4one donates a similar item to someone in need.

6. The Socialmen Shop Balance Bracelet: Made in Alexandria, VA by local artisan.


Editor Picks| Bath + Body & Beauty


1. Buck Naked Soap Company Shea Butter and French Green Clay SoapAll Natural, Vegan Soap, Handcrafted Soap.

2. D.I.D Nail Paint Nail Paint in “Eden”: Highly pigmented, eco-friendly nail color collection, that achieves full coverage on the nail in one to two coats. Free of formaldehyde, toluene, DBP, and camphor.

3. Botanic Organic Cucumber & Calendula Nutrient Mist: Natural beauty mist with organic and ECOCERT approved ingredients.

4. Savage Jenny Mineral Shadow Stacker in Mermaid: Handmade mineral make-up in recycled glass containers. 

5. Elegant Rose Boutique Shampoo Bar Sample Set: Natural, organic shampoo bars made in Michigan. 

6. Flo + Theo Wild Mint Body PolishCoconut and Almond Oil nourish and re-hydrate the skin whilst sugar crystals provide a deep exfoliation.


Editor Picks| Kids


1. Uni-T Grow More TeeNatural comfort of soft, 100% organic cotton. Fair trade.

2. Hankybook Baby/Kids Turtles Hankybook: Money Saving. Reusable. 100% Organic Cotton.

3. Emy + Annie Peter The Frog Prince Rattle: Hand-sewn. Eco-friendly felt blend made from an organic wool and stuffed with non-allergenic stuffing and a metal rattle.

4. Scrappy Products Minnesota Kid Tote: Made from 100% upcycled water bottle fabric.

5. Little Turtle Tipis Color Full Decoration TipiHand collected abalone shells, adorned with leather straps that are beaded with feathers. Hand painted imitation eagle feather hangs over door.


Editor Picks | Home


1. Scrappy Products View Ridge Grocery Tote: Made from 100% upcycled water bottle fabric.

2. Faucet Face View Ridge Grocery Tote: Reusable bottle. Portion of each purchase goes to the clean drinking water charity Third Millennium Awakening.

3. Favor Creative 10 Herb in a Box JR: Grow your own herbs! Eco-friendly party favor and entertaining gift.

4. Loofah Art Shamrock Kitchen Scrubber100% natural loofah – bio-degradable, non-toxic, non-scratch, eco-friendly, compostable.

5. Kuchi Kuu Woodlands Collection Pillows: Eco-friendly, handmade artisan pillows.

6. Bottles & Wood Wine Bottle Tumblr Glasses: Upcycled wine bottles. Made in San Diego, CA.

7. Chic Watts Beer Mug Lamp: Upcycled. For indoor or outdoor use!


andrea-photo-1Andrea Plell is EcoHabitude’s Director of Communications and the Editor-in-Chief of the EcoHabitude blog. Since 2007, Andrea has been on a mission to support a paradigm shift in the fashion industry. She currently runs her own PR and ethical fashion production company in San Francisco, CA.

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