Updated May 2021
Finding ways to be a better earth advocate has never been easier. One of the best ways to help the environment as been through your consumer money on the products you buy.
In honor of Earth Day, we have rounded up some of our favorite “green” products. The earth, however, should be celebrated all year, so here’s a guide to earth-friendly products that you will actually use all year long.
Reusable Coffee K-Cups
Not only do these help reduce the amount of waste going into a landfill, these reusable k-cups allow you to save money.
GoodCups Reusable K Cups for Keurig
This set of reusable K Cups are made of stainless steel mesh and 100% BPA Free plastic. Compatible with many Keurig Brewers, are easy to clean and durable.
Cleaning your home doesn’t have to mean using harmful chemicals and buying new bottles all the time. You can always make your own cleaners at home using vinegar, but if you want to try something different, there are plenty of options out there to help reduce the waste of plastic.
Blueland Cleaning Essentials
This kit includes three reusable bottles and a cleaning tablet for each type of cleaner. All you need to do is fill the bottle with warm water from your tap and add the tablet. When you get low, just order a plastic free refill pack and repeat the process. With refills packs at $2 or less, you can save money and the environment.
Solar power chargers are not just great for reducing your usage of electricity, but also great when an emergency arises.
Patriot Power Cell
This pocket-size “power plant” has a built-in solar panel and is able to charge 2 devices at once. Durable and water-resistant, this product will allow you to charge your devices just about anywhere.
Backpacks and Handbags
Designers have been getting more creative with reusable or sustainable material. You can find so many options that are not only more earth friendly, but durable and stylish.
Vera Bradley ReActive Collection
Made from recycled plastic bottles, this collection of products from Vera Bradley combine style and sustainability. They have also begun using 50% recycled cotton in their materials.
Reusable Shopping Cart Grocery bags
Reusable grocery bags have become a great trend in recent years to help reduce the amount of one time use plastic bags. While it’s not hard to get your hands on reusable grocery bags, these ones definitely are a great find for their organization and convenience traits.
Haiphisi Reusable Grocery Cart Bags
These bags not only fit in most grocery carts, they are light-weight and durable. Machine washable, the bags come in different colors to help with organization and also include a cooler bag (not machine washable). The removable poles allow you to go from cart to car in a snap.
Earth Friendly Shoes
Make your carbon footprint smaller with shoes that are easier on the environment during production. Many different types of materials are being sourced for shoes so that they can be more sustainable.
Allbirds Wool Runner
These cozy and soft foot wear are made with ZQ Merino wool. Machine washable, these comfortable sneakers feature a Brazilian sugarcane midsole and laces made from 100% post-consumer recycled polyester.
Check out the Allbird Wool Runners and their other sustainable footwear.
Looking for more products that are earth friendly?
Check out our list of Earth Friendly Toiletries to take on your next vacation.