Imagine the sense of empowerment you’ll feel making mindful purchases and putting your money toward businesses that align with your values. Or the smile on your friends’ and family members’ faces as they unwrap a beautiful pair of eco-friendly handmade earrings that were sustainably made.
Living a more eco-friendly lifestyle is a journey. Sometimes it’s a bumpy one because let’s be honest, we’re used to living in a world of convenience that sometimes feels like the complete opposite. And sometimes it’s difficult to know which businesses to support.
You’re here because you care about purchasing with intention and about supporting businesses that care about the environment.
Here you’ll find what you need to get started living a more eco-friendly lifestyle today, from products that are sustainably made to simple changes you can make.
If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to send me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, and I will respond within two business day.
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Eco-friendly changes you can make today
Tired of cleaning your jewelry with nasty harsh chemicals? You can access my free eco-friendly jewelry cleaning guide.
Be sure to also check out 10 simple things you can do to living a more eco-friendly lifestyle.
If you have little ones, here are some ways you can save money on clothes and toys for kids, which has the added benefit of being better for the environment!
If you’re into DIYs, here are 9 DIY eco-friendly gift ideas and adaptations of some DIY projects.
If you’re new here, read more about minimalist eco-friendly jewelry by Linkouture and my commitment to sustainability.
Learn more about women-owned sustainable clothing brands, founded by women who are just as passionate about creating brands that are built around creating a cleaner and more ethical world.
Shop for minimalist eco-friendly jewelry! It’s all hand-crafted sterling jewelry made primarily from recycled/reclaimed silver.
Here are some of my all-time favorite eco-friendly brands:
MightyNest is an online store for products that “help you build a non-toxic, eco-
MANTLES are cozy hoods made from upcycled sweaters. Super adorable and perfect for cooler months (I wore mine pretty much every day from October-March, it helped get me through the long, cold Boston winter!)
PACT offers super-soft organic and Fair Trade cotton basics, such as t-shirts and undergarments. And they are affordable! I own t-shirts.
I don’t go anywhere without my water bottle by Kleen Canteen. It’s made from steel, so no worries about plastic, and since it’s insulated it keeps my water cold for hours! (Plus carrying it around helps to ensure I’m drinking enough water.)
I keep these travel utensils whether I bring my food with me or grab something on the go. That way I don’t have to worry about wasting plastic utensils!
What to read
- Radical Homemakers — This book was a game changer and what got me started on this journey
- Simple Giving — Fantastic resource about purchasing mindfully
- Harmony & Vitality — Tips on nontoxic living
- Mindful Momma — Amazing resource on products and tips for natural living
- Kelly Bonnano — Tips on eco-friendly living, especially beauty-related
What to watch
The True Cost — Eye-opening documentary that digs deeper into the real cost of the fashion industry and “fast fashion”
Looking for some inspiration? Check out my Pinterest board full of eco-friendly products and natural living ideas.
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