All posts tagged: #sustainable

Almirah – Clothes, Bedding, Accessories

On my blog I love promoting brands that I have discovered from all over the world, that are driven with a purpose and passion for creating sustainable handmade products.  So when I discovered Almirah, a mother/daughter created business based in Delhi, India I wanted to learn more about their passion for patchwork, recycling and creating a line of kids clothing from ages 0-12.

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Caliscrubs.com

Caliscrubs.com –

Caliscrubs.com – is a small locally owned company from California, that produces coffee based body scrubs. They make the most interesting blends such as; Vetiver, Cedarwood, Clove and Spicy Chai, mixed together with upcycled coffee grounds. This is such a unique product. By using upcycled coffee grounds, they are helping to eliminate the use of microbeads in beauty products by creating a usable, effective and innovative body scrub made with simple, natural, and non-toxic ingredients.

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Barrettes Made from Algae

Barrettes made from Algae

A few months ago I saw Eco-Blogger Tiffany, from Green with Tiffany, talk about her time spent on a plastic pollution expedition with 5Gyres, where she and a team of volunteers and scientists went on a journey sailing through the Atlantic from Bermuda to Iceland.  5 Gyres Research Expeditions collect cutting-edge plastic research that empowers legislation, design change and education.  Most of the things we buy are disposable plastic: packaging, cosmetics, (information taken from www.5Gyre.s.org)  Checkout the website for more information. even barrettes.  What if there was an alternative to commercial grade plastics?

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