Summer, the season of beaches, BBQ, and sun, is right around the corner. Are you ready for it? Here’s a list of eco-friendly products to get you all set for the season.
True Natural Sunscreen
Sunscreen in the summer is a necessity. However, it has been discovered that many sunscreens wash off in the water and leave behind chemicals harmful to marine like. However, there are sunscreens on the market that are nontoxic and easy on your skin, including True Natural Caribbean Coconut Sunscreen. This sunscreen is alcohol and gluten-free, as well as biodegradable. It also offers broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection so your skin stays moisturized and protected all day long.
GROWN sunglasses are “handcrafted from durable Bamboo and hardwoods such as maple, ebony and Zebrawood. All of the natural materials used are organic, renewable and free from harmful or toxic elements.” Because each pair is made from natural woods, each pair is completely unique! For every item purchased, the company will also fund sight-restoring eye surgery for 1 person, or diagnostic eye exams for 12 children. To find out more about other sustainable accessories click here.
EarthLust Water Bottle
EarthLust water bottles were created to change the way people drink water on the go. The bottles are made from high quality food-grade steel and BPA-free polypropylene. The bottles are naturally safe, unlined and painted with non-toxic paint. “Whether you want to help keep our planet healthy or make a stylish statement, EarthLust’s line of durable, guaranteed steel bottles can help you do both! ”
Nomadix Beach Towel
You will definitely need a beach towel for the summer. Therefore, check out Nomadix. Their towels are quick-dry, antimicrobial and made from 100% recycled materials (plastic bottles). Their travel towel is also multi-purposeful as you can not only use it for the beach but as a yoga or camp towel.
Sorry boys, this ones just for the ladies. But, Koru Swimwear makes beautiful swimwear for women, without hurting the environment. All of their fabric is made from discarded fishing nets found in the ocean. All their manufacturers have sustainable practices as well as all apparel is assembled only in factories where fair wages and working conditions are standardized by strict laws.