Dive into summer with these eco-friendly products that are not only great for the environment, they’re perfect for the season ahead too.
Thrive Natural Care’s BodyShield 50 Mineral Sunscreen’s unique mineral SPF formula leaves zero white or greasy residue, and actually helps restore sun-damaged skin with proprietary natural ingredients only grown on Thrive’s regenerative farms in Costa Rica. The sunscreen is packaged in a tube that is made from sustainably sourced sugarcane from Brazil—meaning zero virgin petroleum plastic. $20.95 at www.thrivecare.co
Who couldn’t use a full-sized water bottle with a removable, insulated coffee cup hidden inside? Currently available for pre-order, the water bottle is 18 oz. with a 12 oz. removable, barista-approved cup and lid inside. It’s made of stainless steel, is vacuum-insulated, and can keep things cold for 12 hours and hot for 6. The innovative product is made by Hitch, a climate positive company. $65 at www.carryhitch.com
MadeTerra’s Woven Oval Straw Bag Purse offers the perfect boho chic vibe for summer vacations. The 7-inch wicker rattan crossbody bag is hand woven from organic seagrass and water hyacinth grown in Vietnam. $34.95 at www.madeterra.com
The world’s first 100% biodegradable sunglasses, these Solana Eco Friendly Sunglasses in Black Matte from PelaVision offer full UVA/UVB protection, and were made with the intention that at the end of their life, the lenses will break down. $64.95 at www.pelavision.com
The towels from Nomadix are made using post-consumer recycled plastic bottles, and then printed for colorful style instead of using harmful dyes. They are resistant to sand and pet hair, are super absorbent and quick-drying, have moisture-activated slip resistance, lightweight, and are one of the best eco-friendly products on the market. This Banana Leaf Green Towel is a travel towel, beach towel, and yoga towel all in one. $39.95 at www.nomadix.co