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North Star Toys

North Star Toys is a family business that has been making quality, non-toxic, wooden toys since 1979.  Every toy they offer is made by hand in their workshop in New Mexico. Environmental sustainability is top priority for North Star Toys. They recycle their paper, use recycled packaging, print on recycled paper, reuse waste sawdust for chickens, donate wood scraps to schools, only use sustainably managed American hardwoods, use food grade non-toxic oils for finishing, and 100 percent of the electricity that runs their workshop comes from wind and solar energy. North Star Toys are CPSIA compliant for product safety. North Star Toys are available for purchase online and their selection includes wooden cars, trains, animals, boats, and pull toys.

Maple Landmark - Wooden Toys

Maple Landmark manufactures wooden toys like building blocks, ABC blocks, cars, trucks, puzzles, rattles, rocking horses, trains (including their well known Name Trains), and wooden board games. Located in Vermont, Maple Landmark's 40 employees produce all of the products themselves from locally harvested wood. Most of the lumber comes from a forest nine miles from their shop. Part of Maple Landmark's mission statement is to practice good stewardship of the environment. They strive to reduce waste, reuse, and recycle, and they strive to use suppliers who meet the same standard they set for themselves. Their sawdust is reused by local farmers for cattle bedding and wood scraps are available for local residents to use for kindling. Maple Landmark uses reclaimed packing and shipping materials and they accept waste packaging, magazines, and junk mail from the community to shred for packing material. Recycling has become a way of life for the employees at Maple Landmark. The company's products are sold to thousands of toy stores, gift shops, and catalogs plus all of their products are available for purchase online.

Challenge and Fun - Toys and Games

Challenge and Fun offers a wide selection of high-quality toys and games including soft dolls, natural baby toys, puzzles, animal puppets, cuddle dolls, children's jewelry, and baby toys. Challenge and Fun selects products that are environmentally responsible and their products are made from materials like organic cotton, bio-certified wool, oko-tex certified non-toxic cotton, and wood finished with non-toxic water based stains. They work with some of the best wooden toy producers in Germany and offer fair trade products as well. Challenge and Fun strives to select products that are durable, beautiful, and will last as keepsakes. Their products are available online and ship from their location in California.

Nordic Natural Clothing

Nordic Natural Clothing is made from organic wool, silk, and cotton made by manufacturers in Finland and Germany. Their product line includes merino wool underwear, shirts, leggings, tank tops, t-shirts, socks, hats, camisoles, and baby clothes. Nordic Natural Clothing strives to provide garments that have passed the Oeko-Tex 100 Standard for product and environmental safety. They track all of their product sources. One of their suppliers, Ruskovilla, is a pioneer in environmentally-friendly textile manufacturing based in Finland. The organic wool used for Nordic Natural clothing is from South America and is produced according to the criteria of IVN (Internationaler Verband der Naturtextilwirtschaft). The yarn is spun in Germany and it is certified by IMO (Institute for Marketecology). For silk, Nordic Natural uses a manufacturer that retains some of the natural sericin protein and it has not been chemically treated during production. Nordic Natural's organic cotton is from India and woven by a company that guarantees minimum wage and ethical labor practices. Located in BC, Canada, Nordic Natural offers online ordering and shipping to the U.S. and Canada.

NUI Organics - Wool Baby Clothes

NUI Organics offers certified organic New Zealand merino wool clothes for babies and children including one-pieces, bottoms, sweaters, jackets, sleepwear, socks, hats, and blankets. NUI Organics uses certified organic materials as much as possible, including organic wool and organic cotton, and they select manufacturers with strong environmental and social philosophies. NUI also looks for other ways to reduce their impact like designing for growth. By making simple changes to their clothing design, like adding fold-back cuffs, their products can fit your child for three years instead of one. Located in Austin, Texas, their products are available for purchase on their exceptionally beautiful website.

CozyPure - Bedding and Mattresses

CozyPure manufactures organic mattresses and organic bedding products made-to-order in Norfolk, Virginia. Their latex mattresses are custom-made from organic cotton, wool, and natural latex rubber and contain no toxic chemicals. Founded in 1990, CozyPure was the first company in America to offer natural organic mattresses and organic bedding  nationwide. CozyPure uses 100% on-site renewable wind, solar, and geothermal energy to operate their factory and 70% of their raw materials come from producers who also use solar energy. CozyPure's shipping boxes are made from 100% post-consumer recycled content. CozyPure also produces wool mattress pads, latex mattress toppers, wool comforters, organic cotton blankets, latex pillows, wool pillows, organic cotton pillows, organic cotton sheets, crib mattresses, baby bedding. All products are available online.

Babyganics - Household and Baby Products

Babyganics is a manufacturer of organic household products that are baby safe and effective. Made from plant-based ingredients, including many organic ingredients, Babyganics ensures their products are safe for babies. They evaluate every product and every batch for pH, odor, color, and other factors to ensure the products are contaminant free and ready to perform. Babyganics also strives to package products in a way that promotes sustainability. Babyganics products are available at retail stores and online. Their product line includes laundry detergent, hand sanitizer, wipes, bubble bath, shampoo, toothpaste, dish soap, hand soap, sunscreen, lotion, insect repellent, spray cleaner, and chlorine-free diapers.

Eco-Freaks Handkerchiefs and Home Products

Eco-Freako produces their own unique products from organic cotton and botanically-based ingredients on the coast of British Columbia. Their first products, over 20 years ago, were reusable organic cotton handkerchiefs which they still hand sew themselves. They have since expanded to offer hundreds of handmade towels, linens, pillows, mattress pads, baby products, and their own line of botanical salves, oils, soaps, shampoo, insect repellents, and immune boosters. EcoFreako collaborates with area non-profit organizations and community projects. They offer free shipping on orders over $75 to Canada and the USA and low flat rate shipping worldwide.

Earth Linens

Earth Linens offers organic bamboo and organic cotton products including sheets, towels, duvet bedding sets, kitchen towels, bathrobes, baby bedding, and baby clothes. Bamboo is one of the fastest growing renewable natural resources on the planet. It's 100% naturally grown without pesticides or fertilizers and deliciously comfortable too. Earth Linens has made a commitment to carbon neutral shipping by partnering with GreenShipping who tracks and calculates how many carbon offsets Earth Linens should buy to offset all of their shipments to customers. Located in Utah, Earth Linens products are available for purchase online.

Zia & Tia Pure Luxury Organics

Zia & Tia Pure Luxury Organics is a Canadian business that began after the owner's adoption of their daughter from China. They offer organic, sustainable, and eco-friendly products for babies,  children, and dogs. Their products include hand knit and fair trade toys, hand knit baby dresses, sweaters, hats, shoes and blankets, hand knit dog sweaters, organic baby gifts, and organic fairtrade Peruvian Alpaca yarn. Their handmade knits are crafted stitch by stitch on 2 needles using organic cotton and organic wool. Their handknit toys are stuffed with certified Oeko-Tex polyfill and their fair trade toys are non-toxic. They work with suppliers who are committed to creating a more fair & sustainable world and they support organizations that help women and children. Products may be ordered online with worldwide shipping rates clearly displayed.

Natures Sway - Baby Slings and Hammocks

Natures Sway baby slings, carriers, and hammocks are made from natural materials including hemp, organic cotton, cotton calico, and wool. Their products undergo stringent quality control processes for strength, quality, comfort, and purity, including being allergy free. Natures Sway strives to support local business and contribute to the local economy. Located in New Zealand, Natures Sway ships worldwide.

Naturepedic - Organic Mattresses

Naturepedic manufactures organic mattresses for children and adults as wells as sheets, pillows, pads, toppers, and baby bedding. Naturepedic mattresses are constructed by Amish craftsmen in Ohio who provide heirloom quality workmanship. The mattresses are produced using organic wool, cotton, and latex. Their steel spring coils are wrapped in organic cotton as well. The finished product is certified to meet the Global Organic Textile Standard and they are tested and certified by Greenguard Gold to be free of chemical emissions. Most mattresses are laced with toxic fire retardants, but Naturepedic has designed their products to pass all Federal and State flammability standards without the use of fire retardant chemicals or flame retardant barriers. They also contain no polyurethane foam, synthetic rubber, harmful adhesives, or GMO cotton. Naturepedic mattresses can be ordered online and shipped directly to your home (Fedex to California, for example, is $100 for a Queen size mattress). One model allows you to separately customize the firmness on each side of the bed. They also have retail outlets across the U.S. and abroad.

Nature's Crib - Household Goods

Nature's Crib is a family owned eco-friendly company that is committed to offering the best natural organic baby clothes, bedding, and other natural products for you & your home. Nature's Crib uses recycled materials whenever possible and will often reuse packaging materials. They only sell products that will greatly benefit both their customers and the environment. Nature's Crib offers sheets, blankets, pillows, mattresses, mattress covers, towels, rugs, shower curtains, sleepwear, table linens, toys, juicers, air purifiers, and natural cleaning products.

My Little Green Shop - For Parents and Children

My Little Green Shop is an e-boutique for eco-conscious families. They carry hundreds of environmentally sustainable products like organic blankets, baby bedding, baby slings, cotton diapers, organic clothing, non-toxic toys, tote bags, rainwear, organic body products, BPA-free food containers, recycled stationery, and natural pet remedies. Based in Vancouver, BC, My Little Green Shop ships anywhere in North America and to many other countries. My Little Green Shop's mission is to provide products that are safe and non-toxic and have as little impact on the environment as possible. Every item is carefully selected to be safe, non-toxic, and environmentally sustainable. They ask each supplier what is in each product and they check for harmful chemicals, finishes, and glues, as well as organic certifications and safety testing. 

Earth Mama Angel Baby - Herbal Products

Earth Mama Angel Baby produces safe, herbal alternatives for pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, and babies and they seek to educate people about traditional plant medicine and safe personal care. Earth Mama manufactures natural and organic products that combine traditional plant medicine with the safety and assurances of contemporary research. Every product is made with only natural and organic ingredients and the company uses green and toxin-free business practices and has a company-wide commitment to honor the earth. Earth Mama Angle Baby products are available online and include herbal teas, balms, body washes, lotions, shampoo, and gifts.

CurlyMonkey - Organic Baby Goods

CurlyMonkey offers handcrafted organic cloth wipes and washcloths, hooded bath towels, bath accessories, baby bibs, reusable cleansing pads, nursing pads and organic soft toys. Their products are free from pesticides, insecticides. CurlyMonkey strives to use renewable and biodegradable fibers such as hemp and organic cotton. Located in California, CurlyMonkey products are available online.

Baby Wit - Baby Clothes

Baby Wit produces an eco-friendly line of infant and toddler clothing some of which is made form organic cotton. It is hand printed using non-toxic water based inks. Everything is cut, sewn and printed in Portland, OR by this woman-owned company that is committed to sustainable business practices. Baby Wit is committed to recycling, waste prevention, and buying recycled products. Their promotional material is printed on recycled paper using vegetable inks and they purchase electricity from renewable sources. Baby Wit products available online include baby clothes, toddler tees, and wondersuits.

BabyBearShop - Organic Skin Care

BabyBearShop offers organic baby soaps, creams, shampoo, oils, and lip balm for babies and those with sensitive skin. BabyBearShop's products are cruelty-free, never tested on animals, and packaged in recyclable containers. They have no parabens, phenoxyethanol, lactoperoxidase, citrus seed extract, or synthetic preservatives or additives. BabyBearShop plants one tree to offset carbon emissions for every order that is placed. The company is based in Pennsylvania and offers online shopping.

Snugbags - Merino Baby Products

Snugbags produces natural baby and toddler merino and organic cotton sleeping bags, swaddles and base layers. Located in New Zealand, Snugbags uses locally sourced merino wool that is superfine and of exceptional quality. Their fabrics are knitted, dyed, and manufactured in New Zealand to ensure an ethical product with high quality and safety standards. Snugbags sleeping bags are made entirely of untreated fabrics to provide a chemical free sleep environment. Snugbags uses fabric dyes that are eco-friendly and free of formaldehyde and solvents. All prints are woven into the fabrics rather than printed, using only non-bleached & non-dyed cotton. Snugbags products are available online with worldwide shipping.

Organic Caboose - Baby Diapers and Accessories

Organic Caboose offers a full line of organic cloth baby diapers, covers, sleep sacks, mattress covers, and blankets. Their organic materials include bamboo, organic cotton fleece, flannel, eco-fleece, and wool. Organic Caboose's diaper line includes several styles of organic cotton cloth diapers, natural pre-folded cloth diapers, and a selection of cloth diaper covers. All Organic Caboose products are cruelty-free and they support local artisans and communities when possible.