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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.

Dolphin Blue - General Store

Dolphin Blue is a provider of a wide range of recycled, eco-friendly, and sustainable products that are made in the USA from the highest amount of post-consumer recycled content attainable. They specialize in products for your home, office, and pets. Products include recycled paper, office supplies, remanufactured ink cartridges, home & garden items, healthy snacks, body care products, pet supplies, calendars, cards, gifts, and toys. Dolphin Blue products contain a minimum of 20% post-consumer recycled material whenever possible or, if not recycled, they are the most sustainably manufactured available and with a minimal carbon footprint. Dolphin Blue packages orders using only post-consumer recycled or reused materials. A portion of profits are donated to environmental non-profits and customers help direct those donations. Dolphin Blue products are available online and they ship to U.S. locations.

BBB Seeds - Heirloom Vegetable and Wildflower Seeds

Beauty Beyond Belief Seeds is a small family-owned company based in Colorado that specializes in the distribution of wildflower seeds, heirloom vegetable seeds, and native grasses, in small and bulk quantities. You can ask their experts about site preparation, seeding rates, selection of the proper species, and maintenance of grass and wildflower plots. BBB only purchases seed that has a noxious weed content of zero and they carefully follow the ever-expanding list of noxious and invasive species lists to ensure that they don’t knowingly distribute varieties to areas where they might be considered invasive. BBB Seeds sells their seeds online and you can select the best varieties or mixes for your region. In addition, they produce a variety natural handcrafted soaps, gift baskets, and greeting cards.

Bluecorn Naturals - Beeswax Candles

Bluecorn Naturals is a small company in Colorado dedicated to producing the pure beeswax candles and organic body products from pure renewable beeswax and soy wax. Bluecorn Naturals believes that by focusing first on creating a healthy workplace and happy workers, quality and success will follow. They have been making pure beeswax candles since 1991. Their candles, lotion, aromatherapy candles, and soap are available for purchase online.

Hipcycle - Upcycled Housewares

Hipcycle offers a large variety of upcycled housewares like home decor, floor mats, furniture, bird feeders, gift items, and jewelry. Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products. It is even better than recycling because less processing takes place. The materials used to make the products featured on Hipcycle are not purchased from stores or manufacturers. Rather, everything is made from items that would otherwise have ended up in the trash. Their suppliers, who are mostly small businesses that specialize in making handcrafting upcycled products out of reclaimed items, scour their local dump for items to upcycle, removing garbage from the waste stream. Hipcycle offers only products that are attractive, durable, and competitive in price to mainstream products. Their website allows you to find items either by category or by the kind of trash they are made out of. 

Green Products and Gifts - Repurposed and Recycled Gifts

Green Products and Gifts offers a variety of gifts items that are made from reclaimed materials. Products include furniture, home decor, garden decor, pet decor, jewelry, and organic t-shirts. They are made from materials like silverware, nuts and bolts, glass bottles, wine barrels, snow skis, milk jugs, corks, and grapevines. All products are made in the USA. The purpose of starting Green Products and Gifts was to encourage purchasing products made with recycled materials to help complete the recycling loop. Located in Texas, they offer free shipping on all items to continental U.S. locations.

Big Dipper Wax Works

Big Dipper Wax Works is committed to creating products and working conditions that contribute to the health of the community and the planet. They always use natural biodegradable ingredients including locally sourced 100% beeswax, pure essential oils, and 100% cotton wicks. Big Dipper uses minimal packaging, they reuse packing materials, and they use post-consumer recycled paper. The company recycles their own paper, cardboard, aluminum, and glass. To reduce waste further, Big Dipper sells bulk refills for many of their products. Big Dipper strives to use local suppliers when possible and they support a variety of organizations that are working to sustain a healthy beekeeping community. Big Dipper Wax Works sells their products online and they include a wide variety of beeswax candles, bulk beeswax, beeswax based lip and body balms, and candle holders.

Bee Hive Candles

Bee Hive Candles makes every candle by hand using only all natural, renewable resources like pure beeswax and an all cotton wick so you will be certain you are burning a candle that's safe, non-toxic and environmentally friendly. The Bee Hive Candle workshop is 100% powered by sustainable Green Power. Bee Hive Candles uses 100% pure beeswax with no filler or additives from beekeepers in the USA. Many candles sold as beeswax are not 100% pure beeswax. Their products are hand poured and finished. Bee Hive Candles keeps their labeling and packaging material to a minimum. All candle labels are printed on recycled paper using soy or vegetable inks. They reuse packaging and purchase recycled boxes. The company donates to organizations helping people who are less fortunate or in need of help. Bee Hive Candles is located in Washington and their products are available for purchase online with a low fixed shipping cost.

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.

VivaTerra - Furniture and Home Decor

VivaTerra offers globally-inspired goods created with sustainability and integrity in mind. They support non-profit and fair trade organizations to ensure artisans see fair wages, healthy working conditions, and sustainable development for their communities. Viva Terra uses FSC-certified or reclaimed wood, recycled glass, vintage fabrics, or salvaged metal to produce many of their products. They produce products without chemicals and their fabrics use natural dyes. In addition to fair trade imports, VivaTerra strives to support local artisans. Their product line covers a wide range of household items including home decor, pillows, rugs, mirrors, vases, beds, sofas, chairs, tables, dinnerware, cookware, bedding, apparel, jewelry, planters, potted plants, and gifts.

Twin Oaks Community - Intentional Community and Hammock Maker

Twin Oaks Community is an intentional community in rural central Virginia made up of around 90 adult members and 15 children. Since the community's beginning in 1967, their way of life has reflected their values of cooperation, sharing, nonviolence, equality, and ecology. Twin Oaks Community does not have a group religion or central leader. They govern themselves by a form of democracy with shared responsibilities. They are self-supporting economically, and partly self-sufficient. Each member works 42 hours a week in the community's business and domestic areas. Each member receives housing, food, healthcare, and personal spending money from the community. Twin Oaks Hammocks generates most of their outside income along with several new ventures. Less than half of their work goes into income-producing activities with the balance spent on milking cows, gardening, cooking, and childcare. Twin Oaks hammocks are hand-crafted by community members from a variety of fabrics including hemp and recycled polyester. They are very durable and Twin Oaks will repair damaged hammocks as well. They offer free shipping to the contiguous 48 US states. Twin Oaks Seed Farm grows open-pollinated and heirloom vegetable seeds on six acres of certified organic land. They produce seeds for several small retail seed companies.

Tilonia Artisans of India

Based in Tilonia, India, Tilonia's online store is operated in partnership with the Friends of Tilonia by Barefoot College. They feature a variety of handcrafted accent pillows, bed spreads, quilts, throws, duvet covers, scarves, and table linens. All products are produced by artisans in rural communites using traditional methods. The fabric offerings are produce by more than 350 families of weavers, spinners and knitters near Tripuradevi, a village the Kumaon Himalayas.  They are handspun from Tibetan sheep wool and pure silk using solar powered spinning wheels in some of the unelectrified villages. The online store helps Barefoot College address basic needs of the rural poor by creating local advocates for rainwater harvesting, clean energy, girls' education, and economic opportunities for rural women. They develop direct sales and marketing channels for the artisans of Tilonia in the U.S and abroad. Training and materials provided by the College enable women from traditional communities to work from home, helping them to generate income from their needlework or sewing.

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.

Organic Baby Gift Boutique

Organic Baby Gift Boutique offers a wide array of organic baby clothes, organic skincare, baby gear, baby bibs, organic baby carriers, and items for the nursery.   Organic Baby Gift Boutique selects products made from non-toxic, organic, and eco-friendly materials.  They strive to find items made in the USA or through fair-trade practices and that are sweatshop-free and meet the highest safety standards. Products are available for purchase online.

Ecoleeko - Baby Toys and Dolls

Ecoleeko baby products are completely free of plastic materials and very child-friendly. They produce handmade plush dolls, soft baby rattles, and bath buddy mittens all from hand dyed and printed organic cotton blends natural fillings like kapok fiber and buckwheat hulls. Every item is sewn with organic cotton thread. A lot of thought and work went into creating so many plastic-free baby products. Ecoleeko also uses 100% recycled paper for office, tags, gift wrap, and packaging. Their products are available for purchase online.

Solay Wellness - Salt Crystals

Solay Wellness produces salt crystal lamps, bath salts, table salt, and body care products using fair trade himalayan ingredients. Solay strives to make their manufacturing sustainable and they use recyclable and reusable packaging. The products they carry from other suppliers must meet specific standards for ecological and social conscience. Solay is dedicated to fair trade. They assist their supplier communities and local non-profit organizations and their salt crystals come from family-owned companies committed to fair trade and sustainable mining practices. Solay's flagship product is their salt lamp. Salt crystal lamps are natural air ionizers that can improve the quality of air in your room while enhancing wellness with an abundance of ions that help sleep, breathing, and immune functions. Their products are available for purchase online.

Burt's Bees - Body Care Products

Burt's Bees has long been a leader in sustainable business. For example, Burt's Bees has a policy of sending zero waste to the landfill. With over 350 employees in three facilities, not a single piece of garbage goes to the dump. Instead, employees volunteer to check over 200 recycling, composting, and waste to energy bins, ensuring everything is sorted properly. Burts Bees has outfitted their facilities with energy-efficient lighting, resource management software, and efficient production equipment to greatly reduce their energy use. They have achieved Carbon Neutral certification from the CarbonNeutral Company and they have purchased Water Restoration Certificates from the Bonneville Environmental Foundation, returning millions of gallons of water to watersheds like the Colorado River. Burt's product line is extensive including lip colors, lip balms, body lotions, facial cleansers, moisturizers, sunscreen, shampoo, and conditioner. Everything is available online as well as from leading retail locations.

Body of Grace

Body of Grace is an online retailer based in Wisconsin offering over 13,000 natural and organic, eco-conscious body care and health products. Body of Grace carefully selects products that promote consciousness, are produced using natural ingredients, are cruelty-free, and are ecologically sound choices. Their online catalog covers a huge selection of products including natural skincare, organic body care, cruelty-free beauty, vegan products, herbal remedies, teas, yoga, essential oils, candles, incense, and meditation items.