All tagged Vegan/Vegetarian

WAMA Underwear - Hemp Clothing

WAMA Underwear is a new startup focusing on pioneering the way with hemp underwear. Their mission is to make the best hemp undies in the world and to bring more awareness to hemp as an option for clothing, especially underwear. Hemp fabric has many benefits like being naturally anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and super soft and breathable. WAMA works with suppliers who are Global Organic Textile Standard certified (GOTS) to ensure the organic status of their textiles and they have a team member based out of China to oversee and audit the factories. WAMA also takes pride in being a Vegan company and an official PETA Approved Vegan brand.

Corkor - Vegan Handbags and Wallets

Corkor is a 100% vegan and eco-friendly producer of cork wallets and handbags. All of the cork used to make their bags and accessories is harvested from FSC certified forests -- complying with strict environmental, social, and economic standards. The cork forests are managed in a way that ensures local communities are respected, endangered habitats protected, and workers are properly paid. Only the bark is removed to obtain the cork used in Corkor's products. The trees continue living for up to 300 years. All of Corkor's products are PETA Approved 100% animal free including all aspects of production. Corkor owns its workshop, so all of their products are made from start to finish in their own facilities where artisans have safe working conditions and fair salaries. Their products include premium vegan briefcases, clutches, body bags, messenger bags, passport cases, satchels, tote bags, and wallets. Corkor products may be ordered online with free worldwide shipping available.

Luca Chiara - Vegan Leather Accessories

Luca Chiara is a PETA approved environmentally conscious company that uses soft-grained vegan leather to produce a large selection of footwear and accessories for men and women. Their products are Italian-inspired and American-designed. Instead of using animal products, all of the Luca Chiara products are made of durable materials like water-resistance nylon, cotton canvas, water repellent acrylic, and soft grained vegan leather. Their wallets and passport cases offer RFID blocking to prevent identity theft. Leather uses dyes, chemicals, and tints to get shades even. These treatments are polluting and harsh on the planet. Luca Chiara's products are designed to be fashionable and functional. Based in New York, the product line includes shoes, purses, bags, wallets, iPad cases, and passport cases, all available online.

Well In Hand - Herbal Health

Well In Hand produces all natural and organic herbal health products and aromatherapy products that are made in small batches that are cruelty-free and certified vegan. Well In Hand strives for social and environmental sustainability. Their ingredients are harvested responsibly and they develop, produce, and package our product on site using reclaimed and recycled packing materials. The company composts all of their food waste. Well In Hand products available online include face and body care products as well as herbal remedies for acne, herpes, inflammation, insomnia, irritation, pain, warts, and yeast infections. 

The Orange Owl - Skincare

The Orange Owl produces all-natural, handmade, ecofriendly, chemical-free skincare products including soaps, lip balms, body butters and bath salts. Orange Owl products are free of parabens, dyes, silicones, phthalates, sulfates, fragrance oils, and petroleum products. They strive for green packaging and all our products are vegan. Based in Vermont, The Orange Owl's mission  is to provide simple and environmentally friendly alternatives to essential products used regularly in our lives. The company helps support The Schooling Project, an organization in India that works towards financing the education of underprivileged children. Orange Owl products are available online.

Sanctum - Organic Skincare

Sanctum is a certified organic and vegan manufacturer of skincare, body care, hair care, baby care and men's care products. Sanctum products are made with at least 75% certified organic ingredients and many are more than 95% organic. Sanctum is a member of Choose Cruelty Free, an independent Australian organization that accredits products not tested on animals. Sanctum is also certified with the U.K. based Vegan Society. Sanctum has planted over 20,000 trees through their donations to Seed the Change. Located in Australia with worldwide shipping.

Organix South - Body Care

Organix South produces body care products from neem, tea tree, and other medicinal plants. They are committed to promoting organic, fairly-traded, and ethically wild-crafted herbal body care products that are paraben-free, phthalate-free and do not contain artificial coloring. Most of their products are vegan, gluten-free, and contain certified-organic ingredients. Raw materials are sourced based on quality and sustainability over cost. Their products include a line of neem-based oral care, hair care, body care, and pet care selections. Neem has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic treatments and home remedies. Neem Oil is rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidants, which helps protect, soothe and nourish skin. Additional products are based on pure Australian tea tree oil and botanical ingredients like tamanu oil, argan oil, and sea buckthorn oil. Based in Utah, Organix South offers online shopping.

MuLondon - Skincare

MuLondon hand, face, and body moisturizers are 100% vegan and free from parabens, petroleum products, artificial preservatives, and emulsifiers. They are hand-made in London from certified organic ingredients including pure essential oils, shea butter, and jojoba. Organic shea butter makes up the base for MuLondon products. Shea is a tree indigenous to Africa and the fruit contains an oil-rich seed from which vegetable butter is extracted. Shea butter is effective in treating and alleviating the symptoms of dry and sensitive skin, eczema, and psoriasis. It is naturally moisturizing and readily absorbed by the skin. All MuLondon suppliers are vetted for green and ethical ideals including no animal testing, proactive environmental, recycling, and fair-trade policies, and support for community projects. MuLondon products are available online with worldwide shipping. 

Ecco Bella - Organic Beauty Products

Ecco Bella started out of protest against the testing on animals in the production of cosmetics, and its mission has expanded to the creation of products from organics and nutraceuticals. As an activist company, Ecco Bella sources ingredients from ethical suppliers. They never use animal testing or any ingredients created from animals, such as stearic acid, tallow, lanolin, dairy or collagen. Their products are free of paraben, water, alcohol, talc, FD & C dyes, and any animal product. Products available online include body lotion, shampoo, makeup, perfume, and cleansers. 

VegWeb - Vegetarian Recipes

VegWeb offers the largest collection of vegetarian recipes. For 20 years, VegWeb has presented recipes and information about vegan and vegetarian food. They seek to support a healthy, compassionate lifestyle that is a smart, thoughtful, and sensitive step toward a sustainable future for humans, animals, and the environment. Their website offers over 15,000 recipes including photos, clear instructions, and user comments.

The Vegetarian Resource Group

The Vegetarian Resource Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public on vegetarianism and veganism and the related issues of health, nutrition, ecology, ethics, and world hunger. They publish The Vegetarian Journal and offer cookbooks, pamphlets, and article on vegetarian issues. The organization also assists businesses and individuals at schools and workplaces to develop nutrition-related publications and answer questions about vegetarian and vegan diets. Their website is full of information including free access to The Vegetarian Journal.

EarthSave International

EarthSave is a non-profit organization that educates, inspires, and empower people to shift toward a plant-based diet and to take compassionate action for all life on Earth. Their 30 day Meals for Health intervention program helps low-income participants reduce their health care costs and assists with wellness and recovery using a low-fat plant-based diet. EarthSave is guided by founder John Robbins’ philosophy: May all be fed, may all be healed, may all be loved. Earthsave seeks public support for their programs through membership and contributions.

Amy's Kitchen

Amy's Kitchen is a family business that is totally committed to producing truly delicious, easily prepared vegetarian meals made with natural and organic ingredients. Products are available in all major grocery stores and online. Amy’s has created over 250 frozen meals, including pizzas, pocket sandwiches, pot pies, entrées, snacks and whole meals. They also have a grocery line that includes canned soups, beans, chili, pasta sauces, and salsas. Amy's requires that all of the suppliers adhere to their code of conduct and Amy’s uses organic vegetables, grains and beans whenever they are commercially available.  All of Amy’s products comply with the National Organic Program requirements that ingredients and products not be irradiated and not contain GMOs.

Calico Dragon - Handbags and Purses

Calico Dragon was born out of a simple desire to help animals. A portion of all profits is donated to charities. The Calico Dragon product line is produced by single mothers in China who have their own home based production businesses. Calico Dragon bags are completely vegan and constructed from upcycled materials. The fabric is purchased from factories out of their “scrap” material, which would otherwise end up in a landfill. Heavy duty construction along with a bold message presented in an artistic fashion make these bags truly unique.

Snooty Jewelry

Snooty Jewelry provides attractive, quality, cruelty-free jewelry at affordable prices. Most jewelry designers use some type of animal product such as pearls, shell, bone, silk, and/or leather in their designs.  But Snooty Jewelry is vegetarian. Additionally, their packaging contains no plastic and is 100% post-consumer waste (PCW) chlorine-free recycled paper, printed with soy-based ink.  A percentage of  profits go to non-profit organizations focusing on animal, human, and environmental welfare.