Earth Day Must-Haves

Posted by: , April 22, 2013 in 8:03 pm

In honor of Earth Day we’ve gathered some of our favorite eco-conscious products. These items fill a need for parents while still being earth friendly.

life factory baby line up 300x200 Earth Day Must HavesGlass Baby Bottles from LifeFactory

LifeFactory believes in using the healthiest and safest materials available and their 9-ounce Baby Bottles are no exception. Their glass design comes encased in silicone sleeves in fun, vibrant colors. Glass delivers the best taste and cleans easily in the dishwasher while the BPA-free sleeves make it simple for little hands to grip. But the best part of these bottles is that they can be repurposed! When your baby outgrows the bottle stage, just start using the LifeFactory Sippy Cap for the toddler years. After that you can reuse the bottle with their Flat Cap to store snacks and later use it as a fun jar for just about anything. With this type of versatility, you will be using LifeFactory’s Baby Bottles until the kids are in college.  $16.99

Cloverware Lite Alite Designs 300x219 Earth Day Must HavesCloverware Lite by Alite Designs

Alite Designs’ reusable nesting utensils are perfectly portable, from home to the office to your favorite campsite, but we like them best for the diaper bag. You never know when you’re going to need a fork and knife for the kids or yourself. And instead of using plastic utensils, you can do your part for the earth , reduce waste and reuse your utensils. It’s a no-brainer. They are 100% BPA-free and made of food-safe nylon, which is recyclable.  $8.00


PotteryBarn KidsSpencer Stainless Steel Bento Box Container Pottery Barn Kids 300x236 Earth Day Must Haves

In celebration of Earth Day, Pottery Barn Kids launched the Smart Food, Smart Planet promotion benefiting Trees for the Future, an organization that aims to change lives around the world through planting trees and helping to create sustainable and productive rural communities. With the collective goal of planting up to 50,000 trees, Pottery Barn Kids will donate $1 from purchases of select lunch bags, food storage and drink containers. Also, they will be giving away complimentary seed packets to children (while supplies last). Check out their Spencer Stainless Steel Bento Container. Pack delicious food and reduce waste with this durable, hold-everything box. It’s crafted of stainless steel with a spacious bottom compartment, an interior tray for separating snacks and a snug plastic lid. $38.50

Honest Bug Spray Organic Natural Bug Spray The Honest Company 178x300 Earth Day Must HavesHonest Bug Spray

Finally there’s a safe way to repel pesky bugs without harsh chemicals. The Honest Company, known for their non-toxic products have formulated an organic and natural bug spray. Made with only the purest and safest essentials oils, the Honest Bug Spray naturally repels insects for up to 4 hours. With a pleasant aroma of Rosemary, Citronella, and Wintergreen, it is DEET-free, hypo-allergenic, Vegan, Biodegradable and even comes in a recyclable aluminum bottle. Wow, it doesn’t get any more earth friendly than this!  $12.95



sigg 102x300 Earth Day Must HavesSIGG bottles

This Spring, SIGG Switzerland is teaming up with Cuipo to introduce a capsule collection of bottles in adorable designs for kids. Just in time for Earth Day, they are launching three new children designs in the 0.3 liter and 0.4 liter size, inspired by Cuipo’s initiative to save the rainforest one meter at a time. Every bottle comes with a unique activation code that you enter on the Cuipo website. With that you’re able to choose your very own square meter of forest within the Panamanian rainforest that will forever be protected in your child’s name. Ditch the plastic for good and help diminish deforestation-two great wins in one simple action.  SIGG’s are 100% recyclable at the end of their long life due to their aluminum composition.  They are completely BPA and phthalate free as well as odor and taste neutral. Saving the rain forest was never this easy. $17.99, $19.99


Green Toys School Bus World Market 300x226 Earth Day Must HavesGreen Toys School Bus

Watch the wheels on the bus go round and round with the earth-friendly and fun Green Toys School Bus. Made of 100% recycled milk jugs, feel good and do good with this clever, stylish and conscientious design. When it comes to being environmentally responsible, Green Toys is leading the charge in putting the fun in functional; not only are their trucks and race cars easy on the eyes, they also send an important message to kids about how to have a great time and still do your part for the planet. Fun fact: with every pound of recycled milk jugs used in the production of Green Toys, enough energy is saved to power a television for three entire weeks!. $27.99


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