Earth day: 10 local and eco-friendly products
For Earth Day, here are ten local product suggestions to help you reduce your ecological footprint.
Want to adopt a greener lifestyle? This little DIY project guide book by Florence-Léa Siry will inspire you to change your consumption habits and reduce your waste footprint…one step at a time!
This Quebec-based company offers natural and fragrance-free household products, whose packaging is designed to be reused and recycled. (Some of them are even on Gwyneth Paltrow’s famous Goop platform!)
Why go for candles made of beeswax? In addition to being 100% pure, they naturally emit negative ions (which clean the air and invigorate the body) and give off a sweet scent of honey (with therapeutic properties). Not to mention that beeswax is a renewable resource!
This set of three utensils, made in Quebec using a traditional method, is a guarantee of ergonomics, softness and quality. Need proof? They have a lifespan of more than twelve years!
Handcrafted from 100% clear borosilicate glass, the safest and strongest glass available on the market, the straws from this Canadian company are a great alternative to plastic straws.
Three good reasons to use these eco-friendly coffee pods from Quebec-based company Terra Café: they can be used with most coffee machines with a cup system, they allow you to brew any type of coffee and tea and are dishwasher-safe
Washable, reusable and compostable, the products of Quebec-based company Api-flex are made from a piece of organic cotton and hemp infused with a mixture of beeswax, jojoba oil and tree resin.
The fair-trade reusable lightweight bags from Quebec-based company Steward Bags are made of organic cotton, are biodegradable and are easily washable.
Shout-out to these biodegradable makeup remover pads made by Quebec-based Company OLA Bamboo, which can be washed and dried in a small bag provided for this purpose.
Offering complete protection is the promise of natural and organic cotton pads from Canadian company Lunapads. They are machine washable and reusable for over five years.