by ruby: your new year's resolution & my fav sustainable brands

Need a New Year’s resolution? I have one for you:

shop your clothes sustainably ♻️ 

Maybe you’ve heard— the fashion industry today is super wasteful. It’s now surpassed the air travel industry as the third worst polluting industry in the world.

 

 

 

I’ve put together a little list of my favourite brands to help you shop sustainably:

  • kitchen supplies: blueland is an awesome brand on a mission to help others avoid plastic, specifically by offering tablet-based cleaning supplies

 

 

  • bras/underwear: organic basicsworon and anekdot are easy choices if you don't feel comfortable buying undergarments secondhand

  • swimwear: fae, ambra maddalena, vdm, or any other swim brand that uses econyl (again, only if you don't feel comfortable buying secondhand, as that's always better!) 

 

  • tights: not made of eco-friendly materials, but cost (money & environmental) per wear counts as well, so shop sheertex for unbreakable tights

 

  • coffee: the stojo cup is so cute and *collapses* so small that it even fits in our mini bags! Also, at certain cafes, you'll get a surprise discount for bringing your own takeaway cup.

 

  • hair products: plaine has great shampoo and conditioner. For a more in depth explanation of eco-friendly shower products, check out this blogger— she knows what she's talking about!

 

  • period products: tampons are made of polyester fabric, aka plastic (ew). I'm finally ready to swtich over cup instead— I can't help but feel nervous, but it's a goal of mine for 2020 <3

 

  • clothing and accessories: us! Our pieces offer a second life to already existing, upcycled, vintage fabric with truly zero-impact on the environment.


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