5 Eco-friendly brands to support this Earth Day

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  • Published on April 21, 2023
  • Last Updated June 8, 2023
  • In Gift Guides

Check out these companies doing their part to save the environment and fight climate change.

April 22, Earth Day is fast approaching, and it’s never too soon to start changing up your brands and overall environmental impact. Try switching to one of these Earth-conscious companies for your clothing, cosmetic, and even optometry needs (yes, they make green glasses.) Feel free to take advantage of these Earth Day-specific deals and steals.

Ibex

Ibex clothing is made from ethically sourced materials like merino wool, which is not only completely compostable at the end of its closet life, but remains free of odors for several wears so that you can wash them less often. The company is Climate Neutral Certified, and is holding a promotion on Earth Day for 10% off site-wide, with 10% of proceeds going to the Conservation Alliance. Use code EARTH10DAY to receive the discount.

Thrive Causemetics

Thrive Causemetics specializes in vegan and 100% cruelty-free makeup and skincare products made without parabens or sulfates that are developed in their own lab at every step to ensure quality and sustainability. Many of their products are award-winning, and they focus on supporting women directly. Their mission involves donating to communities in need with every purchase, including causes for cancer, domestic abuse, homelessness, and racial and social justice, just to name a few.

Awe Inspired Jewelry

This Earth Day, Awe Inspired is partnering with the Women’s Earth Alliance, a women-empowering organization with the mission of fighting climate change. They’ll be donating proceeds of select pieces to the organization from April 20th through April 23rd. The series includes pieces named after Earth goddesses Gaia, Ala, and Pachamama.

Paradigm Eyewear

Paradigm is incredibly eco-friendly, from their product materials to their throwaway packaging—even the paper they utilize for marketing. With plenty of trendy frames to choose from across four collections (and counting), there’s an Earth-conscious option for everyone. Not just restricted to Earth Day, they regularly donate 20% of all sales from certain pairs of glasses to Cool Earth to help fight climate change, and this marks the third year Paradigm has partnered with the National Forest Foundation to fund reforestation.

Allbirds Shoes

Allbirds is so committed to their sustainability mission that they have surpassed the desire of merely achieving a “carbon neutral” status, aiming for true zero. The company creates shoes (and apparel) for all kinds of occasions, from tennis and running shoes, to flats and sandals. Materials like merino wool, eucalyptus, and sugarcane are easily renewable and sustainable resources. The company is transparent about their environmental impact every step of the way.

Kayra Raecke is a proud brown queer Los Angeles-born neurodivergent with a predilection for syntax, mild cat obsession, and a collection of odd hobbies.

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