35 Eco-Friendly Products Available on Amazon
Want to do your part to buy eco-friendly products? Here's how to let companies know you care about the environment by the way you shop.
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Stock up on these green items
April is Earth Month, and there are all sorts of little ways you can help the environment. Buying these eco-friendly alternatives to products you use all the time can set you well on your way to a greener life and a happier planet. Need more incentive? These 50 photos show how much earth still needs our help.
Made from (you guessed it) bamboo, these Layla Sleep sheets are breathable, odor-resistant, and temperature-regulating—really everything you could ask for from a set of sheets! Because of bamboo's quick-growing speed, it can be harvested several times a year, not to mention it uses far, far less water than cotton production.
What is Kapok? Well, you're about to find out. These fibers come from the seeds of Indonesia's Kapok trees, and it's responsibly sourced without pollution-producing machinery. The pillows combine these fibers with memory foam to create a unique sleep experience—and you'll sleep better knowing that your pillow's good for the planet! Watch out for these "eco-friendly" habits that are actually worse for the earth.
Big with celebrities, Blu & Blue is a children's clothing line with fashion-forward styles. "Do what is right, not what is easy nor what is popular" is the philosophy of the company, which carries over into its environmentally friendly products. The items are free of lead, phthalates, and chemical flame retardants. Blu & Blue also uses an in-house eco-friendly washing facility, and all of the buttons are nickel-free. These clothes are known for a comfortable fit, butter-soft texture, and long-lasting colors.
Plant-based trash bags
Each box by Hippo Sak comes with 45 eco-friendly tall kitchen bags. Each trash bag holds 13 gallons—made from plant-based materials: sugar cane instead of fossil fuel. This product is guaranteed to be stronger than all leading brands, and the bags are puncture and leak proof. Likewise, they are 100 percent recyclable and made in the USA. These big companies are getting rid of plastic for good.
Each five-pack by Sprout is made with eco-friendly wood and is lead-free. These pencils are non-toxic, biodegradable, and made from sustainably sourced materials. That means every time a tree is harvested, another one is planted. Plus, with each pencil, you get an encouraging quote and a set of seeds—just plant the stub in the ground and wait for fragrant herbs, beautiful flowers, or fresh veggies to grow. Check out the easiest foods to grow at home during quarantine.
Biodegradable toothbrush set
These Hello Boo packs come with eight brushes; they're great for older children (eight years old and up) and adults. Each toothbrush is made with eco-friendly Moso bamboo and medium nylon bristles. Since bamboo grows quickly, it can be harvested in just a few short years. Also, this kind of bamboo is not a food source for pandas, so don't worry—they are still getting plenty to eat.
Reusable food wrap
You get small, medium, and large sizes from Le Concept Cook. It's made of 100 percent organic cotton, with a natural solution of beeswax, pine tree resin, and cold-pressed jojoba oil. These ingredients are antifungal and antibacterial—plus, it smells great. This safe and natural food wrap can be used for up to one year, in place of aluminum foil or plastic. The two-color patterns are earthy and fun. Plus, the packaging is also eco-friendly. Here are some other disposable products you should consider replacing with reusable ones.
Reusable mesh bags
With nearly 1,000 five-star reviews, these nylon mesh bags by Naturally Sensible won't disappoint. Each set comes in a natural earth tone, edged on top with one of five colors: red, yellow, green, blue, or purple. Each bag measures 12 x 14 inches and is made of a lightweight nylon material. While these bags are great for produce, such as bananas, lettuce, or carrots, they can also hold beach toys, toiletries, or lunch for the office. You could even use them as party favor bags.
Reusable stainless steel straws
Ecotribe offers four metal straws, two wooden cases (crafted from beech wood), two cleaning brushes, and a carrying pouch, all together. This planet-friendly purchase will help reduce plastic straw waste—it's building up in landfills, waterways, and the ocean. Another bonus: These dishwasher-safe, rust-free straws offer a pure beverage flavor without any kind of aftertaste. Check out these green cleaning products that professional house cleaners trust.