Sustainable Summer Favorites

Eco-Friendly Products for Summer

Summer is here! As most people gear up to spend some extra time outdoors, we’ve put together a list of earth-friendly essentials for your summer adventures. As we continue to be more conscious of how our purchases affect people and the planet, we’re hoping to make it easier for you to find products that not only are sustainable, but work really well beating the heat! 

Enjoy our below suggestions for sustainable summer products. Spoiler alert, we may have added a few of our own earth-friendly styles! 

Sunscreen

Sustainable Sunscreen Earth-friendly Ocean Ramsey

Ocean Ramsey Sunscreen Stick, $15

The Ocean Ramsey Sunscreen Stick SPF 30 is a zero waste fully compostable sunscreen stick. Named after a celebrated shark conservationist, this lotion is reef safe and cruelty-free. One application provides water-resistant protection for up to 80 minutes!

Earth-friendly sustainable sun screen

Herbal Chest $12.95

Perfect for those with sensitive skin, the Vegan SunButter from Herbal Chest uses a blend of Shea butter and non-nano zinc oxide to soothe and protect your skin. Packaged consciously in glass or metal, these products last a long time and are guilt-free at their disposal. 

Beach Towels

upcycled sustainable beach towel

 Made Trade, $30-70 

The Samara Turkish towel is made from upcycled cotton and is ethically crafted to be zero waste. Made in Turkey with ancient methods and vegan materials, these towels can be used for more than just a day at the beach. Visit their website to see countless color and pattern designs that match your personal style.

 sustainable organic beach towels summer

West Elm, $30-40

The Modern Art Botanical Beach/Pool Towel is perfect for days by the water. Each towel is made with 100% sustainably sourced cotton so you can feel the quality in its plush and absorbent nature. 

Sunglasses

sustainable eyewere, recycled plastic eyewear

Pala Eyewear, $126 -176 

Pala Eyewear is made in Italy, and they do offer international shipping. For each purchase, they donate a portion to fund vision projects across Africa. As a certified B Corp, Pala uses recycled and renewable resources to craft their lenses. In addition, the packaging is FSC approved ensuring it was once recycled or can be in the future.

 uses recycled plastic to make their sunglass frames

Sunski, $36-76 

Sunski offers a lifetime warranty and uses recycled plastic to make their frames. The materials used are recycled plastic resin sourced from US landfills to create a strong but lightweight fit. Check out their website to find countless color options and designs. 

Sandals

sandals are carefully crafted with bio-based material that makes each shoe 100% recyclable

Third Oak$30-35

Third Oak footwear is made locally in Georgia. Their sandals are carefully crafted with bio-based material that makes each shoe 100% recyclable.  Once you are done with the pair you can send them back and they will be made into new sandals.

  Indosole makes its shoes from old tire soles

Indosole $45-60 

Indosole makes its shoes from old tire soles! Whether platform slides or flip flops these shoes are naturally waterproof and made to last.

Lip Balm

MeowMeowTweet is a cosmetics brand that packages its products plastic free in glass or paper. Besides this, their cosmetics are vegan, organic, and shipped in recyclable packaging.

meowmeowtweet, $14

MeowMeowTweet is a cosmetics brand that packages its products plastic free in glass or paper. Besides this, their cosmetics are vegan, organic, and shipped in recyclable packaging. Check out their different lip balm flavors, Sweet Orange Tangerine, Rosemary Eucalyptus, and Coconut Cocoa.


 

The Lavender Earl Grey Lip Balm is vegan and plastic free.  

Well Earth Goods, $12

The Lavender Earl Grey Lip Balm is vegan and plastic free. It has a matte finish and its plastic-free nature allows for easy disposal. Made with organic cocoa butter, avocado oil, and plant wax, this product hydrates your lips for up to 8 hours.

 Swimwear

Crafted from a blend of recycled nylon and Lycra these suits offer support and a comfortable fit. recycled swimwear

 

Vitamin A, $45- 150 (depending on set or individual top)

Besides being ethically and sustainably made, the Milana Convertible top is also adjustable. Whether you are feeling a triangle, halter, bandeau, or wrap top, this bathing suit can do it all. Crafted from a blend of recycled nylon and Lycra these suits offer support and a comfortable fit.

Clothing                 

tencel summer jogging shorts lounge shorts

Lourdes Lounging Shorts, $54

Our Lourdes Lounging Shorts are made from a blend of Tencel™ and Organic Cotton Jersey. Versatile, buttery-soft, and gentle on your skin. Spoiler alert: pairs very well with our Lourdes Lounging Tee. You get the best of these earth-friendly fabrics with the silky feel of Tencel™ and breathability of soft cotton. These shorts were made ethically and sustainably in Los Angeles, California. Enjoy while doing all sort of things this summer. 

sustainable summer modal tank top ribbed

 Donna Modal Ribbed Tank, $45

Savor your sunny days in our soft and silky feeling Donna Ribbed Modal Tank sewn in Los Angeles, California. This tank is high in moisture-wicking capabilities and low in heat retention, a winning combo for those dog days of summer.