Green Cricket was created by Susan Mea, after her daughter was reacting to ingredients from everyday body and household cleaning products. This led to the creation of products that are free of harsh chemicals and made with natural ingredients. Located in the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, this Canadian company’s products are free from phosphates, parabens, petrochemical by-products, mineral oils, and other harmful ingredients.
Oneka’s founders, Philippe Choiniere and Stacey Lecuyer, work with the environment to create natural personal care products. They are passionate about sustainability and successfully achieve that by using their organic farm to grow the ingredients that go into their shampoo, conditioner, body lotion and shower gel. Located in Frelighsburg, Quebec, this company is based on permaculture principles which asks for a completely sustainable design.
No Tox Life is a family-run woman-owned business based in Los Angeles. Each product is handmade, natural, vegan and toxin-free. Passionate about the non-toxic lifestyle, the co-founders wanted to make truly natural products that are made with gentle and sustainable ingredients. Even the shipping is plastic-free! They reuse boxes, use recycled paper and paper tape.
Meow Meow Tweet is a small New York business that creates vegan skin care products. These products are made with organic ingredients and wild-crafted botanicals. It is Leaping Bunny cruelty-free certified. The packaging is either compostable or in reusable containers, and the illustrations are designed by one of the co-founders!
Laurie and Stéphanie are passionate about the environment and they launched Dans Le Sac to bring about positive change. Based in Quebec, their handmade mesh produce bags are made from cotton which stems from organic farming. Not only do their offer eco-friendly products, they also have a blog with DIY recipes and other lifestyle necessities.
Luumi offers eco-friendly platinum silicone products. Their silicone products are a sustainable and reusable alternative to plastic containers. Silicone is made from sand, not plastic, and Luumi uses platinum silicone which is the cleanest form. Luumi products can be baked, boiled, frozen and refrigerated. They recommend hand cleaning, but they are also dishwasher safe, making them a convenient alternative.
Ecoroots is a small business set in Colorado. The founders believe in environmental change by creating products free of plastic that will make a positive impact. They have ethical products that are sustainably sourced. From packaging and shipping to giving back, this brand firmly believes in the zero waste lifestyle.
Change Toothpaste was created by Damien and Mike right here in Edmonton! After realizing how wasteful toothpaste tubes are, they created a toothpaste tablet that is zero waste. These tablets were created with the approval of a dentist and they are free of any harsh chemicals. They are made with no gluten, dairy, nuts or soy and they are vegan. They are simple to use: just bite down on the tablet a couple times and brush!
The Future is Bamboo is a company from Quebec that believes in zero waste made affordable. Their products use bamboo which is completely biodegradable and highly sustainable. They are cruelty-free and vegan, and they donate some of their profits to the Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.
Made right here in Edmonton, Jack59's shampoo and conditioner bars are as zero waste as can be. The different bars cater to your hair needs. They are concentrated and last a long time. Just use the water in your hair to lather! Simple to use but luxurious for your hair.
Made right here in Edmonton in a zero waste studio, these products are reusable and are a great alternative to plastic cutlery, plastic straws and paper towels. Katrina, the owner of Earth Warrior, believes in reusing fabric while creating useful and reusable products.
Hope Podz come to us from Vancouver, BC by a young team of entrepreneurs. They have created a completely soluble pod made out of polyvinyl alcohol that is non-toxic. You just pop the pod into your bottle, shake, and the pod dissolves into either glass cleaner, multi-surface cleaner or bathroom cleaner. Not only are these pods cruelty-free but they are Green Seal certified as they are completely biodegradable and healthy for the planet.
PATCH is an Australian company that creates natural bamboo adhesive bandages. They use 100% organic bamboo fibre to make biodegradable bandages for the most sensitive of skin. Using the natural healing properties of activated charcoal, aloe vera and coconut oil, these bandages offer a natural alternative to the usual bandages that use chemicals which can be harsh on the skin. You can feel good about this hypoallergenic and biodegradable alternative!
The Bare Home believes in the refill revolution. From Ontario, The Bare Home makes home care products like laundry detergent, hand soap, dish soap, and cleaners that smell amazing and work even better. We’re excited to bring in such a beautiful and eco-sustainable brand to our refillery.
TruEarth is a zero waste alternative for laundry detergent. Each strip is hypoallergenic, ultra concentrated and pre-measured. It works in all washing machines. TruEarth strips are eco friendly, vegan and biodegradable! Made in Vancouver, this detergent is also perfect for sensitive skin.
Habitat Products is an Edmonton brand that was created to offset plastic consumption. These handmade and plant-based products have compostable packaging and use organic essential oils for wonderful scents, based on the seasons.
Six Scents Home & Bath products are natural, organic, biodegradable and made purposefully. Every ingredient serves a purpose and every product was carefully created. Six Scents is based in Rochester, Alberta.
Victorian Grooming is an Edmonton-based company that carefully researched how to make the best beard and grooming products. The products use a selection of natural base oils that leave your skin and beard looking and smelling amazing.
The Unscented Co. focuses on unscented home and body care products while conscious of reducing their plastic footprint. A Certified B Corporation, they believe in high standards, accountability, transparency and having environmentally-friendly products. Their products are biodegradable within 28 days, phosphate-free and Leaping Bunny certified. Based in Quebec, this Canadian brand is passionate about sustainability.
Simpatico Makers is an Edmonton company that creates a sustainable alternative to plastic wrapping in the form of beeswax wraps. The wraps are 100% cotton and raw beeswax making them completely compostable. The beeswax is local to Edmonton and responsibly harvested. Beeswax is naturally antimicrobial and allows the food to breathe making it even more practical than plastic wraps. These beeswax wraps rolls are meant to be cut to size and work better the more you use them. If the wax cracks or flakes, simply put it between two parchment papers and iron the wax back into the cotton.
Stasher bags are made with platinum-silicone and are indefinitely reusable. The perfect alternative to plastic, these bags are dishwasher, freezer, microwave and sous-vide safe. A leader in the plastic-free movement, the team at Stasher believes in environmentally-safe products. Silicone is non-toxic which means that when it degrades, it returns to its original non-toxic ingredients rather than emitting toxins like plastic does. Stasher bags are completely recyclable at the appropriate locations.
Handmade in Edmonton, Plantiful makes products with foraged wild grown plants in and around the city. Focused on making nourishing skin care products, Plantiful cares just as much about the environment. As an herbal apothecary, Plantiful uses the whole plant processing system which means that they receive ingredients in their whole form and does all of the processing themselves. This ensures that the products are organic, pure and entirely natural.
Going Green Bodycare is a new Gibbons brand that focuses on often vegan and always hypoallergenic products for your body. The products come in a reusable jar or as a bulk refill because Going Green means taking care of the environment too. The ingredient lists are simple and natural because that’s exactly what should go on your body.
After seeing the impact of un-recycled plastic across the world, the founders of KMH Touches decided they could make a product that could create a change. The Flosspost uses corn to make a vegan compostable dental floss in reusable pots. It is coated in candililla wax and has a ginger-mint flavour. KMH holds a Health Canada Medical Device Establishment License so you can feel confident about switching to their vegan corn fibre floss.
This Quebec-run company believes in products that are plant-based, safe for the environment and made with completely natural ingredients. At their store in Montreal, they offer bulk refills of their products because of their mission to be low waste. If they have to use plastic, it is always 100% recyclable. The specific BKind products we carry are entirely compostable.
Soap So Co. is an Edmonton-based small batch artisanal soap company. Every soap is vegan and cruelty-free, and their creators believe in a sustainable and healthy lifestyle which is reflected in their products.