In case you missed it, here is a roundup of HellaWella’s coverage on some fabulous well-known and not-so-well-known eco-friendly brands.
Made from a blend of polypropylene plastic — the same stuff used to make yogurt tubs and other containers — these sneakers are stylish and wholly recyclable. Check out our story on Remyxx and founder Gary Gagnon here.
Hit the beach with these fashionable flops made from 100% natural rubber. They are biodegradable and recyclable through the company’s partnership with UniquEco, a recycling company that helps Kenyan villagers turn your old flip-flops into eco-boutique items for resale. Read more about them here.
Zeal Optics sunglasses
Protect your peepers and the planet with a pair of sunglasses from Zeal Optics. All of Zeal’s sunglasses are made from Castor beans — not crude oil like many other brands — and feature Hyperion Lens technology, offering you superior clarity and protection. Find out more here.
A Lot To Say clothing and accessories
Make a statement and look good doing it. A Lot To Say is a clothing and accessories company that truly stands behind the messages incorporated into all of its products. HellaWella chatted with Jennifer Stanich Banmiller, co-founder of A Lot To Say, to learn more about this innovative company.
At the 2011 Independent Handbag Designer Awards, Australian-born designer Belinda Pasqua took home the award for best green handbag. Pasqua’s “Marlo” tote (pictured) — part of her “Sway” collection — is made of recycled leather scraps and recycled cotton linings. Learn more about it here.
SustainU creates clothing from 100% recycled materials. As an added bonus to make you feel good about buying its clothing, SustainU’s products are all made in the United States. Discover more here.
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