You can help animals by rescuing them, preserving their habitats, and using products that do not harm their livelihoods. Examples of products that help animals include cruelty-free, vegan, to goods that donate to animal rescue.
focuses on the improvement of illness via diagnosis or recovery. Examples of products that care for patients would be a headband that donates another headband to a child with cancer, or socks that fund HIV research.
includes improving and funding educational curriculums, and the construction of schools. Examples of products that help education would be a bracelet that funds tuition or a backpack that donates school supplies to a student in need.
by living a low waste lifestyle, wearing sustainable fabrics, and providing proceeds to environmental organizations. Examples of eco-friendly products are a bamboo toothbrush or a biodegradable phone case.
by providing sustainable employment, recovery programs, and protective shelters for survivors. Examples of products that help human trafficking are jewelry and essential oils that provide survivors with a living wage.
such as food, water, and shelter for those facing hardships. Examples of products that give back include a hammock that funds one meal for the homeless in your name or socks that fund 18 months of clean water to someone in need.
by focusing on long term programs that uplift communities. Examples of programs that these types of products would fund include providing refugees with digital literacy or providing a community in Ecuador with malaria preventing nets.
through products that specifically give back to women-owned businesses or fund women related issues such as breast cancer research or domestic violence prevention. Products range from clothing, jewelry, accessories, to home goods.
On average, one person throws out around 3,000 single use napkins or paper towels in a year. This is equivalent to approximately 80 rolls per person per year. Eventually, this is attributed to a total of 254 million tons of single use napkins thrown out as trash every year around the world.
Reusable Sandwich Bags
On average, an American family uses and throws out more than 500 Ziploc bags every year. With every plastic Ziplock bag thrown out, plastic pollution from local landfills and incinerators increase. Therefore, with reusable sandwich bags or snack bags, one’s plastic footprint decreases significantly.
Globally, about half a million animals are exploited in the cosmetic industry each year. The animals tested include rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats and mice. However, by shopping vegan makeup, cosmetics are cruelty-free, meaning they have not been previously tested on animals.
Pela cases are 100% compostable and biodegradable. Usually, the average amount of time it takes for plastic items, like plastic phone cases, to decompose in landfills is up to 1,000 years. And, that’s just for one plastic item. Each year, around 1.5 billion phone cases are thrown away, ending up in landfills. Help save the environment with these compostable cases!
Noyah produces high quality and natural cosmetics made from ingredients that are safe enough to eat because each product is made out of 100% food that can be found in the kitchen, rather than chemicals or cosmetic plants which are typically used. All products are cruelty-free and Noyah donates one lip balm to the homeless for every product purchased and tagged online.
Conscious Steps is Fairtrade Certified and their socks benefit a variety of causes including patient care, the environment, and poverty alleviation. Fairtrade certified businesses must adhere to income sustainability, overall well-being of workers, and environmental consciousness. Fairtrade’s mission is to empower disadvantaged workers by providing them with living wages to combat poverty and increase financial freedom.