Utensils (online)

🇪🇺 BEDDING AND TOWELS

One changes the world luxouriating with the fair-trade, organic-cotton sheet and towels sets by Yumeko. I have received some of them in bags and pouches that make excellent travel companions. Yumeko products are sold in Dutch stores and shipped all over the European Union.

yumeko.nl

🌍 Business Cards

These business cards are made from old t-shirts! You can use your own design or templates provided on the site. The tickets are printed in the United Kingdom and the United States. I do advise noting — when ordering — that you do not want to receive publicity materials along with the cards, since I got a lot…

moo.com

🌎 Cosmetics

Dr. Hauschka has an extensive line of skin care and make-up with a good heart: “Whether focusing on compost in our garden, a cultivation project in Africa or a product formulation, we always work to support the healing of humanity and the earth.” I have been using the delicious Rose Cream for decades.

drhauschka.nl

🌎 GUA SHA SCRAPER

Solaris sells different types of facial-rejuvenation instruments — based on ancient rituals — in the most environmentally conscious way possible. I enjoy using the gua sha scraper made from rose quartz.

solarislabny.com

🌎 Makeup Remover

The makeup remover of Aveda, an environmentally conscious company that sells its products in stores worldwide, has been serving me well for years. The remover comes in a bottle that consists largely of recycled plastic.

aveda.com

🇳🇱 🇧🇪 Makeup Remover Pads

Reusable bamboo pads which are blissfully soft. In my experience, most return to being spotlessly clean when machine-washed; the rest does so when hand-washed with boiling water. Small effort, totally worth it!

myfoodways.nl

🇺🇸 Nail-Polish Remover

One of the wonderful personal-care products that Karma Organic offers: a non-toxic yet effective nail-polish remover.

karmaorganicspa.com

🌏 Notebooks

SukhamWomenscraft sells notebooks made by women in rural Bangladesh from environmentally friendly materials. Deliciously soft paper!

AboutBlanks sells journals made from FSC-certified paper whose covers comprise old book jackets.

etsy.com
about-blanks.com

🇺🇸 Odor Neutralizer

These eco-friendly sprays are particularly effective: they give the bathroom, sheets, wardrobe and shoes a pleasant scent of lavender — which is naturally antiseptic. The friendly people of Way Out Wax, which resides in the north-east of the US, ship the bottles in sustainable packaging.

wayoutwax.com

🌎 Razor Blades

Razor blades that last for years, made from recycled yogurt containers. Preserve, a company based in the US, ships its grooming products all over the world.

preserve.eco

🇺🇸 Sunscreen

Sold in stores across the US, this coral-friendly suntan lotion is easy to apply, has a tropical smell and provides great protection.

albabotanica.com

🌍 Zippers

Zipper Shipper, a family business based in the US, offers zippers in all kinds of shapes, colors and sizes. A long green one gave my good old winter coat a new lease of life.

zippershipper.com