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Six of the Best Products to Help you Survive Summer Travel Sustainably

There's still a lot of summer left and if you are planning one last trip whether it is a weekend getaway or a trip of a lifetime you will be much more comfortable with these travel essentials you never want to leave home without. 

Lightweight, multi-purpose throws

Upcycled cotton beige striped throw blanket Roll it as neck rest. Protect yourself from blasting air conditioning. Use it as a picnic blanket. Dry yourself at the beach. You will never run out ways to use these beautiful  organic cotton, lightweight blankets that take up very little space in your bag and dry quickly to use throughout your trip.

Carry your essentials

 Natural jute tote bag for your everyday items Sustainable natural jute tote bags are the perfect carry on to hold your snacks, noise cancelling headphones and favorite summer read.  Compact  enough to pack in a suitcase and use for day trips to the beach, market or where ever your travels take you. 

Lightweight bathrobes 

Upcycled cotton, lightweight and generously sized bathrobe fits easily into any size suitecaseStaying with family and friends and don't want to get dressed for breakfast.  Lightweight, quick dry, generously sized organic cotton bathrobes are essential to and from the pool or relaxing on your balcony and a must have for everyone.


Scent sensitive

Sustainable, vegan, hand poured candles in easy traveling tin Mask odors or remind yourself of home with easy to travel candle tins filled with hand poured soy candles using only natural essential oils for a variety of fragrances. Bug away is great when you are sitting outside in the evenings.

Personal Care

Bamboo toothbrush helps you reduce plastic use while you travel Don't compromise on your personal hygiene habits while traveling, use natural bamboo toothbrushes to effectively clean your teeth and reduce plastic use protecting our planet.

Eco-friendly gift wrapping

Eco-Friendly Natural Jute Love Gift Bag

Visiting friends or family this summer. Bringing a gift is a great way to say thank you and wrapping it in a reusable jute bag makes any small gesture even better. Carry your gift easily in a reusable jute bag that they can use all year long.


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ECOS Paints - Environmentally friendly, water-based paints for your home that is non-toxic, zero VOC and hand crafted in their South Carolina plant. Exceptional coverage up to 560 sq. ft. per gallon and a transparent ingredient list make ECOS Paints the healthy home choice.

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