Sustainable and ethical purchases can be inaccessible and expensive, especially if you’re shipping from a country outside your own. And sometimes, shipping costs exceed the actual value of the product. That’s why I have created this non-exhaustive list with companies based at and shipping from the USA.
(listed alphabetically, with a short description and a list of their products)
($>50 , $$> 100, $$$<100) currencies vary
Description: cruelty-free and vegan handmade candles
Products: diffusers and candles accessories
Description: beautiful vegan, cruelty-free and non-toxic eyeshadow pallets that are 100% recyclable and refillable
Products: makeup products
Store locator: https://aetherbeautyco.com/pages/faq
Description: sustainable mattresses, pillows, and other bedroom products made with less waste, environmentally friendly materials and they also offer vegan options. They are part of 1% for the Planet and have multiple other sustainable certifications which can be found here
Products: furniture, mattress, and pillows
Men’s, kids’ and women’s
Description: with GOTS and Fair Trade certifications, Coyuchi offers everyday household items like bed-sheets and towels with the environment and workers in mind. Even though they do offer animal-derived products like wool, you can find vegan-friendly versions.
Products: Decorations, cleaning products, tableware, towels, rugs, shower curtains, robes, pillows, mattress, bedding, nightwear, t-shirts, sweaters, cardigans, sweatpants, baby blankets, miscellaneous baby items
Store locator: https://www.coyuchi.com/store-locator.html
Everlane (referral link) $-$$$
Men’s and women’s
Description: Everlane is one of the most popular sustainable brands within the ethical shopping community because of their huge range of products, their transparency and their use of sustainable materials such as recycled plastic and organic cotton.
Products: outerwear, dresses, sweaters, cardigans, skirts, jeans, trousers, shorts, sweatpants, chinos, pants, underwear, scarfs, hats, backpacks, wallets, bags, boots, sandals, shoes
Store locator: https://www.everlane.com/visit-us
Description: Girlfriend Collective makes high quality and beautiful activewear from recycled water-bottles
Products: activewear, leggings, t-shirts
Discount: http://ref.gf.co/mmSNa Get 10$ off
Description: this amazing company makes children’s toys made from 100% recycled milk jugs in the USA!
Store locator: https://www.greentoys.com/where-to-buy
Description: one of the few things that are hard to find vegans are hats! But worry not because Hatsmithe makes absolutely stunning ones out of vegan wool
Mate the Label $$-$$$
Description: their ethos is all about sustainable and ethical production of wardrobe essentials
Products: shirts, t-shirts, hoodies, sweaters, dresses, sweatpants
Miakoda Apparel $-$$$
Description: using sustainable plant fibers like organic cotton, bamboo and soy, Miakoda produce high-quality everyday essential with a transparent supply change and ethical production in mind
Products: hair accessories, makeup bags, underwear, shirts, t-shirts, hoodies, leggings, sweatpants, loungewear
Store locator: https://www.miakodanewyork.com/stockists
Description: Nimble is dedicated to creating better products for the environment and the people. That’s why they use recycled and plant-based materials and offer to responsibly recycle your old technology with every purchase
Discount: http://nimble.refr.cc/despina Get 10$ off
Osea Malibu $-$$$
Description: their mission to provide non-toxic, cruelty-free and vegan beauty has really given a great reputation for Osea Malibu, as well as their sustainable packaging and of course, the high quality of their products
Products: bath salts, skincare
Store locator: https://oseamalibu.com/pages/stockists
Discount: https://www.talkable.com/x/9Pczgy 20$ off
Description: Plaine products allow you to keep your hair and body healthy without the environmental impact because they offer a refill program! They are also a B-Corp, part of 1% for the Planet, cruelty-free and vegan.
Products: skincare, shower products
Store locator: https://www.plaineproducts.com/retailers/
Description: another cult-favorite, Reformation makes beautiful and modern fashion pieces with the environment in mind. While looking at each product on their website, you can also see its environmental impact.
Products: outerwear, tops, underwear, shirts, t-shirts, sweaters, dresses, skirts, jeans, trousers, shorts, chinos, pants, swimwear
Store locator: https://www.thereformation.com/pages/stores
Women’s and kids’
Description: this amazing company created recycled and recyclable shoes out of 100% post-consumer plastic water bottles.
Store locator: https://rothys.com/sf
Discount: https://share.rothys.com/x/nBhK1A 20$ off
She Thinx $-$$
Description: She Thinx’s mission is not only to reduce the environmental impact of menstruation but also to empower and educate women on the subject, especially young women in poverty.
Products: menstruation products, activewear, underwear
Store locator: https://www.shethinx.com/pages/retail-store-locator
Discount: http://ref.thinxify.me/mnmA7 10$ off
Women’s and men’s
Description: with 100% plastic-free packaging, a vegan certification, and planting a tree with each purchase, Sundays is the perfect slow fashion brand to support, especially for the warm summer month apparel
Products: hair accessories, shirts, shorts, pants, shoes
Store locator: https://sundaysdesigns.com/pages/retailers
Tastemaker Supply $$-$$$
Women’s and men’s
Description: 100% vegan-friendly footwear made in ethical factories.
Products: boots, sandals, shoes
Urbana Sacs $-$$$
Description: these washable bags are made from virgin pulp fiber blends and recycled felt, all manufactured through cultivation and not deforestation, meaning a lower environmental impact! Unfortunately, they do use leather in some products, so please be wary when browsing through their website
Products: backpacks, pencil cases, bags, decorations, lunch bags, makeup bags
Wolven Threads $-$$$
Women’s and men’s
Description: all their products are made OEKO-Tex Certified recycled plastic, and/or carbon neutral modal to make them as sustainable as possible
Products: activewear, loungewear, shirts, t-shirts, hoodies, sweatpants
Multi Brand Shops and more (here is a list of shops that offer products from multiple brands)
Earth Hero they are truly your one stop for everything you need for a plastic free and sustainable lifestyle! They also offer apparel, baby toys, even pet supplies.
Kind Style Shop a huge selection of 100% vegan bags to find the perfect match for your style
Kinder Beauty is a subscription box to help you transition into a cruelty free and vegan cosmetics bag
Life Without Plastic from water bottles to fountain pens, Life Without Plastic can be fantastic
Package Free Shop being one of the revolutionary plastic free shops, they offer a huge array of sustainable products including toothpaste, cosmetics, cleaning products and more.
Petit Vour cruelty-free beauty made easy with their online store and their subscription box to help you transition into a more ethical lifestyle
Refill Revolution offer a great selection of plastic free goodies, and have a great refill station at their store!
Store locator: https://www.therefillrevolution.com/storefront
Shop Good Cubed make it easy for you to shop vegan beauty and cosmetics because Shop Good Cubed have created an entire section on their website dedicated to this
The Consistency Project this online vintage shop will make you question why you didn’t start shopping vintage earlier
The Tare Market whether you’re looking for sustainable swaps for your kids, the family, your household or anything else, you’re sure to find it here.
Store locator: https://www.thetaremarket.com/events/
Voke I wish I could purchase every single beautiful bag that Voke offers. A huge selection and 100% vegan accessories