The Eco Six Pack Ring (E6PR™)
We are able to all agree that marine wildlife getting tangled in (or gobbling up) plastic six pack rings is a goddamn nightmare. This compostable various degrades in mere days or even weeks. If an E6PR™ does in some way make its manner into the ocean and a turtle/whale/Kraken errors it for lunch, the critter received’t be harmed. Craft breweries have jumped on board, together with the aptly named SaltWater Brewery in Florida. @e6prs; e6pr.com
Bottle vases by Foekje Fleur
After Dutch designer Foekje Fleur van Duin realized concerning the Nice Pacific Rubbish Patch—a soupy vortex of marine particles within the North Pacific Ocean that’s largely plastic—she began amassing plastic bottles that littered a neighborhood river. She then made replicas of the trash in porcelain. The end result? Practical items of artwork with an vital message about plastic waste. The vases are even shipped with none plastic! @foekjefleur; foekjefleur.com
Foldable Oru Kayaks
These origami-inspired kayaks fold up right into a carry case so you possibly can take them (and retailer them) wherever. Pictured is the Seashore LT, which could be assembled in as little as 5 minutes and weighs simply 26 kilos … whereas with the ability to carry 300 kilos throughout the waves! Once you’re achieved your paddle, it folds as much as resemble a large-ish suitcase and slips simply into your trunk. Genius. @orukayak; orukayak.com
Alaffia Shea Physique Wash – Lavender
This gem of a wash is manufactured from ethically traded shea butter, coconut oil and neem extract with a splash of lavender oil. Alaffia creates small batches of its merchandise in Olympia, Washington, utilizing glass packaging as a lot as doable (and simply recyclable varieties of plastic when crucial). The corporate additionally follows sustainable practices in its cooperatives in West Africa, the place it sources uncooked elements. @alaffia; alaffia.com
“Horizon” Combo Mat by Yoga Design Lab
Who doesn’t need to dive into downward canine when it looks like plunging into the ocean? Not solely is that this a yoga mat with a view, but it surely additionally means that you can ditch your smelly yoga towel. Designed to behave as a mat and towel, it’s manufactured from recycled plastic bottles and pure tree rubber. And the picture of the ocean is utilized utilizing water-based ink! @yogadesignlab; yogadesignlab.com
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