1. MORE THAN PRETTY
Ruffle-print top from H&M’s Conscious Collection of sustainable organic cotton and recycled materials, $69.99 at hm.com.
Recycle with H&M: Even before Marie Kondo offered the idea of joy as the reason to clean your closets, we knew we needed to. But what to do with the past-trend stuff of our whims? While there are many worthy places to donate your goods, H&M’sgarment collection program gives back to you—and the planet. You can trade a bag of your unwanted clothes for a 15 percent discount on your next H&M purchase. Now there’s a trend we hope sticks around! For more information visit hm.com.
2. SIMPLE SCENTS
Alio’s carefree fragrance reeds neutralize odors and provide a fresh scent using natural wood resins; $18 at aliohome.com.
3. HIP HEAP
Handy and attractive, this ceramic countertop bin makes saving compostable scraps easy; $34.99 at bedbathandbeyond.com.
4. BUG OUT
Skeem’s citronella candles and incense are blended with natural essences like sea salt and jasmine to repel insects, while subtly scenting the air; from $25 at skeemshop.com.
5. PUMPKIN PEEL
This enzyme peel from Maplewood-based Erin’s Faces smooths with alpha hydroxy acid and smells like pie; $35 at erinsfaces.com.
6. PURRFECT CBD OIL
This lightweight, quick-absorbing body oil is a new addition to Jersey native Alexa Burke’s plant-based skin care line, Cocokitty; $42/$64 at freepeople.com.
7. BAMBOO FOR BOO-BOOS
Sustainable Patch bamboo bandages are infused with charcoal, aloe vera and coconut oil; $7.99 at patchstrips.com.
8. THE LAST STRAW
Say no to plastic straws and yes to this set of reusable, food-safe stainless-steel sippers from Rx 4 Earth; $16.99 at amazon.com.Click here to leave a comment