As TIME’s Person of the Year for 2019, Greta Thunberg said: “You are never too small to make a difference.” This year, aim to shop in support of planet earth with eco-friendly and environmentally-conscious products. Here’s our list of the best and most fabulous items to purchase locally.
Shop Pre-Loved Clothing and Accessories at Orange Bay Company
It’s easy to feel good about a second-hand purchase: you get stylish and affordable clothing without contributing to the exhorbant pollution that the fast fashion industry creates annually. Orange Bay Company is well-known for their curated collection of pre-loved items and with their stock now available to buy online, shopping locally has never been easier or more convenient.
Bermudian’s Tote – $24.95
We may be biased here but we think our Fish Sandwich Tote is pretty cool.
Casseine – Amethyst Rose Lumnizer, $48
Not only does Casseine carry the most gorgeous products for skin, body and face, a portion of every sale is donated to the Living Reefs Foundation, a non-profit formed in 2014 with the goal to keep Bermuda’s reef and marine life healthy.
Salt + Cedar – Glass Straws, $16
Plastic straws are so last year. If you haven’t already, it’s time to get with it and purchase a reusable straw. These gorgeous glass straws from Salt+Cedar come in a range of colors, are dishwasher and microwave safe and come with their own special cleaning brush.
Swell bottle – Atelerie
Available in a range of sizes and colors, the Swell bottle is definitely one of the most popular reusable water bottles on the market. Known for their ability to keep drinks cold for up to 24 hours (or hot for up to 12!) Swell bottles are perfect for those on-the-go who want to stay hydrated without contributing to excessive plastic consumption.