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ECO CRATES of America

Candle Store Owner

South Carolina, USA

Being more sustainable in your everyday life means living a life that can be sustained long term. From the resources you use to the home you live in, to the vacations you take, to the products you buy… as consumers, we need to consider every facet, every purchase, every habit if we want to live more sustainably.

 

When we purchase products, we want to consider a number of factors to determine it’s sustainability. Questions you may ask are:

  • Who makes it? Are the manufacturers treated fairly, and not exploited.
  • How is it made? Is there machinery involved, and does it have minimal impact on the environment?
  • What is it made from? Are the materials sourced sustainably and ethically?
  • Where is it made? Is it locally produced, or shipped from overseas?

The last question, “where is it made?” is more important than you might think. When we shop locally, it eliminates a large logistical need. The closer you buy to home, the less impact on the environment from shipping companies.

 

If you’re in the US, check out ECO CRATES of America, a subscription model marketplace that only stocks sustainable and eco-friendly products that are made here in the US. The platform was started in 2021 by creative mom-of-three Jaime, and has quickly gained popularity amongst artisanal brands in the US.

 

All of the brands ECO CRATES of America onboard are of the highest standards, eco-friendly, safe and clean ingredients, and sustainably sourced and manufactured. And the packaging they source is made from recycled or compostable materials.

 

Choose from a month-to-month, quarterly, or yearly subscription and receive a box of sustainable goodies for your home every month. Each box includes 4-6 full-size products, 2-3 of them chosen by you, and 2-3 of them a surprise.

 

You can find a list of ingredients ECO CRATES of America avoids in their products here, and Jaime has a blog with helpful tips and information. Follow them on Instagram to stay up-to-date.

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