Tracy O'Connor: Sustainable Style Ideas For Earth Day

Lifestyle expert Tracy O'Connor is with us and she has a few earth friendly style ideas.

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6 SUSTAINABLE STYLE IDEAS FOR EARTH DAY!

1.      Travel in stylish and sustainable transpo

  • Bikes are the most earth-friendly and efficient form of travel, even over walking! So get cycling and why not go with a ReCycle cycle for extra planet-friendly points.
  • ReCycle brand bicycles is created by cycling and sustainability enthusiast Bryce Edmonds:  frames are built from 100% recycled aluminum and Seats are recycled cork!
  • After 3 years of R+D, the first set of bikes are coming off the assembly line – so put in your pre-order now! Serious cool-looking factor.
  • Made in the USA, Starting at $2000 
  • ReCycle Bikes Here!

2.      DIY a "Green Wall"
  • Plants clean the air by absorbing toxins and producing oxygen inside a home and… LOOK GORGEOUS. And studies show being around plants relieves stress! 
  • The brand new Living Wall Planter by Woolly Pockets is made in the USA of 100% BPA free recycled milk jugs – and creates a living, gorgeous piece of art!
  • Easy to plant, install and care for – has a self-watering reservoir!
  • Gorgeous plants provided by International Garden Center in El Segundo
  • Living Wall Planters Here!!

3.      Earth-Friendly +… Fashionable!
  • Amour Vert is not only making beautiful clothes out of organic cotton (LOVE the striped francoise tee!!) and sustainable silk….but they also….
  • Plant one tree in the San Bernadino forest for every tee sold!!
  • Social Media: On earth day, April 22, for anyone who takes a pic of their favorite tree and posts to @AmourVert #PlantATreeAV, Amour Vert will plant a tree! 
  • Made in the USA, Buy here: Buy Amour Vert Here!

4.      ‘Planet-friendly' when on your (period!)
  • Not a popular subject! Tampons – but they actually create a lot of bio-waste!
  • Eco-alternative?? YES! Lilicup is the world's first collapsible menstrual cup, made of medical grade silicon…they save plastic, trees and a whole lot of yuck!
  • Does the job of 1600 tampons – so saves time and lots of money – all the while being good for the earth
  • Learn about Lily Here!

5.      MY FAVE Natural Beauty Products: Coconut Oil and Manuka Honey
  • Both so affordable!!
  • Coconut oil is like – AMAZING – it does everything! Vitacoco just came out with a gorgeous pure and 100% organic coconut oil in a glass jar, no synthetic fragrances, synthetic chemicals, dyes or unnatural preservatives…
  • Great in your hair to hydrate and add shine, I take my eye makeup off with it – even stubborn makeup comes off like a dream, works great as a body conditioner and eating/cooking with it is great. Cholesterol free!
  • Certified Manuka honey, from the hives of bees that pollinate the New Zealand native Manuka trees. Has a unique antibacterial properties, so great for dabbing on blemishes, and is super hydrating.
  • Certified brand, Manuka Health makes all different strengths of honey and manuka based beauty products.
  • More about VitaCoco Coconut Oil HERE!
  • MANUKA HEALTH Brand products Here!

6.      Affordable, Sustainable Kitchen Style
  • Choose Organic Cotton when possible because that means less pesticides on crops
  • H+M, known for affordable fashions, has home designs and does sustainable linens and kitchen products.  All the linens here are by H=M home and are part of the conscious collection.
  • Entire *Tablescape also provided by H+M Home
  • H+M Sustainable Home Here!!
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