One of the easiest ways to reduce waste, is to give a product a further purpose at the End-of-Life. There are various possibilities to use an old product as a valuable source instead of letting it go to waste. Brands listed below either have a recycling program integrated into their business model or their product/packaging is compostable or biodegradable.
Back in 2015, we were a bunch of industrial & interaction designers. We designed everything from ballpoint pens to cranes. We became desperate for a new challenge and desired to create something from scratch, to design a brand.
On that year, in Chengmai, we came across a group of clam diggers. We were fascinated by the old-fashioned pants that they wore. At that moment, we decided to make something out of it. We believe all life-changing products come from steps towards the unknown.
LastObject was founded in Copenhagen, Denmark and is dedicated to creating sustainable alternatives to single-use items. Designers by trade and eco-conscious by nature, we were united by the goal of finding innovative solutions to wasteful habits and making a positive impact.
Single-use products put a huge unnecessary tole on our environment. Our goal is to create sustainable reusable solutions. Poor quality = not sustainable. Durability is the key. This is what sets us apart from others. We use premium materials that are made to last.
Zest offers artisan natural skincare and is on a mission to educate people and build awareness of the active role everyone has in choosing the right products for both ourselves and our environment.
NOMO Glitter (诺芒闪粉) exists for one clear purpose: end the use of plastic glitter. We make plant-based glitter and donate 5% of sales revenue to cleaning seas and planting trees.
Our glitter is more than 90% made of eucalyptus trees - one of the fastest-growing trees in the world.
Say NOMO to plastic glitter!
RiverRoots contains nothing but organic, all-natural ingredients, that are handmade and suitable for all skin types. Filled with Universal Energies, as a practicing Reiki healer, these products not only heal the body, but touch the Mind and Soul of those who use them.
RiverRoots uses packaging that is recyclable. Body butter containers are glass, as plastic releases toxins that are chemically harmful to the body. Candle containers are in mandala tin designs. After use, these tins can be used for jewelry storage or simply just home décor.
We are Asia’s first female-led period care company. Our mission is to change the way women and girls experience menstruation through healthy & more planet-friendly products, taboo-free education about female health and a business model that supports the period education of girls in need across the region.
With our awesome ever-growing sisterhood, we can create healthy attitudes and experiences around periods.
UseDem give the material a chance to live again ”UseDem has one primary aim: to eliminate textile waste. We believe that upcycling is a possible solution to the textile industry’s pollution. We take preexisting fabric, produce high quality, recycled and upcycled products in a sustainable process. Those jeans – don’t throw them away – Use Them
Studio NooSH is an interior decoration brand created in 2020 by Kim Duker, Dutch and Stephanie Sallette, French. We offer soft decoration products such as lamps, cushions, tables and bed linen.
All our products are carefully sourced, authentic and handmade in workshops with upcycled materials, produced in small quantities in China.
nudepeche is a sustainable & minimalistic activewear, lifestyle brand made from recycled plastic bottles.
Created by women for women using sustainable and ethical practices. With a passion to build a community within China to promote a healthy, active and sustainable lifestyle.
We create Eco-friendly skincare products with natural, organic ingredients that improve skin appearance, we combined western skin needs with Asian innovation and technology providing easier ways of staying or making sustainable choices.
Look good + do good = feel good. Should be simple, right? But some conventional skincare can actually harm your skin. And, our planet. We’re on a mission to change that, all by being NUDE.
Kadhak was founded in 2018 by two Tibetan women to address limited opportunities for women on the plateau.
Our products are handmade with love and care using the most natural local ingredients like organic yak butter, organic yak milk, raw honey and herbs that are hand harvested in the wild. Even down to 90% of our packaging are compostable and biodegradable.
We founded Kadhak not only to have a positive impact on the plateau but also, to create an alternative choice for our customer to purchase an ethical sustainable product that is good for all and the environment.
Gurung Tea is a social enterprise founded in 2012.
A visit to the local NGO ANSAMB’s conservation and poverty alleviation project in the Himalayan forest and wildlife inspired us to launch the finest Himalayan herbal tea brand.
We take pride in operating on principles of fair trade with a strong emphasis on socially responsible practices.
Each purchase of our product positively impacts on a farmers’ life and the community to which they belong.
By providing earth-friendly alternatives to everyday necessities, SimplyGreen wants to enable everyone to easily transition into a lifestyle with minimal impact on our beautiful mother earth.