It doesn’t matter what year of college or university you’re entering, you’ll definitely want to pick up these Canadian-made products as you start the fall semester. All of these products are committed to sustainability and environmentally friendly practices—best of all, you can find them in local shops throughout Hamilton!
CREDO BAGS REUSABLE PRODUCE BAG
These eco-friendly washable cotton bags replace single use plastic produce bags at the grocery store.
LuLu & Lavigne
228 Locke Street South
COLIBRI SNACK BAGS
These zippered, washable, eco-friendly snack bags come in many different fun designs and are FDA approved.
164 Ottawa Street North
EARTHOLOGY FOOD WRAPS
These beeswax food wraps are an eco-friendly alternative to single use plastic. They’re made with GOTS organic cotton, sustainably harvested local beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and coniferous tree resin. Also available in a vegan version!
The Wax Lounge
233 Locke Street South
STAINLESS STEEL STRAWS
These reusable extendable straws won’t corrode, rust, stain, or break and come with their own cleansing brush and carrying case!
183 Ottawa Street North
This concentrated, biodegradable, soap cleans gently yet effectively. This multi-use product works great on faces, hair, food, dishes, laundry, floors, pets, and more.
The Pale Blue Dot
240 James Street North
Let us know in the comments what are some of your favourite eco-friendly products!