Sustainable Products

Sustainable Products

Do the right thing with these eco-friendly products that help you save money, stay healthy, and reduce waste.

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Environmental Working Group (EWG)

EWG a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment through breakthrough research and education. They are a deeply trusted source whose reports and research inform consumer choice and drive civic action.

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AVOCURL was created out of a dorm room by Founder, Jasmine Curtis, who was tired of products that left her hair dry and contained harmful ingredients. Her handmade creations quickly replaced her other products as she started to see the results of using natural ingredients in her hair like avocado, coconut, banana, and aloe vera. The products are handmade in small batches, never tested on animals, and contain certified organic ingredients.

Aardvark Straws

Today, Aardvark® paper straws can be found at retailers and distributors that offer made in the USA and Eco-Friendly products. Aardvark® paper straws are the only paper straws on the market that are made in the USA, use only FDA compliant, food-grade materials, and are marine degradable and compostable.

Abundant Earth

Carries a wide-array of environmentally sensitive products. Air & water purification, organic bedding, home furnishing, recycled items, rotating compost tumblers and other compost systems, can-o-worms and worm-a-way worm compost bins, rain barrels, and more. Monday through Friday, 8:30am - 4:00pm, Pacific Time

Advanced European Tailoring

Performs dry cleaning services using a non-PERC petrochemical method.

Alameda County Green Business Program

The Green Business Program verifies that businesses meet higher standards of environmental performance. More than 400 Alameda County businesses and public agencies have been certified as green businesses. For a complete directory of green businesses, visit

Arch Drafting Supply Inc.

Carries some recycled paper and office products and supplies: sketch books, 8 1/2 x 11, and paper rolls.

Artha Handmade Hemp Soaps

Since 1993 Artha Hemp Soaps have been made by hand in small batches with the finest whole ingredients. The proprietary recipe evolved from recipes that are hundreds, perhaps thousands, of years old. The soap is made with food grade coconut oil, California olive oil, California rainwater, and alkali (from sea salt). I superfat the soap with nourishing hemp seed oil, and then add a unique combination of ingredients: aromatherapy-grade plant oils called essential oils (never synthetic fragrances) whole grain flours, ground nuts, herbs, spices, and plant roots, gums & resins. These are ingredients which have proven to be safe over the millennia. Glycerin, a natural by-product of soapmaking, is left in the soap. It hydrates the skin by drawing moisture from the air.

Artist and Craftsman Supply

Carries traditional milk paints, egg tempura paints, water-based silk screening, and block printing inks.

Autumn Express

A fair trade and eco-friendly shop in the heart of San Francisco, offering fair trade gifts, wedding invitations, party favors, wedding journals, etc., using recycled and tree-free paper.

Baby Eco Trends

An online store for natural baby products, including cribs, bedding, toys, and more.

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