Nut mylk bag, rethink.nz, $21.90
Make your own almond milk? That’s nuts. But you can, and you should, with these terrific organic cotton bags.
Limited edition master origin Costa Rica coffee, Nespresso, $11.30
As much as we’d love to trek the high hills of Costa Rica on a hunt for our morning cup of coffee, we’ve discovered an easier option from the same source. The farmers of the Nespresso AAA sustainable quality programme handpick coffee beans from the Central Highlands of Costa Rica, then soak them in rainforest hot spring water. A cup of coffee that feels as good as it tastes.
Pure beeswax birthday candles, thenaturalco.nz, $12
Hip hip, hooray! Make a wish for these candles to adorn your next birthday cake.
Reusable produce bags, The Rubbish Whisperer, $22.49
Put down that plastic bag. The local women behind The Rubbish Whisperer have solved the dilemma of finding something to put our loose produce in. These reusable produce bags are available in five colours, so you can even colour coordinate your apples and lemons.
Safix biodegradable scrub pad, ohnatural.co.nz, $4.50
No, I don’t want no scrub – unless it’s made from coconut fibres and non-toxic adhesives. Clean out the grime and dirt in your life with these Safix pads.
Reusable cotton bread storage bag, rethink.nz, $11
No more plastic-wrapped bread. We’re storing our loaves in these bread bags now and forever more. The bread can re-absorb the moisture from the bag, preventing it from drying out. Finally, an excuse to eat more carbs.
Cocktail straw pack, CaliWoods, $22
Save the planet one cocktail at a time. Sip in style with these reusable stainless steel straws, and you'll be sure to be the talk of the party.
Premium New Zealand mineral water, Huka Lodge
Forgot your drink bottle at home? We’ve been there. Good thing the water bottles at Huka Lodge are made from plant-based materials. The lodge even has its own branded stainless steel hydro flasks, as part of their commitment to reducing plastic. It’s a great step forward in a better eco environment.