Recent Updates

Go Tough on Grime, Be Gentle on the Earth

March 23, 2018

It’s that time of year to open the windows and let the sun and breeze fill your home again! So why would you want to scrub your surfaces with harsh chemicals? You can have a naturally clean, fresh living space in two simple steps.


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Fashion a Better World!

October 07, 2017

Shouldn’t your clothes do more? The apparel items we feature are handpicked, ensuring that we think about garments from every angle: from their impact on the earth to their impact on workers. Learn more about the companies we work with.


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It's In Our Hands

July 22, 2017

Join with national aquariums for the In Our Hands campaign. Change three simple habits everyday to reduce ocean and freshwater pollution that harms wildlife. “Plastic is now found in almost every marine habitat on Earth, and we’re producing more than we can sustainably manage.”

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Get Ready for Summer Sun

May 25, 2017

Buy a pair, give a pair! Get ready for summer fun and protect your eyes from the sun with Blue Planet sunglasses. Check out the new styles made with natural and recycled materials!

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Take Action for the Earth

April 22, 2017

Happy Earth Day! Each year, the struggle to protect our planet against threats to harm its beauty seems to grow larger each year. At The Good Buy, we're doing our best to help people lead more sustainable lives. Here's our list of the changes everyone can make that lead to a big difference for the planet.

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Get Equipped for Spring Cleaning

April 06, 2017

Get tough on grime, but go gentle on the earth with our natural, non-toxic cleaning product line. In no time, you'll have a clean home and a green home.

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Materials Matter

February 28, 2017

Let's talk about the environmental impact of our collective closets. Here’s a run-down of some the materials you'll encounter in our apparel offerings, followed by a bit about why we think they’re such good choices and which pieces you’ll find each fabric in.


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Wardrobe Updates

February 27, 2017

The cycle of production and disposal of things — from the beginning to end — comes at great cost to our shared environment. Begin your journey on the path to greening your wardrobe. We'll show you where to start and why it's so important.

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Sustainable Holiday Wrapping Has Arrived

December 06, 2016

Save the planet while still being festive! The gifts you give can still be merry and bright and go easy on the earth with upcycled sari fabrics, tree-free papers, and more!

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Get Packing!

August 30, 2016

The kids are going back to school, vacations are over, and the office feels a little busier. Going back to a routine can be good sometimes, but can also put you in a rut. Take the boring our of packing lunches every day with these essentials.

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Weekend Warriors, Here's Some All-Natural Relief

August 01, 2016

While exploring our world, sometimes summer has a way of pushing our bodies to the limits. Your muscles will thank you for Badger's powerfully pure body care.

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Renewable by Design

May 13, 2016

When designing things that make our lives better, if we make sure they are renewable, it forces us to find more innovative solutions and, ultimately, make better products. In honor of International Recycling Day, let's take stock of the products we use daily.

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BYO (Bring Your Own)!

April 16, 2016

This Earth Day, we’re asking our friends to
 make three simple changes in their daily habits starting today. Are you ready to get closer to zero waste in your life?

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Greening Your Spring Cleaning

April 09, 2016 1 Comment

Products made from materials that come from the earth can have long, functional, and beautifully designed lives — and can return to where they came from, rather than collecting in a landfill.

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Spring Fashion Collection

April 02, 2016

The clothes in our closets: how earth-friendly are they? Usually, the answer turns out to be: not much. United By Blue's spring collection aims to change that. Learn more about how they're bringing serious sustainability to their fashions.

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United By Blue Shirts

September 22, 2015

New tees are arriving daily from United By Blue's fall line! Wanna know why they're so good? It's summed up in their simple product philosophy: "Responsible Durable Goods." Read more about what's behind that phrase.

 

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Plastic-Free and Reusable Lunch Solutions

September 10, 2015

With just a few extra minutes of planning, you can save the earth from waste that goes into a landfill and save your body from plastic-leaching chemicals in single-use bags. Get a head start on better lunch habits with our sustainable solutions.

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Hit the Road, Make Some Memories

August 01, 2015

Keep track of your travels with these old-school tools that will help you remember every adventure. Think more artist's hand and less overused Instagram filter.

 

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Explore Your World

July 25, 2015

Fellow traveler, we’ve got a few small things that’ll help you get into the spirit of exploring the outdoors. Now, get outside and explore your world!

 

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Gather Friends and Family for a Summer Barbecue

July 18, 2015

Summer celebrations continue! Don’t miss the chance to show off your sustainable style during family and neighborhood cookouts. Check out a few essential supplies to make that next party shine.

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Things We Hate and Love: Travel Edition

June 25, 2015

Who wants to get outta Dodge? Some of us at the Good Buy are definitely feeling the travel bug. Which has its pros and cons. Check out what we love and hate about travel — and some of our favorite ethical products to make it a little easier on the environment and ourselves.

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Things We Hate and Love: Summer Edition

June 21, 2015

Happy first day of summer from the Good Buy! Are you as excited as we are? Check out what we love and hate about summer (mostly we just love it) as well as some of favorite related goodies. (gif source)

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A Compostable Picnic

June 07, 2015

Ready for some outdoor entertaining? Put together the best — and most elegant and compostable — picnic with Bambu's organic bamboo plates and silverware! You won't have to worry about destroying the environment with wasteful plastics or deal with lugging a bunch of your finest china around. Then you can concentrate on the fun part: planning your menu!

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Things We Hate and Love: Garden Edition

May 29, 2015

It's time to plant your gardens! Check out some of our favorite things (and not-so-favorite things) about gardening and pick up some eco-friendly gardening tools today.

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