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October LUST LIST: 20 Brands For An Ethical Autumn

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This month's LUST LIST is packed with products that will help ease you into an ethical Autumn. 

Try a cruelty-free natural lipstick that comes in all kinds of autumnal shades or eek out the late summer just a little bit longer by enjoying some vegan ice cream and an alcohol free, botanical cocktail.

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Phoebe Young 2 October 2019

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round soap bars and boxes

Vegan shampoo bars, Kind2

New solid shampoo and conditioner guys, Kind2, have your sustainable shower routine sorted. Kind to you and the planet, Kind2 are made in the UK, are vegan and cruelty free, plastic free and free from soap, sulphates, silicones and parabens. Phew! The range includes active plant based ingredients like Coconut, Argan and Macadamia Oils plus Chia and Hemp Seed extracts that hydrate and nourish your hair. Since they're super concentrated, each one wipes out the need for two to three bottles of shampoo. 


three women walking down a street

Sustainable fashion, Anunita

Introducing Anunita, the stylish, sustainable affordable fashion brand. It is inspired by Indian fabrics and Western designs. The founder works with ethical artisans in India to oversee the creation of bi-annual collections that you will love for years. Any fabric waste is made into bags. Anunita pride themselves on a transparent supply chain and are happy to share where they source their fabrics and have clothes created. We love their stunning brocade jackets and midi skirts, just right for this autumn and every autumn after that.


box of tampons and plants

Eco-friendly tampons, Natracare

This Organic September don’t forget it’s not just food that you can make the switch to organic. Eco-friendly period brand, Natracare’s tampons are certified 100% organic cotton and come with and without a 100% recyclable cardboard applicator.  Organic cotton tampons come without the chemicals and toxins inherent in mainstream tampons, they’re better for your body, for the farmers and for the planet. Don’t contribute to the overwhelming plastic tide of period waste this autumn, plump for a brand that have been campaigning for healthier periods for three decades. Click here for our interview with Natracare’s self-confessed ‘trouble-maker’ CEO.


bread in a bag

Low waste essentials, Nowhere & Everywhere

Nowhere & Everywhere prove it’s possible to run a local business with a global impact. They make gorgeous low waste essentials from hemp, grown on nearby sustainable farm. The profits support community projects in Cambodia and global programmes that provide environmental education. From hemp bread bags to linen bowl covers to bespoke zero waste gift sets for family and friends, this minimal brand keeps things simple, stylish and low impact. 


Bed

Hemp bedding, Soak & Sleep

Hard day at work? Rest your head on some hemp. Sink back into Soak & Sleep’s latest sustainable bedding range. It boasts pillow cases, duvet covers and fitted and flat sheets of all sizes. Whichever piece of warm linen you wind up in, you will be eco-friendly comfort. Hemp requires far fewer resources and pesticides and promotes soil health. Plus, it means that Soak & Sleep supplies are eight times stronger than standard linen, they keep their colour and they last longer. Elegant, ethical and antibacterial, bedtime just got better for the earth.


Feet standing on a rock

Footwear, Finisterre + Vans

A passion for fabric innovation has partnered with an iconic surfer’s sneaker. Finisterre and Vans have collaborated to create a new range that celebrates their joint love for the sea and sustainability. The In the Pursuit range is made from materials like eco synthetic leather, recycled polyester ripstop and organic cotton. Light and tough this eco-friendly footwear can tackle any terrain and certain shoes can weather the waves too. Hybridising hiking boots and Van’s signature surfer style, you put your most eco friendly foot forward in these kicks.


Groundtruth Ll

Bags, GROUNDTRUTH

This new brand was born down to earth. GROUNDTRUTH have just launched their groundbreaking new generation of travel gear, and it could not be gentler on the planet. These bags are built from 100% post-consumer plastic. Crafted to fit the contemporary traveller, they are tailored to let you transition seamlessly from city streets to extreme natural environments in sustainable style. Ethical fashion industry practices form the foundation of GROUNDTRUTH’s ethos. Their trendy totes and built to last backpacks will better the earth and help you explore it.


Yoga mat

Yoga mats, Not Just a Shop

Say hello to ‘Not Just A Shop’. Their Autumn collection is a response to the devastating bleaching of reefs, which should be brimming with as much colour as these creations. The new Coral Calls range of eco-friendly yoga mats and eye-pillows by Wolf and Mermaid is perfect for fitness fans who want to fan the sustainable fashion flame. The pillows are made plump with 100% lavender and black beans, whilst the mats are made from 100% natural tree rubber. Relax and recharge yourself and the future with these bright beauties.


Judes Ll

Vegan Ice cream, Jude's

Crafted on the back of two generations of ice cream creators, enjoy Jude’s vegan Ice Cream knowing that you have made a conscious choice. This indulgent tasty treat, made from an oat-based alternative to milk, is monumentally more sustainable than a regular scoop. Reduced emissions, land and water usage with a creamy cone-full of one of the latest lactose-free flavours. Salted Caramel and Vanilla Bean have recently been added to Jude’s repertoire, which already includes Sticky Toffee pudding, Flat White and even Gin and Tonic flavours!


Axiology Ll

Vegan Lipstick, Axiology

They’ve axed cruelty from their collections: Axiology are adamant that makeup should not only be safe for the people who wear it. 100% vegan, cruelty-free, palm-oil-free, sweat-shop free, this brand makes it so easy to be glamorous and green. Their new ‘Wear No Evil’ Autumn range takes ethical aesthetics up another notch. Dye-free, fragrance-free and made with very few ingredients - this seasonal selection stocks a sustainable shade for every skin tone. Up the ethics of your aesthetics by trying their Bold Burgundy or Ultimate Berry.


round soap bars and boxes

1 / 10

Vegan shampoo bars, Kind2

New solid shampoo and conditioner guys, Kind2, have your sustainable shower routine sorted. Kind to you and the planet, Kind2 are made in the UK, are vegan and cruelty free, plastic free and free from soap, sulphates, silicones and parabens. Phew! The range includes active plant based ingredients like Coconut, Argan and Macadamia Oils plus Chia and Hemp Seed extracts that hydrate and nourish your hair. Since they're super concentrated, each one wipes out the need for two to three bottles of shampoo. 


three women walking down a street

2 / 10

Sustainable fashion, Anunita

Introducing Anunita, the stylish, sustainable affordable fashion brand. It is inspired by Indian fabrics and Western designs. The founder works with ethical artisans in India to oversee the creation of bi-annual collections that you will love for years. Any fabric waste is made into bags. Anunita pride themselves on a transparent supply chain and are happy to share where they source their fabrics and have clothes created. We love their stunning brocade jackets and midi skirts, just right for this autumn and every autumn after that.


box of tampons and plants

3 / 10

Eco-friendly tampons, Natracare

This Organic September don’t forget it’s not just food that you can make the switch to organic. Eco-friendly period brand, Natracare’s tampons are certified 100% organic cotton and come with and without a 100% recyclable cardboard applicator.  Organic cotton tampons come without the chemicals and toxins inherent in mainstream tampons, they’re better for your body, for the farmers and for the planet. Don’t contribute to the overwhelming plastic tide of period waste this autumn, plump for a brand that have been campaigning for healthier periods for three decades. Click here for our interview with Natracare’s self-confessed ‘trouble-maker’ CEO.


bread in a bag

4 / 10

Low waste essentials, Nowhere & Everywhere

Nowhere & Everywhere prove it’s possible to run a local business with a global impact. They make gorgeous low waste essentials from hemp, grown on nearby sustainable farm. The profits support community projects in Cambodia and global programmes that provide environmental education. From hemp bread bags to linen bowl covers to bespoke zero waste gift sets for family and friends, this minimal brand keeps things simple, stylish and low impact. 


Bed

5 / 10

Hemp bedding, Soak & Sleep

Hard day at work? Rest your head on some hemp. Sink back into Soak & Sleep’s latest sustainable bedding range. It boasts pillow cases, duvet covers and fitted and flat sheets of all sizes. Whichever piece of warm linen you wind up in, you will be eco-friendly comfort. Hemp requires far fewer resources and pesticides and promotes soil health. Plus, it means that Soak & Sleep supplies are eight times stronger than standard linen, they keep their colour and they last longer. Elegant, ethical and antibacterial, bedtime just got better for the earth.


Feet standing on a rock

6 / 10

Footwear, Finisterre + Vans

A passion for fabric innovation has partnered with an iconic surfer’s sneaker. Finisterre and Vans have collaborated to create a new range that celebrates their joint love for the sea and sustainability. The In the Pursuit range is made from materials like eco synthetic leather, recycled polyester ripstop and organic cotton. Light and tough this eco-friendly footwear can tackle any terrain and certain shoes can weather the waves too. Hybridising hiking boots and Van’s signature surfer style, you put your most eco friendly foot forward in these kicks.


Groundtruth Ll

7 / 10

Bags, GROUNDTRUTH

This new brand was born down to earth. GROUNDTRUTH have just launched their groundbreaking new generation of travel gear, and it could not be gentler on the planet. These bags are built from 100% post-consumer plastic. Crafted to fit the contemporary traveller, they are tailored to let you transition seamlessly from city streets to extreme natural environments in sustainable style. Ethical fashion industry practices form the foundation of GROUNDTRUTH’s ethos. Their trendy totes and built to last backpacks will better the earth and help you explore it.


Yoga mat

8 / 10

Yoga mats, Not Just a Shop

Say hello to ‘Not Just A Shop’. Their Autumn collection is a response to the devastating bleaching of reefs, which should be brimming with as much colour as these creations. The new Coral Calls range of eco-friendly yoga mats and eye-pillows by Wolf and Mermaid is perfect for fitness fans who want to fan the sustainable fashion flame. The pillows are made plump with 100% lavender and black beans, whilst the mats are made from 100% natural tree rubber. Relax and recharge yourself and the future with these bright beauties.


Judes Ll

9 / 10

Vegan Ice cream, Jude's

Crafted on the back of two generations of ice cream creators, enjoy Jude’s vegan Ice Cream knowing that you have made a conscious choice. This indulgent tasty treat, made from an oat-based alternative to milk, is monumentally more sustainable than a regular scoop. Reduced emissions, land and water usage with a creamy cone-full of one of the latest lactose-free flavours. Salted Caramel and Vanilla Bean have recently been added to Jude’s repertoire, which already includes Sticky Toffee pudding, Flat White and even Gin and Tonic flavours!


Axiology Ll

10 / 10

Vegan Lipstick, Axiology

They’ve axed cruelty from their collections: Axiology are adamant that makeup should not only be safe for the people who wear it. 100% vegan, cruelty-free, palm-oil-free, sweat-shop free, this brand makes it so easy to be glamorous and green. Their new ‘Wear No Evil’ Autumn range takes ethical aesthetics up another notch. Dye-free, fragrance-free and made with very few ingredients - this seasonal selection stocks a sustainable shade for every skin tone. Up the ethics of your aesthetics by trying their Bold Burgundy or Ultimate Berry.


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Cocktail next to bottle

Alchohol-free spirits, Senser Spirits

The first ever botanically active, alcohol-free spirit to have been bottled, Senser Spiritsare not out to get you sozzled. Meaning and mindfulness is mixed into every elixir, and these concoctions are best consumed consciously. A unique series of processes produces these products. They capture the ‘spirit’ and properties of the plants inside. Any given bottle will boost a certain atmosphere and spirit in the drinker. Try Power, if you are after a potion to promote confidence, presence and pure self-assuredness.


Bottles

Apothecary, Anatome

Your mind and soul are sustainably catered for by Anatome. The ancient art of the apothecary is the inspiration behind this brand’s array of oils, supplements and vitamins. They herald natural, holistic health and aim to bring balance back to our lives. Becasue the botanicals that infuse their formulas can only flourish on a healthy planet, they support organic farming and sustain transparency in their supply chains. When you choose to enhance your emotional well-being with Anatome, your product will be packaged in a planet friendly fashion, with recyclable glass and paper. 


The Level Collective Ll

Bags, The Level Collective

Up mountains, into forests, along rivers - weave your way into the wilderness with a backpack that will wear in but not wear out. You need to feel confident in your accessories when you embark on an adventure. The Level Collective crafts bags that stand the test of time without costing the planet. Made from waxed organic cotton and vegetable tanned leather, they are high in quality and beautifully earthy in colour. Vegan options are available too. Handmade in Sheffield, you can show up to the office and then head for the hills, with your sandwiches stashed sustainably.


Tube of toothpaste

Toothpaste, Happier

Happier only use ingredients that you will understand. Each vegan friendly substance has been selected for its effectiveness and minimal planetary impact. You’ll be protecting the planet whilst you polish your pearly whites, because their tubes are crafted from traditional aluminium, which can be easily recycled. Your teeth and gums will be stronger and whiter thanks to the Vitamin E and papaya packed into these pastes, and these guys are totally transparent about what you are treating your teeth with!


Packets of wipes and leaf prints

Tissue Products, Cheeky Panda

The Cheeky Panda is in the business of creating brilliant bamboo alternatives to traditional, paper based tissue products. Free from harsh chemicals and made from naturally sustainable resources these certified vegan tissues, wipes and kitchen towels are tough and soft and sustainable. Bamboo really is the perfect eco-friendly product. It skyrockets at an amazing rate and the shoots are sourced from sustainable forests. Less energy is required to produce bamboo products and BCorp Cheeky Panda offset the few carbon emissions they do make.


Baron Ll

Soap bars, Baron

Many of us start our day in the shower. Rather than polluting the planet first thing, why not begin your day by promoting its protection? Baron want to make your bathroom better for the world. Their lightweight and travel sized shower bar use less CO2 and don't come covered in plastic. These soaps are imbued with essential 100% natural ingredients from the edge of the French Alps. They include the iconic lavender fields and olive groves that have formed the base of oils and fragrances for the soap industry for decades. Paraben free and not tested on animals these soaps will leave your conscience as clean as your skin.


Bottle of washing up liquid

Washing up liquid, Ecover

Scrubbing down your sandwich boxes with last night’s brew… It sounds strange. Still, alcohol is a common component in washing up products, and Ecoverhave built beer into their new limited - edition liquid! Too Good To Waste is launching, and it is laced with at least 25% waste ingredients leftover from the beer brewing process. They are using non-alcoholic booze, so your clean cutlery wont make you snooze. It’ll come in bottles that are made mostly from post-consumer recycled plastic too. Cheers to less wasteful washing!


Shoe on top of water bottles and bamboo

Shoes, Allbirds and JUST water

Sustainable footwear brand Allbirds and bottled water company JUST have joined forces to face the fires ravaging the Amazon forest. They are unleashing a limited-edition collection. It re-interprets Allbirds’ trainers, by building elements of JUST Water Blue into each shoe. They come with a 3-piece lace kit, infused with facets of JUST’s flavours too. The footwear is forged from natural materials like FSC-certified trees, whilst Brazilian sugarcane is used for their SweetFoam™ soles and JUST’s carton caps. 100% of proceeds from the Allbirds & JUST collaboration will fly to fortify Leonardo DiCaprio's Amazon Forest Fund.


Sea Arch Ll

Non-alcoholic Gin, Sea Arch

Devon’s rugged coastline, captured and corked in a bottle. This non-alchoholic gin-alternative is your answer to enjoying a sophisticated, sober evening. Sea Arch is a spirit blended from carefully selected botanicals, twice distilled with spring water. Sip it on the rocks with a slice of citrus to set off the South-coast flavours. They include sea-kelp and samphire, which mingle with cardamom, blood-orange and juniper. The bright blue bottle nod’s this drink’s nautical naissance and is sure to get noticed in your drinks cabinet. 


Hit The North Ll

Cork wallpaper, Hit the North

Musical artist Drew Millward has (literally) drawn on different aspects of the modernist movement to make ‘Hit the North’. Architecture from the North of England comes alive through Drew’s distinctive style on this creative cork wallpaper. Cork is a magical and sustainable material due to its all-natural, insulating, antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties. Drew’s distinctive designs of roses and skulls, which are rendered in his album work for bands like The Foo Fighters, appear in this artwork too.


Cocktail next to bottle

1 / 10

Alchohol-free spirits, Senser Spirits

The first ever botanically active, alcohol-free spirit to have been bottled, Senser Spiritsare not out to get you sozzled. Meaning and mindfulness is mixed into every elixir, and these concoctions are best consumed consciously. A unique series of processes produces these products. They capture the ‘spirit’ and properties of the plants inside. Any given bottle will boost a certain atmosphere and spirit in the drinker. Try Power, if you are after a potion to promote confidence, presence and pure self-assuredness.


Bottles

2 / 10

Apothecary, Anatome

Your mind and soul are sustainably catered for by Anatome. The ancient art of the apothecary is the inspiration behind this brand’s array of oils, supplements and vitamins. They herald natural, holistic health and aim to bring balance back to our lives. Becasue the botanicals that infuse their formulas can only flourish on a healthy planet, they support organic farming and sustain transparency in their supply chains. When you choose to enhance your emotional well-being with Anatome, your product will be packaged in a planet friendly fashion, with recyclable glass and paper. 


The Level Collective Ll

3 / 10

Bags, The Level Collective

Up mountains, into forests, along rivers - weave your way into the wilderness with a backpack that will wear in but not wear out. You need to feel confident in your accessories when you embark on an adventure. The Level Collective crafts bags that stand the test of time without costing the planet. Made from waxed organic cotton and vegetable tanned leather, they are high in quality and beautifully earthy in colour. Vegan options are available too. Handmade in Sheffield, you can show up to the office and then head for the hills, with your sandwiches stashed sustainably.


Tube of toothpaste

4 / 10

Toothpaste, Happier

Happier only use ingredients that you will understand. Each vegan friendly substance has been selected for its effectiveness and minimal planetary impact. You’ll be protecting the planet whilst you polish your pearly whites, because their tubes are crafted from traditional aluminium, which can be easily recycled. Your teeth and gums will be stronger and whiter thanks to the Vitamin E and papaya packed into these pastes, and these guys are totally transparent about what you are treating your teeth with!


Packets of wipes and leaf prints

5 / 10

Tissue Products, Cheeky Panda

The Cheeky Panda is in the business of creating brilliant bamboo alternatives to traditional, paper based tissue products. Free from harsh chemicals and made from naturally sustainable resources these certified vegan tissues, wipes and kitchen towels are tough and soft and sustainable. Bamboo really is the perfect eco-friendly product. It skyrockets at an amazing rate and the shoots are sourced from sustainable forests. Less energy is required to produce bamboo products and BCorp Cheeky Panda offset the few carbon emissions they do make.


Baron Ll

6 / 10

Soap bars, Baron

Many of us start our day in the shower. Rather than polluting the planet first thing, why not begin your day by promoting its protection? Baron want to make your bathroom better for the world. Their lightweight and travel sized shower bar use less CO2 and don't come covered in plastic. These soaps are imbued with essential 100% natural ingredients from the edge of the French Alps. They include the iconic lavender fields and olive groves that have formed the base of oils and fragrances for the soap industry for decades. Paraben free and not tested on animals these soaps will leave your conscience as clean as your skin.


Bottle of washing up liquid

7 / 10

Washing up liquid, Ecover

Scrubbing down your sandwich boxes with last night’s brew… It sounds strange. Still, alcohol is a common component in washing up products, and Ecoverhave built beer into their new limited - edition liquid! Too Good To Waste is launching, and it is laced with at least 25% waste ingredients leftover from the beer brewing process. They are using non-alcoholic booze, so your clean cutlery wont make you snooze. It’ll come in bottles that are made mostly from post-consumer recycled plastic too. Cheers to less wasteful washing!


Shoe on top of water bottles and bamboo

8 / 10

Shoes, Allbirds and JUST water

Sustainable footwear brand Allbirds and bottled water company JUST have joined forces to face the fires ravaging the Amazon forest. They are unleashing a limited-edition collection. It re-interprets Allbirds’ trainers, by building elements of JUST Water Blue into each shoe. They come with a 3-piece lace kit, infused with facets of JUST’s flavours too. The footwear is forged from natural materials like FSC-certified trees, whilst Brazilian sugarcane is used for their SweetFoam™ soles and JUST’s carton caps. 100% of proceeds from the Allbirds & JUST collaboration will fly to fortify Leonardo DiCaprio's Amazon Forest Fund.


Sea Arch Ll

9 / 10

Non-alcoholic Gin, Sea Arch

Devon’s rugged coastline, captured and corked in a bottle. This non-alchoholic gin-alternative is your answer to enjoying a sophisticated, sober evening. Sea Arch is a spirit blended from carefully selected botanicals, twice distilled with spring water. Sip it on the rocks with a slice of citrus to set off the South-coast flavours. They include sea-kelp and samphire, which mingle with cardamom, blood-orange and juniper. The bright blue bottle nod’s this drink’s nautical naissance and is sure to get noticed in your drinks cabinet. 


Hit The North Ll

10 / 10

Cork wallpaper, Hit the North

Musical artist Drew Millward has (literally) drawn on different aspects of the modernist movement to make ‘Hit the North’. Architecture from the North of England comes alive through Drew’s distinctive style on this creative cork wallpaper. Cork is a magical and sustainable material due to its all-natural, insulating, antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties. Drew’s distinctive designs of roses and skulls, which are rendered in his album work for bands like The Foo Fighters, appear in this artwork too.



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