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Borden Communications + Design
If you think you can’t make a difference, try sleeping in a room with a mosquito! Our Mission at Borden Communications is to inspire business and individuals to make great choices and to improve the quality of our health and the environment in which we live by empowering them to make simple yet effective changes that are easily incorporated into a busy corporate life and a modern world.
416-484-6489 | info@bordencom.com | www.bordencom.com
Most natural cleaners still use synthetic chemicals for colorants and add trace amounts of ammonia and harsh additives to their products. So we decided that if we wanted a truly natural product we would have to make it ourselves and a few months later Eco-Me was born. Find everything you need to keep your home, body, family and pets healthy and happy. Save your health, home, family, pets, environment, money and time. That’s 7 reasons to start using Eco-Me today.
416-484-6489 | lisa@bordencom.com | www.eco-me.com
The Waste Free Lunch Solution
Laptop Lunches are American-style bento boxes designed to help families pack nutritious, environment-friendly lunches for school, work, and travel. Our sustainable lunch containers--which come with a book of healthy lunch ideas and lunch making recipes--are reusable, recyclable, and dishwasher safe. Our lunchboxes do not contain phthalates, bisphenol A (BPA), or lead. OUR MISSION IS TO CREATE FUN, PRACTICAL FOOD CONTAINERS AND USER GUIDES THAT PROMOTE BETTER NUTRION AND WASTE REDUCTION.
416-484-6489 | lisa@bordencom.com | www.laptoplunches.com
Klean Kanteen, The Stainless Steel Alternative to Plastic
fun . safe . non-leaching . Toxin-free . zero bpa
What you put into your kanteen is exactly what comes out of it. Our stainless steel reusable, lightweight bottles are non-leaching and toxin-free, making them safe and healthy alternatives to plastic and lined metal containers. The Klean Kanteen was introduced in 2004 to encourage better health, hydration, and environmental responsibility.
416-484-6489 | lisa@bordencom.com | www.kleankanteen.com
The Mette Vangso pillows are made with only the finest natural quality filling. Ingredients include organic buckwheat and flax seed as well as 100% natural herbal flowers to achieve the maximum therapeutic benefit. Heated or cooled these pillows can restore your vital energy, reduce stress, cramps, or muscle tension, and promote and balanced state of mind. The ultimate spa-like gift.
416-484-6489 | lisa@bordencom.com | www.mettevangso.com
My Little Green Shop
An eco-friendly e-boutique with a great selection of safe, non-toxic and sustainable products such as organic clothing/accessories for babies/kids, safe toys, BPA-free meal utensils, PVC-free rainwear, organic bath and body products, organic cotton baby slings and nursing pillows, natural pet products, chic recycled stationery & more. Many Canadian-made products. Many fair trade products. Free shipping on orders over $100 and within the City of Vancouver. Regular giveaways on our fb and blog pages.
604 731-8404 | lili@mylittlegreenshop.com | www.mylittlegreenshop.com
RuMe Bags
A Better Reusable Bag, Made A Better (Fair Trade) Way. ReThink. ReAdjust. ReUse. That's the motto for RuMe. These ingeniously designed reusable bags are durable, lightweight and hold 50 pounds each. Grocery or mall shopping; as a gym, sports, diaper or beach bag; for après ski, picnics or overnighters; for laundry, farmer’s markets, work or as ReUseable gift bags. RuMe Bags are small enough to fit in a purse or glove compartment – patent pending enclosure system enables three bags to roll up to about the size of your cup of coffee.
416-484-6489 | lisa@bordencom.com | www.rumebags.com
Widu Handmade Italian Brushes and Combs
When it comes to eco beauty, why not start at the top? Handmade in Italy, the sustainable and lightweight brushes and combs stimulate the scalp and reduce hair breakage, making you stylish while being stylish themselves. Widu knows wood is the ideal choice for health and beauty, becuase, like our hair, it's alive.
416-484-6489 | info@bordencom.com | www.widu.com
Lavish & Lime: eco-chic living & giving
At Vancouver-based online eco boutique Lavish & Lime you'll find a great selection of unique and stylish eco-friendly products to help you live life a little greener. Choose from reusable sandwich wraps and shopping bags to bamboo crib sheets, natural sunscreen and more. We seek out the best products on the market so you don’t have to, because even small steps can make a difference. Live customer service toll free 1 877 216 LIME (5463)
We ship across Canada & the US
604 922 2220 | customerservice@lavishandlime.com | www.lavishandlime.com
Boom Boom Cards – Be kind and track it online!
Boom Boom! Cards are an intentional act of kindness kit where all you have to do is be kind, track it online. If you have ever thought, “Gee, I sure would like to help change the world” this kit is for you! With 26 cards in a kit, each one is an invitation to join the Revolution, a small but growing army of people who are sure that we can re-vision the world we know and create the world we want through simple actions that allow us to reach out and exercise the innate altruism that lives in all of us.
416.484.6489 | lisa@bordencom.com | www.boomboomcards.com
Clean George – 2-in-1 Hand Moisturizer and Cleaner Completely free of Alcohol and Chemicals
Clean George offers a solution for both moisturizing and cleaning hands when soap and water aren’t readily available. The organic moisturizer is also a hand purifier, one with no alcohol-based ingredients or parabens which are ingredients commonly found in hand-sanitizing products on the market today.
416.484.6489 | lisa@bordencom.com | www.cleangeorge.com
People Towels – Change is at hand
A Green alternative to paper towels in public facilties, these quick-drying, reusable personal hand towels are made of lightweight, 100% Organic, Fair Trade Cotton. PeopleTowels are small enough to carry anywhere, and the custom-made fabric is absorbent enough to dry your hands, yet dries quickly. Convenient hangtags even allow you to easily clip or loop your PeopleTowel to your backpack, belt buckle or purse. PeopleTowels are a small sustainable lifestyle change that everyone can do for the planet.
416-484-6489 | lisa@bordencom.com | www.peopletowels.com
No Nuts Please T-Shirts
Our shirts act as a confidence builder, and they educate everyone around! Remind your friends, family, caregivers, teachers and tell the world that you have a severe nut allergy! It's all about awareness ... looking good is just a bonus! All that in a T-shirt. Amazing. All T-shirts are screen in White + "Nut" Brown on the front centre of the shirt.
416-484-6489 | lisa@bordencom.com | www.nonutsplease.com
Strawesome – So much more than a glass straw
Strawesome glass straws are beautiful, colourful and durable and are safe, fun and a healthier alternative to those overused plastic ones. They even come with a lifetime guarantee! Whether you are an eco enthusiast doing your part to cut down on landfill waste, a drink aficionado who loves using Strawesome for their uniqueness and design, or a kid who happily sips back a vitamin filled smoothie with a thick bubble tea straw, Strawesome has a straw for everyone.
416-484-6489 | info@bordencom.com | www.strawesome.com
Berry Plus – It’s first aid for your laundry!
It’s a berry that grows on trees that’s able to get your clothes whiter, brighter and cleaner than your mom’s goo. All in a single serve packet so you’ll never overdose again. Doing laundry the smart and safe way let’s you start a planet-healing revolution, but a cleaner conscience starts with clean underwear.
416-484-6489 | info@bordencom.com | www.berryplus.com