How do you know if the stuff you buy is sustainable? Here are some guides that can help.
"Founded in San Francisco in 1997, we are the world's first business designed from the ground up around a consumer brand that stands for wildlife conservation. Our promise to every customer is that we use the proceeds of our product sales to save endangered and threatened wildlife around the globe.
We're achieving this by protecting wilderness habitats, creating jobs, building schools and providing other economic benefits for those people who share their land and resources with wildlife."
"...EcoWalls, LLC, has developed an innovative vertical planting panel that supports lush gardens on a building's walls or facades." This company has been founded by two Rutgers graduates and is located in Bordentown, NJ.
"TerraCycle’s purpose is to eliminate the idea of waste. We do this by creating national recycling systems for the previously non-recyclable. The process starts by offering collection programs (many of them free) to collect your waste and then convert the collected waste into a wide range of products and materials." Located in Trenton, NJ. and started out with selling worm poop in recycled bottles and now has expanded to making new products from trash.