This year marks Earth Day’s 45th Anniversary! And boy have eco-friendly products come a long way! Brilliant Baby Products’ President and mother of twins, Kathleen Tomes, recommends the best-of-the-best multi-use, recycled, and natural products that help Moms do their part to protect our planet all while staying stylish, hip and fun!
EARTH-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS FOR PARENTS:
No need to be wasteful with separate work and diaper bags! Made with recycled water bottles, Lassig’s double-duty Green Label Neckline Bag keeps everything from bottles to business cards neat and tidy. MSRP $170.00. www.HABAusa.com/products/Lassig
Toddlers will love creating fun family situations with HABA’s My Little House- Planet Play Cube. Made in Germany from sturdy cardboard, this charming little house folds up to store the adorable mother, father and baby figures that are all made of classic, renewable Birch wood.
MSRP $24.99. www.HABAusa.com
Conserve what’s considered by many as our Earth’s most precious resource – breast milk – with Fairhaven’s Milk Saver. The patented Milk Saver collects leaking breast milk as Moms nurse, preserving every last drop for baby. MSRP $27.95. www.FairHavenHealth.com
Entertain the kids for hours with PlayTape by InRoad Toys. Made out of paper, this repositionable and removable tape is designed to look like roads and train tracks and sticks to any flat surface without leaving any residue behind. For ages 3+. MSRP: $7.99-12.99
Available at select retailers and online at www.InRoadToys.com.
Teach kids the about power of water energy and renewable resources all while having fun in the tub with Yookidoo’s Stack N Spray Tub Fountain. As boats and characters are stacked up on the base, the water flows through each and out the top and then recycles back into the tub to do it all again. MSRP $27.99. www.ToysRUs.com
Sunscreen use is wreaking havoc on our oceans and destroying coral reefs worldwide. SunFriend is a wearable UV/Sun monitor and tracker that helps you stay healthier and safer in the sun without the chemicals that can harm you and our environment. MSRP: $49.99
The double-duty, waterproof Fitted Sheet/mattress protector from B-Sensible is made of 100% natural TENCEL® fabric that is not only incredibly soft and luxurious, but also breathable, naturally wrinkle-resistant, and environmentally sustainable. Drying faster than cotton, this sheet actually whisks wet away from baby, conserving wash loads, water, and sleep!!
MSRP $45. http://www.Amazon.com
For more information about these and other great products, visit their website at www.brilliantbabyproducts.com