RAW Co: Eco-Friendly Homeware Goods

RAW Co: Eco-Friendly Homeware Goods

I came across RAW Co. on Instagram and followed the business after scrolling through their posts and reading a few captions.  I then visited Cupboard Love in Richmond Hill in Port Elizabeth and saw that RAW Co. products were stocked there.  I snapped a photo of a...
Bubiroo: Natural Skincare for Moms & Babies

Bubiroo: Natural Skincare for Moms & Babies

I first came across Dorae and Bubiroo through the Eastern Cape Bloggers Meetup run by Eleanor Douglas and Luchae Williams. A sample of product was included in our goodie bag.  I loved the brand and the idea behind it, and that the products are hand-made in small...
Bonnie Bio Biodegradable: Compostable Plastic Alternatives

Bonnie Bio Biodegradable: Compostable Plastic Alternatives

As with most interesting things I learn about in the world, I found Bonnie Bio through Instagram.  I love that they’re actively trying to replace harmful plastic with biodegradable alternatives.  This is a company I had to reach out to and they agreed to be...
Conscious Being EcoWear: Eco-Friendly Clothing

Conscious Being EcoWear: Eco-Friendly Clothing

I first heard about Conscious Being EcoWear from a friend who hosts Collective Womb women’s yoga sessions each week on a Thursday evening.  I mentioned The Planet Perspective and that I thought that listing Collective Womb in our Resources section would be a...
Natural Yogi: Natural Deodorant

Natural Yogi: Natural Deodorant

I first came across Natural Yogi natural deodorant at a health and wellness shop in Jeffreys Bay called “Organic Heart”.  I was browsing around the store and found a pretty display in one corner, and promptly opened all the testers to have a good sniff of...
Eat Naked: Super Nude Super Food

Eat Naked: Super Nude Super Food

I first came across Eat Naked at Dis-Chem in the health-food section.  I then went to an Eastern Cape Bloggers event, where a sachet of peanut butter and a small tube of honey were included in our goodie bags.  I looked up the company online and fell in love with...
Earth & Kin: Natural Skincare

Earth & Kin: Natural Skincare

I came across Earth & Kin on Instagram because I follow the founders’ business Instagram accounts. Earth & Kin is the passion project of Dorae Smith from Bubiroo and Andrea Barras from Bird & Design. Andrea’s talent for branding, design and...
ReTrade: Empowerment through Recycling

ReTrade: Empowerment through Recycling

I first heard of the ReTrade Project through my friend Vicky, from Kiekie Communication. Vicky does some work for The Waste Trade Company – another recycling company in Port Elizabeth.  The Waste Trade Company collects recyclable waste from homes, townhouse...
Wild Hive Honey: Gift from the Bees

Wild Hive Honey: Gift from the Bees

I first came across Wild Hive Honey at the Crossways Farmers Market.  This market is held on the first Saturday of every month at the Crossways Village, approximately 40km outside Port Elizabeth. Casey and Jeff have a stall at the market and sell honey and beeswax...
Spiritgirl Activewear: Eco-Conscious Activewear

Spiritgirl Activewear: Eco-Conscious Activewear

I came across Spiritgirl Activewear on Instagram and fell in love with their gorgeous leggings.  I did a bit of research on the company and found out that the fabric is made from recycled plastic bottles (PET) and woven with spandex. I was intrigued and had to reach...
Better Straws: Buy Metal Straws Online

Better Straws: Buy Metal Straws Online

I came across Better Straws online while I was looking for stores that sell metal straws.  I reached out to Dhrital who owns the company and he gladly answered my questions. Q:  What was your motivation to start this business? A:  I was inspired by the stainless steel...