Great water sandals made from recyclables

Great water sandals made from recyclables

It’s great to find clothes and shoes that are not only made sustainably but are also comfortable. Take Chaco sandals, long favorites for rafters, hikers and those kicking back somewhere sunny and warm. The new Women’s Z/Cloud offer pillow-top comfort, adjustable...
No-hassle road trip coffee

No-hassle road trip coffee

Here’s another way to travel sustainably — make a hot cup of specialty coffee as easily as a hot cup of tea. And help save the planet. Steeped Coffee comes in compostable packets of 10 for $25, in a variety of roasts and decaffeinated. You simply dunk the...
Small batch sauces for road trips

Small batch sauces for road trips

When we travel, we also like to cook or grill on the road. But provisioning can be difficult – we don’t want to bring too much and have too much left over at the end of the trip. So next time, instead of a big bottle of BBQ sauce from the supermarket,...
The Athena jump starts your road trip

The Athena jump starts your road trip

On your next road trip, you can recharge all your electronic devices — even jump-start your car in an emergency. The Athena from Uncharted Supply Company does it all, is easy to store and and is relatively lightweight. Even has a built in flashlight! Priced at...
Fresh coffee guaranteed for your next trip

Fresh coffee guaranteed for your next trip

When you’re traveling and want a fresh cup of coffee in the morning, it’s a bummer when you can’t get a fresh cup. Next trip, take along some Amor Perfecto, the only Colombian coffee harvested and roasted at the farm and shipped right to your...
Safe drinking water in a reusable bottle

Safe drinking water in a reusable bottle

An easy and cost-effective way families can travel more sustainably is by using a water purifier bottle instead of buying single use plastic bottles. Drinking water is in some foreign countries can be risky. The same from drinking from a stream on a hike in the...
Inspired by sardines and great for outdoors

Inspired by sardines and great for outdoors

Inspiration often strikes when you’re looking for something else. Ask the inventors of Freshe Meals. In their case it was sardines. Henry and Lisa Lovejoy were on a sourcing trip in Europe’s Iberian Peninsula—a place where colorful buildings dot the landscape and...
Staying hydrated on the slopes

Staying hydrated on the slopes

When you’re on the slopes, truly enjoying a Blue Bird ski day, the last thing you want is to stop for a drink of water. Camelbak has solutions for you. The Camelbak Zoid does one thing, and it does it well: it maximizes your time on the mountain without bulking...
Non-toxic baby bath products from Hand Over Heart

Non-toxic baby bath products from Hand Over Heart

By Meghan McCloskey, Taking the Kids Correspondent As a new mom of a 12-week-old baby boy, I try to create a non-toxic environment in my home by using safe and natural products. From nursery furniture to toiletries, I have frequently found “greenwashing” in baby...
Sustainable, comfortable from Royal Robbins

Sustainable, comfortable from Royal Robbins

I love it when travel clothes are  comfortable, versatile  and sustainable so I can brag about how I care about the planet. Westlands cowl The Royal Robbins women’s Westlands sweater collection is made from soft and sustainably sourced Seawool that combines...