Meet Our First Box "The Preview Box"

by The Good Lane

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With every box we carefully curate products from socially minded brands. These brands strive towards profit with purpose and don’t compromise when it comes to people and the planet. We are excited to share our first box, The Preview Box, which includes the following brands:

Mimi & August 

Gold Plated Boobs Stud Earrings
Montreal, Quebec, Canada 
Mimi & August is committed to using fair production practices and partners with small factories to enable economic development and sustainable job creation. Every factory Mimi & August works with is inspected to ensure that the employees work reasonable hours, are paid fair wages and that there is no child labor. Made in the USA, and designed in Canada these minimalist boob stud earrings are lightweight and perfect for everyday wear! 

The Rose Company 

Rose Lip Balm 
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 
The Rose Company products are hand-poured in Vancouver, Canada in small batches. They are completely vegan, palm oil free, paraben free, phthalate free and artificial fragrance/flavour free, which means you can feel good about what you are putting on your body. You can also feel good knowing that you are supporting a business that minimizes waste; The Rose Company packaging is 100% compostable, and made from recycled paper that has been FSC certified. 

The Better Farm Co. 

Biodegradable Pot Scrubbing Brush 
High River, Alberta, Canada  
In every box we include an eco-friendly swap. In The Preview Box, our eco friendly swap is a biodegradable pot scrubbing brush from The Better Farm Co. This pot scrubbing brush is made from natural materials (beechwood and union fibres) and it is 100% biodegradable - the perfect alternative to a plastic dish brush. 
The Better Farm Co. is a low-waste lifestyle brand that focuses on products that help you reduce plastic waste and live a more sustainable life. The Better Farm Co. also gives back, and donates a portion of the proceeds from every sale to One Tree Planted, which means that your purchase will help create a greener, healthier world.

Dirt Bag® Beauty 

Facial Mask 
Los Angeles, California, USA 
Dirt Bag® Beauty is a 100% female owned business offering anti-aging skincare products which are free of toxins, fillers, parabens, synthetics, phthalates, artificial chemicals and fragrance. This cruelty-free brand also puts the planet first as their packaging is eco-friendly and made of rice paper making it totally biodegradable. Dirt Bag® Beauty was founded by a survivor of domestic violence, and a percentage of proceeds from each sale are donated to Domestic Violence shelters in California.  

Pen+Pillar 

Handmade Spiral Notebook 
High Point, North Carolina, USA  
Pen+Pillar has a transparent supply chain; notebooks are handmade and printed in the USA and feature FSC certified natural text paper. 10% of Pen+Pillar’s profits are donated to local refugee resettlement, helping to ease the journey for those starting life in a new place. 

Michelle Barkway Art 

Greeting Card 
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 
We believe in celebrating art, that is why in each The Good Lane box we feature a Canadian artist. The Preview Box includes a beautiful greeting card print by Michelle Barkway, a biologist-turned-artist living on Vancouver Island. Her paintings and drawings are inspired by her home on the coast, surrounded by ancient cedars and the cold Pacific Ocean. 
Do these sound like businesses you’d like to try?  You can order your box here. Thank you for shopping kind!