The Summer Box has arrived!
This blog post includes Summer Box spoilers, so if you want to be surprised don’t read any further, just know that the box supports small ethical brands who are making their part of the world a little better!
The Summer Box includes 6 products from socially conscious businesses, each of which you will learn more about below. You can purchase the Summer Box as a one off box here, or subscribe and receive a seasonal box each quarter. Now to the goods inside!
HILANA Upcycled Cotton
Santiago, Vitacura, Chile
TGL Summer Box includes a go-to summer essential - a super soft, ultra lightweight and absorbent beach towel from HILANA. This beautiful Turkish towel is ethically crafted from recycled cotton and features hand tied tassels. This towel is perfect for all of your summer adventures, pool lounging, picnicking and more!
HILANA is a certified b-corporation, meaning they have been verified to meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency, and accountability to balance profit and purpose. In the past 3 years HILANA has been able to upcycle more than 5 tons of cotton waste and saved more than 15 million liters of water by focusing on sustainable production practices.
Collapsible Water Bottle
San Francisco, California, USA
Ditch plastic bottles and stay hydrated this summer! Introducing the Que Bottle, the perfect water bottle for when you’re on the go. Made with food grade silicone and stainless steel, the Que bottle is collapsible and can easily be packed or stored when not in use.
Other reasons to love it:
~ BPA free, made with FDA approved food grade silicone
~ Wide mouth for ice cubes
~ Taste & odor free
~ Leakproof & shockproof
~ Temperature resistant up to 400F
~ Dishwasher safe (a personal favourite feature 😉)
The Sunscreen Company
Ava Isa Sun Lip Sun Whip SPF 15
Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
Your lips can burn too! Protect yourself, wear a lip balm with SPF! In the Summer Box you’ll find an all mineral vegan lip balm that is infused with plant-based oils- and contains a whopping 20% zinc oxide for active UVA and UVB protection. Made in Canada by The Sunscreen Company this lip balm melts with your natural body heat to go from a balm like texture to a moisture-preserving wash of hydration (with SPF protection!). Get the best of both worlds.
Love Bird Watercolor Art Print
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Every TGL seasonal box features an artist. In the Summer Box you’ll find a beautiful 5x7 “Lovebird” print from artist Crystal Ho, who owns Triple Studio. Crystal does amazing water-colour paintings of animals and truly captures every detail, really bringing the animal to life! You can learn more about Crystal and see her wonderful artwork at https://triplestudio.ca/.
Plastic Free Hair Ties
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Hair ties are always needed for those on the go summer days! In TLG Summer box you’ll find the world's first plastic-free, zero waste, ethically made, and super functional hair ties! KOOSHOO Hair Ties are a great eco-friendly alternative to traditional hair ties and last longer because of the unique way they’re made - with stretchy, sustainably sourced natural tree rubber. With KOOSHOO, conscious manufacturing and fair trade labour go hand-in-hand, not only are all materials ethically sourced, the hair ties are produced at a Fairtrade certified social good factory in southern India where profits are used to fund important health-focused causes. In the beautiful language of Norfuk, “KOOSHOO” means “feeling good” which is how you’ll feel knowing there is a little less plastic in the world.
Hemp + Bamboo Beauty Cloth
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Cheeks Ahoy is a small business based out of Peterborough, Ontario that creates zero waste, reusable essentials for your home. TGL Summer Box includes a super soft hemp + bamboo fleece beauty cloth which is hypoallergenic and perfect for oil cleansing and removing makeup. Did you know hemp and bamboo are some of the most sustainable fabrics? They are fast-growing, high-yield crops that require no pesticides or herbicides! Enjoy the feeling of this ultra soft cloth at the end of each summer day!
There are limited quantities of the SummerBox available, don’t miss out on this season's box!
Discover and support ethical, conscious brands by becoming a seasonal subscriber. The Summer box starts shipping mid June!