Below we've curated lists of recipes, products, and sustainable businesses to inform and inspire you on your path towards a sustainable lifestyle!
Vegan & Vegetarian Recipes List
Want to go vegan/vegetarian completely or for just a few nights a week but don't know where to start? Click the link below to access a compilation of our favorite vegan and vegetarian recipes from the web. The public Google Doc also contains the link to our AllRecipes profile, where we will continue to add new recipes as we test them!
Looking for recommendations for eco-friendly products that are tested and approved by other young environmental enthusiasts? Rather than provide a list of specific brands of products, we've curated a general list of Earth-friendly alternatives to common household items to use as a starting point to figure out which sustainable swaps will work best for you! If you have a favorite product not included in the list below, we'd love to hear from you: click here to Contact Us.
SoCal Sustainable Businesses
If you live in or are visiting Southern California and want to buy green, check out our list of local businesses that spotlight sustainable goods and services!
Home and Body goods
Eco Now - Located in Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Riverside
Fill Up Buttercup - Located in Costa Mesa
BYO Long Beach - Located in Long Beach and Huntington Beach
Apparel and Clothing
Salad Bowl Dress - Upcycled fashion made by Mary Colmar
Suay Sew Shop - Sustainable clothing and accessory manufacturing company based in Los Angeles. The perfect place to recycle old clothes and get your current favs redyed to a different color
Seed Peoples Market - Two-story department store in Costa Mesa that supports eco-minded brands and artisan small businesses
Body and Self care
Huppy - Dental care including toothpaste tablets, mouth wash, etc
EcoTown - a store born in Japan, they are an eco-friendly secondhand store. Come sell your unwanted, good condition items. Explore clothing, home decor, electronics, toys, and more! Located in Fountain Valley and Santa Ana
Assistance League - This non-profit organization has many thrift stores in most Southern California cities. Come here for some of the best deals on second hand clothing, electronics, furniture, and more
Goodtown Donuts - vegan donuts that are truly out of this world. Located in Costa Mesa
VEG'D - A new take on fast food in Costa Mesa. Try out their vegan takes on classic burgers and other sandwiches, or get one of their bowls. A great option if you are looking for a drive through place that is entirely vegan
Amis de la Terre - OC’s FIRST and ONLY zero-waste grocer with all your pantry staples in Costa Mesa
Looking for more?
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The California Green Business Program leads the state and nation in working with small to medium-sized businesses to grow a vibrant and healthy green economy. Led by a coalition of cities and counties, they contribute to more livable communities with healthier environments, while also conserving resources and saving money.