Eco-Friendly Baby Registry: 12 Sustainable Products to Add to Your List
If you're looking for eco-friendly and organic baby products to add to your sustainable baby registry, here are our top picks.
Preparing to bring a whole new human into the world is understandably an overwhelming thing to do. For such cute and tiny people, they sure do seem to need a lot of stuff. That's where these eco-friendly and organic baby products come in.
These items will help you navigate your baby registry in a much more planet-friendly way. You'll find a sustainable version of just about everything you need to welcome your baby into the world, from eco-friendly diapers to convertible cribs. You'll also find products with multi-purposes, allowing you to live more minimally. Here are our top picks.
Eco-Friendly Products for Your Sustainable Baby Registry
1. Sustainable Diapers
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), around 3.3 million tons of disposable diapers were sent to the landfill in 2018. Reusable cloth diapers, on the other hand, can be just as effective and comfortable for your baby. Because you can use them over and over again (just run them through the wash!), they drastically cut down on the waste you're producing.
If you're still iffy about using cloth diapers, no worries: There are disposable options that are biodegradable and made with sustainably-sourced materials. Aka much better for the planet than typical options you'll find on store shelves.
2. Nursery Furniture
Preparing a cozy nursery for your little one includes finding the right furniture to make them feel at home. By being a more conscious consumer and choosing to invest in eco-friendly furniture instead of fast furniture, you're also choosing to better the planet.
While prices may be higher on some of these items, you get your money's worth. There are plenty of pieces that are made to transition your child from infancy to toddlerhood with classic looks that will stand the test of time.
Crib Fitted Sheet, $44
Featuring all the cooling, sustainable silkiness of Ettitude's signature CleanBamboo™, this crib sheet is Oeko-Tex certified, 100% organic and free from harsh chemicals. Naturally hypoallergenic and gentle on baby’s delicate skin and hair, this fitted sheet can help prevent bald spots.
Bamboo Crib Mattress Protector, $59
Mindfully made from 100% organic bamboo and a water-resistant TPU lining, this crib protector is breathable, hypoallergenic, and thermoregulation, keeping your baby warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
Avocado Organic Crib Mattress, $279
Avocado's crib mattress is made with certified organic cotton (organic baby products for the win!), wool, and latex. Its dual-sided design also offers different levels of firmness to support your baby as it grows into toddlerhood.
3. Car Seats
When you're showing your baby off at the grandparents' house, restaurants, and beyond, you want something safe and comfortable to get your kiddo from point A to point B.
Finding eco-friendly car seats isn't an easy feat, but there are some sustainably-made options that have the planet and your little one in mind.
Nuna PIPA Lite LX & Pipa Series Base, $400
Keep your baby safe and secure with this car seat by Nuna. It's made with a Merino wool and TENCEL lyocell fabric blend that's both soft and comfy for your baby. It also features a five-point harness and side impact protection to keep your little one in place, even on the bumpiest car rides.
Both the environment and your baby can always use some TLC. Babies have especially sensitive skin, so they need the best of the best when it comes to what's used on their bodies.
Eco-friendly self-care products often use organic, sustainably-sourced materials that are gentle and nourishing.
Mini Bloom Discovery Kit, $69
Yep, this kit is for both you and your baby. Mini Bloom's Discovery Kit features a 2-in-1 wash, hair detangling treatment, diaper rash relief cream, and a USDA organic nipple balm. That way, both of you can feel clean, refreshed, and relaxed after a long day.
5. Sustainable Clothing
Though your baby may grow out of their clothing pretty quickly, opting for slow fashion options still pays off in the long run. Both your kiddo and Mother Earth will thank you for choosing soft, eco-friendly, and organic baby products that won't cause them discomfort.
These sustainably-made baby registry options are made with materials that will last forever, so your baby can stay fashionable and sustainable for as long as they fit. They also make great hand-me-downs.
Kids Bear Hat, $24
Bears big and small need to keep their ears warm whether preparing for hibernation or emerging for the next Spring. This kid's bear hat lets our little cubs run wild and stay warm!
6. Eco-Friendly Toys
Babies may not know much (yet!), but they still want to have a good time. By choosing eco-friendly toys, your kiddo can play safely and sustainably.
Made with durable materials like sustainably-sourced wood, eco-friendly toys promote learning and discovery while producing a smaller carbon footprint than their plastic counterparts.
Lovevery Play Gym, $140
May your baby never be bored with this play gym by Lovevery. It's decked out with gentle toys and accessories that are made to stimulate and promote learning. Plus, it's made with sustainably-sourced wood and ships carbon neutral.
7. Organic Food and Feeding Accessories
One of the most important things to take into consideration is what you feed your baby. Organic infant formula helps minimize your infant's exposure to pesticide residues and chemicals, all while nourishing them and supporting their rapid growth.
And eco-friendly feeding accessories—such as bibs and burp cloths—make for a more sustainable feeding experience.
Bobbie Organic Infant Formula, Prices Vary
Bobbie's Organic Infant Formula offers complete nutrition and is modeled after breast milk. It's designed to nourish, supports immunity, and is easy on your baby's tummy.
Organic Flour Sack Dish Towels, $25
Instead of buying burp cloths, opt for these dish towels made from 100% organic cotton. Not only do they work as burp cloths for your baby, but they also make great towels for kitchen clean-ups and drying dishes. Gotta love having multi-use items on your baby registry!
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