Directory of South African Eco-friendly Businesses

Hi Community!

This is an ongoing directory of businesses, organisations, figures and personalities in the local eco scene. This directory is in line with Conscious Lifestyle Collective’s intention to build and strengthen community within the eco-friendly space.

Beauty and Health

EMBRACING NATURE

Embracing Nature is an all natural beauty company aimed at providing clients with products made from the finest natural and sustainable ingredients. Embracing Nature aims to serve others that want to make that little difference in the environment all while benefiting their skin and hair. Embracing Nature uses sustainably sourced products, natural ingredients, and environmentally friendly packaging.

LAVANDULA & CO.

Lavandula & Co. retails a range of essential oils. Lavandula & Co. also shares information about the benefits of these essential oils, application methods, education and basic basic  DIY tips.

MARE & ITIS SHOPPE

Mare & Itis Shoppe is inspired by everything natural. Mare & Itis Shoppe is a non-toxic and eco-conscious brand that uses plant based ingredients to produce skin and hair oil products.

SHEBA FEMININE

Sustainably created by women, Sheba Feminine is redesigning the language around reproductive and sexual health with organic cotton and biodegradable menstrual care products. Products range from organic cotton & biodegradable tampons, pads and pantyliners that ensures the safety and dignity  of your skin and reproductive health.

Home/Lifestyle

NATURAL LIFE:

Natural Life is designed to help you live a greener, healthier lifestyle by replacing the toxin-filled and plastic products of yesteryear with modern, eco-friendly solutions that don’t cost the earth.

MSULWA LIFE

Msulwa Life is an online eco-store providing a variety of products that are environmentally sustainable, organic, vegan and unique to easily fit into your lifestyle. Pure from chemicals, Innocent from the use of animals & Clean from environmental damage.

MULTIPLY FURNITURE

Multiply Furniture designs, manufactures and retails a range of distinctive lifestyle furniture and essentials using modern technology and sustainable materials. Something for every home or office.

ANYTHING MACRAME

Using a unique technique of crafting a textile that uses several knots to form the basic shape and function of the piece, Anything Macrame creates the most beautiful cases for pillows, cushions plants and much more. These are guaranteed to bring a sense of chic and comfort to any space.

YEU’S HANDMADE ESSENTIALS

Yeu’s Handmade Essentials understands that self-care is important to you. Thus, they have created sustainable self-care candles that are hand-poured and made with your self-care needs in mind.YEU is inspired by Africa and African aesthetics and scents. Africa to bring you a variety of transformative aromatherapy experiences.

THRIFTING & SECOND HAND

JUNKIE CHARITY STORE

JUNKIE is a charity store situated right in the heart of Melville that defies all preconceived notions regarding charity stores. All though it is a charity store it always boasts high quality and interestingly beautiful merchandise, which ensures that each visit to JUNKIE is a unique, exciting and adventurous thrifting experience unlike any other.

THRIFT HAPPENS

Thrift Happens is a South African online thrift store specialising in quality brand new and pre-owned items. Thrift Happens sources from the streets of Johannesburg and carefully curate each item ensuring to serve customers with the most unique and trendy pieces. In other words…you will be the only person owning the quality piece without the price tag!

SELTEN AUTHENTIC

Selten Luxury Group retails good quality second hand designer accessories such as bags, purses, wallets and other leather goods. Producers of these luxury items are oneof the main contributors to pollution and waste. Second hand stores like Selten Luxury Group help in curbing waste by extending the lifespan  of these items.

VINTAGE THRIFT HUB

Vintage Thrift Hub is a great second hand store that retails garments that have been recycled and reworked. This form of thrifting is important, because clothes are often considered spoiled and are discarded if they  have been torn or stained.

KHENSANE BOUTIQUE

Khensane carefully sources and selects good quality clothing and accessories from your well-known brands. She hosts sales daily on her instagram.

Fashion

Conscious Lifestyle Collective

Conscious Lifestyle Collective – Fashion range is made from COTTON MADE IN AFRICA by AFRICAN’S. We are proud of our first conscious range and look forward to the future.

MOTSO

Motso is a premium comfort wear brand whose values  are founded on sustainability, ethicalness, local and inclusiveness. Motso’s pieces aim to stand the test of time.

I SCREAM AND RED

Planet Friendly bags made from recycled seatbelts, reused upholstery, all materials are locally sourced and made by people with disabilities.

SO GOOD

SO GOOD is the brand created for the The Sewing Café training program. This program offers unskilled people from Masiphumelele and Ocean View the opportunity to learn to sew. Students are extensively trained on SO GOOD products and will then work on our orders for these products and earn.

ZIMELE ECO WEAR

Established in 2018 and run by Y-generation women, Zimele Eco Wear provides the solution to protecting the human body with underwear that is not harmful to the wearer.

NGUNI APPAREL

Nguni Cape Town is a lifestyle brand with an eco-conscious, focussed on quality in-house design and manufacture. The apparel range is functional leisurewear with attention to detail, designed for functionality and everyday appeal.

BOHEMIAN COLLECTIVE

Bohemian Collective represents being Free spirited. The brand prides itself in using natural fabrics and keeping their designs simple yet versatile.

Eco-Grocers

THE REFILLERY

The Refillery is an exciting, new planet-friendly grocer offering a stylish, convenient, PLASTIC-FREE, ‘weigh-and-pay’ shopping experience that helps you to stock and re-stock your pantry with the highest quality, ethically-sourced products without all that wasteful packaging normally associated with a trip to the grocery store.

FOOD LOVER’S MARKET

Food Lover’s Market, South Africa’s leading fresh produce retailer, today confirmed its continued commitment to a plastic-free shopping experience.

FARM FRESH ONLINE

FarmFreshOnline.co.za is a Johannesburg based service created to deliver quality and convenience as efficiently as possible. With their zero-waste stance, their aim is to not only make your life easier, but also healthier and better for constomers and the environment.

NUDE FOODS

Nude Foods is a Cape Town based plastic-free grocery store, offering non-GMO, healthy and affordable wholefoods and earth-friendly body and home products – all sold by weight.

VULA FOOD SHACK

Vula is a self sustainable business focused on Holistic health and promoting a sustainable relationship with Mother Nature. One of the ways in which THEY realiSe this goal is by providing a door-to-door, zero wastage, fresh produce delivery service.

THE UNWRAPPED CO.

The Unwrapped Co. is an online zero-waste store in Gauteng where you can buy pantry staples and zero waste lifestyle products package-free.

UBUL MILK

UBUL Milk is here to be the reason for you to MOOve your Hooves in the morning. We deliver fresh glass bottle’s of milk right to your door, every morning as you prefer, except on Sundays. 

Conservation

CLEAN UP AND RECYCLE SOUTH AFRICA

Clean-up & Recycle South Africa facilitates efforts across the country. You can join this community and get updates through their website.

BEACH CLEAN UP

The Beach Co-op is a not-for-profit company, whose mission is to eliminate, reuse, redesign and recycle single-use plastic, which often lands up in our oceans and on our beaches.

Greening

SOIL FOR LIFE

Soil for Life is a public benefit organisation that teaches people how to grow their own food, improve their health and well-being, and nurture and protect the environment.

FOOD AND TREES FOR AFRICA

A South African NPO for food security and environmental sustainability; Tree planting, small-scale farming, food gardening, skills, education, and more.

Eco-Figures

TLHODI NTULI

Tlhodi is a sustainability consultant at a big-4 accounting firm and offers self-development services which incorporate environment preservation as part of self-care practices

NOLA GAILLARD

Nola is passionate about support small businesses with an eco-friendly footprint. Through social media, she shares her eco journey and continues to influence those around her.

NATASHA OZORA

Natasha runs a green coffee and juice bar in Cape Town called Nourish’d Cafe and Juice Bar. Of which its business model is premised on recycling and pollution prevention in Cape Town.

WIMBISO SIMBI

Wimbiso is a multidisciplinary urban scientist with experience in environmental management, monitoring and regulation, sustainable work-based practices. She is the director of Sustainable Green Consultants Group.

THABO BOKAMOSO

Thabo is a climate justice activist who shares his inspiring journey of conscious living and taking care of the planet, through his social media.

KIMARA GOVENDER

When Kimara is not in front of the camera as an actress, she enjoys sharing her vegan lifestyle with the world.She will soon start her vegan YouTube channel, documenting her health journey.

OLWETHU “LOLA” NGCOBO

Known as the “OganicBaddie” in the social media streets, Olwethu is truly an eco force to be reckoned with. She is the founder and formulator of organic skincare brand Lola & Co Organics. She also lives consciously by growing her own food and educating others about what it means and takes to live consciously.

SARAH ROBYN FARRELL

Sarah is the founder of TransparenCI, a Cape Town based agency that specialises in sustainability, communication and design. She considers herself an imperfect environmental socio environmental activist.

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