Colorado is the home for a number of bold businesses that put the Earth before profits. Here are some of our favorites that are making a mark locally and beyond.
Evo Hemp believes in supporting the US farming industry, sustainable farming practices and bringing hemp superfood to the masses. Hemp protein is a great way to build your muscles and fuel your body. This easy to digest, complete plant-based protein is supported by raw enzymes, which makes all the difference. It contains 15 grams of plant-based protein, 7 grams of fibre, and 2.6 grams of omega-3 and omega-6 per 30-gram serving.
Pangea’s clean, highly effective, well-designed products send a message to the world that this planet is important, what we put in and on our bodies is important, and the communities we create are important. To this end, skincare products are designed to be used as a platform that inspires people to lead, live, and make a living in a purposeful way. To this end, Pangea joined forces with One Tree Planted, a highly regarded non-profit organization focused on global reforestation, to reforest 100 acres in the Fourmile Canyon burn area.
PACT Organic makes amazing clothes for every member of the family featuring organic cotton, which is a great choice for the environment. Organic cotton is produced and certified to organic agricultural standards, just like the organic food we eat. Its production sustains the health of soils, ecosystems and people by using natural processes rather than artificial inputs. Organic cotton farming does not allow the use of toxic chemicals or GMOs. Instead, it combines tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promotes a better quality of life for all involved.
Bhakti Chai is a certified B-Corporation, Fair-Trade Certified and Zero-Waste Manufacturing company. They source only high-quality, premium ingredients that are sustainably sourced. They partner with agriculture partners like La Grama Peru who pride themselves on taking care of their employees and producing some of the highest-quality ginger in the world!
At Gaiam, sustainability is a way of life. Their yoga, fitness and wellness products focus on being high-quality and eco-friendly. For instance, their yoga mats are free of six harmful phthalates: DEHP, DBP, DNHP, BBP, DIDp and DINP. Gaiam believes that all of the Earth’s living matter, air, oceans and land form an interconnected system that can be seen as a single entity. By nurturing, protecting and respecting our planet, its natural resources and its inhabitants, we enrich our own lives and those of future generations.