What is EarthHero?
We talked about some of the goals of the EarthHero organization earlier, but it’s best summarized as a sustainable alternative to disposable online shopping culture.
Online marketplaces have taken a lot of the hassle out of modern living and made it so you can have almost anything delivered to your house. However, it can often be difficult to find out exactly where an item purchased has come from. And we’ve all experienced wasteful and plastic-laden packaging arriving in multiple deliveries across the day.
EarthHero aims to offer an alternative to cheap throw-away items that are replaced with equally cheap next-day delivery items when they break and add more plastic to landfills.
Despite the vast range, every line and product on the EarthHero website is fully vetted and carries clear labels to show you how you’re helping the planet by choosing it.
How does EarthHero decide what products are sold on the website?
EarthHero uses a unique 5-stage vetting system before adding any product or brand to its website.
- Materials and ingredients:
EarthHero ensures that all ingredients in every product on its website are sustainably sourced and searches for ‘best-in-class’ sustainable materials that can replace commonly disposable or non-recyclable items.
- Responsible Manufacturing:
EarthHero believes sustainability doesn’t stop at raw materials and manufacturing processes. Company ideals of each brand they carry have been carefully examined to check they match EarthHero’s vision of a more sustainable future.
- Giving Back:
EarthHero favors brands that include promises to give back to the planet or community as part of each sale or as part of their company policy. Many of their brands that use paper or wood promise to plant new trees for every product sold.
EarthHero prefers brands that use zero waste, recycled, and recyclable packaging. Where these options simply don't exist, they’ve made an effort to create a more sustainable alternative - for example, their partnership with TetraCycle to recycle certain problematic cosmetic containers.
In addition, all of EarthHero’s own packaging is easy-to-recycle paper and cardboard, made from recycled products.
- Sustainable Lifestyle:
Many of EarthHero’s products are not only made in a sustainable way from sustainable resources but also help you to lead a more waste-free and eco-friendly lifestyle.
EarthHero is dedicated to these five principles of ethical consumption and you can be confident that any brands featured on their website live up to these exacting standards.
Is EarthHero Sustainable?
EarthHero strives to be as sustainable as possible in all aspects of its business while also promoting sustainability for its customers and suppliers.
Does EarthHero have vegan products?
Many of EarthHero’s products are vegan but they also carry some lines including sustainably sourced animal products such as beeswax and wool.
What are EarthHero Rewards?
EarthHero rewards are points awarded every time you make a purchase through the website. These points are automatically totaled every six months to provide you with a unique EarthHero coupon code to redeem for non-sale items across the store.