At Urban Design Co we are committed to making a difference in the changing world around us. We want to offer products that reduce waste and help eliminate single use plastics. We've put together this collection of eco friendly products to show you just how easy it can be to replace some of the plastic products we use every day!
Keep your favourite beverage the perfect temperature for up to 9 hours (3 hrs. for hot drinks; 9 hrs. for cold) with the stylishly understated “bevi” insulated wine cup. Double-walled and vacuum-sealed, every cup is made of food-grade stainless steel and features a BPA free push-seal lid to keep cold or heat in and bugs out during the summer. Tip resistant and shatterproof. Also available in a variety of other colours. 260ml/9oz.
A stylish alternative to plastic straws!!
Biodegradable, compostable and eco-friendly.
144 straws per pack.
The Better Farm Co. Natural Cotton Shopping Set
Cotton Shopping Set 14pc $99.00 ($207 value)
A thoughtfully designed set for all your shopping needs. Ethically made from 100% certified organic cotton with all the essentials. We believe that low-waste solutions should be beautiful, so they don’t get left at home. Canada’s first complete sustainable shopping set - making grocery shopping better.
Two - Farm Totes
Constructed of sturdy canvas and designed with 6 inside pockets with open bottoms you can be sure that your bottles, jars, flowers and veggies will be organized and upright. The perfect Farmers Market friend. (value: $48/ea)
Their generous size will save you trips as each one carries nearly 3 times your average grocery bag. This tote will quickly become your best friend with thoughtful design qualities like handles that are wide enough to not dig into your shoulders when the load is heavy.
Two - Perfect Blend Bags
The perfect blend is just that. A modern string top and a sturdy canvas bottom. Nothing is more annoying than veggies poking out of the bottom of your string bag. The canvas bottom will keep all your items tucked in where they should be while still looking current with the string top. Pretty and practical this bag will take you anywhere life takes you. (value: $28/ea)
Ten - Mesh Produce Bags
The perfect solution to the plastic produce bag. Each set comes with 5 different sized mesh bags with drawstring closure. With two of each assorted size, you are sure to keep your produce organized. Soft and flexible they will carry all your produce, nuts, soaps, bread, herbs. Each one has its Tare weight printed on the label for easy bulk shopping. (value: $55)
Alpaca Dryer Balls | Pack of 3
A necessity for any healthy home: natural, reusable fabric softener. Hand-made one-by-one by skilled Peruvian artisans.
Straw Market Tote
Perfect for the farmers market this stylish straw market bag has got you covered from veggies to fresh stems!
*ON ORDER - Arriving in Early September
These reusable stainless steel drinking straws allow you to sip sustainably, by replacing single-use plastic straws. Plastic straws are in the top 10 most common types of marine litter globally as they are lightweight and small, which makes them difficult to recycle and a major threat to sea life and our ecosystems. Reusable stainless steel straws are the elegant, zero-waste answer to all those wasted plastic straws. Luxurious, chic and on-trend in rose gold/copper, gold and onyx, our straws won't rust, corrode, stain or break, and are dishwasher-safe. Take these with you on-the-go in their linen pouch for an Instagram-worthy sipping experience, everytime!
What's so great about reusable straws?
- Comes with 4 bent straws, cleaning brush and linen storage/travel pouch
- Crafted from #304 food grade stainless steel colour plated with rose gold/copper, gold or onyx
- Bonus cleaning brush included in every pack
- 6mm diameter is perfect for juices, smoothies, iced coffee and more
- Eco-friendly, zero-waste, non toxic and free of harmful chemicals found in plastic straws
*descriptions courtesy of Unwrapped Life
Mesh Produce Bag Set
Set of 3.
Making the conscious choice to switch from plastic to these organic cotton produce bags will not only make you feel good, but look good too. Thoughtfully designed to include 3 of the most popular size produce bags, each conveniently labeled with its tare weight.
These versatile little bags have many uses beyond gathering produce at the store or market. Use them to pack your lunches in, for washing your delicates, keeping your suitcase organized or storing baby items in your diaper bag.
Size: 10” x 12”
Care: Wash in cold and hang or lay flat to dry for best results due to the 100% cotton content of this product.
Keep your tea or coffee piping-hot no matter how long your commute with this stylish Bevi insulated mug. Made of plastic and high-grade stainless steel, this double-walled and vacuum-sealed, shatterproof mug keeps drinks cold for up to 9 hours, and hot drinks warm for up to 3 hours.
Handmade Bamboo Flower Decor
Handmade bamboo and wire flower.
Deep Market Tote
For all your farmer's market finds & beach vacays!
Copper Water Bottle
These stunning Copper Water Bottles are a sustainable and pretty solution to replace plastic or aluminum bottles. They are more than just a pretty face, they are also making the world a better place.
Not only are they good for the environment and your health but with the purchase of each bottle The Better Farm Co. is supporting Water.org to provide access to safe water and sanitation for people in the developing world. Each purchase will provide someone in need access to safe water for up to 5yrs.
Each bottle is hand hammered by skilled artisans using traditional methods carried down through generations using a single sheet of copper and then capped with a leak-proof top. Due to the handmade nature of this item, no two will be identical and slight imperfections may exist.
Healing and Ayurvedic benefits of drinking from copper:
*aids in gut health
*fights free radicals
Copper is naturally antimicrobial so requires little cleaning. Simply wash with warm soapy water after each use. Dishwasher not recommended as harsh chemicals will discolour. Polish with a half lemon and kosher salt to keep your bottle shiny and happy.
Product Dimensions: 10.5″x 3″x 3″ | 30.5 fl oz | 900 mL
Bamboo Straws + Cleaning Brush
100 % chemical free untreated bamboo | Non-conductive for hot or cold | Fair Trade | Bambu Straws with Cleaning Brush | Dishwasher safe
grows abundantly at record breaking speed
produces more oxygen than hardwood trees
fights erosion with its root system
Why Bamboo Straws?
eliminates exposure to leaching toxins from plastic straws
Biodegradable: dispose in your compost!
thick enough for all drinks, even milkshakes and smoothies!
Reusable | Sustainable | Compostable
Striped Deep Market Tote
For all your farmer's market finds & destination vacays!
For the Planet
At UDC we are trying to change what we can and there's lot of eco-products that you can start using right now which can help reduce waste and make this planet a better place to live. Here are some of our favourite eco-friendly, all natural products, for your daily life.
It’s where family huddles take place and bantering with friends, it's your children’s art museum as well as a place to enjoy good food with family and friends. The kitchen is the heart of your home and we have curated an awesome collection just for you.
Unwrapped Life offers low-waste, high-style products that make sustainability accessible and attractive. Everything is designed to help you look good and feel even better about minimizing your impact on the environment. Even better? They're vegan and cruelty free.