Let's Go Eco 2021 Winter EBooklet

Winter 2021

01/WINTER 2021

Message from the Founder…

Hello eco-friends!! Your Winter Eco-box has arrived and we hope you love it.

Thank you for thinking big and shopping small businesses. This box has 7 luxurious, high quality items from sustainably-driven small businesses. The inspiration fo r this box is “Sugar & Spice & All Things Green”. It’s specially curated for the holiday season and filled with luxurious items; most are handmade, small batch. All businesses are also female-founded and -led. These women are incredibly hardworking and committed to bringing us the very best in eco- living. It’s been another hard year for many of us and I hope this eco- box brings you comfort and joy. Here’s to a remarkable new year and may 2022 be all that you dreamed of and more. Inside this ebooklet you’ll find more information about the items and the businesses you’re supporting and a couple of articles, videos and ideas. Be sure to take advantage of the discount codes to save you even more $$$. Thank you again for helping us support small businesses and being a part of the global movement to live a more sustainable lifestyle.

‒ Tanya President & Founder, Let’s Go Eco

02/WINTER 2021



03/WINTER 2021

Sustainable Box-Partner Round up & Discount Codes

Use discount code LETSGOECO10 for 10% off your next purchase

Use discount code LETSGOECO20 for 20% off your next purchase

Use discount code LETSGOECO20 for 20% off your next purchase

Use discount code LETSGOECO15 for 15% off your next purchase

04/WINTER 2021

Whimsical Socks Crafted with Care from Recycled Fibers, Zero Waste & Certified B-Corporation Solmate Socks MSRP: $26 CDN

These fun and fancy socks are designed to accentuate style, natural beauty and are full of love, warmth and character. Solmate Socks are even more than all that. We also chose them for their leadership efforts and commitment to sustainable production. They are a certified B-Corp business and these socks are proudly crafted with care from recycled fibers in their family-owned mill. On top of all that, Solmate has been donating socks for the past 20 years to various charity groups including family services organizations, refugee centers and homeless shelters. We have four styles, Nutmeg, Mirage, Fox Tail and Wisteria and you’ll get a random design in your box. Upcycled | Uses RecoverTex Yarns Reclaimed from Production Scraps | No New Plastics | Certified B-Corp | Zero Waste | Woman- Founded Family Run Business | Global Recycling Certified | Gives Back

Check out their wide range of socks and accessories at https://solmatesocks.com/

05/WINTER 2021

What Does it Mean to be Certified B-Corporation and Why it Matters

Tired of greenwashing? Us too. It’s hard to figure out who’s making real efforts to be a sustainable business. B Corp ™ Certification to the rescue!! When you see this mark, you know a business is the real deal and you can feel good that they do good. B Corp ™ Certification is to business what Fair Trade certification is to coffee or USDA Organic certification is to orange juice. It is the only certification that measures a company’s entire social and environmental performance. From the supply chain and input materials to charitable giving and employee benefits. B Corp ™ Certification proves a business is meeting the highest standards of verified performance. Our box partner Solmate Socks one of only 4,088 companies worldwide to receive this certification. To be certified, they had to go through a rigorous third-party verification process, documenting their dedication to environmental and social sustainability. With so much greenwashing going on out there, when you see a business has been B Corp ™ Certified, you can be confident they’re taking incredible efforts to do good for the planet. Watch the video below to learn more about what it means to be a Certified B Corps ™ To really dig in, check out their website https://bcorporation.net/

06/WINTER 2021

Cookie Jar Shortbread Cookies from Provisions Food Company (Beamsville, ON) MSRP: $12 CDN

Crumbly and decadent, these delicious shortbread cookies are a wonderful treat and perfect for the holiday season. You’ll randomly get one of three different flavours in your box… Vanilla Bean, Milk Chocolate Chip or Dark Chocolate. These shortbreads are all natural, preservative free and made with real creamery butter. Vegan subscribers will get a jar of Provisions sophisticated and delectable Apricot Ice Wine Jam. All Natural, vegan, and preservative- fat- and gluten-free.

Lori, Provisions’ founder and visionary, is a trained chef and cookbook author. She started Provisions to channeled her passion for the vineyards, farms and orchards of Niagara, Ontario. All Natural | Plastic Free | Woman-Lead Business | Small Town Made | Small Catch Crafted | Non-GMO

Cookie Jar: 160 ml. 8-month shelf life Jam: 125 ml/2-year shelf life, refrigerate after opening

Check out their full range of jams, crackers and other tasty treats at

www.provisionsfoodcompany.com and use discount code LETSGOECO10 for 10% off your next purchase

07/WINTER 2021

Every season we feature an indigenous business and we’re honored to introduce you to Raven Rising. These chocolate bars are individually handcrafted by founder Chef Tammy Maki a certified Red Seal Journeyman Pastry Chef and Baker. Each is unique and meticulously made with the finest dark chocolate and chocolate embellishments. Vegan and gluten free, these stunning bars are works of art. Artisan Vegan Chocolate Bar from Indigenous Owned Business Raven Rising (Sudbury, ON) MSRP: $14 CDN Global Indigenous is Raven Rising’s inspiration and legacy. Their chocolates and pastries focus on traditional ingredients sourced, wherever possible, from Indigenous people and businesses in Canada and globally. They strive to offer sustainable, ethically sourced, traceable, Fair Trade, and organic ingredients. To honour family members, friends, and everyone affected, a portion of their profits are donated to Indian Residential Survivors School Society which creates awareness of the impacts of Indian Residential Schools.

Vegan | Handmade | All Natural | Indigenous Business | Plastic Free/Compostable Packaging | Woman-Lead Business | Gives back

Check out her line of chocolate treats here… https://www.ravenrising.ca/

08/WINTER 2021

Charcuterie Board made from Premium Grade Acacia, sustainably sourced by Let’s Go

Eco (Toronto, ON) MSRP: $55 CDN

Acacia is a natural wood that is becoming popular for use in charcuterie and cutting boards. Acacia is a dark, tropical and strong hardwood that shares similar colors with teak and walnut but is a more sustainable option. Acacia is prized both for its beauty, strength and durability. Plus, at 1/2 inches thick, this charcuterie board can handle any accidental drops, chops or tug-a-wars. Every piece of Acacia wood has a unique look due to the variable pattern of its grain and its gorgeous tones and shades of colors that varies from light amber through to dark mahogany. The wood has a rustic appeal to it, making it a simple and timeless piece that blend easily with any style preference – from shabby chic to sophisticated and elegant. With over 1,300 species of acacia world-wide, acacia is an abundant and fast-growing species that is forest-friendly, not on any endangered list. These boards are food grade, FSC certified and grown without the use of pesticides, fertilizer or irrigation. With all these benefits, Acacia is quickly becoming a popular, beautiful and sustainable choice for kitchens around the world.

09/WINTER 2021

Dessert idea…. Zero -Waste Dessert Charcuterie Board Step 1. Step 2. Weigh your containers in-store Step 3. Scoop your favourite treats Step 4. Pay for your goodies and they’ll subtract the weight of your jars – it’s that easy Head to Bulk Barn or your closest zero-waste refillery store and bring your spare jars (make sure they’re super clean)

01/WINTER 2021

10/WINTER 2021

Handcrafted, Luxury Natural Soy Candle in Festive Scents from Elysian Fragrances (Toronto, ON) MSRP: $16 CDN What would a Winter box be without a candle? Emmi, the founder of Elysian handcrafts each and every one of these lovely festive candles. They are made from the highest quality natural soy blends and fragrance oils and she uses 100% cotton wicks. They are paraben free, phthalate free and non-toxic and contain no petroleum ingredients. You’ll get 1 of 3 festive scents: • Bark & Cranberry - an earthy blend of natural birch bark, balsam fir and spice freshened up with sweet Canadian cranberry and black currant • Biscotti & Bourbon Vanilla - freshly toasted Italian almond biscotti combined with decadent vanilla and bourbon • Decadent Chocolate & Hazelnuts - a rich bittersweet Swiss chocolate blended with toasted hazelnuts and decadent hot fudge

Handmade | All Natural | Petroleum Free | Plastic Free | Vegan | Woman-Lead Business

Size: 6 oz tin, approximately 30 hours of burn time

Check out Emmi’s range of naturally scented candles and room sprays at https://elysianfragrances.com/ and use discount code LETSGOECO20 for 20% off your next purchase

11/WINTER 2021

Lux Handcrafted Body Butter in Festive Scents by Charcoal & Rose Petals (Peterborough, ON) MSRP: $18 CDN Scented with dreamy blends of natural essential oils and plant extracts, this super creamy, nourishing and luxurious hand & body product comes in three festive scents - Dark Chocolate Orange, White Chocolate Cardamom and Peppermint Hot Chocolate.

Founder SarahAnn is deeply committed to natural living and puts enormous effort behind her sustainable business practice. All items are handmade in small batches in Peterborough, Ontario using all natural ingredients and a whole lot of love. Absolutely no single use plastics are used in the packaging of any items, and all items are recyclable or compostable or reused. Vegan | Handmade | All Natural | Palm Free | Plastic Free | Woman-Lead Business

Size: 60mL, packed in reusable glass jar

Check out SarahAnn’s full range of handcrafted bath and wellness items at https://charcoalandrosepetal s.ca/ and use discount code LETSGOECO20 for 20% off your next purchase

12/WINTER 2021

Apricot Sugar Body Scrub from Zoës Corner (Ottawa, Ontario) MSRP: $10 CDN This delightful body scrub is made with finely ground apricot shells to gently exfoliate skin. Made with a mix of sugar, olive oil and essential oils of lime and lemongrass it will leave your skin smooth, soft and rejuvenated. Zoe's Corner was started in 2011 by Zoe Sztepa, selling soaps and

beeswax candles out of a corner in her family's restaurant. Since than she has added a full line up of natural and handmade skincare and wellness products available in stores all across Ontario. Now, as a mother of four young children, Zoe passes on her love of making to her four children, the next generation of soap makers who love to "help" mom when possible. Vegan | Handmade | All Natural | Palm Free | Plastic Free | Woman- Lead Business Directions: Using a spoon, scoop one spoonful into hands and scrub into clean but wet skin. Rub until smooth and rinse off. Avoid getting water into jar to extend shelf life.

Size: 70g, packed in reusable glass jar

Check out Zoë’s full range of handcrafted bath and wellness items at https://www.zoescorner.ca/ Seriously, her bath bombs are the BOMB!!! Use discount code LETSGOECO15 for 15% off your next purchase

13/WINTER 2021

100 Awesome Minutes to Help Fix the Planet… “Dear Earth” a YouTube Original

Looking for inspiration? We got ya! Get comfy and settle in to watch this powerful call to action and YouTube original…Dear Earth.

Dear Earth is an epic global celebration of our planet and what we need to do to reverse climate change. Sprinkled with musical performances, Dear Earth also contains well-known climate activists, creators, and celebs all sharing ways to make our lives more sustainable - including Billie Eilish, Anders Hoffman, President Barack Obama, Anitta, AsapSCIENCE, Brave Wilderness, Jack Harries, Lil Dicky + GaTa, Marsai Martin, The Muppets, PhysicsGirl, Bretman Rock, SpongeBob SquarePants to name only a few. Our favourite quote… “Be impatient. It’s what will drive progress. It’s the only thing that ever does.” – Sundar Pichai

14/WINTER 2021

Thank you for helping us support small businesses that are engaging in sustainable, green initiatives. Thank you for being a part of the global movement to living a greener, more plastic-free lifestyle and being the change you want to see in the world.

Let’s Go Eco Inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada hello@letsgoeco.com www.letsgoeco.com Instagram: @letsgoeco.inc Facebook: @letsgoeco.inc

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