Westport Sustainable Shopping: 5 ideas from Carly Ridloff

Westporter Carly Ridloff, founder of The Exchange Project, which arranges clothing swaps, shared five of her favorite spot to shop sustainably in Westport.

Westport Sustainable Shopping

Tata Harper at Blue Mercury

Searching for the fountain of youth? Try Tata Harper skincare, available at Blue Mercury. They have a zero-waste philosophy; all ingredients are natural and biodegradable; and they only work with suppliers who respect human and animal welfare.

OFFLINE by Aerie

Play tennis? Explore OFFLINE by Aerie. Their tennis dresses aren’t just cute, but are made from 87% recycled fibers. Called the “hugger” fabric, it is available in an array of other styles as well.

Brochu Walker Fragrance

Love fragrance? Shop at Brochu Walker. Their new fragrance Morning Light is produced by one of the most environmentally friendly companies in the beauty space, Ferminich. Every ingredient is either harvested sustainably, recycled or produced in a lab to avoid depleting rare natural resources.

Unsubscribed Denim

Addicted to denim? Buy vintage from Unsubscribed. Their selection of vintage Levi’s, Lee, and Wrangler jean shorts is unapparelled. If you aren’t in the market for denim, they have dresses made from recycled plastic.


Drink lots of water or coffee? Purchase the ultimate accessory: the Lululemon “Stay Hot, Keep Cold” bottle is sleek and stylish. Lululemon is also a B Corp, which means they are not only doing their part environmentally but are also focused on employee welfare and charitable initiatives.

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