2013 Voting Now Open!

Our Mom’s Lab and Editors tested products from all over the world. They rated performance, style, design, footprint, socially conscious endeavors and ingredients. The finalists were selected, and you, the people, voted! The winners this year will be announced in our Winter issue. Thank you to all the companies that participated, and to all the fans that voted!  VOTING IS NOW CLOSED.

Voting ends on October 13th, 2014 at 11.50 PST. The Eco-Excellence Awards™ Winners will be notified via email no later than October 30th, 2014 and they will be featured on the print and digital edition of NCW Magazine Winter Issue. The winners of The Eco –Excellence basket will be notified via email in October.

2013 Voting Categories

  • Gear
  • Skin Care
  • Fashion
  • Nursery
  • Feeding
  • Cleaning
  • Pets
  • Eco-Good
  • Resources
  • Health

2013 Finalist: Accessories for Dad

  • Tense Watches

    Tense Wooden Watches are designed and manufactured in BC, Canada. Made from 100% natural recycled wood,their timepieces are one of the most sustainable fashion accessories.

  • Timbuk2 – Diaper Bag

    A San Francisco original, the Timbuk2 Stork Messenger Bag is a covert diaper messenger bag that supports your mini-me without dragging you down.

  • Panda Sunglasses

    Panda creates beautifully handcrafted sunglasses from sustainable bamboo. For every pair sold, Panda provides the Gift of Vision to someone in need through through their non-profit partnership with Optometry Give Insight. Be Visionary,Wear Panda.

  • SIGG Traveller Black Touch

    Made in Switzerland, the SIGG Classic Bottle features EcoCare liner, made from BPA-free and phthalate-free ingredients, ensures a fresh, clean taste every time.

  • LSTN Headphones

    These headphones are for the lovers of all things classic. For the sophisticated and stylish who can't leave home without their headphones. For every pair sold, LSTN helps restore hearing to a person in need through Starkey Hearing Foundation.

 
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2013 Finalist: Accessories For Mom

  • Alex and Ani

    The fastest growing lifestyle brand in the world, offers positive energy products created by Designer Carolyn Rafaelian that are made in America with love.

  • Vapur Shades

    Vapur Anti-Bottles are the most portable and flexible reusable water bottles on the planet. BPA free, dishwasher safe, freezable, attachable, and all proudly Made in the USA.

  • Aventura Clothing

    Aventura designs and creates fresh lifestyle clothing and accessories for women. Their clothing is feminine,flattering,and functional for women who appreciate clothing crafted with natural fibers and a low environmental impact.

  • Mela Artisans

    Handmade Jewelry & Scarves A luxury lifestyle brand that blends traditional hand crafting techniques with contemporary design. By working closely with their artisans,they create high quality products while promoting social uplift in their communities.

  • Raven+Lily

    Raven+Lily is a socially-conscious, lifestyle brand dedicated to empowering women through design with sustainable employment opportunities.

 
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2013 Finalist: Fashion For Dads

  • PACT

    PACT is out to change the apparel industry for good. Their super-soft organic non-GMO cotton apparel is produced in a way that improves the lives of farmers and workers.

  • Three Leaves

    Three Leaves provides men with cruelty free, socially responsible, eco friendly, organic men's clothing and vegan boots, shoes, and sneakers. Three Leaves aims to be the source for ethical fashion for the man who lives without compromise.

  • Flint and Tinder

    Use At Flint and Tinder they don’t only make things different, they make things better. They manufacture clothing you can be proud of, by working really hard to make sure you are satisfied.

  • Zady

    Zady provides an alternative to today's "fast-fashion," as fad demanding consumers buy more and more instead of buying 'good.'

  • Nau

    Nau is a clothing company based in Portland, Oregon. They make sustainable urban, outdoor apparel - integrated designs for the modern mobile life.

 
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2013 Finalist: Fashion for Kids

  • Lucy & Leo

    High-quality organic garments and skincare for kids made in NY out of 100% soft and snugly organic materials. For each product you purchase at Lucy & Leo, they donate 1 tree to be planted with Trees for The Future.

  • AXL Brand

    At AXL Brand, they believe less is more. Utilizing only the finest organic cottons, our modern infant apparel and accessories are handcrafted with obsession, pride and love in San Francisco.

  • Burt’s Bees Baby

    A full-lifestyle brand focusing on the well being of babies, children, and mothers,exclusively with earth friendly products that are made of 100% organic cotton!

  • Wee Urban

    Wee Urban offers contemporary, eco-friendly gear and apparel for baby and toddler. They combine modern yet practical designs, quality fabrics and ethical practices for a truly unique line that redefines urban design.

  • Spence Baby

    SpenceBaby clothing offers timeless style in high quality organic and eco-friendly materials. Every portion of each product is made from the highest quality organic cotton and bamboo fiber.

 
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2013 Finalist: Fashion for Moms

  • Raven+Lily

    Raven+Lily is a socially-conscious, lifestyle brand dedicated to empowering women through design with sustainable employment opportunities.

  • INDIGENOUS

    INDIGENOUS is a long time leader in Ethical Fashion. The artisans who make each piece of their sustainable clothing line are paid a fair wage and work in safe conditions.

  • Aventura Clothing

    Aventura designs and creates fresh lifestyle clothing and accessories for women. Their clothing is feminine,flattering,and functional for women who appreciate clothing crafted with natural fibers and a low environmental impact.

  • Zady

    Zady provides an alternative to today's "fast-fashion," as fad demanding consumers buy more and more instead of buying 'good.'

  • Lemlem

    A handcrafted organic cotton collection of women’s and children’s clothing that started as a way to inspire economic independence in Ethiopia and to preserve the art of weaving while helping preserve an ancient art form.

 
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