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 Category: Gear


    Clek’s Foonf is the mother of all car seats! It boasts revolutionary safety technology and convenient features including extended rear-facing up to 50 lbs, easy Rigid-LATCH installation, fits three-across, uses Crypton® super fabrics free of brominated and chlorinated flame-retardants and it’s recyclable!


    With its unique design and engineering, Uppababy’s MESA combines safety and simplicity in one. From easy installation to innovative safety features to one-button stroller release, MESA has taken the guesswork and hassle out of infant car seats


    Orbit’s Infant Car Seat with SmartHub™ ring allows you to dock the car seat into the SmartHub, adjust the harness while the baby faces you, then rotate the car seat into rear facing position – all without strain.

  • Maxi Cosa Mico AP

    Maxi Cosi’s Mico AP infant car seat is the lightest infant car seat* in its class and features an ergonomic handle for extra comfort while carrying. It’s a great solution for the traveling parent.

  • Nuna Pipa

    Combining style and safety, the Nuna PIPA™ flaunts a dream drape™, a 5-second install,green-for-go safety indicators, and certified Oeko-Tex® fabric.

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2013 Finalist: Wipes

  • Honest Wipes

    Honest Wipes: All natural wipes are unbeatable! Thick and absorbent, botanically infused, "Cheek to Cheek" versatility - this wipe can do it all.!

  • Charlie Banana Organic Wipes

    Charlie Banana® was created out of a love for eco-friendliness, quality, and design. Products that anyone would feel confident using on their babies, and that they would recommend to their friends. Their philosophy is "Be Good" and "Do Good" and certainly the way it makes you feel when you reuse.

  • Natracare Baby Wipes

    Soft, strong, certified organic 100% cotton baby wipes infused with certified organic essential oils. Natracare wipesare biodegradable and compostable, making them kind to your skin and the environment.


    The ATTITUDE baby wipes were created to offer you a biodegradable,hypoallergenic and carcinogen-free way to gently cleanse your baby’s skin.

  • Jackson Reece Herbal Baby Wipes

    These herbal baby wipes have no harsh chemicals or fragrances and all the soothing effects of aloe vera, tea tree oil and just a touch of ylang ylang, they smell good and do your baby’s skin good too.

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2013 Finalist: Diapers

  • The GroVia Hybrid

    The GroVia Hybrid combines an innovative waterproof outer Shell with a flexible suite of absorbency layers, including both cloth and disposable options


    The Ultimate Swim Diaper has three layers of protection and snug-fitting legs and waist to keep accidents out of the water! No other diaper necessary, no more bulky disposables.

  • Babyganics Ultra Absorbent Diapers

    Buying diapers? No need to worry. Their diapers are eco-friendly, chlorine and toxin free, and made with plant-based materials. Oh and they’re wallet friendly too!


    The Konfidence™ One-Size AquaNappy Swim Diaper features an open-flat design with Velcro® and popper fastening for an adjustable, comfy fit. The machine washable, stretchy AquaNappy is reusable which makes it an eco-friendly replacement for disposable nappies and swim pants. Fits babies from 3 months up to 30 months.

  • ATTITUDE baby diapers

    The ATTITUDE baby diapers are true green alternatives to traditional disposable diapers, they are as effective, absorbent and comfortable. Made from renewable and biodegradable materials and they are also carbon neutral.

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2013 Finalist: Diaper Bags

  • The Honest Company Collective – Utility Tote

    Constructed with ultra-resilient canvas, a waxed canvas bottom, and heavyweight weather-resistant duck canvas webbing for the handles and straps it has 8 interior pockets to hold everything you need. The perfect bag for parents who want more than a diaperbag.


    Nursing moms who pump on the go will appreciate the Nurse Purse. The traditional nylon black bags, the Nurse Purse is designed in cotton canvas with a toxin-free,water-resistant coating—available in four cute prints


    Designed to keep up with parents' on-the-go lifestyles, the Bumbleride Diaper Bag features a unique, adjustable design, which quickly converts from over-the-shoulder to on-the-stroller toting.

  • ZizzyBee Bags

    ZizzyBee Bags help you store and organize just about anything! Reduce single-use bag waste while keeping life’s clutter cleaned up.


    The perfect solution for on the go moms! This stylish clutch is fashion and form combined. Open the button to unveil the on the go travel changing pad with soft quilted cotton front and nylon back, making this pvc free and eco-friendly.

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2013 Finalist: Strollers

  • The Orbit Baby G3

    The Orbit Baby G3 is the most customizable child mobility system with innovative infant & toddler car seats, bassinets, stroller frames,rockers, as well as the ability to convert from a single stroller to a double.

  • Bumbleride’s Indie 4

    The Indie 4 is a compact, lightweight all terrain stroller designed to bridge the gap between urban errands & off-road adventures while adapting to babies at any age.

  • Babyhome’s Emotion Stroller

    The Emotion Stroller is designed for parents who seek an affordable, lightweight stroller without having to sacrifice the latest design trends and functionality

  • Mima

    Mima is passionate about design, art, family and travel. They are continually inspired and strive to create highly desirable and poignant products that truly evoke emotion and facilitate family life.

  • Bugaboo Bee3

    For parents who live life on the fly, Bugaboo makes everything easier with the new Bugaboo Bee3. The 3rd generation urban stroller for newborns and toddlers.

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2013 Finalist: Baby Carriers


    Tula proudly produces quality baby carriers which keep our future decision-makers close to our hearts, while protecting the home that they will inherit.

  • The líllébaby COMPLETE

    The líllébaby COMPLETE 6-in-1 baby carrier offers more carrying positions, lasts longer, and includes more features than any other baby carrier on the market.


    Comfortable, safe, ergonomic and made from 100% Organic Cotton fabric (Oeko-Tex Certified), Ergobaby’s Organic Carrier is designed with your family and the planet in mind.

  • Baby K’tan’s

    A Baby K’tan’s ready-to-wear wrap featuring a unique double-loop design that allows parents to safely carry babies in multiple positions from 8-35 pounds at home or on-the-go.

  • Onya Baby Carrier

    Onya Baby ethically produces gear designed for the long haul - from birth –toddlerhood.The recycled NexStep: baby carrier/travel seat. Buy less, use it more.

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