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: Baby Monitors

  • Baby Zoom™ WiFi Video Monitor & Internet Viewing System

    Summer Infant’s BabyZoom allows you to see baby anytime, anywhere with this revolutionary internet viewing system that includes an in-home handheld video monitor for continuous and overnight monitoring.

  • Angelcare’s AC 1200

    The Angelcare Video Movement & Sound monitor for Smartphone monitor allows you to watch your baby no matter where you are in the world!

  • Philips - Avent

    Philips AVENT baby monitors feature DECT (digital enhanced cordless telecommunication) technology that guarantee zero interference from any other household electronic device, plus automatic channel selection for a completely clear connection.

  • Safetosleep Sleep & Breathing Monitor

    The first system to monitor the breath rate of your sleeping baby and alert you of dangerous breathing patterns. It's the safest way to put your baby to sleep.

  • Always in View

    Infanttech is dedicated to creating solutions to everyday parenting issues by developing new products with the best technology for the safety of all kids.

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2013 Finalist: Cribs

  • The Honest Company’s Collective – 4-in-1 Convertible Crib

    Spindle sides let you keep an eye on baby from all angles, while the solid sides give them a sense of warmth, protection, and comfort. Plus, 4 adjustable mattress positions allow you to maximize comfort and safety for both you and baby at all stages of their development.

  • Krethaus, a new simplicity, presents the Oriente Crib

    Krethaus, a new simplicity, presents the Oriente Crib:Light, agile and cool. Transformable into a toddler bed. 0 to 4.5 years.solid Patagonian Wood structure. Tyvek basket easy to clean, fresh and safe.

  • Kalon’s Echo Crib

    Made in the USA by traditional craftspeople from 100% solid, sustainably harvested domestic Maple. Each surface is gently sculpted, creating a clean, open space for the child.

  • PetitNest

    PetitNest is a modern, classic collection of nursery furnishings designed by Lonni Paul. The PetitNest brand offers new parents more bold, high-style options that are eco-friendly and Made in the USA

  • Alto Crib by Spot On Square

    Influenced by modern architecture, the Alto Crib is a visually stunning piece, featuring colorful translucent panels made of natural & non-toxic materials. Three interchangeable patterns available.

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2013 Finalist: Eco Toys

  • Flatout Frankie Little Aeroplane

    Their toys encourage kids to be creative and active -through building, imagination and experimentation.Pop the Little Aeroplane together, jump in and take flight!


    North Forty’s modern play kitchen has endless configurations only limited by a child's imagination. Built to last a lifetime with solid bamboo and Greengard certified finishes.

  • Green Start Pattern Play Wooden Puzzles

    These mix-and-match mosaic puzzles inspire creativity, encourage imaginative thinking, and enhance learning skills through fun and fascinating pattern play. Packaged in reusable tote boxes and made with wood from sustainable forests, they’re good for children, and good for the world!

  • Kalon Wilderness Collection

    Made in Los Angeles from the classic, natural materials of wood, leather and canvas. Inspired by traditional expedition tackle and the rugged intellectuals of America’s early naturalist movement.

  • Noble Toy Co - Season’s Change Block Puzzle

    Manny & Simon’s eco-friendly wooden Stroller Push Cart is a contemporary andnbrightly colored twist on classic kid's heirloom to ys. With an easy grip handle perfect for little hands to grab and hold!

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2013 Finalist: Wall Decor

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