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12 Things Every Millennial Should Own

A selection of hip, eco-friendly and socially-conscious products that every Millennial should own.

12 Things Every Millennial Should Own

By The Culture-ist

  • Sustainable Sunglasses

    By The Culture-ist

    Based in Idaho, [Proof Eyewear](http://www.iwantproof.com/) is a pioneer in handcrafted, sustainable wood sunglasses. A portion of every purchase goes to a worthy cause through their [Do Good Program.](http://www.iwantproof.com/pages/do-good-program)

  • (PRODUCT)RED

    By The Culture-ist

    Apple gives a portion of the purchase price from the sales of [(PRODUCT)RED](https://www.apple.com/ca/product-red/) products to the Global Fund to fight AIDS in Africa.

  • Ecosystem Journals

    By The Culture-ist

    With a mandate to protect the environment, [these journals](http://www.ecosystemlife.com/) have a unique narrative: their past is 100% recycled paper and its present (and future!) are the ideas recorded on the pages.

  • The Seven Year Pen

    By The Culture-ist

    This [eco-friendly pen](https://www.seltzergoods.com/the-seven-year-pen-c-21.html) reduces waste and promises to write an average of 5.5 feet each day for 7 years. Surely a worthy investment! A portion of sales is donated to environmental causes.

  • People Tree Clothing

    By The Culture-ist

    An advocate for sustainable, ethical fair-trade fashion, [People Tree](http://www.peopletree.co.uk/) operates under a business model of slow fashion, standing up against the negative effects of the fast-paced fashion industry.

  • Me to We's Rafiki Friend Chain

    By The Culture-ist

    Me to We offers ethically manufactured products. With every [Rafiki Friend Chain](http://www.metowe.com/rafiki-friend-chains/) bought, a child or family in a developing nation is supplied with necessities such as clean water and medical care.

  • DAYTECH Solar Charger 5000

    By The Culture-ist

    This [solar charger](http://www.bmstrading.ca/Products.html) uses the sun's renewable energy to charge your electronic devices. It fits easily into your pocket, making it the perfect portable power supply when you're on the go.

  • LUSH Cosmetics

    By The Culture-ist

    Their fresh and natural bath and body products are handmade with love with 100% ethically sourced ingredients. [LUSH](http://www.lush.ca/) is dedicated to supporting various charitable campaigns.

  • Reusable Tote Bags

    By The Culture-ist

    [Envirosax](http://www.envirosax.com/) provides an eco-friendly and stylish alternative to disposable shopping bags with reusable bags that are fashionable, portable and can last up to five years.

  • Cork-Wrapped Porcelain Mug

    By The Culture-ist

    Protect the enviroment from paper cup waste with a cork-wrapped porcelain mug from [Cortica.](http://www.corkcoffeemug.com/) The cup looks cool and keeps your hot drinks hot. Proceeds from sales support cork forests in Portugal.

  • Water-Powered Clock

    By The Culture-ist

    [Bedol](http://www.bedolwhatsnext.com/water-powered-clock-c-89_199.html?osCsid=3eo9n70hijapduiefovfsod4n2)'s Water Clock runs solely on natural power. Fill it up with tap water and you're set for 8-12 weeks of accurate timekeeping. It's environmentally practical and hassle-free.

  • "The Gifts of Imperfection" by Brene Brown

    By The Culture-ist

    A thought leader on living with authenticity, Brown discusses the importance of embracing who you are in "[Imperfection](http://brenebrown.com/books/)". Her book on vulnerability, "[Daring Greatly](http://brenebrown.com/books/)" is also an insightful read.

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