NCN’s Green Living List for Napa
The members of Napa Climate Now! have assembled the following list of providers and services in Napa and beyond that follow climate-friendly practices. If you would like your green product or services to be listed, see below.
- Use native low-water plants
- Lawn mowers that mulch cut lawn. Don’t need to blow leaves – just mulch over.
- Micro sprinklers use one third less water
- Green power tools – GreenWorks and Ryobi Use same brand for all tools so that batteries are interchangeable
- Landscapers Architects – Lori Cagwin (water-conscious plantings)
- Landscapers – Get Real Landscaping (no gas or power tools); Marcy Nielsen- Bereuzo (green practices), Cathy Baskin
- Earth Breeze Laundry Detergent. Biodegradable packaging. earthbreeze.com
- Tru Earth detergent sheets www.tru.earth
- Do cold-water laundry. Modern efficient machines allow this. Reusable wool dryer balls.
- Who Gives A Crap? Toilet paper, paper towels
- Whole Foods cardboard laundry soap containers
- Use 2 composting bins – one for cooked food (garden); one for non-cooked food (brown bin)
- Reusable cups, straws, water bottles (or made from a sustainable source)
- Grove in SF sells green products online (e.g. for cleaning, beauty, TP, etc.) www.grove.co
- Wild Minimalist – Zero Waste Package Free Online Store. Marin. Products for the home www.wildminimalist.com
- Reusable silicone bags for food storage in fridge
- Glass containers (rather than plastic) for storing leftovers in fridge
- Cotton mesh bags for shopping
- Terracycle – Recycling of plastic items for certain companies. www.terracycle.com
- Re-use shipping mailers and other packaging
Maison Verte, a “zero-waste shop” that can be found at the Napa and St. Helena farmers’ markets.
Food and Wine
- Mostly local produce, organic meats, and eggs delivery with no plastic packaging. Napa Wild. www.localharvest.org
- Restaurants using compostable foodware and other green practices – Heritage Eats, Gott’s Roadside, Napa Noodles, Bistro Don Giovanni, Small World, Food Shed
- Restaurants with plant-based menus : Mercadito Food Truck, Dutch Door, Tarla, Eikos
- Zero Footprint(ZFP)organization – has developed infrastructure that allows diners to make a $1 donation on their restaurant bill to support regenerative agriculture in the county. Founder – Anthony Myint www.calc.zerofootprint.net
- Wineries practicing regenerative agriculture. See Napa Green website org. Note “Gold Members” which are herbicide-free and bee-kind: Clif Family Winery, Dominus Estate, Opus One, Raymond Vineyards, Spottswoode Estate Vineyard and Winery, Tres Sabores.
- Electric bikes – Napa Valley Bike Shop
- Transport alternatives – Athletic Feat, The Hub
- Used and vintage clothing – Nostalgia, Bettie’s Girl, Antiques on Second
- Fashion designers using regenerative agriculture to source their raw material: Gucci, Patagonia, Timberland, Mara Hoffman, Allbirds, Christy Dawn, Kering
- Vintage and consignment clothing websites: Rebag, Depop, ThredUP, Poshmark, The RealReal, Tradesy, ASOS Marketplace, Refashioner, Mercari, Jamil Thrift, Vestiaire
- Investing Green Blog on NCN! website. Blog post about divesting.
- Move funds into ESG (Sustainable Investing). Google an investment company to find out where they invest.
- Sustainable investment opportunities. Article by Marie Dolcini – climate friendly portfolio
- Used Books. Bookmine
- Green dry cleaner – Alonso Corona, Greene’s, Ace
- Green hair stylists – Tina Hoffmann
Know other businesses that should be on this list? Let us know! Email Jessica Day.