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. 

Landscaping:

  • 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

Home

  • 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

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.

Transportation

  • Electric bikes – Napa Valley Bike Shop
  • Transport alternatives – Athletic Feat, The Hub

Clothing

  • 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

Books

  • Used Books. Bookmine

Other Services

  • 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