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20 Beachy Social Businesses

From Cow-Print Cushions to Organic Sun Care Collections

— May 23, 2014 — Social Good
From cow-print cushions to organic sun care collections, these beachy social businesses embrace the vibe that everyone loves to love: sand, water and sun. But there's one vibe that tops them all and that's the social good spirit.

Some of the innovations featured are items like beach bags to flip flops that you can bring along with you to your favorite beach. Others, however, do the work that's needed to clean beaches up from the mounds of pollution and trash that coasts are subject to. One example of both is Coastal Playground, a social business based in Southern California, that offers a fashion line as well as partnerships with charities in order to beautify coastlines across the already beautiful California. Beachy social businesses will take you into all the seasons -- even winter.
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Global Community Clothing Brands
Global Community Clothing Brands
Alternative Apparel Straddles the Line Between Corporate & Social
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Crafty Artisan-Made Computer Cases
Crafty Artisan-Made Computer Cases
'Intrinsic' Leverages the Creative Skills of Kenyan Workers
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Sustainable Interiors
Sustainable Interiors
Interface Believes in All Ps: People, Process, Product, Place and Profits
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Ethical Vacation Choices
Ethical Vacation Choices
Responsible Travel is a Locally-Oriented Online Portal
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Organic Sun Care Collections
Organic Sun Care Collections
COOLA Offers Environmentally Friendly Sunscreen Products
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Beach-Beautification Clothing Lines
Beach-Beautification Clothing Lines
Coastal Playground Donates Profits to Keep Shorelines Clean
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Fair Trade Wine Pouches
Fair Trade Wine Pouches
'Palesa' Symbolizes Strength, Motherhood and Consciousness
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Fair Trade Woven Panniers
Fair Trade Woven Panniers
BasketBasket Offers Handmade French-Style Couffins
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Fair Trade Eco-Tourism
Fair Trade Eco-Tourism
Bespoke Experience Uses Commercial Travel for Poverty Alleviation
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Crocheted Tin Tab Placemats
Crocheted Tin Tab Placemats
1,080 Ring Pulls Were Used to Make Each of These Da-Lata Placemats
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Casual Children's Cause Clothing
Casual Children's Cause Clothing
'ever/after' is a Brand That Reflects a Californian Lifestyle
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Caring Handcrafted Jewelry
Caring Handcrafted Jewelry
31 Bits Gives Ugandan Women a Safe Network of Creation
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Artisanal Organic Cotton Fashion
Artisanal Organic Cotton Fashion
The One Mango Tree Spring/Summer Collection is Low-Key
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Discarded Designer Duds
Discarded Designer Duds
Rags2Riches is a Social Business That Creates Handbags Out of Scraps
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Landfill-Saving Shoes
Landfill-Saving Shoes
IndoSole Uses Old Tires and Transforms Them into Eco-Friendly Footwear
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Modern Beachy Tie-Dye Fashions
Modern Beachy Tie-Dye Fashions
The Océé Collection Features Stunning Looks for the Beach
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Cow-Print Cushions
Cow-Print Cushions
Deep Dark Africa Creates Simple Fair Trade Home Design
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Philanthropic Woven Accessories
Philanthropic Woven Accessories
Pura Vida Bracelets Supports Artistans in Costa Rica
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Portable Wind Turbines
Portable Wind Turbines
You Can Charge Any USB Device with the Tiny Eco 'Trinity'
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Fairly Traded Bohemian Bags
Fairly Traded Bohemian Bags
The JADEtribe Line is Sustainable, Handmade and Natural
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