Top Beach of 2022

December 6, 2022

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes and shares for our 2022 features in the Beach category. And the item that came out on top was…drum role please…Detour Sunglasses, a line of sunglasses that are made with UV400 protective lenses, providing nearly 100% protection […]


October 23, 2018

Just say no to plastic straws! Our friends at FinalStraw are on a mission to help save our oceans one straw at a time. Here are some sad plastic straw facts: in the United States, we use enough of those single-use straws to wrap around the Earth 2.5 times EVERY DAY (!), and because they […]

Rancho Margot

April 20, 2018

Go green on your next getaway! Rancho Margot in El Castillo, Costa Rica, is an ideal example of eco-tourism. In the shadow of Arenal volcano lies this 400 acre sustainable ranch which grows well over half of all the food consumed by their workers, residents and guests. Electricity is generated onsite with two hydroelectric generators, and three on-site bio-digesters produce the […]

MANDA Sun Paste

May 30, 2017

It’s the power of Thanaka! Not familiar with Thanaka? This is a paste made from the ground bark of trees grow abundantly in central Myanmar. The folks at MANDA created an Organic Sun Paste that takes full advantage of the natural sun protection, high antioxidants and effective moisturizing properties of this magical paste. Other organic ingredients used […]

Humble Brush

May 9, 2017

You must do it every day (or at least, we hope you do it everyday!)…brush your teeth, of course! And besides being good for you, how about making a difference the next time you pick up your toothbrush? With Humble Brush you can. These 100% biodegradable toothbrushes, designed in Sweden and carefully developed by dentists, […]

mama KULEANA Reef Safe Sunscreen

April 26, 2017

Be kind to the ocean, fish, reefs, and yourself! mama KULEANA Reef Safe Sunscreen lives up to its name. Kuleana is the Hawaiian word for reciprocal responsibility or accepting responsibility with diligence and intent. mama KULEANA is a waterproof, SPF 30 sunscreen handmade with organic shea butter, organic coconut oil, beeswax, organic almond oil, zinc powder, Vitamin E […]

Leaos Solar E-Bike

April 21, 2017

Not just an electric bike…it’s solar powered! The award winning Leaos Solar E-Bike is a very sleek-looking ride. The solar panels are fulling integrated into the frame of the bike and charge with direct sunlight and passive light, while you are riding and also when you are not. The display panel will indicate the battery’s power level, and if […]

Rebecca Atwood + Method Pumpkin Clove Gel Handwash

August 30, 2016

The smell of fall is in the air! Especially after you wash your hands with the new Pumpkin Clove Gel Handwash from Method. In a collaboration with designer Rebecca Atwood, this luscious-smelling soap presents well in Method’s signature-shaped tear drop bottle that is beautifully painted in a limited-edition collection for fall. This is part of Target’s Made […]

Reuseit Snack, Sandwich and Sub Reusable Bags

August 3, 2016

Functional, smart-looking, and good for the environment! The Snack, Sandwich and Sub Reusable Bags from our friends at Reuseit are all that and more! Do away with disposable baggies and use (or should we say re-use!) this eco-friendly alternative. These baggies have a food-safe, insulated, waterproof lining, secure zipper and are available in many different […]

URB-E Black Label

July 22, 2016

With the look of an oversized Swiss Army Knife-like multitool, the URB-E Black Label is a cool, new portable electric vehicle. Weighing in at 35 pounds, this head-turning ride can reach a top speed of 15 mph with a range of 20 miles and is fully charged in only 4 hours. The patented folding design […]

Planet Products

March 24, 2016

Be green and clean! Planet is a small company based in beautiful British Columbia that makes some wonderful, environmentally friendly cleaning products. We tested their 2X Ultra Laundry Detergent, and we were bowled over by how well it worked. It’s very concentrated so just a little cleans a big load of dirty TrailblazerGirl laundry. Note […]

Kabana Bali Bloc

October 13, 2015

Smells good enough to eat! The Bali Bloc from our friends at Kabana is a yummy, cocoa-coconut smelling sunscreen stick. Made from just four ingredients: zinc oxide, certified organic extra virgin coconut oil, certified organic cocoa powder, and certified organic beeswax, this is a fantastic sunscreen for us TrailblazerGirl since it’s very water resistant and […]


September 18, 2015

No, it’s not a giant dinosaur egg. It’s Ecocapsule, a soon-to-be-available self-sufficient “house” from Nice Architects, an architectural studio based in Bratislava, Slovakia. This compact cutie has a bed big enough for two adults, a built-in kitchenette with running water, a toilet and a hot shower. It’s covered with high-efficiency solar cells, has a retractable […]

Icebox Water

August 21, 2015

Hydrate responsibly. Icebox Water is on a mission to ensure you have clean, fresh water but in an eco-friendly container. Providing crisp, refreshing water sourced from pure Canadian spring water, you’ll feel like you’re in Newfoundland drinking directly from the massive icebergs floating off the coast. To make things even better, the unconventional, pressed paper […]

Virtue Pedalist

July 10, 2015

Looks a little like a Smart car on a diet. It’s actually the Pedalist by Virtue Cycles, and it will be available later this year. A three-wheeled, enclosed, electric powered velomobile, the Pedalist has a 2+1 seating configuration, allowing a second adult to ride behind the cyclist and a child or pet can sit in […]

Cariloha Bamboo Racerback Tank

April 28, 2015

Dress green. Capturing Caribbean style and Hawaiian aloha, our friend at Cariloha have created that spirit in their Bamboo Racerback Tank. Bamboo is an eco-friendly resource, and the material used by Cariloha keeps you 3 degrees cooler than cotton by wicking moisture away from your body. On top of that, it’s super soft and helps […]

WakaWaka Power

February 6, 2014

Light up your life and others with WakaWaka Power. WakaWaka means “shine bright” in Swahili, and that is exactly what this company is trying to do by dedicating part of their proceeds to supplying the developing world with sustainable energy at an affordable price. Aside from this noble social commitment, the WakaWaka Power is a […]

Road Shower

January 22, 2014

TrailblazerGirl loves the outdoors, but sometimes it (or should I say, we?!) can get a little grimy. One solution to this is the Road Shower, a rack mounted pressurized solar shower. Constructed out of powder coated high quality aluminum, it attaches to most rack systems and holds about 5 gallons of water. On sunny days, […]


November 27, 2012

Spirulina may be the next Super-food… a naturally grown algae consisting of 70% protein, vitamins E, C (beta carotene) and B complex, minerals and chlorophyll. And, the clever folks at SPYru have created a new water infused with Spirulina. This high protein, low carb drink has just 90 calories as well as 20g protein and […]

Spinner Recycled Bike Tube Backpack by Green Guru

September 27, 2012

Going green… with bike tubes? Yep, the geniuses at Green Guru are now taking old bike tubes and water bottles and transforming them into the amazing Spinner Recycled Bike Tube Backpack. This backpack has all the features of your favorite day pack with the addition of a laptop pocket, outer pockets for water bottles, an […]