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Category: Summer 2014 Award Winners

BabySpa Lotion, Baby Wash & Ultra-Soft Baby Wipes

BabySpa Lotion, Baby Wash & Ultra-Soft Baby Wipes

BabySpa products smell divine and are created with all natural moisturizing ingredients perfect for sensitive skin. The 3-in-1 Tearless Shampooo, Body Wash and Moisturizer thoroughly cleans hair and skin and leaves baby squeaky clean. BabySpa Ultra-Soft Baby Wipes are made with 100% natural ingredients and an organic blend that provides gentle and soothing care to the most delicate skin.

Bert & Bratt Portable Sterilizer

Bert & Bratt Portable Sterilizer

Bert & Bratt’s UV Sterilizer makes it easy to effectively disinfect small items while on the go. It breaks down bacteria and exposes the DNA/RNA, quickly destroying the cell. This sterilizer makes it easy to clean dropped pacifiers and bottle tops, and it’s super cute and fits in a diaper bag!

Buttons Diapers Flannel Wipes & Wet Bags

Buttons Diapers Flannel Wipes & Wet Bags

Why We Love Them

Buttons Diapers Flannel Wipes are made from soft, unbleached cotton and are edged with cute red stitching for added durability. These 7.5 inch squares are free from chemicals and are reusable, helping to save money and reduce household trash.

Buttons Diapers reusable wipes help reduce the fistfulls of disposable wipes a baby can go through each diaper change. They are easy to wash with a load of cloth diapers, and they are soft on baby’s skin. Buttons wipes are also chemical-free and unscented β€” an ideal option for sensitive skin.

Judges’ Feedback

5 stars Eco-Friendly
5 stars Easy to Use
4 stars Design & Innovation


Buttons Diapers Wet Bags come in a variety of sizes and can hold from 1 to 6 diapers inside. The bags have a convenient hanging loop and are made with 2 layers of material for style and durability. The inner layer is made from waterproof PUL and the outside features an adorable cotton dot print.

Buttons Wet Bags make it easy to store soiled cloth diapers while out and about. They help reduce trash by replacing the need for plastic bags, and the pocket zipper style allows you to store dirty diapers in one pocket and clean diapers in the other. Plus they are easy to wash with a load of diapers, they keep the smell inside, and they keep your diaper bag smelling fresh!

Judges’ Feedback

5 stars Eco-Friendly
5 stars Easy to Use
4 stars Design & Innovation


Where to Buy & Learn More

Website: buttonsdiapers.com
Facebook: fb.com/buttonsdiapers
Twitter: twitter.com/buttons_diapers

Charlie Banana 2-in-1 Diapers

Charlie Banana 2-in-1 Diapers

Charlie Banana One Size Diapers are a 2-in-1 system. The cloth covers come in a variety of prints and can be used with washable inserts or disposable inserts, making them a versatile cloth diapering option. The leg holes are adjustable with a bra-strap style closure, allowing the diaper to grow with your baby

Girlie Glue

Girlie Glue

Girlie Glue is a hair accessory glue, no hair necessary! Fancy possibilities are endless with a dab of girlie glue. Girlie Glue is made with Agave nectar and other all natural ingredients. It’s safe, 100% honey-free and washes away easily with water.

Green Toys Train

Green Toys Train

Why We Love Them

The Green Toys Train is made in the USA from 100% recycled plastic milk jugs that save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It’s complete with a brightly-colored steam engine and two additional cars that link together to form a long train. The open wagon is perfect for hauling all kinds of cargo, while the caboose features a spacious interior and removable roof. Two conductor bear figures are included with the set. The Green Toys Train is safe and versatile for both indoor and outdoor play, and is dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.

The Green Toys Train makes playtime fun in a way that also is friendly to the environment. The company produces each toy in the USA using sustainable materials and features unique toy designs that encourage imaginative play. The Green Toys Train is sturdy and doesn’t have small parts that may easily break off or decals that peel off over time. Even its packaging is made from recycled materials and printed with soy inks.

Judges’ Feedback

5 stars Eco-Friendly
5 stars Easy to Use
5 stars Design & Innovation

Where to Buy & Learn More

Website: greentoys.com
Facebook: fb.com/greentoys
Twitter: twitter.com/greentoysinc

 

Loopy Gear

Loopy Gear

Loopys are a stylish and functional way to keep your baby’s rattles and toys clean and off the ground. With the Loopy, you simply attach the larger loop to your baby’s wrist and the smaller loop around their favorite rattle or toy.

organicKidz Thermal Baby Bottles & Food Containers

organicKidz Thermal Baby Bottles & Food Containers

organicKidz thermal bottles keep liquids hot or cold for 6+ hours. The bottle lid also doubles as a measuring cup and snack cup. organicKidz thermal food containers are sleek, light weight and free of bulky plastic. They easily keep foods hot or cold for 6+ hours.

Peek-A-Boo Nursing & Maternity

Peek-A-Boo Nursing & Maternity

Why We Love Them

Peek-a-boo’s Maternity and Nursing Collection takes into consideration the changes in a woman’s body from early pregnancy through nursing. Peek-a-boo’s designs enable the mother to breastfeed without exposing herself, keeping mother-baby eye contact while still looking stylish. Each item is made with the highest quality, hand-picked materials. A signature duck illustration is situated in the inside of each garment and is revealed only while breastfeeding, giving the baby something to look at and providing the mother with a little reminder of where she last fed from.

Peek-a-boo offers unique pregnancy and nursing wear that emphasizes comfort as well as discreet nursing with style. These garments are designed for wear starting from early pregnancy throughout nursing, offering moms around the world a budget friendly, duel-purpose clothing solution.

Judges’ Feedback

4 stars Eco-Friendly
5 stars Easy to Use
5 stars Design & Innovation

Where to Buy & Learn More

Website: studio-peekaboo.com
Facebook: fb.com/peek-a-boo-maternity-and-nursing-wear
Pinterest: pinterest.com/peekaboostudio

Preserve Food Storage Containers

Preserve Food Storage Containers

Preserve food storage containers are made in the USA from 100% BPA free, recycled #5 plastic. They are dishwasher safe and stand up to everyday use. Preserve food storage containers are an environmentally friendly addition to any refrigerator or lunchbox.

So Rad Magic Kimono Onesie

So Rad Magic Kimono Onesie

So Rad was created by a digital designer and illustrator with a vision to create a line of baby and toddler apparel that is eco-friendly, stylish and affordable. Featuring organic bamboo and organic cotton fabrics, it’s all made in Canada from start to finish.

Thinkbaby Safe Sunscreen SPF 50+

Thinkbaby Safe Sunscreen SPF 50+

Why We Love Them

Thinkbaby sunscreen is a specially formulated, effective and water resistant sunscreen and with a SPF 50+ rating. It is also free of biologically harmful chemicals and does not contain Avobenzone, Oxybenzone, or UV Chemical absorbers. Thinkbaby sunscreen comes in a 3oz tube made of environmentally friendly packaging that does not contain BPA, vinyl, or phthalates.

Thinkbaby sets itself apart by providing the most effective and safe sunscreen possible that can be universally used for babies and adults. Thinkbaby sunscreen offers the highest level of Broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection and highest level of water resistance. Thinkbaby worked with the science team at Whole Foods and the Environmental Working Group’s database Skin Deep to come up with their unique formulation. It’s great for sensitive skin and people who want maximum protection from the sun.

Judges’ Feedback

5 stars Eco-Friendly
5 stars Easy to Use
5 stars Design & Innovation

Where to Buy & Learn More

Website: gothinkbaby.com
Facebook: fb.com/thinkbaby.thinksport
Twitter: twitter.com/thinkbaby_sport

Yummi Pouch Funnel Pitcher

Yummi Pouch Funnel Pitcher

Yummi Pouch’s funnel pitcher makes it easy to pour liquids with complete pouring control. It’s perfect for distributing smoothies, batters, and soups into narrow necked containers. The pitcher features a contoured spout for easy pouring and measurement markings.

Yummi Pouch Snack & Sandwich Bags

Yummi Pouch Snack & Sandwich Bags

Yummi Pouch cloth snack and sandwich bags make it easy to take snacks on the go. Yummi Pouch snack bags are lined with a water resistant interior and decorated with colorful prints. They’re perfect for holding crackers, chips, and sandwiches. Yummi Pouch snack bags are also BPA- and phthalate-free.