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Keys to Los Angeles by
Amanda Chantal Bacon

About Amanda Chantal Bacon

Amanda Chantal Bacon’s environmental mission started with a diagnosis. When she learned she had an auto-immune condition, Amanda looked to her own experience to help shape the plant-based lifestyle she credits with healing her and inspiring her career.

For Amanda, sustainability is an evolving notion. “It’s important to meet the needs of your business with the goal of not compromising the future’s natural and social habitats ,” says Bacon, of this crucial element to both her personal practice and her business.

The creation of Moon Juice challenged Bacon to find opportunities within the beauty and wellness space to practice her values. In creating the brand, she’s dedicated to educating others while continuing to educate herself—whether it's committing to understanding bio-availability of her most popular products, or pursuing fair treatment of farmers and growers.

Moon Juice and its products are crafted with the intention of cultivating inner strength through vitamin-rich supplements to help people feel free, beautiful, and comfortable in their own skin. In creating her products, Amanda’s greatest inspiration is the Earth’s self-sustaining and regenerative properties, something she wants to emulate as she refreshes the beauty industry with depth and purpose. She sees her work as part of a journey – acknowledging that sustainability is about progress, not perfection.

Discover Amanda’s places that inspire in LA.

Outerknown
Hayley Magrini, Founder of The Well Refill

The Well Refill

120 S Topanga Canyon Blvd Suite 100, Topanga, CA 90290

At The Well Refill in Topanga, there are over 80 home and body refill products including all-purpose cleaner, bathroom cleaner, wood polish, conditioner, baby oil, hair serum, and sunscreen. The shop owners encourage customers to bring in their old plastic laundry jugs or shampoo bottles for refills and offer donated containers for shoppers who might not have old ones on hand. The shop also offers second-hand homewares and clothing. Though the Well Refill seeks to be conscious of the value of re-use, there are some products for sale -- like sponges and hair brushes -- that can’t be upcycled, but the owners work to make sure even those are compostable or incorporate sustainable materials.

Hayley Magrini, Founder of The Well Refill
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Refillable olive oil at re_grocery

re_grocery

5046 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042

re_grocery on Los Angeles’ York Boulevard offers a package-free grocery experience. The shop seeks to make it easy and affordable to shop sustainably without sacrificing the convenience of a well-stocked local grocery store. The store carries over 400 bulk goods and sources high-quality, organic, non-GMO and clean products -- all without plastic packaging. Reusables and zero-waste accessories are also for sale at re_grocery. To take home any of the products, you can bring clean, empty containers from home, you can use their 100% post-consumer recycled paper bags or reusable glass jars and bottles are available for purchase.

Refillable olive oil at re_grocery
Outerknown
OK X Arvin Goods Plant Dye Socks at Outerknown

Outerknown

830 S. Pacific Coast Highway, El Segundo, CA 90245, Suite D106

Kelly Slater, 11-time world champion surfer, created the fashion line Outerknown as a destination for more sustainable clothing. At Outerknown, Slater and Creative Director John Moore have set out to “smash the formula of how clothes are made” by creating durable and desirable wares that are fashionable and long-lasting. In its commitment to transparency, the brand shares statistics on its website, noting that 90% of its fibers are organic, recycled, or regenerated while 100% of its trunks are made with recycled or renewable fibers. Outerknown is committed to becoming fully circular by 2030 while advancing fair labor practices and making clothing in harmony with the planet. The goods, from jeans to dresses and beyond, are available online and at select retailers, including the brand’s first storefront in El Segundo, which opened in 2019.

OK X Arvin Goods Plant Dye Socks at Outerknown

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