2601 17th Street, Suite B, Santa Monica, CA 90405
R[eco]ntained offers healthy everyday products and consumables in a refillable format. The products are mindfully sourced and cruelty free and include home cleaning products, skincare, pet products and more. Their mission is to provide Los Angeles locals with a simple alternative to buying and utilizing single-use plastic containers, which the shop warns are overwhelming the globe’s oceans and waterways. Their goal is to create a happier, healthier planet.
Dudley Market Venice
9 Dudley Ave, Venice, CA 90291
Dudley Market Venice focuses on more sustainable seafood and fishing methods. The market pairs locally caught fish with natural wines that are sourced from vineyards throughout the state of California that keep sustainability in mind. The company’s goal is to create a way for consumers to follow their fish from the hook to the table. At Dudley Market Venice, you can order french fries, oysters, a meatless burger, or ‘chovy caesar salad, but the market also partners with other restaurants in the area to provide more sustainably sourced fish. They also offer a monthly wine club membership for natural wines.
Compton Community Garden
1317 S Long Beach Blvd, Compton, CA 90221
At the Compton Community Garden, holistic restoration of the city is the guiding principle. Their goal is to create a neighborhood that is healthier, cleaner, and safer by providing wholesome foods and education on sustainability. The Garden grows over 90 types of plants but highlights its four varieties of kale, mine, summer squash, and lavender, in particular. Beyond the greens that are grown there, Compton Community Garden also offers classes on organic gardening, yoga, sound therapy, meditation, breath work, aromatherapy, sound therapy, and more. The space can also be booked for small events.