Green Items for Baby’s Play Time

Never before have there been so many amazing eco-friendly products available to parents. Here are some of our favorites. 1. BabyBjörn’s Travel Crib Light, made with Oeko-Tex fabrics, comes with a lightweight carrying case and fitted mattress ($300, buybjorn.com). 2. The reclaimed rubberwood Bird Walker features parrots that peck as you push ($100, plantoys.com). 3. Tummy time gets an upgrade …

An Eco-Prettier Petal

A bouquet of fresh flowers? You shouldn’t have!—especially since the floral industry is one of the heaviest pesticide users, wreaking health havoc for the people who pick them and the environment. Next time, forgo conventional blooms in favor of ones certified sustainable by VeriFlora, an eco-labeling program for the floriculture and horticulture industries. You can locate some greener flowers near you …