by Sandra Carr - 258 Reviews - 109 List
Transform yourself into a stylish eco-fashionista and start eating organically in Orlando. Getting sudsy or looking your best with all-natural makeup is another way to stay green. Environmentally friendly services are available at your finger tips and are doing their part to make Central Florida and the world a better and greener place to live. (Photo courtesy of Green Day Cafe)
Updated: February 16, 2010
Go green and treat your baby with organic balm, a swaddling blanket, nursing cover and cotton Baby Legs, which are like leg warmers for babies at this children's shop in the Ivanhoe Village district. The eco-friendly experience doesn't end there. Moms are pampered with Happy Mama Spray, an aromatherapy mist for morning sickness or the baby blues.
Are you tired of breaking out or having blemishes from over-the-counter makeup? Maybe customized makeup is what the doctor ordered. This all-natural, botanical makeup company in Maitland offers custom-blended formulas made just for you. And you can even sleep with it on. How good is that?
Forget about your troubles and cares while relaxing in a tranquil and soothing green spa in Winter Park. Treatments include eco-friendly facials and peels for rejuvenating your skin. The business uses Eminence Organics skin-care products, which are vegan-friendly and free of parabens, mineral oils, petroleum and sodium lauryl sulphates.
Maintain a healthy and spotless home by doing your part for Mother Earth with this green-cleaning service. The company uses Green Seal Certified house-cleaning products, HEPA vacuums and microfiber dusting cloths in order to keep your home squeaky clean and pure at the same time.
Dry cleaners are no exception when it comes to protecting the Earth. The EPA has been coordinating with the dry cleaning industry to reduce the amount of perchloroethylene, which is a chemical that's used in dry cleaning practices, since it affects your health. Choose a dry cleaner that offers wet-cleaning services or a liquid carbon dioxide cleaning process like this one. You can't go wrong if it's better for you, your garments and the environment.
Hire a pest control service that sprays and destroys pesky cockroaches and other insects that terrorize your home inside and out the eco way. This company utilizes the EcoSMART line of interior and exterior botanical products that are safe for homeowners, pets and the environment.
Keeps your grass looking green and healthy year-round with a service that utilizes an environmentally safe, natural system that enhances the biological cycle of your lawn instead of killing it with pesticides and other chemicals. The company's method nurtures the soil and prevents annoying weeds from popping up on your well-manicured lawn.
This restaurant has nothing to do with the alt band it shares its namesake with but instead has more in common with Mother Earth. Eco-friendly is the way this cafe rolls by using compostable products, including cups, lids and utensils made out of corn and paper straws. Besides protecting the globe, the menu is also the main attraction and features chicken, tuna and veggie wraps accompanied with a pickle spear.
Vegetarian and organic eats and tasty loose-leaf teas abound at this bohemian restaurant. The eatery's bungalow environs are adorned with local artwork and provide diners with a homey place to grab a healthy bite to eat. The menu features a robust chili, an array of salads and a trip down memory lane with the Fluffer Nutter sandwich.
Eat veggies the all-natural way with the UCF college scene at this East Orlando restaurant. Healthy bites include whole wheat wraps and grilled meat options for sandwiches, salads and entrees without preservatives or Trans fats. The cafe also has fresh bread delivered daily.
Organic is the motto at this urban College Park eatery. Menu offerings include vegan soup and sandwiches and salads with the freshest organic ingredients. The restaurant's expansive tea selection features black, oolong, green, white, red and herbal by the cup or ounce.
Take a load off and drink a cup of Joe brewed with organic beans paired with a delectable vegetarian dish in an artsy and cozy coffee bar in Orlando's Milk district. Don't have time to chill? Busy bees in need of a java fix can get their order to go in the drive-thru.