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Eco-Friendly Baby Registry
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October 24, 2023

Eco-Friendly Baby Registry

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Eco-Friendly Baby Registry

If you’re someone who shops with sustainability in mind and values products made from natural, eco-friendly or organic materials, or if you prioritize GREENGUARD Gold Certified products in your home, you’ll likely want to continue that trend after you become a parent. Luckily, the baby market is on your side—there are so many (amazing) green baby items to choose from when you’re building your registry. Plus, it enables you build your registry on a budget and pull off somewhat of a minimalist mentality when it comes to all the baby stuff you need.

From glass bottles and cloth diapers to plant-based skincare products and wooden toys, this sample registry features our favorite eco-friendly baby gear choices. (Need help narrowing down what else to put on your registry? The Babylist baby registry checklist lets you see what are must-have baby products and what’s nice to have in a variety of baby gear categories.)

Nursery & Decor

Oeuf uses sustainable materials in all of its furniture and values fair trade labor. Their sophisticated, modern aesthetic doesn’t hurt either, and this beautiful wooden crib, available in three finishes, complements any nursery or sleep space. It’s GREENGUARD Gold Certified and sustainably produced in Europe.

Oeuf Sparrow Crib

$960.00

Organic and GREENGUARD Gold Certified, this mattress is also lightweight, making changing the crib sheet a little easier on your back. If you’re looking for a dual firmness model (extra firm on one side for the baby days and a bit softer on the other once toddlerhood arrives), check out the Organic Dual Firmness model.

Naturepedic Lightweight Organic Cotton Classic Crib Mattress

$269.00

Burt’s Bees has beautiful designs for any nursery. Their sheets are made with 100% organic cotton and are machine washable.

Burt's Bees Baby Organic Cotton Jersey Fitted Crib Sheet - Fog Buffalo Check, 1

$20.95

These swaddle blankets with just the right amount of stretch are extra large and extra soft. They’re also made from certified organic cotton.

Snuggle Me Organic Organic Cotton Swaddle - Gumdrop

$24.99

A sleep sack (basically a wearable blanket) is a great alternative for keeping baby snug and warm after the swaddling days have passed. This eco-friendly choice is made from breathable, ethically sourced bamboo, making it cozy and sustainable.

Kyte Baby 1.0 TOG Sleep Bag - Sage, Medium

$55.00

Yup, you can toss this rug right into the wash. (And it looks just as good as when you threw it in—just cleaner!) It’s the perfect sustainable option for managing spills, spit-up and more, and it’s made from 100% cotton and all-natural dyes.

Lorena Canals Round ABC Washable Rug - Natural Black, 5' Round

$225.00

Handmade from felt and wood, this modern mobile adds a touch of whimsy to any space.

Pehr Mobile - Noah's Ark

On the Go

Clek car seats are more than just sleek and beautiful. The company was the first to remove brominated and chlorinated flame-retardants from their car seats and even offer an ethically-sourced 100% Merino wool option for this seat. The Liing is comfortable, convenient and extremely safe. For a more affordable option, check out Chicco’s KeyFit 30 ClearTex Infant Car Seat.

Clek Clek Liing Infant Car Seat

$499.99

Bumbleride strollers are made from 100% recycled PET and have kept over half a million water bottles out of landfills since 2011. The Indie is an all-terrain stroller that will take you from the newborn days through toddlerhood.

Bumbleride Indie All Terrain Jogging Stroller - Black

$699.00

Finding the right carrier can be tricky, but eco-conscious parents (and lots of Babylist team members) swear by this one for both comfort and style. This soft-structured carrier is made from linen and can be worn front inward-facing or on your back.

Happy Baby Original Baby Carrier

$169.00

The design of this GREENGUARD Gold Certified travel crib is beautiful and breathable, featuring a triple layer air mesh mattress. You can use it at home as a bassinet, sleeping space or playard or take it on the go thanks to the quick, easy fold.

UPPAbaby REMI Travel Crib & Playard - Charlie

$299.99

Feeding

Choosing glass bottles is a great way to skip unnecessary plastic usage. This exclusive try-it bundle lets you (and your baby) sample four popular brands—Dr. Brown’s, Avent, Chicco and BIBS—so you can figure out what you love before committing to a whole set.

Babylist Glass Bottle Box

$42.99

Don’t forget a bottle brush! Skip the plastic and go for the more sustainable choice with this one made from pig bristles and stainless steel.

Redecker Baby Bottle Brush

$26.99

This pacifier is made from 100% natural, sustainable rubber. It’s also ergonomically designed to follow your baby’s natural mouth movements and stimulate the experience of nursing.

Natursutten Orthodontic Pacifier

$12.00

Reduce waste and prevent visible leaks by adding these organic bamboo nursing pads to your registry instead of disposable pads. They’re soft, discrete and machine washable.

Bodily Non-Slip Nursing Pads: The Complete Set - White / Cream, One Size

Nipple cream is used to prevent and treat dry, chapped nipples during breastfeeding. We love Earth Mama Organic because it’s non-GMO and lanolin-free and made with organic calendula and other herbal oils.

Earth Mama Organic Nipple Butter - 2 Fl Oz, 1

$12.59

Made from a blend of organic cotton and bamboo, these beautiful burp cloths will quickly become one of your staples.

Goumi Kids x Babylist Bamboo & Organic Cotton Burpcloths (2 Pack) - Oat/Terrazzo and Clay

$12.80

Babies are messy, so super-absorbent burp cloths are a smart buy to keep spit-ups from getting on cute baby clothes (and you). These are made from 100% organic cotton and come in a range of fun, bright colors.

GREEN SPROUTS Organic Muslin Bibs (5 Pack) - Blue Set

$24.99

This high chair is an investment, but it goes the distance and is durable enough to be passed on through multiple kiddos. It’s made from high-quality, solid European beech wood and converts into a sturdy chair that can hold up to 242 pounds!

Stokke Tripp Trapp High Chair - Natural

$319.00

If you’re hoping to make your own baby food, this set has everything you need to get started. Plus you’ll use the glass storage jars long after the baby food days.

Sage Spoonfuls Baby Food Maker and Storage Set with Glass Jars - 17 Piece

$109.99

Sustainable and oh-so-stylish, this feeding set made from organic bamboo and food-grade silicone will (almost) make you forget how messy solids can be.

Avanchy Avanchy x Babylist Bamboo Complete Feeding Gift Set - Multi Color

$62.99

Most sippy cups use lots of plastic, but not the case with the innovative Munchkin 360. It’s made from lightweight stainless steel and is vacuum-sealed to keep drinks cool for up to 15 hours.

Munchkin 360° Stainless Steel Sippy Cup - Assorted (Colors May Vary), 10 oz, 1

$15.75

Diapering

Cloth diapers sound intimidating, but we promise these are as user-friendly as they come. Pro tip: some parents note that these diapers work better for larger babies, so if you think little one is going to be on the slimmer side, add some bumGenius Elementals to your registry too.

Bambino Mio Miosolo Classic Cloth Diaper - Swinging Sloth, One Size (8-35 Lbs)

$21.99

If you aren’t up for cloth diapering, this exclusive bundle lets you try three of the most popular eco-friendly disposable brands: The Honest Company, Dyper and Coterie. See which one you (and your baby) like the most then start stocking your shelves.

Babylist Diaper Box - 104 Diapers & 176 Wipes

$39.99

A diaper bag must-have, these organic cotton wipes are reusable and free of perfume or chemicals. Just be sure to wet the cloth with a bit of warm water before you wipe your little one. You can also use these as reusable inserts in Charlie Banana’s super-cute cloth diapers.

Charlie Banana 2-in-1 Bamboo Diaper Liners & Wipes (100 Pack)

$14.99

Help treat and keep diaper rash at bay with this organic diaper balm that’s formulated with 100% organic ingredients. We also love that it’s cloth diaper-safe and isn’t sticky at all.

Earth Mama Organic Diaper Balm - 2 Fl Oz, 1

$11.69

What’s more natural than water? For a disposable wipes option, add these to your list. They’re made from two simple ingredients: water and a drop of fruit extract.

Water Wipes Unscented Baby Wipes

$13.01

You have industrial steel to thank for keeping the stink of dirty diapers contained in this sleek, modern diaper pail. Using cloth? You’ll want to add a cloth diaper pail liner to your list, too.

Ubbi Ubbi x Babylist Steel Diaper Pail - Matte White, Diaper Pail

$79.99

The main fabric of this diaper bag is made from recycled plastic bottles, making it a great choice for eco-friendly parents. The bag boasts tons of pockets and is lightweight yet sturdy.

Skip Hop Envi-Luxe Eco Diaper Bag Backpack - Black

$78.99

Perfect for cloth diapers and so much more (think soiled clothes, wet bathing suits, etc.), this bag can be used on its own as bag or dropped inside any larger backpack or diaper bag. Plus it’s made of Oeko-Tex-certified recycled fabric from 100% post-consumer plastic bottles.

Esembly Wet Dry Bag - Blush, 1

Health & Safety

You don’t need to waste a full tub of water on a baby bath. Use this Stokke tub either in or out of your full-sized tub. It works from day one thanks to the newborn support and folds flat for compact storage.

Stokke Flexi Bath with Newborn Support - White

$79.00

There are lots of plant-based baby skin products coming to market, but California Baby is a tried-and-true favorite. This super sensitive formulation is gentle on baby’s new skin and still does a great job getting your little one sparkly clean.

California Baby Super Sensitive Shampoo and Body Wash

$34.99

Made in the USA from recycled milk jugs, this tugboat will add some sustainable fun to bathtime.

Green Toys My First Tugboat

$11.98

It’s hard to choose what we love more about this hooded towel set, the whimsical print or the fact that it’s made from bamboo and cotton.

Loulou Lollipop Hooded Towel Set - Forest Friends

$35.00

Skip the fabric softener and use dryer balls instead. Made from natural wool, they’re designed to reduce static and drying time and to soften fabrics.

Wool Dryer Balls

$9.50

A brush with natural bristles can be gentler on baby’s delicate scalp. This set is made from wood and goat hair.

GREEN SPROUTS Baby Brush & Comb

$9.99

Clothing & Accessories

Hanna Andersson makes some of our favorite baby clothes ever, and the fact that many are also made from extra-soft organic cotton only makes us love them more. These zip-up sleepers work for day and night and come in a huge selection of fun prints.

Hanna Andersson Baby Zip Sleeper

$44.00

This bundle of (beautiful) essentials is made from 100% organic cotton and the perfect way to kick off your new arrival’s eco-friendly wardrobe. It includes a knotted hat, bandana bib, knotted gown, short-sleeve bodysuit, zip-up footie, pants and booties.

Tiny Kind The Head to Toe 7 Piece Set - Sage Multi Leaf, 0-3 M

$98.00

A gown is an newborn outfit your baby can wear for day or night that makes diaper changes quick and easy. This one is made from 100% organic cotton and features fold-over cuffs and an adjustable tie at the bottom.

Colored Organics Infant Gown - Ginger, NB

$38.95

Perfect for photo sessions or whenever you need an extra dose of cute, Briar bonnets are some of our favorites. The natural stripe pattern is made from an organic cotton and hemp blend.

Briar Baby Natural Stripe Bonnet

$34.00

Keep your little one warm, cozy and adorable in this organic cotton hoodie. It’s a perfect layering piece or can even work as a jacket if you’re in a milder climate.

Goumi Kids Organic Cotton Knit Hoodie - Milk, 9-12 Months

$42.00

Play

Wood and silicone make up this handmade, heirloom-quality teething rattle. It’s an ideal first toy that will also soothe baby’s sore gums once teething begins.

Loulou Lollipop Bubble Silicone & Wood Teething Rattle - Beige

$25.00

Who can resist a tiny cactus? Especially when it’s handmade by local artisans in Peru from GOTS-certified organic cotton.

Estella Organic Cotton Handmade Baby Rattle - Cactus

$25.00

For a more eco-friendly alternative to traditional plastic, this stacker toy is made using recycled plastic, mostly from milk jugs.

Green Toys Recycled Plastic Stacker

$14.99

If you’re looking to avoid a foam playmat, you’ll want to add this one from 3 Sprouts to your registry. It’s made from sturdy cotton canvas and even converts into a toy bag to make cleanup quick and easy.

3 Sprouts Play Mat - Grey Hedgehog

$24.99

No registry is complete without a few books, and this illustrated guide to National Parks is an eco-conscious parent’s dream come true.

Lucy Darling All Aboard National Parks

$8.91

This beautifully illustrated book looks at our big universe and helps little ones find their place in it. It’s a powerful story that reminds us we’re all in this together.

Here We Are

$19.99

Known for his bright, bold art and timely themes, Todd Parr has adapted The Earth Book just for little ones. I Love the Earth explores the subject of protecting the environment for Earth’s tiniest readers.

I Love the Earth

$7.99
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