Top 10 Green Boutiques in Toronto

Top 10 Green Boutiques in Toronto

If you’re still looking for that unique, eco-gift for a loved one this holiday season or for an upcoming birthday, you won’t need to venture very far. Toronto is filled with eco-boutiques that share our values in protecting the environment by reducing our carbon footprint, without compromising on quality and design. We scoured our neighbourhoods and found these mom and baby-friendly eco shops that carry unique gift items you would be hard-pressed to find somewhere else.

Baby On the Hip

969 Queen St E / 2978 Dundas St. W

Baby On the Hip is a green baby boutique in Leslieville that focuses on environmentally-friendly, locally-sourced and natural products. In addition to offering eco-conscious baby products, they ship orders using recycled supplies.

Eco Existence

766 St. Clair Avenue West at Arlington Avenue

For many starting a business, it all begins with a dream, and for Eco Existence, it was that of preserving our planet. From home accessories to unique gift items, Eco Existence offers a selection of sustainable lifestyle products that help us make more environmentally friendly choices.

Chartreuse Style

1692 Queen St. W.

Planet friendly fashion is possible, and Chartreuse Style is living proof! The eco-store provides environmentally friendly, organic and locally-sourced clothes for both men and women, accessories, and natural beauty products for all your skincare needs.

Ava’s Appletree

870 Kingston Rd

Ava’s Appletree is the place to go in the Upper Beaches if you’re looking for natural parenting supplies and gifts. From cloth diapers, feeding accessories to natural creams and lotions, everything is eco-friendly, natural and health-conscious. From reducing paper usage and energy consumption to supporting local businesses, reusing and recycling, the boutique also makes every effort to be a green business.

Susan Harris Design

53 Gristmill Lane

Located in the heart of the Distillery District, Susan Harris Design creates up-cycled clothing using recycled wool, as well as a variety eco-friendly products. Considering the frozen tundra we’re currently living in, toasty wool sounds like a great way to keep us warm!

logan & finley

670 Queen Street West

For solutions for living a more sustainable lifestyle, look no further than logan & finley. Every product they feature has been thoughtfully chosen, is purposeful, useful and built to last. More than 40 of the brands they stock are made in Canada, with 20+ made right here in Toronto. They specialize in comfortable, stylish and versatile clothing made with natural fibers.


191 Roncesvalles Ave.

Located in Roncesvalles Village, Ecotique is a green gift and lifestyle shop that offers locally crafted gifts, recycled glassware and jewelry, and natural beauty and home care products.  All their products are made from sustainable materials in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

Karma Co-op Food Store

739 Palmerston Avenue

Karma is a member-owned, democratically run co-operative that specializes in organic, local, non-GMO and fair trade products, and a “one-stop” shop for the conscious consumer. They carry over 200 bulk items, organic produce fresh from dozens of Ontario farms, health supplements, and the highest quality, eco-friendly, packaged goods. The store is also offering the first ever holiday gift baskets, without the actual basket, making it easier than ever to gift local, organic, artisanal products in reusable cotton bulk bags and Karma totes.


501 Runnymede Rd.

Diaper-eez is a cloth-diapering heaven in Bloor West Village. They carry a wide variety of different styles of cloth diapers, as well as nursing bras and accessories, ugly sweater bibs (a must for the holiday season!), fashionable diaper bags and eco-friendly toys, clothes, hats and baby carriers. Diaper-eez even sources local and Canadian-made products whenever possible. The staff can teach a cloth diapering rookie everything they need to know. They even offer free seminars and workshops to make life with baby a little bit more simple.


163 Roncesvalles Ave. 

Recognized as Toronto’s Best Florist, Sweetpea’s brings to life eco-friendly, unique and contemporary floral designs. Creating eco and socially responsible floral designs isn’t always easy, but Sweetpea’s makes it their mission.  They offer same-day fresh flower delivery throughout Toronto & the GTA and also have hand selected a wide variety of giftware, furniture, home decor and stationery to compliment their eco-friendly approach to high quality floral design.

Have we missed a favourite eco-boutique that’s in your hood? Let us know in the comments!

Holiday Gift Guide for Eco Moms-to-be in Toronto

Holiday Gift Guide for Eco Moms-to-be in Toronto

Stuck on what to get a GTA eco-mom-to-be? With the confusing array of baby products and our growing environmental concerns, what can you get an expectant mom that will make her feel special, support a local business and protect Mother Earth at the same time? We surveyed our staff to put together a list of their favourite, local eco-gifts you can give this holiday season.

Fit Organix 

Organic food delivery service. When you bring a baby into this world, making food is the last thing you want to worry about, but a new mama needs her energy and nutrients more than anything! Fit Organix will deliver healthy, organic meals straight to her door, every day. Every meal is free of gluten, soy, dairy, peanuts, additives or preservatives.


Mama Earth 

Organic produce delivery. Their baskets are an assortment of the freshest local produce they can find, curated each week and help support local farms. Some baskets even include bread baked the morning of the delivery, eggs from local Amish farmers, coffee roasted in the St. Lawrence Market, juices pressed down the road. Need we say more?


Organic, sustainable, and fair trade flower arrangements. A beautiful bouquet of hand-selected eco-flowers will certainly add warmth to her home or her hospital room.



Help make diaper changing a breeze for new moms with these certified organic jammies adorned with two zippers, one to make dressing easier, and the other making diaper changing super convenient. These sleepers are adorable with their modern prints and so easy to zip and unzip even if your baby is rolling, kicking or crawling away! ZippyJamz has also partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities and donates a portion of sales to help provide a home away from home for out-of-town families with sick children being treated at a nearby hospital.

Mini Mioche 

Organic and ethical kids’ clothing and accessories. It’s so difficult to find simple, ethically made basics for the littles, but Mini Mioche clothes are beautifully made, comfortable, sustainable, and entirely designed and made in Toronto!




 Miik gift card

We all know our bodies change after birth and she’s going to need the motivation to get out of those maternity pants! What better way to spoil her than to treat her to a shopping spree to buy Toronto designed and sewn clothes that are also stylish and comfortable?


Mom and baby yoga classes. The mama in your life will need calm and zen after baby arrives. Yoga classes are a great way for mom and baby to bond, meet and connect with other moms, and some exercise at the same time!


ELARI Diaper Wallet

Made in Toronto, Elari diaper wallets provide chic, compact organization for all diaper changing essentials. Small enough to fit into your favourite purse, backpack, or diaper bag – you would be gifting fashion with functionality!  The wallets are made with materials that have no harmful chemicals or additives, including non-toxic dyes, are mold and mildew resistant, and are washable.  This is a diaper wallet by day and an evening clutch by night.


Comfy Cotton Cloth Diapering Service

One of the best gifts you can offer a new mom is soft, comfortable cotton diapers for her little one, that protect against rashes and harsh chemicals, and the peace of mind that her laundering will be taken care of with less environmental footprint, while she tends to her newborn. Comfy Cotton has been servicing Toronto moms for 30 years!