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Countdown Until Earth Day With Timepieces from Sprout Watches


Even though we honor the earth every day here at Eco Chick, we still cherish Earth Day. We can’t think of a better way to keep time and count down to the big day — which is April 22nd, by the way — than by wearing a sustainable and chic timepiece from Sprout Watches — makers of men’s, women’s and kid’s watches that are sleek-looking, eco-friendly and affordable.

Let us count all of the ways their timepieces give back to the Mother Earth.


Say goodbye to leather and opt for a sustainable Fish Skin watch from Sprout

In honor of Earth Day, Sprout will plant a tree for every watch that’s purchased from their site as part of their work with Trees for the Future, a non-profit dedicated to helping communities plant trees around the world.  Sprout also donates 1 percent of its sales to 1% for the Planet and supports Riverkeeper, NY’s clean-water advocate.

But its sourcing of sustainable materials used to make each timepiece is equally impressive: biodegradable corn resin, organic cotton, fish leather straps, mineral crystal lenses, mercury-free batteries, conflict-free diamonds, bamboo, mother-of-pearl, and Tyvek®.


White Corn Resin Watch

If you’re the sort of person who prefers to surf, swim, maybe even shower with your sustainably crafted watch, Sprout’s new water-resistant line will be right up your alley. Just in time for Summer fun, this new line will go 165-feet down under with you, and it’s eco-friendly too.

Looks like Sprout Watches celebrates Earth Day every day, too.

Lindsay has spent her career at the intersection of media and social change. In her role at Eco-Chick, Lindsay has established partnerships and campaigns with some of the world’s most-recognized companies committed to sustainability and CSR. She co-created the popular interview series “Heroines for the Planet” that features groundbreaking women who share courage and a deep passion for protecting people and the Earth. Lindsay is the Marketing and Sustainability Manager at Health-Ade Kombucha and previously served as Director of Communications at the social enterprise CBS EcoMedia. There she directed corporate advertising dollars to the nation’s most effective non-profits tackling urgent social issues in local communities and was awarded CBS Corporation’s prestigious Share-the-Vision award. She has written for Whole Living Magazine, Edible, Cottages & Gardens, From The Grapevine, EarthHour.org, Eco-Age.com, and for environmentalists Laura Turner Seydel and Susan Rockefeller. Lindsay holds a BS in Global Business Studies and Marketing from Manhattan College, and received the 2012 Honors Award at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.