Sustainability Map Categories

Social Enterprise

Organizations including nonprofit and for profit entities with social missions that prioritize maximizing social and environmental well-being along with their business goals. You can find volunteering or internship opportunities at these organizations.

Zero Waste

Spots where you can buy products in bulk, in reusable, recyclable, or returnable packaging.

It includes spots that promote a zero waste lifestyle, such as through selling items that help reduce waste.

In addition, it includes zero waste accredited stores.


Spots that produce, sell, share, or rent recycled/upcycled products.

It also includes spots where you can recycle or upcycle certain products.


Natural stores, organic supermarkets, organic greengrocers, natural farms, organic farms, restaurants that serve a majority of organic dishes.

This also includes sustainable fisheries, shops thats sell sustainably farmed fish, and sustainable butchers. 


Vegetable and fruit shops that sell produce which are typically loose or package-free. 

Domestic Made

Stores that sell a majority of products that are made domestically using domestically produced raw materials.

Farmers Market

Farmers markets and eco markets where you can support local producers and small businesses. These are pop up spots and are held periodically. 


Shops that sell traditional products made by local craftsmen and artisans, protecting an areas culture and heritage.

Gives Back

Businesses that contribute to society or the environment through donation, employment, or other forms of support.


Shops that sell products designed to support farmers, craftsmen, and artisans by achieving sustainable and equitable trade relationships that empower their livelihood.

Ethical Fashion

 Shops where you can find fashion items such as clothing, accessories, and jewelry which are ethically sourced, designed, produced, and sold, addressing issues such as working conditions, sustainable production, and animal welfare.

Secondhand Apparel

Shops that sell preivously owned clothing, jewelry, and accessories, reducing the waste and burden of the fashion industry. 

Secondhand Goods

Shops that sell secondhand products including used book shops, antique stores, used furniture stores, and used electronics stores.


Shops that sell products using no animal products or by-products, and restaurants or cafes that provide at least one full meal that has no animal products or by-products and explicitly states that it is vegan or plant-based.


Businesses and spots that provide educational experiences or bookings for educational experiences related to sustainability. This includes locations for eco/nature/culture tours, shops with traditional DIY workshops, farms with planting or harvesting opportunities, and more. 

Ethical Cosmetics

 Shops where you can find cosmetic items which are ethically sourced, natural, organic, and cruelty free (not tested on animals).

Flea Markets

Spots where you can find secondhand clothes and secondhand goods. These markets are held periodically.


Businesses where you can fix your existing products such as shoes, appliances, electronics, etc.


Businesses where you can rent or share products rather than purchasing them.


Sells a majority of products that are locally made with locally sourced ingredients.