How Hastings Does It

Our Local Businesses who are “Getting Their Green On!”

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  • Boro6 Wine Bar: The B6 Hot Dog Cart uses compostable trays and serve-ware.

  • By The Way Bakery: Using recyclable boxes, and donates leftovers to a local food pantry.

  • Clockwork Records: Re-homes a wide selection of used records and music memorabilia.

  • Divino Cucina Italiana: Uses recyclable paper shopping bags and compostable straws.

  • Fashion Without Trashin’: Green all year long, selling second-hand, vintage, and sustainable brands of fashion, beauty and accessories.

  • Food For Thought: Hasting’s very own full-service organic market.

  • Food Town of Hastings: Drop plastic bags and plastic film for recycling. Return glass and plastic bottles for deposit refunds. Sells a variety of healthy and eco-friendly products.

  • The Good Witch Coffee Bar: Bring your own cup and get 10% off. You can bring your own container for certain takeout items as well! Sells only cans (no plastic bottles). The Good Witch also a participated in the commercial pilot food scraps program engineered by Hudson Compost Services.

  • Hastings Sewing Studio: Where you can learn to sew, make and repair your clothing.

  • Hastings Velo: Cycling is “green” + it’s fun (and good for you)! Hastings Velo offers a wide selection of bicycles—including electric bikes—plus accessories for all your cycling needs.

  • The HOM Market: HOM Market thoughtfully considers the materials, labor and compensation that goes into the beautifully crafted art, furniture and home goods that offered for sale, so that the maker’s essence radiates into your space in a way that can be felt.

  • Hudson Line: Handmade furniture made with sustainably sourced wood.

  • in2green: Founders Lori Slater and Stefanie Zeldin bring lifelong passions for sustainability to their shop. They design and manufacture sustainable throws, knit from upcycled cotton blends and yarn spun from 100% recycled water bottles. Also on offer: a curated assortment of artisanal home goods, apparel and accessories.

  • MC Green Cleaners: Purchase a reusable garment bag for $10 and avoid plastic garment bags. Don't forget to return your hangers!

  • Mossy Fern: Offering a wide selection of plants and organic soil for your home or garden.

  • NUR Space: Self-care helps the environment too. NUR is an open space for people to gather around ideas of conscious health, pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Check their calendar for their next Cloth Diapering 101 class.

  • Observatory Shop: For all your knitting needs—learn to knit and repair your own clothing!

  • Penny Lick Ice Cream Co: Using recycled paper cups and compostable straws and ice cream tubs

  • Refill Room: Offers simple ways to reduce single-use plastic. Refill your own container with household cleaning and personal products that are safe for you and the environment, and shop package-free and zero waste products as well! We have everything to clean your body or your home! Refill, Reuse and Repeat!

  • Sakura Garden: Participated in the commercial pilot program hosted by Hudson Compost ( and collaborated with Hastings' Conservation Commission on their drinking straw policy to reduce waste.

  • Suburban Renewal: Antiques are good for the environment! Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose, Re-Home!!

  • Tennis Club of Hastings: Drop off your tennis balls for recycling with Recycleballs.

  • Wild Culture Waffles: Serving Sourdough Waffles and introducing Soft Serve Frozen Yogurt in a plastic-free environment, with compostable containers and serveware.

  • Wild Flower Shop: Wildflower runs a thoroughly eco-friendly and socially progressive business. All of their growers are local, saving tons of CO2, and use regenerative, organic, or sustainable growing practices—so no harmful pesticides, while creating pollinator-friendly habitat and healthy soil. All packaging is recycled, recyclable and/or compostable; they compost all floral and plant waste; reuse event containers and candle holders; use no floral foam; and are fanatic about locally-made. All of their gifts are sourced from women- or minority-owned businesses that use sustainable methods and ingredients—so no shady chemicals, plus worker protections are in place with living wages and OSHA enforcement.