Simple Good emerged from a commitment to reducing plastic waste and appreciation for products crafted from natural materials. Transitioning from small pop-up events to a permanent store in Port Jefferson, the shop's growth allowed for the addition of new product lines and a broad selection of goods.

Founder, Melanie Gonzalez, established the Long Island Center for Environmental Activism, a non profit focused on raising awareness of climate change issues. She also serves as a Director for Port Jefferson's Business Improvement District, which helps to support fellow small businesses in Port Jeff. In 2023, Melanie opened a second shop in Port Jefferson called Timber & Ties, which features sustainable apparel and gifts for men.

We strive to leave nothing behind. This means our products and shipping materials are plastic-free, recyclable, and compostable. We provide non-toxic alternatives to common self-care and home goods that are still highly effective but without any unnecessary throw-away plastic packaging or toxic ingredients.
Melanie Gonzalez Owner of Simple Good in Port Jefferson New York
Port Jefferson Refillery

Giving back is so important to us. Most of the small, family-owned brands you'll find at Simple Good donate a portion of their profits to social causes.

Our customers typically start by swapping out a disposable product for a reusable product and then continue to make more eco-friendly swaps at their own pace.

We often quote the words of Zero Waste Chef Anne-Marie Bonneau:

"We don't need a handful of people practicing zero waste perfectly. We need millions doing it imperfectly."

Simple Good and Timber & Ties are located in the idyllic Chandler Square in Port Jefferson, New York, right across the street from Port Jeff Harbor.

Make Love, Not Waste


35 Chandler Square
Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Open 7 Days A Week


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