#PlasticFreeJuly is a global movement in which everyone can be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. The biggest challenge to going plastic-free is going plastic-free.
Many of us understand the issue, commit to reducing or eliminating our plastic use, and even start opting for plastic alternatives, yet still find plastic creeping into your home.
The best way to start on this #PlasticFreeJuly is to start from home by living with less plastic in our bathroom or home essentials. Will you be part of #PlasticFreeJuly by choosing to refuse single-use plastics and #StopSingleUse?
Like the kitchen, the bathroom can be a big source of plastic waste. That one room in our homes where we tend to hoard single-use plastics like bottles, tubs, tubes – it’s the first place you can check into, and you’ll be surprised at how many you have.
So, starting today, we will help you to simplify your bathroom needs with simple plastic-free swaps you can make in your bathroom. A sudden change to a plastic-free lifestyle can seem overwhelming but it only takes time and some planning. Taking little steps at a time, let’s have a look at where you can start. Swap your…
🌿 …plastic shower gel bottles for soap bars
🌿 …plastic toothbrush for a bamboo one.
🌿 …plastic comb for wooden comb or brush
🌿 …plastic soap dish for a pine soap dish or aluminium soap tin
🌿 …plastic bath sponge for a natural loofah or sea sponge
🌿 …disposable paper hand towel for a cotton hand towel
🌿 …aerosol air fresher for a scented soy wax candle
From solid soap bars to hairbrushes, naked is not new to us. Imagine shampoos with no bottles, body washes with no dispensers, toothbrushes, and other toiletries items that are environmentally friendly. You could have ended up saving random plastic bottles, unnecessary packaging, and no plastic waste created.
Find great alternatives that can become new habits here: