Simple Sustainable Swaps

If you clicked on this page, chances are you want to start making changes to how your living your life in order to be more sustainable. Firstly, let me say congratulations on deciding to change to help our planet. The following swaps are products I have started incorporating into my life to replace single-use items. They have all been tried and tested, and I can honestly say I love every single one of them. I wouldn’t recommend anything that didn’t first earn my stamp of approval. I’ve linked all of my favourite swaps. If you try them out, I’d love to know what you think of them!

Bathroom

Tampons ➡️ Bambody Period Underwear

Tampons ➡️ Diva Cup / OrganiCup

Soap Packaged in Plastic ➡️ Pure Soap Works

Plastic Toothbrush ➡️ Bamboo Toothbrush

Disposable Razor ➡️ Leaf Razor

Regular Toothpaste ➡️ Toothpaste Tabs

Q-tips ➡️ Last Swab

Makeup Remover Wipes ➡️ Face Cloths

Toilet Paper Packaged in Plastic ➡️ ‘Who Gives a Crap’ Toilet Paper

Dental Floss ➡️ Waterpik

Wet Wipes ➡️ Tushy Bidet

 

Kitchen / Cleaning

Store Plastic Bags ➡️ Reusable Bags (I love these IKEA bags – they’re great for groceries because of their size!)

Single-Use Utensils ➡️ Bamboo Utensils

Plastic Dishes ➡️ Glass Pyrex

Ziplock Bags ➡️ Stasher Bags

Store Produce Bags ➡️ Reusable Produce Bags

Plastic Dishes ➡️ Stainless Steel Tiffin

Individual Packaged Cleaning Products ➡️ Branch Basics Cleaning Products

Microfibre Cloths ➡️ Bamboo Dish Brush

Plastic Bottle ➡️ Reusable Bottle

Paper Towel ➡️ Kliin Reusable Cleaning Cloth (Biodegradable)

Plastic Wraps ➡️ Beeswax Wraps

Disposable Swiffer Pads ➡️ Reusable Swiffer Pads

 

Personal Care / Other

Plastic Bottled Lotion ➡️ Solid Lotion Bar

Store-Bought Mascara in Plastic ➡️ Bamboo Mascara

Plastic Bottled Lotion ➡️ Glass Bottled Facial Moisturizer

Plastic Eyebrow Brush ➡️ Bamboo Eyebrow Balm

Disposable Masks ➡️ Reusable Masks

Plastic Phone Case ➡️ Biodegradable Phone Cases

Shopping All New ➡️ Shopping Second Hand

Plastic Hair Elastics ➡️ Plastic-Free Hair Scrunchies or Plastic-Free Hair Elastics

Regular Lip Balm ➡️ Cardboard Packaged Lipbalm

Store-Bought Plastic Brush ➡️ Wooden Hair Brush

Plastic Comb ➡️ Wooden Comb

 

Obviously there are several other swaps. These are the ones I have made and are loving. However, please leave yours in the comments below! I would love to try out your favourites!