Sustainability has become more and more on the forefront of our minds in our everyday consumer lives. We’ve all developed a greater awareness surrounding this topic especially since seeing the tragic images of plastics in our oceans, hurting wildlife and polluting the planet. Thankfully, we have the power to make better individual choices to reduce waste and have a positive impact for future generations.
It can seem daunting to figure out where exactly to start, which is why we’re here to help! We’ve curated a list of 5 Simple Sustainable Switches to integrate into your everyday life.
1. Reusable Cotton Swabs
LastSwab Reusable Swabs
LastSwab is a reusable, sustainable and sanitary alternative to cotton swabs, buds, and Q-tips. It helps combat the billions of single-use cotton swabs that are produced every day.
They’re available in 7 different colours and come in 2 types, basic & beauty!
2. Bamboo Straws
Pokoloko Bamboo Straws (6 pack)
Did you know more than half a billion plastic straws are used every day worldwide?
Eliminate single use plastic straws with multi-use bamboo. They're reusable, sustainable, compostable & fair trade! A truly sustainable material, bamboo grows abundantly at record-breaking speed. It also produces more oxygen than hardwood trees!
3. Reusable Cotton Rounds
Falling Feathers Reusable Cotton Rounds
This set of facial rounds is the perfect addition to any eco-friendly beauty routine. Made from soft, absorbent 100% cotton flannel, they'll feel great on your skin in addition to being great for the environment!
4. Bamboo Toothbrushes
Simons Ola Bamboo Toothbrush
Soft on your teeth and gentle on the environment, this toothbrush is an eco-friendly option for daily use! The soft bristles are infused with charcoal for a radiant whiteness. Best of all the handle is fully compostable and biodegradable!
5. Tote Bags
FullSpectrumDecor Tote Bag
This thick canvas tote bag can be used for carrying anything. It's great as an eco friendly reusable shopping bag, beach tote, book bag etc. If you don’t want to order online most grocery stores offer a reusable option at checkout!
As sustainability remains top of mind, we continue to slowly switch our everyday essentials in for more eco friendly options. These are just a few easy switches to integrate into your everyday life!