These brilliant eco-friendly swaps will help you do your bit to change elements of your everyday life to help save the planet. Each of these eco-products has been carefully chosen, representing a fabulous alternative to help you lower your carbon footprint, as well as improving the overall health of your family.
Diatomaceous Earth Bath Mat, Misona
The Misona diatomaceous bathmat is made from Diatomite, a naturally occurring, soft, sedimentary rock. It’s anti-bacterial and odourless, as well as being super-absorbent, so it’s ideal for soaking up water from wet feet after a bath or shower.
An incredible product, this bath mat can go from wet to dry in around 60 seconds flat, and the best bit? You’ll save on electricity, water and detergent too, as there’s no need to ever wash it.
There are four beautiful designs to choose from.
Nimble Milk Buster and Sticky Stopper, Nimble Babies
Nimble’s Milk Buster works on both formula and breast milk, and can be used on sippy cups, utensils, breast pumps, and even your coffee machine!
The Sticky Stopper is highly versatile it can be used to disinfect floors, playmats, high chairs, bibs AND potties.
Turtle Frank Bendies, Sweet Dreamers
Bendies high-quality reusable silicone straws with fun character pouch come with two child-friendly straws, one fat (perfect for milkshakes and smoothies!) and one angled thin. Turtle Frank Bendies are made from food-grade silicone, they’re odourless and completely tasteless too.
Floor Scrub Brush, Tincture
An eco-friendly hand floor brush, made from sustainable raw materials.
Starter Set, Tincture
Tincture offers everything you need for a clean, harmonious home, it’s an eco-swap one-stop-shop!
All the cleaners from Tincture are 100% natural, made with essential oils, botanical extracts and active silver. They can also be topped up with refillables which will help you reduce plastic waste too!
Aqua Wipes, Ocado
Aqua Wipes are completely plastic-free and contain 99.6% purified water organic Aloe Vera extract. They’re also 100% biodegradable as they are made from a sustainable material, which will break down when disposed of correctly.
Loo Cleaner, Daylesford
This loo cleaner from Daylesford is both natural and biodegradable, and a fabulous eco swap.
The ingredients used are derived from natural, renewable sources and are great for removing dirt and limescale from the lavatory bowl.
Home Starter Bundle, Koh
Koh is a universal eco cleaning solution employing the science of green ionic chemistry. They have cut out all the toxic chemicals and made a universal cleaner based purely on naturally occurring minerals. It is said to do the job of over 20 products in one!
It comes in a reusable bottle, with a four-litre refill box is available so you can top up again and again.
Natural Toothpaste, Georganics
The Natural Toothpaste by Georganics is blended with activated charcoal and flavoured with organic peppermint oil and is an eco-friendly alternative to normal toothpaste. It’s free from synthetic ingredients and is 100% vegan.
Award-winning international beauty brand, Ethique is a company on a mission to rid the world of plastic waste. From hair, face and body products, they even sell products suitable for babies and pets too! All their products are plastic-free, plant-based and sustainable.
We love that Ethique donate 20% of their profits to charities fighting to protect the planet.
Laundry Egg, Ecoegg
The Laundry Egg from Ecoegg is a complete replacement for laundry detergent and fabric conditioner. It’s a recyclable egg that uses mineral pellets which you place inside the egg and then into the machine. The pellets effectively draw dirt from your laundry leaving it clean and feeling soft. There are no harsh chemicals, it’s non-biological and it does not contain any petrochemicals, enzymes, bleaches, phosphates, parabens, SLS/SLES, palm oil or microplastics.
Refills are also available so you can use the egg over and over again.
Dryer Eggs, Ecoegg
Dryer Eggs from Ecoegg are said to reduce your tumble drying time by up to 28%, which collectively, would have a huge impact on helping our environment.
The dryer eggs help to separate your laundry while drying which means more air can circulate. The nodules on the eggs are designed to help soften your clothes so there is no need to use any fabric softener. They also come with a fragrance stick you place inside each egg to give your laundry a lovely refreshing smell.
£7.99 – £12.99
Bath Cleaner Refill and Dispenser, Bower Collective
Bower Collective specialises in plastic waste-free, reusable and refillable non-toxic beauty, health and home products, that helps to eliminate plastic waste and make it easy to live more sustainably.
Its innovative ‘Reuse and Refill’ products include everything from hand washes and home cleaners to laundry and washing-up liquids.
This Deeno-Saur Toothbrush is made of 100% environmentally friendly bamboo and the packaging is also made from 100% recycled cardboard. Its specially designed bristle pattern is ideal for little mouths and provides a great clean.
Reduce your single-use plastic with the amazing range of eco-friendly re-useable foodie storage products made from a fabric of recycled plastic bottles. They also do sandwich wraps, bread bags, coffee cups, drinks bottles and kids’ backpacks.
Medium Kitchen Pack, Bees Wax Wraps
These Bees Wax Wraps are a fantastic replacement for wrapping food. Made from 100% certified organic cotton, low impact dyes, organic jojoba oil, pine resin and local UK beeswax, they can be reused again and again.
What’s more, the pine resin makes for a great seal and keeps food fresher for longer.
Bamboo Toilet Paper, Who Gives a Crap
This bamboo toilet paper from Who Gives A Crap is made with environmentally friendly materials and 50% of all profits are given to charity to help build toilets for those in need.
Reusable Straw, Amazon
With the amount of plastic floating around in our oceans, we all want to do our bit to help reduce it. These reusable straws are a great way of helping. They come in a carry case which you can pop in your bag or pocket and have handy whenever you need them. They are made from food-grade silicone and stainless steel and they can last up to five years.
Shampoo Bar, Friendly Soap
Free from palm oil, parabens, sulphates, triclosan and phthalates, the Friendly Soap Shampoo bar is a great replacement for bottled shampoo. Friendly Soap’s shampoo bars are compact, long-lasting, and they use caster oil, for a creamy and deeply conditioning lather that cleans and cares for your locks and scalp.
e-cloth Bathroom / Tile Mop, John Lewis
This e-cloth bathroom tile mop cleans using just water! The mop head’s special weave breaks up and holds grease and dirt and it removes over 99% of bacteria.
Rolled Organic Cleaning Wipes, Wearth
Made with 100% soft cotton flannel, these reusable paper towels are great for using around the home instead of throw-away kitchen roll or wipes. Just pop them in the washing machine when you are done and use them again.
Bamboo Toothbrush, Amazon
These Bamboo toothbrushes are a super-green alternative to today’s typical toothbrushes. These are plastic-free, BPA free, vegan and recyclable. They are also suitable for adults and kids.
Dish Washing Soap Bar, Boobalou
Plastic-free, palm oil-free and vegan, the Dish Washing Soap Bar is also waste-free! An eco product that’s great at cutting through grease and grime, it’s also kind to your hands, and what’s more, it lasts for months!
None Sponges, Wearth
A zero-waste alternative to disposable dish sponges, None Sponges from Wearth are a eco product well worth a look.
Made from just cotton and bamboo they are organic, plastic-free and vegan. Once dirty, just throw in the wash and start again. When your sponge is ready for the bin, it’s fully compostable so you can just cut it up and add it to the compost heap!
Colgate Bamboo Charcoal Toothbrush, Superdrug
We’re all getting better at making changes in the kitchen, but when it comes to eco products in the bathroom, there’s work to be done.
Made with 100% natural, biodegradable bamboo, Charcoal toothbrush is a first from Colgate. It features tapered slim-tip bristles infused with Binchotan charcoal for those hard to reach places. Added bonus? The packaging is also plastic free.
Wild is a refillable, natural deodorant brand. They’ve created an effective long-lasting deodorant that is free of aluminium and parabens whilst also being 100% cruelty-free & vegan. Made from anodised aluminium and recycled plastic, this clever little device is designed to last. Wild refills are 100% plastic-free and slim enough to fit through your letterbox.
Choose from a range of gorgeous scents, from Fresh Cotton and Sea Salt, to Mint and Eucalyptus, you can even personalise your case!
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