13 sustainable swaps to up your eco warrior game
Harmful chemicals and plastics are hiding in the most inconspicuous places…like tea bags! Collectively, we’re making a huge change with paper straw movement, but there’s a lot more we can do. By changing some of your purchasing habits you can easily live a more plastic-free and eco-friendly life. Here are our suggestions for sustainable swaps.
Plastic, plastic everywhere, in every drop we drink. It's hard to believe, but even tea bags have plastic in them. By opting for loose tea and a strainer you can eliminate plastic from your daily tea habit.
These 100% wool dryer balls are a natural alternative to chemical fabric softeners and non-biodegradable dryer sheets. Leaving clothes feeling softer through 1000's of cycles this sustainable swap is much quieter and more environmentally friendly than the plastic alternative too.
Using environmentally friendly materials, bamboo and recycled paper, and with 50% of profits going to help build toilets for those in need, this loo roll is not only better for the planet, but for the people too.
Swapping your single use face wipes for these reusable, 100% cotton facial wipes is a sustainable swap no brainer. Simply bung them in the washing machine and reuse again and again to help reduce the number of single use wipes ending up in our oceans.
Did you know that chewing gum contains plastic? Well, not this one. Made using only natural ingredients, this gum is 100% biodegradable and chemical free. Available to buy in Iceland stores this is a swap that's easy to get your hands on.
We'll finish on an easy one. Remember the image of a seahorse swimming around with a plastic cotton bud? Well, no more! Our simplest sustainable swap is to opt for paper stemmed cotton buds instead of plastic ones.