Our Top 10 Simple Sustainable Swaps to Help Save The World

Living sustainably is a journey that starts with one small step at a time. Regardless of where you are in your journey, these swaps are simple and helpful ways that you can create less waste in your daily life and feel great while doing it! 

1. Tru Earth Laundry Detergent

a hand holding 3 packages of tru earth in front of a washing machine

Each Tru Earth eco-strip packs ultra-concentrated, hypoallergenic, eco-friendly cleaning power into a tiny, pre-measured strip of detergent that you just toss in the wash. 

Tru Earth's packaging uses zero plastic, and its light weight reduces transportation fuel consumption and global-warming carbon emissions by 94% compared to today’s leading-brand liquid and powder detergent.

2. Solid Dish Soap 

dish soap

Next time your dish soap runs out, opt for this eco-friendly dish block!

With suds tough enough to cut stubborn grease and baked on food - these  powerful bars even work on laundry and carpet stains.

Paired with a pot scrubber, you've got the dynamic duo in dish cleaning!  

3. Bamboo Toothbrush

bamboo toothbrush with black bristles on a white background
Did you know that every plastic toothbrush you've ever used is still sitting in a landfill somewhere?
Bamboo provides a more sustainable option because it is biodegradable, antimicrobial and can grow over 4 feet in 1 day! 
When you're ready to dispose of your bamboo toothbrush, remove and recycle the bristles and compost the handle!

4. Shampoo Bars

orange and white shampoo bar with leaves around itThis bar is packed with vitamin A and C to leave your hair looking full and feeling silky, without the unnecessary water added in other liquid shampoos.
Skip the plastic bottle for up to 80 washes with this hydrating, all-natural, package-free shampoo and body bar!

5. Reusable Facial Rounds

black facial rounds on a decorative place mat

Green-up your daily facial routine by eliminating disposable cotton balls and facial rounds. Washable hemp rounds are a fantastic eco-friendly replacement, doing a better job and lasting through years of continued washing.

Perfect for removing make-up, applying toner, to wash and exfoliate the face. The pads are also a great size for little ones to clean their faces after brushing teeth.

6. Beeswax Wraps

various berries on a beeswax wrap

Beeswax wraps are an all natural alternative to cling wrap, tin foil, and even Ziplocs! Use them to keep your fruit a veggies fresh, cover up bowls and leftovers or make your own snack bag.

When your wrap has reached the end of its life (6 - 12 months) it can be cut up and added to your compost bin.


7. Reusable "Cotton" Swabs 

naked swab

Naked Swab is a reusable, sustainable and sanitary alternative to cotton swabs and Q-tips. 

Save the environment while saving yourself money and space. Naked Swabs come in a compact case that replaces over 2000 single use cotton swabs! Made with medical grade silicone, 100% bamboo handles and come with alternative tips for optimal use.


8. Safety Razor

razor on a counter Swap the plastic razors out for a safety razor! Made from premium high-end chromed alloy, 
Rockwell Razors' 6C is an adjustable safety razor designed to treat all types of facial hair.
The razor blades are made of premium rust-proof Swedish stainless steel and specially treated to retain exceptional sharpness.
Be sure to safely recycle your blades according to your municipality's regulations. 

9. Stasher Bags 

stasher with lunch box

Stasher is the revolutionary alternative to plastic bags and containers. The pinch press airtight seal locks in all the nutrients, flavours and juices so your food always tastes fresh and delicious. Also great for camping and travel.

Unlike plastic bags, Stasher contains no petroleum, no PVC and no latex, so it's good for us and our planet. This easy-to-clean, reusable bag is freezer, oven, stovetop, microwave and dishwasher safe.

10. Silk Dental Floss 

Did you know that traditional floss is made from materials like nylon, teflon and petroleum that can be harmful to the environment. 

As an alternative, this Flosspot is a luxurious silk dental floss, lightly waxed with candelilla for strength and ease of use between tight teeth. This product contains no plastic and best of all, it's refillable!