Zero waste swaps: only to be undertaken once you’ve thoroughly explored zero waste habits with what you already have!
Here’s a huge list of section by section zero waste swaps for you to begin making some swaps in all areas of your life.
That being said, a huge caveat: going zero waste does not mean throwing everything you own away and buying sustainable alternatives. There is nothing further from zero waste than throwing away a perfectly functional item just because it doesn’t suit your current lifestyle.
So go through and mark down some of these low waste swaps you’d like to try once your current products run out. Only then should you carefully, consciously buy products that will actually serve a purpose. (And buy second hand wherever possible.)
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I’m here to help you find your next few zero waste swaps. Bookmark this page for later use… and then get to work!
- Who Gives A Crap toilet paper
- bar of soap (palm oil free) or DIY liquid soap
- linen bath towels from Urban Earth Lovers
- a bamboo toothbrush
- Dental Lace compostable floss
- tooth powder
- plastic-free toilet brush
- natural fiber shower curtain
- menstrual cup or period panties
- stainless steel safety razor
- Boar bristle brush
- Wooden and boar bristle round brush
- Wooden comb
Now that you’ve found your next few swaps, it’s time to take action! Why not check out my list of zero waste beginner posts to help you make a plan!
Because swaps are a great place to start, but a terrible place to stop. Let’s get going!