5 Sustainable Brands to Get Around
We are always on hunt for more sustainable alternatives to everyday products. If like us, you're not quite ready to take on the zero waste lifestyle, here are 5 easy, sustainable products to get started with.
1. Shampoo Bars
We have tried several shampoo bars, fearful they wouldn't give us that same squeaky clean feeling but were pleasantly surprised with the Camellia Shampoo Bar from Quintessence Soaps.
We found the bar leaves a little bit of residue but the good kind that stops hair from being totally fluffy and 'just-washed'. We're into it. You can find them in stockists across Australia.
2. Bamboo Toothbrushes
If you're not already on the bamboo toothbrush bandwagon, what are you waiting for?! After just a few days of getting our mits on some of Big Little Brush's beauties, we couldn't comprehend ever going back to plastic.
The best thing about Melbourne-based Big Little Brush is that 100% of profits help fund primary health programs in remote communities in Australia. Can't argue with that!
3. Reusable Bags
Obsessed. With. Baggu. Have you got yours yet? Baggu have done such a great job of making reusable, sustainable bags cool. In comparison, plastic bags have never felt so wrong!
Baggu's come in such a wide range of prints, sizes and materials, choosing your favourite is the hardest part.
With Australia's recent crackdown on single-use plastic bags (at last), now's a great time to score your first Baggu.
4. Sustainable Active Wear!
Thanks to Girlfriend Collective, sustainable active wear is officially a thing. This awesome brand uses recycled plastic bottles to make their super cool pieces. You can read more about their fascinating process here.
Girlfriend have branched out from their signature black leggings to t-shirts and sports bras and we are pretty much glued to their insta feed, waiting for the next line to drop.
5. Sustainable Recovery
Just been for a run in your new Girlfriend Collective gear? Keen to stretch those calves out but hate the sight of your fluorescent orange foam roller? We got you!
Sure Project is all about sustainable recovery. We felt frustrated that we had no choice but to purchase a lump of plastic for our post-exercise routine so found a solution ourselves.Our rollers are made out of naturally occurring cork and are even safe to compost.
Our full range of cork products are launching online later this month, and are now available to purchase from our friends at Good Times PIlates in Fitzroy, Melbourne.
With brands like these, sustainability is never a compromise.
Keen to get your hands on the goods but don't live in Melbourne? Give us your details and we will let you know as soon as they're available to order online.