5 Easy Single-Use Plastic Swaps to Make Now

75% of us are trying to give up single-use plastic like a toxic ex 🙅🏾‍♀️  And it's easy to see why, with five million tonnes of plastic used in the UK every year - half of which is packaging. 

Luckily, there seem to be brands popping up on a near daily basis to help us tackle our single-use plastic problem. Here are our top 5 sexiest swaps.

homethings bottles

1. Homethings - Next Gen Cleaning

Seen on Dragon's Den, Homethings are making cleaning cool again. All their products are cruelty-free, non-toxic, vegan, and free from single-use plastic. On top of that, they ship 0 water, reducing the shipping size by 95%. Clean.

dame reusable pads

2. Dame - Award winning period products

Organic period products to suit everyone. Whatever your preference you'll be cared for at Dame. Choose from their reusable tampon applicators, pads, and even period pants (still to launch). It's time for your period to be positive.

wild deodorant

3. Wild - Natural, refillable deodorant

Stocked in stores up and down the UK, Wild have changed the deodorant game. Having recently launched a new and improved aluminium case, it's the perfect time to swap your plastic throw away deo.

last object tissues

4. Last Object - Reusable alternatives to single-use items

Fed up of throw away tissues, cotton swabs and cotton pads? We introduce to you Last Object, who have already eliminated 3 billion single-use items. We love their new large rounds for our end-of-day make up removal.

ocean bottle

5. Ocean Bottle - Award winning reusable bottles

Every Ocean Bottle purchased funds the collection of 1000 ocean-bound plastic bottles. This means not only are you saving single-use plastic bottles from your use, you're also helping coastal communities. Win. Win.