The Everyday Guide To Eco Friendly Swaps

Easy does it! Really?! Yes, really! In recent times it is becoming easier to swap your everyday products into more sustainable ones. As more people become aware of the need for sustainable solutions, eco-friendly products have become more and more popular. From your everyday toilet paper to dishwashing liquids, it all can be swapped like for like.

Eco Friendly Toilet Paper (why is it important)

One such product that is gaining popularity is eco-friendly toilet paper. This type of toilet paper is made from recycled paper and is designed to be kinder to the environment.

But why is eco-friendly toilet paper so important? First and foremost, traditional toilet paper is made from trees, which means that every time we use it, we are contributing to deforestation.

Deforestation, well.. I think we don’t have to explain what this means for our environment. Not only does it lead to destruction of natural habitat, it also increases a loss of biodiversity.

One of the sellers on the platform that offers sustainable toilet paper is Serious Tissues. They are on a mission to change the world, one roll of toilet paper at a time. The toilet paper is made in the UK from 100% recycled paper and it’s produced without any unnecessary chemicals.

But the impact doesn’t stop there. With the average person using 384 trees-worth of toilet paper in their lifetime (insane, right!?) Serious Tissues is committed to planting a tree for every roll purchased. 

However, eco-friendliness shouldn’t stop at just purchasing sustainable toilet paper. There are many everyday products that we can switch to more sustainable alternatives. For example, switch your disposable plastic razors and toothbrushes!

Making these small switches may not seem like a big deal, but they can have a significant impact on the environment in the long run. 

By choosing eco-friendly everyday products, we can reduce our carbon footprint, decrease the amount of waste we produce and contribute to a more sustainable future.

Eco Friendly Product Swaps that are easy peasy!

Making eco-friendly product swaps in your everyday life doesn’t have to be difficult.

It will make you feel good, it can be better for you and it’s better for the planet.

We will give you some eco friendly product swaps that are easy peasy, and applicable when buying everyday products.

Plastic grocery bags alternative 

Grocery bags are an everyday item that can have a huge impact on the environment. 

By choosing these organic cotton mesh grocery bags instead of plastic ones, you can significantly reduce your plastic waste. 

These bags are durable, reusable, and machine washable, making them an excellent eco-friendly swap.

Vegan Shampoo Bar

A shampoo that is biodegradable and good for your hair? Yes, that does exist! These vegan shampoo bars are not only leaving your hair silky and smooth, they are 100% plastic free too!

Kitchen Towel with recycled paper

When it comes to kitchen towels, we recommend choosing recycled ones! For example, these rolls from Serious Tissues are a great alternative. 

These towels are made from 100% recycled paper, they are also soft and absorbent, making them ideal for cleaning up spills and messes in the kitchen.

Eco Friendly Laundry Liquid 

For laundry, this lavender non-bio laundry liquid is a great find. 

This eco-friendly laundry liquid is made with natural, plant-based ingredients and is free from harsh chemicals that can be harmful to you and the environment.

Oh, and did we mention it smells divine?

Natural washing up liquid 

Lastly, for washing up liquid, we recommend this pink grapefruit washing up liquid. The bottle is made from natural materials and plastic free. It’s the same brand as the laundry liquid above.

It is also effective at cutting through grease and leaving dishes clean and sparkling.

Eco Friendly Product Shopping

Another way to reduce your carbon footprint is by shopping at zero waste shops instead of big grocery chains.

How does that work? You can bring your own reusable containers and then you can purchase these items without the need for single-use plastic packaging. 

Plus, these shops often source their products locally, which means you can reduce your carbon footprint by buying products that haven’t traveled far.

If you don’t have a zero waste shop nearby, we would always recommend going to independent stores and buying (organic) products there!

Sustainable Product Swaps

Do you have any other ideas for eco friendly swaps? We’re sure you can think of a few more!

Leave them in the comments of this guide on our Instagram page and tell us what your favourite swaps have been so far.

We hope you now realise that making eco-friendly product swaps in your everyday life isn’t as difficult as you might think and we invite you to browse our ecomersh. everyday section here. Here you can also find the new Facial Tissues product from Serious Tissues, which comes at a time when the UK government is planning to ban plastic wet wipes.

By choosing simple swaps such as using reusable grocery bags, buying recycled kitchen towels, or plastic free shampoo you help to leave the world in a better place, every day.

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