ZERO WASTE PERIOD
It takes a tampon longer to degrade than the lifespan of the woman who wears it. And they are clogging up our sewer systems and our oceans. Google Fatberg, or don’t, if you’re squeamish. The average woman throws away 250 to 300 pounds of menstrual trash in her lifetime and it is almost entirely avoidable, not only by a better option that produces almost entirely zero waste and is way more comfortable to wear.
I used my diva cup since the day I discovered it for seventeen years before I stopped getting my period. I recommend it to all my retreats, especially when we go remote places. And even though I’m trans, I loved using it so much that I wanted to be the company’s spokesperson and even wrote them an email about it. I clearly didn’t make the cut because they didn’t get back to me.
TOILET PAPER/ TISSUES/ PAPER TOWELS
It’s not wrapped in plastic and is all recycled or made from bamboo.
SUSTAINABLE BODY SOAP/ DISH SOAP REFILLS
These guys send you the soap in reusable and returnable refill bottles.
LAUNDRY DETERGENT AND DISHWASHER DETERGENT PODS
No plastic necessary. Effective plant based cleaning solutions. Safer ingredients.
100% COMPOSTABLE TRASH BAGS AND DOGGIE BAGS
Dogs make up a a third of the world’s overpopulation problem right about now. And we love them. So the least we can do is get compostable bags.
Bamboo ones are awesome. I will never go back. You can even find them with queer rainbow brush heads, I mean, what’s not to love.