10 Eco friendly products of everyday use to reduce plastic waste.
We are living in a world where we are surrounded by plastic items. Knowing the negative effects of plastic on our life, it’s time to switch to a greener lifestyle.
No doubt, other types of waste are there but plastic waste is the worst contributor to waste as it takes 1000 years to decompose and that too not fully. Switching to eco friendly products is the only way out to tackle this plastic problem.
A scary amount of plastic ends up in landfills, rivers and oceans giving rise to land pollution, and water pollution. Aquatic wildlife is also at great risk. It is high time to switch to sustainable living.
What can be the best alternative to plastic items?
Bamboo!! Yes, bamboo is the best material to replace plastic items of everyday use. It is renewable, natural, strong, durable, and biodegradable.
Bamboo has natural antibacterial properties and is grown without the use of chemicals. It requires little water and is the fastest-growing earth-friendly plant.
Now, Which eco friendly products can be used in everyday life?
Swap the below plastic products with bamboo eco friendly products to save the environment.
Bamboo Toothbrushes :
Bamboo toothbrushes are far better than the plastic ones. While plastic toothbrushes take hundreds of years to decompose, bamboo is 100% compostable and naturally breaks in the environment.
Bamboo has natural anti-microbial properties which makes it the best material which makes it more resistant to bacteria compared to plastic.OLA Bamboo Toothbrushes are made from FSC certified bamboo to ensure best practices in managing responsible forests. We also have kids toothbrushes that are specially designed for them.
Well, how can we forget our beloved furry companions? We have pet toothbrushes suitable for Big/ Small Cat/ Dog.
Zero waste kit / Reusable Bamboo utensils:
Replace single-use plastic utensils with OLA Bamboo’s reusable bamboo utensils. We support Zero-waste lifestyle and to make eating on the go convenient, we have introduced Bamboo Reusable Utensils – fork, knife and spoon with a travel bag and the complete Zero Waste Kit which in addition to reusable utensils also has a bamboo straw and a cleaning brush. Each set of reusable utensils would reduce the usage of hundreds of disposable plasticware.
Bamboo cotton swabs:
Say no to plastic cotton buds and switch to 100% compostable OLA Bamboo cotton swabs. These tiny looking plastic cotton swabs are posing a major threat to marine wildlife. Our Bamboo cotton swabs are sturdier than plastic or cardboard ones. They are made of natural bamboo and cotton and are 100% compostable. Each box contains 400 cotton swabs that you can throw in the compost bin after use.
Reusable makeup remover pads:
Swap the Single-use make wipes with reusable bamboo makeup remover pads. To give you the convenience of single-use makeup wipes, OLA Bamboo has introduced machine washable makeup remover pads made from bamboo fibre. You will receive 16 ultra-soft pads in a bamboo storage box with a wash bag to keep your used pads and wash them together with your laundry in the regular cycle. Therefore, no extra hassle of cleaning them with hand.
Natural deodorants are gaining popularity over regular deodorants around the globe. Aluminium-based regular deodorants increase the risk of developing various health issues like Alzheimer’s and a few types of cancer according to some researchers. Ola bamboo’s Canadian made natural deodorant is aluminium-free and paraben-free. It has Moisturizing, antibacterial, and anti-odour properties with the goodness of vitamin E and antioxidants. It does not contain baking soda and this makes it ideal for people who are allergic to it as most natural deodorants contain baking soda.
Eco-friendly dental floss:
OLA Bamboo’s Eco-Friendly Dental Floss comes in recyclable packaging. Hence, it is an excellent alternative to traditional dental floss. The traditional floss goes into the garbage and their plastic containers pollute for years and years. In contrast. it’s a natural product waxed with Candelilla. It is 100% natural floss containing no plastic.
Bamboo baby plates with suction base:
Kids tableware mostly comes in plastic as children have a history of throwing away the dishes while eating. But plastic contains toxins which are bad for health. Avoid plastic whenever you can when to comes to food and beverage. Our OLA Bamboo baby plate does not contain melamine-formaldehyde because it is made of natural bamboo wood and not a bamboo powder- or bamboo fibre-based product. The plates are available in different fun shapes which make them even more interesting for babies. You can feed your baby multiple food items as the plate is divided into sections. The silicone suction cup is for safety because it stabilizes the plate. Note that the silicone is BPA- and phthalate-free.
Bamboo beach toys for kids
Minimize your children’s exposure to plastic toys with OLA Bamboo’s Beach toys that are safe to use as they do not have any pointed or sharp edges. They are strong, durable, and eco-friendly. Children learn from their surroundings and it has become essential to teach children the importance of eco-friendly goods at a young age.
Bamboo Garden Tools:
The gardening tools made of steel are expensive and when you look at the affordable options, you do not want to buy garden tools made of plastic as plastic pollution is posing environmental threats worldwide. So, here comes OLA Bamboo’s “Garden Tools” made of Bamboo, they are strong, durable and have engravings on handles for better grip. Basic hand garden tools are the best for maintaining a home garden.
Bamboo Toothbrush Holder:
The bamboo toothbrush holder is a great alternative to traditional plastic ones. A toothbrush holder is a must-have accessory, found in almost every household. We have specially designed an eco-friendly toothbrush holder which would let your toothbrushes to dry naturally and stay healthy and hygienic.
Hope you find above eco friendly products useful. Share your views with us in comments after using the products.