You always have a choice! Every decision you make, every thought, every action, every purchase, especially for your home. The bathroom is an underrated space in every house. And the kind of products you choose to fill it with, the products you use to cleanse your body with, is in your hands. We have curated a list of 15 such zero-waste bathroom products that are eco-conscious and will fit right in your zero-waste home. So, let’s jump in!
1. Natural Toothpaste Tablets
What if we told you we have an alternative sustainable product swap to hundreds of tubes of toothpaste that you use in a lifetime? These Natural Toothpaste Tablets are the best way to go zero-waste when using toothpaste. So, to give your mouth fresh breath the sustainable way, switch to these fluoride-free tablets.
The tablets are packaged and shipped in recyclable boxes. The tablets are vegan and cruelty-free. All you gotta do is chew a tablet, let it dissolve in your mouth, and then brush your teeth like you normally would. And we just love that!
In the span of our lifetime, we use hundreds of Q tips, which means A LOT of waste. In a year, 25.5 billion Q tips are manufactured, so one can only imagine how much waste piles up. So, we’ve found the right alternative – LastSwab is a sustainable product and reusable alternative to Q tips and cotton swabs.
Buying a LastSwab is like saving yourself from purchasing 1000+ cotton swabs. Keep this handy in your bathroom for a touch of sustainability.
3. Safety Reusable Razor
Did you know that 2 billion single-use razors are thrown away each year? But hey! You can make a small dent in this ugly number and shave guilt-free with a sustainable product swap. This Rose Gold Safety Razor is sure to leave your skin feeling silky, smooth, and razor-burn-less.
This razor comes with 5 free sustainable steel blades, has recyclable packaging, and is a beautiful plastic-free alternative to shaving.
4. Bamboo Toilet Paper
From all the zero-waste bathroom products, here’s one switch that does not require much thinking. Make that swap from regular to sustainable bamboo toilet paper. We’ll even give you a good enough reason to do so. The Bamboo Toilet Paper is 100% sustainable, and hence reduces your carbon footprint; so you can now wipe your tushies guilt-free!
Bamboos grown by Hello Tushy have a high yielding speed of almost 39 inches in a day. The tissue paper is free of bleach.
5. Natural Bamboo Toothbrush
An average person uses 300 toothbrushes in their lifetime; and if we multiply that number by the population of the world, we’d have quite an alarming figure! This would end up with so much non-recyclable plastic and rubber waste in landfills and oceans. But hey! This Natural Bamboo Toothbrush is your solution.
These toothbrushes have a 100% compostable bamboo handle, it’s cruelty-free and vegan. Moreover, it is inherently anti-fungal, antibacterial, and antimicrobial. By making this zero-waste bathroom product switch, you’ll be taking a good step towards preserving our beautiful planet.
6. Fragments Bath Mat
What we truly love about Kiliim’s sustainable bathroom products is that they’re all handcrafted, which gives them a unique edge. They’re made by artisans in Fowwa, Egypt using traditional weaving techniques. Look at this beautiful Fragments Bath Mat right here, it has three-toned ridges that will always be unique on every mat because it’s handmade.
It’s made of 100% cotton and is handwoven on a cotton base. The Egyptian cotton is locally sourced and then digitally dyed.
7. White Citrus & Lime Body Wash
The White Citrus & Lime Body Wash by Under The Canopy is something to look out for. It is made up of a clean formula that is free of parabens, sulfate, and synthetic fragrances. We love the minimal packaging of the bottles that are light and naturally derived to lather up your body. And won’t these bottles just add so well to your sustainable and minimal bathroom decor? We’re living for these neutral colors.
Enriched with organic pomegranate, flax seed extract, and marshmallow root; the body wash is meant to moisturize your skin with aloe and Vitamin B3. It’s cruelty-free as well!
8. Natural Loofah
Make that small sustainable product swap from synthetic loofahs to this natural one to do your part in making this planet more sustainable. The Natural Loofah is completely sustainable and eco-friendly. One can say it’s perfect for the zero-waste lifestyle. To use this loofah to its fullest, soak it in warm water before its use.
It’s versatile and can be used as a dish sponge as well. Once you’re done with the loofah and want to dispose of it, all you need to do is cut it into smaller pieces and put it in the soil to be decomposed. You can also add it to your composting pile.
9. Scented Candle
A scented candle needs no introduction, just that we’d urge you to take your pick with this sustainable option. Each candle by Prosperity is handmade and hand-poured with soy wax. Our favorite scent is Rosemary + Lemon Zest. The candles add to your great zero-waste bathroom decor and are just so soothing while taking a soak in the tub.
Prosperity Candle supports fair trade principles, and the candles are cruelty-free.
10. Zero-Waste Floss
Bamboo Floss by Eco Roots is one of the best zero-waste bathroom products to the otherwise conventional plastic floss that we can find in all our bathrooms. What makes us love this bamboo floss is that it comes in a vegan, zero-waste floss container that has a refillable glass container.
The floss is made up of bamboo fiber with activated charcoal. Moreover, it is recyclable as well; you just gotta bury it in soil and forget about it. The floss is cruelty-free, gluten-free, and uses plastic-free shipping.
11. Cotton Towel
These are some of the most unique and beautiful Cotton Towels we have come across. The design of these towels is inspired by the city of Prague. They are chic, thick, and made of 100% organic cotton. This is like the best of both worlds – fluffy towels and unique design. Slightly on the pricier side, but this is one sustainable bathroom product you don’t want to miss out on.
The towels are ethically and responsibly made in Portugal under safe conditions.
Related Article: What’s Wrong With Regular Cotton Clothing? Why Organic Cotton Is A Better Choice?
12. Lilac Flowers Shampoo Bar
Here’s an option to completely ditch the shampoo bottle with this beautiful vegan Lilac Flowers Shampoo Bar. Nourish your hair and restore its glossy shine with this handmade cocoa butter-based shampoo bar. It will wash your hair without stripping away any of its natural oils, so scalp irritability will be at a minimum.
This shampoo bar is handmade; it’s silicone-free, color-safe, cruelty-free, and has plastic-free shipping.
13. Wooden Soap Dish
One way to make sure you make the most of your soap is to ensure that the soap in the soap dish is never floating in the water. Or you know all your soapy dreams are just melting away! And we don’t want that, because that’ll lead to spending more money. Made by a women-owned company, this Wooden Soap Dish is made of naturally hydrophobic bamboo that’s ideal to keep water off the soap bar. What a great bathroom decor piece to add to your home!
It’s vegan, will help you lead a sustainable lifestyle, and is plastic-free.
14. Toilet Brush and Stand
All of us need a good brush to keep the corners of our bathrooms and toilet clean. This handcrafted Toilet Brush And Stand Set is a great pick for heavy-duty cleaning in the bathroom. This brush is engineered to remove tough stains and deposits, and we love that! Looking for zero-waste bathroom products for cleaning? Now, the hunt is over!
It’s 100% plastic-free. It’s skillfully crafted with Tampico plant fiber and beechwood.
15. Devil’s Ivy or Pothos Plant
The Devil’s Ivy is the perfect plant to be placed in your bathroom for a pop of green because it’s also an air purifier. Known for its large waxy leaves, this houseplant can grow in almost all kinds of lighting conditions. However, they will thrive better in a well-lit spot. These plants love moisture, so they make good plants for the kitchen and the bathroom alike.
These plants can thrive in both soil and water and grow at a fast rate. You can water them when the soil feels dry, maybe weekly. They are the most non-fussy plant you could have in the house.
The bathroom is the place where you’re completely free, and alone with your thoughts; and you want it to be a sanctum of peace and calm. You should fill the bathroom with things you love, which would keep you happy, and keeps the planet happy as well.
You hope some of these items have inspired you to start using zero-waste bathroom products and do your bit for the planet.