The bathroom is a great place to start with getting rid of single use plastics. So much of our bathroom routine is typically based on plastic. This is the room I personally started in when beginning the transition! I feel like it's an easy place to start because most of the plastic that we use in our bathroom doesn't stick around for a very long time.
By now you all know that we are trying to make Kilted Suds as environmentally friendly as we can. This includes things like what products we make, what our ingredients are, and what kind of packaging we use. One of the products that I think fits the sustainability factor incredibly well is our Shampoo Bars!
We are in the process of making our home more sustainable and moving toward a zero-waste lifestyle. One of the first things I thought of when beginning this journey was starting a compost pile. It is something I have wanted to do since we moved into our home, and I just haven’t found the time or the resources to get the whole process started yet. I have an image in my head of a compost barrel outside, made from a re-purposed 55-gallon drum. In my mind’s eye, the drum would be on castors, or some sort of system that allows...
Perhaps one of the best ways to remove the toxins and some single use plastics from your oral hygiene routine is to simply remove the products that contain them. The following recipe will clean your teeth just as well as commercial toothpaste, and in the long run will cost much less.