Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution. To help encourage others to join the movement, we’ve curated a list of our 10 favorite items we carry every day replacing the need for single-use plastics.
Onyx Stainless Steel Straws
Sometimes we just want a straw and adults should have fun straws, too. We love this set of 10 polished steel straws from Onyx. Available on Food52.
Byta Travel Cup
A double-wall, vacuum-sealed stainless steel bottle made to take with you wherever you go. Comes in a variety of sizes and we’re obsessed with the chrome collection. Shop MyByta.
Swell Water Bottle
A bottle this aesthetically pleasing is a nice accessory to have. Lots of fun prints to choose from and the new sports cap is very convenient —no need to unscrew the lid to sip on your favorite beverage. Shop Swell Bottle.
Beeswax Roots Wrap
A sustainable, natural alternative to plastic wrap for food storage. Use the warmth of your hands to soften the wrap, create a seal, and once cooled, the wrap holds its shape. Shop Roots Wrap on Etsy.
Bamboo Cutlery Kit
Stylish, lightweight, and totally natural, the perfect kit for those on the go. Our partners at Renewal Workshop put these together as a special gift last December for a few team members, but you can find something similar here: Bamboo Cutlery Kits on Etsy.
Dot Menstrual Cup
Save time and money, preserve trees and protect panties, all while empowering a girl in need. For every cup you buy, they also give one to a person who needs it. Shop Dot.
These Lush inventions are formulated with little to no water, so they don’t need any synthetic preservatives and make it easy to do away with plastic. They have solid shampoo bars, conditioners, soaps, scrubs, massage bars, bath oils and more. Shop Lush Naked.
Aesop Hand Balm
A blend of fragrant botanicals and skin-softening emollients that delivers rich hydration to labor-wearied hands and cuticles. Ditch the plastic for an aluminum tube that can be recycled. Shop Aesop.
Baggu Reusable Bag
The perfect size to keep in your purse. Comes in a wide assortment of patterns, colors, and sizes. Shop Baggu.
Compostable Bogobrush handles are made from a bio-composite material with flax particles, hemp, cotton, or coffee. You can toss the handle into your backyard compost pile, or into your curbside compost bin, just as with any other organic matter. Shop Biodegradable Bogobrush.
Primecut Hobo Bag
If we’ve learned anything, when it comes to going plastic-free you need to carry a really big purse! We love this handmade bag from Portland, OR. Shop Primecut Hobo Bag on Etsy.