Want to live plastic free…. or at least massively reduce your plastic footprint? Here are a whole load of plastic free products sourced and used by us as part of our boycott. While we are happy to try out new products if sent to us, we work for no one and say only what we believe to be true.
Plastic Free Products
The easiest way to find a #plasticfree alternative in our huge database of products is to use the search function (#grandmothersuckeggs!) However we have also organised them by other criteria.
By Category Everything from food to gardening to personal care
By Task Want to know how to wash the pots, #plasticfree? Check out these posts organised by task!
A to Z organised… erm…alphabetically
Towns organised alphabetically that have #plasticfree/ packaging free/ zerowaste shops. Find them here.
Try your local shops first. One of the joys of living plastic free is mooching round the local shops seeing what you can source. You might be suprised. Asian Supermarkets and Polish Delis are particularly good.
Here is a list of food types by category with purchase details
Loose Food A to Z
Find out if a shop near you sells bulk food loose. This is stuff that that normally comes plastic packaged ie rice, pasta and salt. And yes these shops do exist in the U.K. There’s just not many of them.
Supermarkets & Chainstores
Because sometimes we have to shop there and yes you can get plastic free and zero waste stuff. Read up about them plus
eating for a week, plastic-free, only from supermarkets – a case study.
Shopping plastic free means taking your OWN PACKAGING. Check out the plastic-free shopping kit here.
Delivered in glass bottles but double check before you order
Make It Yourself.
Sometimes you just have to make it yourself! With #plasticfree scissors.Find out how to craft your own clothes, cosmetics and other useful things
The Plastic Free U.K. Directory lists #plasticfree projects and businesses. While there are many plastic free initiatives out there they are often plasticfree by default rather than intention. The people featured here acknowledge the issues of plastic pollution and are taking steps to address them.
Get The Knowledge
Good to Know Information about science, green issues and other related subjects that impact on the plastic debate.
About the alternatives
Useful to know
Recycling and reusing waste plastic.
Try another chapter….
Welcome a quick introduction to everything
About Plastic everything you need to know about plastic and somethings you wish you didn’t
Bad Plastic – why you need to cut your plastic consumption
Cut plastic – how to cut unnecessary plastic out of your life & meet the other people doing it.
Links & Projects –links to other plastic free people, the U.K. directory and out other projects
Us & The Boycott –About us the blog and the boycott rules