All of us are well aware of the world’s plastic consumption and it’s resulting effect even here in Pakistan, which obliges us to make small sustainable changes as individuals.
As loyalty becomes a liability, it does not do much in terms of leaving me guilty every time I buy plastic. Most of which occupies my personal spaces, majority of which contributes to my toiletries.
Get Into The Green Scene With These 5 Eco-friendly Products!
Here are five eco-friendly bathroom products that are just as good as your everyday bottled, wrapped and draped products.
1. Bamboo Toothbrushes
While being recommended by dentists because of their soft bristles, bamboo toothbrushes employ charcoal which should be replaced every three months like your usual plastic tooth brushes. Bamboo sticks decompose in soil which makes the process way easier, just plug out the bristles and bury the stick in soil.
You can buy them for 250 rupees only!
2. Sanitary Products
On average, a woman uses almost 11,000 pads in her lifetime. We can minimizes this waste by using sustainable pads and menstrual cups.
Menstrual cups can last up to 10 years and can be bought for 2000 rupees.
3. Shampoo and Lotion Bars
Shampoo and Lotion bars are often 100% organic and honestly, maybe better than our average products. Available in a variety of different ingredients and scents, that include Three Butter, Lavender, Marshmallow, Chamomile Citrus and many more!
All of these can be purchased at Code Green, where they’re always offering new deals as well.
4. Reusable Make-up Remover Wipes
For all avid make up users, this is nothing short of a blessing. These cotton wipes available in Bamboo Velour and Cotton and Bamboo Charcoal only for 300 rupees for a pack of tree and can be used up to 2 years!
5. Natural Deodorant Sticks
Yes, you heard it right. Code Green’s upcoming product, i.e. organic deodorant sticks are the next big thing! The packaging is biodegradable cardboard which makes it all the more sustainable.
Maryam’s a Communication and Design major and an English and Comparative Literature minor at Habib University. She thoroughly enjoys reading South Asian Literature and is a Partition Literature enthusiast, who is often found admiring the origins of cultural theory.
While one may occasionally find her at events catering to art and culture in Karachi, she would much rather be home binge-watching British comedy.
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