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What are some ways to reduce waste in my bathroom, such as using bamboo toothbrushes or biodegradable floss?

Hey there, I've been trying to reduce my environmental footprint in my daily life and I'm looking for some tips on how to reduce waste in my bathroom. I've already switched to using refillable toiletry products, but I'm wondering if there are any other things I can do to reduce waste. I've heard about using bamboo toothbrushes and biodegradable floss, but I'm not sure where to find them or if there are any other eco-friendly alternatives out there. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance.

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Hello there! I happen to have gone through the same journey of reducing waste in the bathroom, and I can confidently recommend a couple of tweaks I have made. The first thing I did was to get a reusable makeup remover and facial toning pad kit. It comes with about 20 pads, and I use them with my water-based makeup removers. These pads are reusable, and I also wash them occasionally, and I would estimate that I have saved over 1000 makeup wipes over the past two years.
Another thing I did was to switch to eco-friendly shampoo bars. These are typically made with all-natural ingredients, do not require any plastic packaging, and last much longer than liquid shampoo. They are also a great way to save money in the long term. Give them a try.
Apart from that, I also made sure to incorporate eco-friendly brands into my skincare routine. Like my shampoo bars, all of these brands use natural ingredients that are good for the skin, and they also package their products in glass or metal containers, which can be recycled after use. These are just some examples, but there are so many things that you can do to reduce your waste in the bathroom, and you should find what works best for you. Hope this helps.


Hey there! I've also been on a journey to reduce waste in my bathroom, and switching to bamboo toothbrushes and biodegradable floss has been a game changer for me. I've found both of these items at my local health food store, but I've also seen them available on Amazon. Another thing that has helped me reduce waste is using bar soap instead of liquid soap in plastic bottles. I've found that bar soap lasts longer and comes in either cardboard or minimal packaging. Another option for reducing waste is to use a menstrual cup instead of disposable tampons or pads, which also saves money in the long run. Hope these suggestions help!


Hi everyone, I've also made some changes in my bathroom to reduce waste, and the one thing that has made a significant impact has been using a bidet or a water spray. This has completely eliminated my need for toilet paper, and I find it to be much cleaner and hygienic than using toilet paper alone. On days I have to use toilet paper, I switched to using toilet paper made from recycled paper or bamboo. These are typically packaged in minimal or no packaging and are biodegradable. Lastly, investing in reusable cloth makeup remover pads and towels, instead of disposable ones, has also significantly reduced waste in my bathroom. These are just some ways I've tackled reducing waste, and I hope that they inspire you to find ways to reduce waste in your bathroom too.


Hi everyone! I'm also on a journey to reduce waste in my bathroom and I've found that making small changes has made a big difference. One thing that has helped me reduce waste is using a safety razor instead of disposable razors. It takes a bit of practice, but safety razors last much longer and the blades can be recycled. Additionally, investing in soap bars for hand washing and showering has helped cut down on plastic bottle waste. This is because soap bars typically come in minimal or no packaging and last longer than liquid soap. Lastly, buying refillable bottles for products like shampoo and conditioner has allowed me to use the same bottle multiple times and reduce plastic waste. I'm glad to have found this thread and I hope my suggestions can be of help to others.

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