7 products designed by women for a Plastic Free July + beyond

July 4, 2019

Plastic Free July is a global movement designed to raise awareness about our planet’s plastic pollution crisis and help people choose to refuse single-use plastics. Here are seven products from innovative, womxn-led companies that will help you have a Plastic Free July and beyond! 

@routinecream

Routine cream 

Routine’s all-natural deodorants are made with clean, wholesome ingredients that are packaged in refillable glass jars! Re-up your favourite scent at one of their 30 refill stations across Canada. 

@maxinebullochphotography

Nada

Since opening the doors to it’s Vancouver store in June 2018, package-free grocery store Nada has diverted more than 235,000 food containers from the landfill. Nada’s digital smart scales weigh and label your containers so you pay only for the food you want. 

@illume.co 

Abeego 

Make the switch from plastic wrap to Abeego – beeswax food wrap that protects and breathes like nature’s peel and rind, preserving your food is preserved longer than you’ve ever imagined. Yup, even an avocado. 

@lunapads

Lunapads 

Kick period plastic to the curb with Lunapad’s comfy cloth pads and magical, leak-free period undies. Just rinse, throw them in the laundry and re-use with your next cycle for as many as 10 years! 

@thehellocup

Hello Cup

Another plastic-free period option is a menstrual cup. The Hello Cup is the world’s most comfortable menstrual cup, designed and made in New Zealand. It can hold three times as much as a tampon and comes in fun, funky colours! 

@hoodooloulou

Better Packaging Co. 

This New Zealand company is on a mission to reduce the amount of plastic waste generated by e-commerce and shipping. Better Packaging Co. offers a range of packaging options, including their comPOST™ Range which is biodegradable with no toxic residues and is at-home compostable.  

@loliware

LOLIWARE

LOLIWARE’s Straw, The Straw of the Future, looks, feels and acts like plastic, but is made from 100% food grade materials.  It is designed to disappear either through composting or natural processes. 

Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics? Tell us what your favourite plastic-free products are! 

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