Category Archives: Health & Beauty

Organic Essence Lip Balm – Plastic free

Here’s a lip balm with a paper “eco tube”. Nice! I enjoyed reading on the company site that this innovation came from consumer demand. So let’s not stay quiet, huh? http://www.organic-essence.com Here’s what Organic Essence has to say about their … Continue reading

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Emerita Tampons – Plastic-free

How hard is it to find tampons without the plastic wrapper? “Impossible,” you say? I thought so too. But here they are, from Emerita. I especially appreciate that the company has described the wrapper packaging on the box. How awesome … Continue reading

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Burt’s Bees Lip Balm: Petition

This is a wonderful lip balm, and I love the metal tin. One problem — Burt’s adds a plastic seal around the edge. <sigh> Please let Burt’s know how much you’d love to see this product plastic free. When we … Continue reading

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Burt’s Bees Citrus Facial Scrub, plastic-free

I’ve been scouring health food stores looking for plastic-free facial scrub to no avail [pun intended]. Burt’s Bees has it. I haven’t examined the packaging in person yet, but it looks like the same packaging as their Carrot Day Creme. … Continue reading

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Natracare Panty Liners, plastic-free

Plastic-free and over 90% biodegradable. The removable strip for the adhesive is paper. No plastic outer wrapping on the box, nor yet, a plastic sticker “seal”. Pretty impressive. http://www.natracare.com

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Burt’s Bees Carrot Day Creme, plastic-free

This moisturizer comes in a glass jar with a metal lid. Nice! The box is 35% post-consumer content. More Burt’s Bees moisturizers in the glass jar: Carrot Nutritive Night Creme Radiance Day Creme Beeswax Moisturizing Day Creme Beeswax Moisturizing Night … Continue reading

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The Environmental Toothbrush, plastic-free

How cool is this? This toothbrush is made from bamboo and it’s 100% biodegradable. Packaging is also biodegradable. Please comment if you’ve tried these. I really hope they don’t suck. http://www.environmentaltoothbrush.com.au

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