Tag Archives: Plastic packaging

Natural Selection Waxed Paper Bags

Here’s a great alternative to plastic sandwich bags. Outer packaging is cardboard. Unbleached waxed paper bags can be used in the microwave. As Natural Value’s website suggests: Live well. Spend less. Feel good about the little things you do to … 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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Boulder Canyon Potato Chips

Less guilt, more pleasure. Packaging is made from wood pulp and certified for all key biodegradation situations including industrial, home and waste-water categories. Fantastic initiative from Boulder Canyon Natural Foods. http://www.bouldercanyonfoods.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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Eco-Dent Dental Floss: Petition

This floss has a cardboard dispenser rather than plastic! It’s fantastic. Unfortunately it has an inner plastic bag (removed in photo), the core the floss is wrapped around is plastic, and they put a plastic sticker on the front. Why, … Continue reading

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