It has been revealed that every year, 1.3 billion plastic tampon applicators go into landfill in the UK. Plastic Applicators are found so often on UK beaches that many have nicknamed them 'beach whistles'. If you are an applicator user, cardboard applicators are a hugely positive step towards cutting out plastics.
Are non-organic pads better than tampons? 90% contain the equivalent of 4 carrier bags of plastic. Grace & Green's organic cotton pads and Emma Constantine's reusable plastic-free pads are so much kinder for you and the planet. Or why not try a Grace & Green period cup.
Domestos, Harpic and Cillit Bang make up the bottom three in Ethical Consumer's review of toilet cleaners. Surprised?
Fill Refill Toilet Cleaner, supplied by Heart & Compass, is a Best Buy. Hooray!
Fill Refill scored highly whilst offering solutions to the issue of single-use plastics, as well as receiving a best rating for animal testing.
Each time you pick up a box or bottle of laundry detergent you’re probably aware that there are many different brands, sizes and prices of detergent available. Some come in large boxes, some come in small bottles, some laundry detergents are biological, and some are non-biological, but what is the difference between bio and non-bio?