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'Your Go-To Guide For Greener Living' Resource Page


Resource Links for: Sustainable Sal - Your Go To Guide For Greener Living: Tips and Advice For A More Sustainable and Eco-Conscious Lifestyle (The Eco-Pal).


This page contains links to support the terms in green font found in the paperback book…



Plasticoceans.org, 2021


How Do I Get Started?


The Ultimate Plastic Free Project


Shopping for Food


Buy Loose Fruit and Vegetables

Use these to buy your loose fruit and vegetables


Milk Deliveries

Milk & More


Preparing and Cooking Meals


Generic Pointers for Cooking

Silicone pouches



A short beginners guide. (Better Homes and Gardens, 2017)

Bokashi compost bin


Storing Food


Beeswax wraps

Silicone lids

Reusable sandwich wraps


Washing Up Utensils


Washing Up Liquid

Washing-up soap bar.

Home made washing up liquid

Multi-Purpose Sheets


Washing Up Brushes and Sponges

Tough None Sponge

Eco Coconut Scourers

Eco Coconut Dish Brush

Eco Coconut Bottle Brush

Wooden Pot Brush

Washing Up Loofah


Washing Up Gloves


Gloves made from natural rubber


Using a Dishwasher


Dishwasher Tablets



Dishwasher tablets using a recipe (Kielman, n.d.).



Cleaning The Kitchen


Ocean Saver

Iron & Velvet.

Ocean Saver recycled plastic bottles

Glass ones




Laundry Detergent


Laundry Sheets

Soap Nuts

Fabric softener


Stain Remover

Natural stain remover

Oxygen Bleach


Preventing Micro-Plastics

Micro filter wash bags

Cora Ball


Drying Laundry

Dryer eggs


Kitchen Roll

Compostable Sponge Kitchen Roll




Hair Care


Shampoo and Conditioner


Shampoo Bars

Conditioner Bars

2 In 1 Shampoo and Conditioner Bars

Liquid Options in Plastic Free Packaging

Powdered Refills

Hair Brushes and Combs

Bamboo Hair Brush

Plant-Based Salon Quality Brushes

Bamboo Comb

Hair Ties and Hair Styling Products

Generic Hair Ties

Organic Scrunchies

Hair wax

Hair clays

DIY (Shannon, 2017)

Olew Curl Cream.

Green Tea Hair Spray his

Argan oil


Dry Shampoo




Cotton Buds


Bamboo Cotton Buds

Recycled Paper Cotton Buds

Reusable Cotton Buds


Shower Gel and Hand Soap


Friendly soap bars

Tea Tree and Turmeric

Shower Blocks

Liquid Soap

Liquid Shower Gel

Beauty Kitchen


Bathroom Accessories


Soap Dishes

Soap rest

Body Loofahs and Sponges


Tabitha Eve Bath Sponge

Body Konjac Sponge

Body  Loofah


Bath Products


Beauty Kubes

Rowdy Kind

Bath Salts


Body Lotions


Liquid body lotions

Solid lotion bars


Skin Care Products



UpCircle Face Cleansing Balm

Friendly Face Cleansing Soap Bar

Lani Blue Mint Cleanser



Flawless Hydrating Toner

UpCircle Face Toner



UpCircle Face Moisturiser

Purity Youth Glow Face Cream


Eye Creams

UpCircle Eye Cream

Purity Natural Beauty Radiance Eye Gel

Face Serums

Lani Tropical Super Serum

Lani Tropical Night Serum

Lani Omega Glow Serum


Face Scrubs

UpCircle Coffee Scrub


Face Masks

Lani Tropical Cacao Detox Mask

UpCircle Face Mask

Step-By-Step Daily Skin Routine


Cotton Wool Alternatives

Reusable cotton wool pads

Muslin cloths

Bamboo face cloths


Refillable Make-Up Products


All Earth


Other Brands

Mascara cake

Form on their website


Razors and Shaving


Edwin Jagger DE Safety Razor

Blade bank


Shaving Soap

Friendly shaving soap





Bamboo toothbrush

Barnaby's Brushes


Philips Sonicare

Interdental brushes


Dental Floss

Refillable and compostable dental floss


Toothpaste Alternatives

Toothpaste Tablets


Ben & Anna

Tooth soap

Toothpaste powder



Mouthwash tablets


Chewing Gum

Plastic free alternatives


Natural Deodorants

Resource Page



Toilet Paper


Who  Gives  A  Crap

Serious Tissues

Uranus Wiper

Naked Sprout

Wet Wipes


Plastic free wet wipes

Cheeky Wipes.


Cleaning The Bathroom


Ocean Saver


Toilet Cleaning

Bamboo cloth

Ocean Saver antibacterial cleaner


Toilet Cleaning Bombs


Menstrual Products


Wen Environmenstrual fact sheet

'Put A Cup In It'

Cheeky Wipes.




Food and Drink


Reusable Bottles

Glass Bottle

Stainless steel one


Reusable Coffee Cups

Insulated coffee cup

Glass coffee cup

Collapsible coffee cup


Lunch and Take-aways

Resource Page

Huski Home Rice Husk Lunch

Elephant Box Metal Lunch Box


Sun Cream


Shade Suncream



Plasters and Medicines


Patch plasters



Nappies and Wet Wipes



The Nappy Lady

Eco By Naty

Kit & Kin

Mum & You


Wet Wipes

Cheeky Wipes


Baby Bottles and Dummies






Baby Food






Natural Cleaning Products



Compostable Packaging (to update link)

Cleaning Products

Compostable Packaging (to update link)


Sponges and Cloths

Compostable cleaning sponges

Compostable sponge cloths

Bamboo dish cloth







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Braun, D. M. (2010, April 16). National Geographic. Retrieved from National Geographic: https://blog.nationalgeographic.org/2010/04/16/toilet-paper-wipes-out-27000-trees-a-day/


Briggs, F. (2021, February 22). Retail Times. Retrieved from Retail Times:



Dixon, A. (n.d.). Mom Informed. Retrieved from Mom Informed: https://mominformed.com/how-many-wipes-and-diapers-does-a-baby-use-per-month-and-year/


Elezovic, I. (2020, July 19). Allure. Retrieved from Allure: https://www.allure.com/gallery/homemade-face-mask-recipes


Energy.gov. (2014, July 9). Retrieved from Energy.gov: https://www.energy.gov/energysaver/articles/cooking-some-energy-saving-tips


Forge Recycling. (2021). Retrieved from Forge Recycling: https://www.forgerecycling.co.uk/blog/replace-household-disposables/


Gillette Venus. (2021). Retrieved from Gillette Venus: https://gillettevenus.co.uk/en-gb/womens-shaving-guide/womens-hair-removal/disposable-razors-vs-refillable/


Green and Simple. (2021). Retrieved from Green and Simple: https://greenandsimple.co/2019/08/how-to-make-your-own-cleaning-spray


Hall, M. (2021, March 17). Business Waste. Retrieved from Business Waste: https://www.businesswaste.co.uk/300-million-toothpaste-tubes-go-to-landfill/


Hampson, L. (2019, November 28). Evening Standard. Retrieved from Evening Standard: https://www.standard.co.uk/escapist/health/how-much-do-women-spend-on-period-products- a4299531.html


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Jo. (2006, January 6). Boobalou. Retrieved from Boobalou: https://www.boobalou.co.uk/blog/homemade-washing-up-liquid.html


Kielman, J. (n.d.). Mom 4 Real. Retrieved from Mom 4 Real: https://www.mom4real.com/3-ingredient-homemade-dish-tablets/


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Maid Right. (2021). Retrieved from Maid Right: https://www.maidright.com/about-us/news/2017/january/3-easy-to-make-recipes-for-natural-fabric-soften/


Mauldin Group. (n.d.). Ultimate Argan Oil. Retrieved from Ultimate Argan Oil: https://www.ultimatearganoil.com/2018/08/10/using-argan-oil-on-your-hair-before-you-flat-iron/


Meredith, D. (2019, March 20). Taste of Home. Retrieved from Taste of Home: https://www.tasteofhome.com/article/50-clever-ways-to-clean-with-baking-soda/


Miller-Wilson, K. (2021). Baby.LoveToKnow. Retrieved from Baby.LoveToKnow: https://baby.lovetoknow.com/baby-care/how-many-diapers-does-baby-use-year


Minimalist Baker. (n.d.). Minimalistbaker.com. Retrieved from Minimalistbaker.com: https://minimalistbaker.com/make-oat-milk/

MP, T. R. (2020, October 1). Gov.uk. Retrieved from Gov.uk: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/start-of-ban-on-plastic-straws-stirrers-and-cotton-buds


Nystul, J. (2020, July 1). One Good THing By Jillee. Retrieved from One Good THing By Jillee: https://www.onegoodthingbyjillee.com/cleaning-with-vinegar/


Plasticoceans.org. (2021). Retrieved from Plasticoceans.org: https://plasticoceans.org/the- facts/


Price, D. (2020, June 2). Good Housekeeping. Retrieved from Good Housekeeping: https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/beauty/anti-aging/g32711085/diy-face-scrubs/


Psihoyos, L. (Director). (2018). Game Changers [Motion Picture].


Rain Tree. (2019). Retrieved from Rain Tree: https://rain-tree.com/facts.htm


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Shannon. (2017, July 9). Naturally Curly. Retrieved from Naturally Curly: https://www.naturallycurly.com/curlreading/curl-products/heres-how-to-make-your-own-curl-cream


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