From solid toiletries to reusable products, making sustainable choices in your day-to-day life has never been easier.
And what better time to make the switch than Earth Day, which this year falls on 22 April?
Luckily you don’t have to go far to make some ethical changes, with a whole host of products on our retailers’ shelves at the Bridges.
Next, Gold and Black Hearts Cotton Reusable Bag for Life
One of the easiest ways to live more sustainably is to carry around a bag for life. Reduce your plastic use and look fantastic at the same time, with a whole host of designs out there to choose from.
Holland and Barrett, Biork Potassium Crystal Deodorant Stick
It won’t be for everyone but for those willing to go the extra mile, why not try your hand at a deodorant stick? Packaged in compostable cork, this product is completely natural and free from chemicals.
Waterstones, MOB Veggie
The agriculture sector creates huge amounts of greenhouse gases and uses up lots of energy and water. Reducing your meat intake by just one day can make a big difference for the planet so it’s a great time to invest in a good veggie cookbook.
Lush, Rouge Henna
You’ve probably heard of solid shampoo bars but did you know you can also get solid hair dye? Not only is it plastic free, but henna can also repair damage and is a great conditioner too so it’s a win, win for your hair.
Caffe Nero, Keep Cup
Reusable cups are an excellent way to save money and the planet at the same time. Get double loyalty stamps every time you use a keep cup at Caffe Nero, meaning you only have to buy five coffees to get your next one free.
Superdrug, Garnier Micellar Reusable Make-Up Remover Micro Fibre Pads
Cotton pads are something many of us throw away without thinking so buying eco pads is a simple solution to reduce the number that head to landfill. Just stick these in the wash when you’re done with them and you’re ready to go again.
The Works, Clean & Green
Nancy Birtwhistle isn’t only a Great British Bake Off winner, but she’s also made the shift to living more sustainably. In Clean & Green she shares 101 tips, ranging from cleaning methods to recipes.
Boots, Chilly’s Reuse Food Pot Mono Black
Swap your disposable sandwich bags and boxes for a reusable food pot. Similar to their popular bottles, these Chilly’s pots keep food hot or cold for up to six hours and are an easy way to reduce the amount of single-use plastic you use.