Our favourite plastic free bags, bottles and straws

Charlie Webb


31 Days, 31 Ways to an eco-friendly New Year


Day 13 - Say NO to plastic bottles, bags and straws

Going completely plastic free can feel overwhelming. So, how about starting by cutting out some of the main contributors to ocean plastic pollution: bottles, bags and straws.

Here’s are our favourite plastic free alternatives.


Turtle Bags

These ethically-sourced, organic cotton string shopping bags can hold up to 40kg - that’s a lot of shopping. They come in loads of gorgeous colours and in both long and short-handled versions. Turtle Bags even make produce bags for your fruit and veg. See the full range here.


Kind Bag

These bags are made from premium quality, silky soft recycled PET which is produced from six used plastic bottles that would otherwise be destined for our oceans. Durable and water resistant, they are as spacious as three plastic bags yet fold neatly into a pocket-sized pouch. See them here.


Stainless Steel Straw Set - ecoLiving

We’ve tried and tested a lot of reusable straws and this set is by far our favourite. With five angled straws, there is enough for the whole family and they come in an organic cotton pouch with a plastic free, vegan cleaning brush. Plus they’re dishwasher safe. See them here


Collapsible Straw - Zero Waste Club

Made with 60% recycled stainless steel, this stylish straw can be extended to whatever length you need. It comes with a matching travel case, a key ring for attaching to your bag and is available in Silver and Rose Gold. See them here.


Stainless Steel Insulated Bottle 750ml - Bambaw

Both the Vera-Bees have this Water Bottle. It keeps your drink cold for 24 hours or hot for 12. With a stylish bamboo lid and carrying handle, your drink will taste exactly as it should with no plastic-y aftertaste. See it here. If you prefer a sports cap on your bottle, we sell them separately here


Insulated Bottle - Klean Kanteen

Best for insulation (20 hours hot, 50 hours iced), these bottles have Climate Lock™ double-wall vacuum insulation and innovative Klean Coat™ which is very durable and formulated to protect both your health and that of the planet. Klean Kanteen Bottles come in a range of colours and sports caps are also available. See them here


Qwetch Bottle

For beauty and practicality, Qwetch bottles win hands down. They are just sooo pretty. Made from stainless steel, they are insulated and keep drinks hot for 12 hours and cold for 24 hours. See our range here


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