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This Plastic-Free July, ditch the plastic with zero-waste and reusable gifts that make way to a green living!

In a world where plastic waste is a growing concern, finding eco-friendly and plastic-free gifts has become more important than ever. If you're in Melbourne and looking for sustainable gift ideas, we've got you covered. Discover these five plastic-free gifts that not only show your love and thoughtfulness but also contribute to a cleaner and greener planet.

zero-waste starter pack - natural soap bars for different purposes

1. Zero Waste Starter Pack

Replacing many household items is not Rocket Science. It is as simple as switching to plastic-free, quality plant-based products. And what's more, this amazing Zero Waste Starter Pack from ANSC saves 9 bottles from going to landfill – win win win!! So say hello (and a thumbs up!) to a bar of beautiful shaving soap, an incredible Australian Pink Clay Soap, an enriching Original Solid Shampoo, and a super powerful Dish & Laundry Soap. We've totally put these soap bars to the test and they've passed with flying colors!

reusable beeswax wraps

2. Reusable Beeswax Wraps

Say goodbye to single-use plastic wrap and hello to a more sustainable option. Beeswax wraps are an excellent plastic-free alternative for keeping food fresh. Apiary Made’s range of beeswax wraps (that are also good-looking!) is made from organic cotton and coated with beeswax, jojoba oil, and tree resin. The 3 pack of these stunners is equivalent to 200 meters of cling wrap, saving tons of landfill space. These wraps are reusable, washable, and compostable, making them a perfect gift for environmentally conscious individuals who are passionate about reducing plastic waste in their kitchens. And when these guys reach the end of their life, you can even use them as fire starters for your camping trips! How cool is that?


multipurpose cotton canvas food bag

3. Organic Cotton Food Bags

Attractive non-plastic food bags that can also serve as stationary pouches!
These 4 My Earth Food Bags have endless uses, like storing cheese or herbs and carrying muffins to the park. And if you like, they can also be used as a pencil case, lunch bag, toddler busy bag, or perhaps a sleepover toiletry bag. Back to school or office, carry these bags anywhere! Apart from the striking designs, these handmade cotton canvas bags’ unique food-derived inner lining keeps food fresher for longer and is also biodegradable along with the cotton at the end of its life!!

reusable bamboo cutlery set

4. Reusable Bamboo Cutlery Set

Going plastic-free starts with saying goodbye to disposable cutlery! Help your loved ones ditch plastic cutlery by gifting them handcrafted bamboo utensil sets. This reusable bamboo cutlery set from Brush It On includes a knife, fork, spoon, straw, and a cleaning brush - all made from sustainable and biodegradable bamboo. They come in a compact, reusable cotton case, making them convenient for meals on the go.

herb filled natural clothing protector

5. Natural Clothing Protectors

Among the many wonderful plastic-free products by Thurlby Herb Farm, such as botanical soaps, balms, scrubs, and other gifting items, these clothing protectors are the ones that stand out. Why? Because of their attractive packaging! Blending art and function, these clothing protectors are full of incredible natural herbs that freshen your clothes and keep moths at bay – they feature beautiful designs such as Oriental, Gondwana, and Gingko,. Makes unique, stunning, and practical housewarming gift ideas!!
You can use them for a good 3-4 years without worrying about pesky bugs. And the best part? They're locally made with packaging that's all recycled. So you're not just saving the planet, but you're doing it in style too. Go ahead, give 'em a try!

In Melbourne, the demand for plastic-free and eco-friendly gifts is on the rise as people become more conscious of the environmental impact of their choices. We've been on the eco-friendly train for ages, way before it became trendy. By choosing these five plastic-free gifts, you not only show your loved ones that you care but also contribute to a cleaner and greener future. Whether it's beeswax wraps, sustainable food bags, a zero-waste starter kit, or eco-friendly cutlery, these gifts make a positive difference while bringing joy to the recipient. Let's embrace a plastic-free lifestyle and inspire others to join the movement towards a more sustainable Melbourne.


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5 Of The Best Plastic-Free Gifts in Melbourne You Need to Know About

5 Of The Best Plastic-Free Gifts in Melbourne You Need to Know About