Alternative Resources

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Toothbrush

  • Bamboo (Brush With Bamboo, etc.)

 

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Toothpaste

Homemade

  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil

  • 2–4 tablespoons baking soda

  • Up to 1 tablespoon xylitol powder (optional)

  • 20 drops cinnamon or clove essential oil (optional)

  • 20 drops peppermint essential oil (optional)

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Deodorant

Homemade

  • 6 T coconut oil

  • 1/4 cup (4 T) baking soda

  • 1/4 cup (4 T) arrowroot or organic cornstarch

  • Essential oils (optional)

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Feminine Products

  • Menstrual Cups (Diva Cup, Lena Cup, etc.)

  • Period Panties (THINX, PantyProp, etc.)  

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Straws

  • Paper

  • Metal

  • Bamboo

  • Glass

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Utensils

  • Bamboo (To-Go Ware, etc.)

  • Metal (Snow Peak, etc.)

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Bags

  • Reuseable (any grocery store)

  • Homemade (DIY tee-shirt bag) 

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Bottles

  • Reusable (too many brands to list, but some of our favorites include: Klean Kanteen, Yeti, Hydro Flask) 

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Food Containers

  • Metal tins (Amazon.com)

  • Glass (Pyrex) 

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Plastic Food Wrap

  • Beeswax wrap (Bee’s Wrap, ETEE, etc.)

  • Bowl covers (Earth Bunny, etc.)

  • Reusable sandwich bags (Lunchskins, etc.)

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Lighters

  • Metal (Zippo, etc.)

  • Matches