Swap out single-use plastic with these 5 Eco-friendly Travels Products

An increasing amount of modern travellers are looking at ways in which they can make the planet better, as awareness around the environment and the world’s ecosystems continues to grow. This can only be a good thing.

A huge contributory factor behind the state of the world at the moment is down to single-use plastic. Consumption of it has gotten out of control. Discarded plastic is harming our oceans and wildlife more than it ever has done before. Thankfully, people are starting to take notice, especially when entering a foreign land.

Whether you’re from England or New Zealand, this planet of ours is our responsibility, therefore giving us all the power to maintain it whether we’re at home or abroad on a life-changing travel experience. A few small steps can make all the difference, too. Single-use plastic is certainly an issue in itself, paving the way for several eco-friendly and clever creations in recent times.

With an array of fantastic eco-friendly products to choose from while you venture on your domestic or international travels, we thought we’d go through some of the best of them.

Stasher Silicone Reusable Food Storage Bag

 We’ve all been guilty of using plastic food-storage bags in our lives, right? Whether it was at school during the days of packed lunches or for a family picnic a few years back, plastic storage bags are widely used. There are better options, though. Step forward, the Stasher Silicone Reusable Food Storage Bag.

Even if you’re battling ice-cold weather, similar to the arctic conditions on offer at the Polar Ice slot machine for English gamers at Slots Heaven, this silicone bag will keep your food in excellent condition. Ideal for snacks and sandwiches, particularly, come in various sizes, and the bags are completely washable. Clever, right?

by Humankind Shampoo

 Beauty and skincare brands certainly have a lot to answer for being carbon-neutral, but several companies are striving to be better and play a huge part in bucking the trend. One of them is by Humankind, a company which specialises in creating products which don’t leave a wasteful trace. Their all-natural shampoo bars do exactly that, plus they’re vegan too. Admittedly, they do take a bit of getting used to, but in time you’ll never want to go back to a bottled product.

Tiny Panda Bamboo Travel Cutlery Set

 Whether you’re staying in a hostel with limited access to cutlery or you’re going on a camping trip with some friends, try investing in the Tiny Panda Bamboo Travel Cutlery Set to give yourself the tools needed to enjoy some tasty grub during your adventure. This particular set is lightweight thanks to its wooden design, it’s long-lasting, as well as being easy to carry around thanks to its neat and light packaging.

Dropps Laundry Detergent Pods

Backpacking around certain countries can throw up numerous complications around washing clothes, especially if you’re staying somewhere with no access to a washing machine. Even then, if you’re keen to do your bit for the planet, many of the products on offer today contain a variety of mystery ingredients which can harm it. To avoid this, try the dissolvable and dye-free Dropps Laundry Detergent Pods.

Hydro Flask Double Wall Stainless Steel 32-Ounce Water Bottle

 Avoid purchasing plastic bottles with the Hydro Flask Double Wall Stainless Steel 32-Ounce Water Bottle. Capable of keeping your drink ice cold for hours on end, this durable, non-disposable water bottle looks the part and does the job beautifully well too.

Simone Ribeiro
Hi! I'm Simone, a citizen of Britain, where I live for over a decade, and of Brazil, where I was born. Midlands Traveller is where I combine my passion for travelling, business and an Eco-friendly lifestyle.

4 thoughts

  1. Single use plastic is not sustainable and it’s good that you have eco-friendly products instead. Thank you!

  2. Hope you can have the opportunity to swap for more sustainable products too. 🙂

  3. Thank you. I deal with sustainablility education, communication and inspiration. 😊

  4. It is good to see that most consumers are turning to eco-friendly options. Our planet needs these initiatives!

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