It's happening — zero-waste brands are becoming the most coveted brands. Apart from producing items that are long-lasting, these brands reduce the use of single-use plastic. Which means more good for our planet Earth. Here's a list of some zero-waste Indian brands that Little Black Book loves.
Good For Earth! Have You Shopped From These Zero Waste Indian Brands Yet?
Run by an all-women team, Bangalore-based Bare Necessities champions zero-waste lifestyle. Their range of handmade products includes bamboo toothbrushes, make-up removers, body scrubs, beeswax lip balms, and even natural, aerosol-free dry shampoo. Their spa bars and face washes will make you skip those salon trips too. Bare Necessities also offers online courses and ebooks on zero waste education. You can access these from their website. Just so you know — their packaging is also made by recycling stuff.
Doodlage is a testament to the fact that you can be fashionable but also responsible. Founded by Kriti Tula and Paras Arora, this sustainable brand makes use of industrial waste. They recycle and craft eco-friendly clothes. If you're someone who loves to wear breathable outfits in easy-to-eye colours — Doodlage has to be on your radar. As zero-wastage warriors, they convert scraps into accessories like scrunchies, notebooks, and bags.
Made from recycled bamboo — Terra's range of toothbrushes is completely biodegradable and promotes a zero-waste lifestyle. Known for recycling and reusing, this brand makes oral care that consists of toothbrushes, tongue cleaners, and tooth powders. Their eco-friendly brand makes copper tongue cleaners as an alternative to plastic, and their tooth powders are completely chemical-free.
Burst Of Happyness
Making use of natural ingredients like raw butter, essential oils, and herbs — Burst Of Happyness's skincare range lives up to its name. Adopting a natural approach, this organic brand has face masks, scrubs, soaps, shampoo bars, and natural deodorants. Besides from being just about natural care, the brand is also very much eco-friendly with packaging all made from recycled cartons and materials. Plus, they smell amazing!
Differniture — a sustainable lifestyle brand really makes a difference. Founded by designer Aakriti Kumar, this brand's furniture is largely inspired by sculpture. Looking for art in scraps — Aakriti upcycles a lot of scrap material and obsolete wooden products and transforms them into furniture. Beauty that scores high on practicality? Yes! They do a lot of coffee tables, upholstered chairs, Origami trays, bar tables, chandeliers, etc.
Earth Rhythm champions zero-waste lifestyle like there's no tomorrow. This skincare brand has plenty of certifications in its kitty — Eco-friendly, Organic, Cruelty-Free, Vegan, Eco-cert, and more. Three things you must try: Avocado & Coconut Milk Soap, Murumuru Butter, Capacu Butter & Soy Protein Hair Butter, and Matcha Moringa Cleansing Buff.
Earth Rhythm also has makeup like lip and cheek tints, kohl, glow mists, etc. You can also shop for neem combs, bamboo brushes and straws.