Here's a collection of everything I recommend as a zero waste traveler.
These items are reusable, sustainable and help ditch plastic, avoid waste, and aim to live simply!
Eco-Friendly, lightweight, polarized bamboo sunglasses are waterproof and float.
bamboo travel utensils
Lightweight yet strong bamboo utensils for easy eating anywhere.
One lightweight spork is an easy multi-purpose tool essential for any traveler.
Avoid plastic straws with a durable reusable straw.
Various lengths and sizes to fit tumblers, even wide for bubble tea fans.
steel water bottle
Stainless steel plastic free water bottle with bamboo lid keeps cold liquids cold, and hot liquids hot.
For the off the trail hiker or the off the beaten bath traveler, a water purifier bottle gets water clean fast with just the push of a button.
Insulated stainless steel travel mug works with hot and cold drinks, and comes with a transparent lid and straw.
steel snack containers
Easy carry around snacks or save leftovers from restaurants with this simple stainless steel snack container.
Tons of shapes and sizes to store anything you want.
steel food container set
A triple set of stainless steel lunchbox containers for the foodie on the go.
reusable tote bag
Multipurpose, super lightweight tote bag that folds up into tiny pouch for easy carrying.
net cotton bag
A lightweight, expandable, and easy to clean net tote bag can be a shopping bag, beach tote, gear tote, airplane carry-on, and more.
Multipurpose mesh drawstring produce bags for food shopping, and also storing clothes, laundry, toiletries, cords, or anything else.
Tranport any liquids you want in travel tubes for easy packing and airline traveling.
These expandable packing cubes easily store, organize and compress to save space.
This bamboo toothbrush comes with a detachable brush head to further reduce waste by only replacing the head when necessary.
They are FSC certified, vegan-friendly and BPA free.
Eco-Friendly, vegan, easy to pack and travel tooth powders and tooth tablets.
Reusable dental floss
SimplyFloss reusable floss is eco-friendly, shred resistant and massages gums.
castile bar soap
Castile soaps have many cleansing uses such as laundry detergent so travelers can wash on the go.
Try Dr. Bronner's which comes in many delicious scents.
Solid shampoo bars are easy to pack, travel with, use, and last longer than liquids.
Solid lotion bars are easy to travel with, and only melt when warmed by touching.
Travel-friendly all natural deodorant paste with essential oils for staying fresh anytime while traveling.
Try Schmidt's to smell fantastic.
A reusable Q-tip is more sustainable and sanitary than disposables, complete with a corn-based carry case.
Lightweight steel tins safely store solid bars and homemade products and come in a variety of shapes and sizes to fit anything.
For women aiming to simplify, purchasing a reusable menstrual cup instantly eliminates all the costs and hassles of disposables forever.
Unisex stainless steel single blade safety razor uses blades instead of disposables.
Multi-Purpose travel towel can be a beach towel, bath towel, yoga mat, or blanket.
One small, lightweight buff has a variety of uses from hat to scarf to bandana.
A scarf is an extremely versatile item that easily has more than 20 uses.
It’s lightweight and versatile, so it’s an essential wardrobe addition.
Give an iTunes giftcard to purchase books, movies, music and more.
A Netflix giftcard is sure to make any cinephile happy so they can watch their favorite movies on the go.
A Kindle gift card gives reading entertainment to travelers.
Gift an audible subscription for those that like to listen to their books on the go.
Give the gift of accommodation with an airbnb gift card where travelers can book homes around the world.
The one gift that's 100% guaranteed to please any travel lover is an airfare gift card!
The reason why air travel gift cards are an amazing option is because the recipient has the power to choose exactly what they want.
Companies such as Skyhour enable you to gift air travel hours that can be used whenever the recipient chooses to do so, and what's even better is that they're able to select the destination of their dreams!