7 Sustainable Home Alternatives from Black Owned Businesses

Help the earth and boost the Black community!

1. Bamboo Toilet Paper

27,000 trees are cut down everyday to make toilet paper, and they can’t even be recycled. Reduce your waste with Black-owned business reel! Their biodegradable toilet paper is made from eco-friendly bamboo sourced sustainably and packaged in sustainable packaging. You can sign up for scheduled deliveries to make sure you never run out, or you can buy boxes one at a time.

reel, 24 rolls / 1 box, $30, Link Here

2. Simon Sudz

Switching from plastic hand pumps to soap bars is one of the easiest sustainable changes to make. Simon Sudz is a Black owned, handmade soap company, plus their soap is made with all planted-based oils and butters. They make an effort to create products that not only benefit the community (Black Lives Matter, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Wellspring Women's Center, etc.), but have fun and soothing scents!

Simon Sudz, Handmade Soap, $5-$18, Link Here

3. Hogwash Dish Soap Cup

Another great Simon Sudz product! This soap especially formulated for cleaning your dishes — Hogwash is a natural alternative to using many plastic bottled liquid cleaners, which pollute the environment. The soap is poured into a reusable cup and comes with a dish brush made of durable and sturdy natural coconut fibers and bamboo for scrubbing.

Simon Sudz, Dish Soap Cup and Brush, $15, Link Here

4. Bamboo Toothbrush

One billion plastic toothbrushes are thrown away every year in the United States, creating 50 million pounds of waste annually. Switching to biodegradable bamboo can make a big impact. This brush is produced by Dirt Don’t Hurt - a business run by three Black women that aims to spread natural, safe options to our community and educate others. These brushes come in many colors, and can come infused with charcoal!

Dirt Don’t Hurt, Bamboo Toothbrush, $5, Link Here