The 5 most useful sustainable products every household needs

Updated on April 18, 2022
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Sustainable lifestyle

Sustaintability started as a trend in some parts of the world that some people adopted, and many more rejected. But as the subject of global warming became more popularly spoken and became a trending topic, many households around the world adopted a lifestyle that has in mind the future of the planet.

Did you know there are, now, 5.25 trillion macro and micro pieces of plastic in our ocean? That means 46.000 pieced in every single square mile of the ocean, summing up to 269.000 tonnes.

As people adopt an eco-friendly lifestyle, they also have started to search for more sustainable options for their common household items that otherwise would be disposable, such as toothbrushes, shampoo packaging and many more. This has caused a worldwide movement in which big private label brands will either try and make their already existing best-selling products more ecological, or will offer an “eco” alternative for their customers, in order to not lose sales.

The impact on small businesses

Simultaneously, this trend has opened a space in the market for small brands to feed the demand created. Small entrepreneurs have taken the opportunity to open small local businesses that offer eco-friendly options, – usually costlier – that often bigger multinational industries are incapable of offering.

This, added to the appreciation that people have for small businesses and shopping local, has guaranteed small private label brands a space in the very competitive industry.

These are the best sustainable products

As the trend of sustainability rises as a topic of conversation, people look for more sustainable options for their day-to-day items. Here are some eco-products to introduce into your life:

Bamboo toothbrushes and solid toothpaste

You probably never stopped to think about it, but every single toothbrush and toothpaste tube you -and everyone else- have ever in their lifetime, is not in a landfill or floating in the ocean. To solve this problem, have you ever thought about switching your good old plastic toothbrush for a compostable bamboo one? And to match, you can also adopt solid toothpaste, that comes in pill shape inside a glass container.

Reusable dish sponges and bar dish soaps

There is so much single-use plastic involved in washing your dishes! From big bottles of detergent to those yellow and green sponges, that we don’t even know what are made of. Why not exchanging them for a bamboo bristle brush with a removable head, that comes along with a bar of dish soap that will work just the same, but will probably last double the time and smell better?

Water bottles and reusable straws

Single-use water bottles are one of the big villains of sustainability. They are floating in every single ocean and sea across the planet. The solution to that is pretty simple: a reusable and durable water bottle to fit your needs and keep you hydrated all year! There are many options, like metal ones to keep your coffee warm and your water cold, or even cheap plastic ones.

Reusable produce bags

Aren’t you tired of going to the supermarket and coming back home with plastic bags that, essentially, you have no use for? Wouldn’t you prefer to walk around with a fashionable cotton produce bag?

Bar shampoos and conditioners

All those shampoo and conditioner bottles that you use every day, are floating in the ocean along with the toothbrushes and the tubes of toothpaste. They can easily be switched for bar shampoo and conditioner that work the same, if not better, than your usual ones.

Start your own sustainable private label brand with Wonnda

Whether you’re an aspiring startup entrepreneur with an innovative product idea, or an existing retailer looking to amplify your audience with new marketing strategies, elevating your brand through a private label or contract manufacturing could be just the step you need to take your business to the next level.

Are you ready to upgrade your brand into a successful business and are looking for the right production? Here at Wonnda, we work with top European producers for private labelling and contract manufacturing. The first step in getting your business to market is probably the most crucial – finding the right production partner for your project.

The great advantage of is that you can simply let us do the heavy lifting. Just tell us quickly about your project or product idea. We will then approach the most suitable producers for your project and connect you with them. Sounds interesting? Then just fill out the form or send us an email with your desired product!

Create your next product line with Wonnda

Our platform lets you source, launch, and scale your product line with over 250 trusted European suppliers. So whether you’re looking to request products from our private label catalog of over 1,500 items or develop custom products from scratch, Wonnda has everything you need to get started. Best of all, it’s free to start today!

Set up your account in less than 3 minutes and begin your journey with Wonnda. Unlock endless possibilities for your business, bring new products to market and streamline your sourcing process from idea to launch on one single platform.

About the author
Alice Pegorin
Alice Pegorin is a talented writer and a world-citizen who was born and raised in Brazil. In 2019, she moved to Lisbon, Portugal to pursue a BSc in Marketing and Advertising at IADE-UE. Following her passion for business management, Alice moved to Berlin, Germany in 2022 for her Erasmus semester at UE-Germany, where she completed her studies. Alice is a curious and open-minded individual who adapts easily to any environment. She enjoys exploring new cultures and experiences, and is always eager to learn. Currently based in Berlin, Alice travels to Portugal from time to time to visit friends. Her passion for writing and business management makes her an invaluable member of our team at Wonnda, and we're thrilled to have her on board.
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