ECO-FRIENDLY COTTON BUDS

All of the single-use cotton buds advertised on this page are made sustainably with bamboo stems. They are 100% biodegradable so can go in your food waste bin or own compost heap/bin when finished with. They also come in recycled cardboard packaging.

ON THE HIGH STREET

London's Planet Organic sell Hydrophil'cotton budsHyrdophil donate 10% of all profits to providing access to clean drinking water for people worldwide. Find your nearest Planet Organic here.

Some zero waste shops stock cotton buds. You can your nearest shop here.

Eco-friendly cotton buds are yet to catch on in the big high street retailers. As the demand for these products increases they will hopefully be available in time.

ONLINE

TOP TIP: If you're shopping online and buying more than one item then it's more eco-friendly ordering all items from the same website in one order to reduce the impact of packaging and delivery. 

Plastic Freedom stock Hydrophil's cotton budsHyrdophil donate 10% of all profits to providing access to clean drinking water for people worldwide. Plastic Freedom also plant one tree for every order made.

Boobalou sell a couple of brands of cotton buds. They also stock a great reusable alternative to cotton buds which you wash, drastically reducing single-use waste. It even comes in different colours so you can differentiate between family members! 

The Plastic Free Shop also sell Hydrophil's cotton buds as well as lots of other eco-friendly products.