Going green doesn’t need to be hard work. Eco-friendly subscription boxes are a great way to switch up your lifestyle with ease.
These sustainable picks feature everything from everyday essentials to stylish gift ideas, not to mention the added bonus of receiving some lovely treats straight to your door.
If you’re ready to go green, here’s the perfect starting point for any budding new eco-warriors.
Shorebox is both a stylish and convenient way to embrace a zero waste lifestyle. Once subscribed, it’ll send you out 4 zero waste items each month or you can choose to gift it to someone special.
Treats inside range from essentials for your kitchen and bathroom to self care and travel products.
Monthly subscription box costs £14.99 / month and is available from Shorebox.
Zedbees is a zero waste subscription box created especially for your bathroom. It’s designed to challenge the use of 13 million plastic bottles that are thrown away each year by sending you plastic-free bathroom essentials.
Choose from several different options including a starter box, a build-a-box and a monthly box.
From £9. Available from Zedbees.
Launched in July 2018, Authentic House is a UK-based box which sources ideas and products from all across the country.
It focuses on six key areas: Bathroom, kitchen, housekeeping, working day, celebrating and wildlife to help you live a sustainable lifestyle in all areas of life.
A small box typically includes 3-4 products, but can include up to 6 products in a large box.
Subscription boxes are available every month, every two months or every three months, prices start from £14 and is available from Authentic House.
Green Future Box
If you’re ready to become an eco-warrior in style then this monthly subscription box from Green Future Box is packed with everything you need.
It features both daily use bathroom and kitchen eco-friendly products, as well as alternative sweet treats to a minimum value of £25.
Expect seasonal themes too, such as a Christmas Box.
Monthly subscription box costs £19.99 and is available from Green Future Box.
The Cruelty Free Beauty Box
Specialising in plastic-free and vegan beauty products, The Cruelty Free Beauty Box is available in three different sizes including mini, original and deluxe delivered to your door every 2 months or with 6-12 months pre-pay.
The mini box focuses on plastic-free products and 3-6 products, while choose original for 5-8 products. Finally, the deluxe box not only include cruelty-free beauty products but lifestyle and snack additions.
Biannual subscriptions start from £22.95 and are available from The Cruelty Free Beauty Box.
The Natural Beauty Box
Packed with between 5 to 7 natural beauty products included inside, The Natural Beauty Box is typically themed. Past boxes have included beauty items dedicated to cosy nights, winter skin saviours or even summer holidays.
You can choose to receive a monthly box, while there’s also pre-pay, one-off, bimonthly and a plastic free quarterly box available.
Monthy subscription boxes start from £24.95 and are available from The Natural Beauty Box.
From the Post House
From The Post House is a home subscription service that delivers a range of thoughtfully curated, eco-packaged boxes four times a year, all stuffed with homeware that draws from, and celebrates, a different region from around the UK.
The box is available quarterly or one-off, and focuses on sustainability that’s perfect for eco-homeware lovers.
Quarterly and one-off subscriptions available from £55 at From the Post House.
Plants, by definition, aren’t 100% an eco-friendly concept but there is some evidence to suggest some varieties have air purifying properties.
Even if you’re not looking for a cleaner aired home, there are wider health benefits to taking out a plant subscription.
The concept of Boombox Club was created by Dr of Pyschology Katie Cooper who set up the subscription club to spread the word about the benefits of greenery in the home.
Plant subscriptions start from £35 and include Classic, Classic Plus, Special and Gift Subscriptions.
Eco-friendly subscription boxes often mean a lot more than simply receiving treats to your door. Oddbox is just that, it aims to tackle food waste.
Working closely with farmers across the UK & beyond, the company specialises in rescuing fresh, seasonal surplus fruit & veg which are at risk of becoming food waste.
You can choose to have a box delivered to home or even sign up your business to empower you team to save the planet one fruit and veg at a time!
Boxes start from £11.49 per box for an individuals or couples and can be viewed on the Oddbox website.
Who Gives a Crap
This subscription service may have a humorous name, but its intentions are anything but. Switching to recycled loo rolls from Who Gives a Crap actually saves 27000 trees a year. Pretty good going!
Not only that but buying boxes of recycled loo rolls, tissues or paper towels goes back to community causes. 50% of the profits helps buid toilets for those in need.
From £14.99 for 6 double length paper towels or 12 forest friendly tissues boxes. Can be viewed on the Who Gives a Crap website.
Proving that eco-friendly subscription boxes are for everyone, Eco.Co.Box is a subscription service for mums featuring self care, beauty, home and bump/baby products and accessories.
You can choose to subscribe annually, bi-monthly, or for 6 months.
From £30 per box. Available to view on the Eco.Co.Box website.