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Handy Guide to Refills

Handy Guide to Refills

In the beauty industry, packaging waste is a massive problem. Shockingly, only 14% of packaging gets recycled, and a mere 9% is actually recycled. The rest? It ends up in landfills, contributing to the mounting environmental crisis. A report by Euromonitor International revealed that in 2018 alone, the personal care industry generated a staggering 29.8 million tonnes of packaging waste. By 2030, this number is projected to skyrocket to 40.7 million tonnes. With these eye-opening stats, it's no surprise that refillable packaging is taking the beauty world by storm.

Let's delve into the exciting world of refills and see what's happening in 2023.

Refillable Packaging

Refillable packaging has become all the rage, with many beauty brands embracing this sustainable approach. The concept is simple: purchase refill cartridges to replenish your favorite products and significantly reduce waste. Plus, in the long run, it might save you some serious cash.

Our Favourites: Kjaer Weis and Wild Deodorant

Return and Refill

Another great sustainable approach in the beauty industry is the return and refill model. Return and refill systems offer a great solution for waste reduction. By reusing the same containers multiple times (we're talking 10 to 15 cycles - so get the most out of your NecessaryGood bottle), we create a more circular and sustainable beauty ecosystem.

Our Favourites: Milk & More and NecessaryGood

Refill Pouches

Refill pouches are an emerging trend in the beauty world. Pouches are designed for easy transfer into existing bottles, minimising waste and maximising convenience.

Our Favourites: Bower Collective and fiils

Refill Stores

Convenience meets sustainability with refill stores. These gems are popping up in more local areas, providing a convenient and accessible way to shop for refillable products. Say goodbye to unnecessary packaging and embrace a more practical approach to everyday needs.

Our Favourites: Gather and Re:Store

All four refill options offer amazing choices for those seeking sustainable alternatives. Consider what aligns best with your preferences and lifestyle and what you can be consistent with. We wholeheartedly encourage you to embrace the sustainable beauty revolution, or as we like to call it,
the refillution.