Use a shampoo bar

Shampoo Bar

Switching your shampoo bottle for a shampoo bar eliminates the need for one of the most common single-use plastic items in the bathroom

Only 1 in 5 Americans consistently recycle items from the bathroom.



  • Convenient for travel (no spills!)
  • Lots of choice
  • One bar lasts a long time


  • You need to find the right one for your hair type
  • Can take hair some time to adjust and to refine your technique

Making a difference

On average, a shampoo bar will outlast two to three bottles of liquid shampoo, cutting down on costs and packaging

There are hundreds of other ways to solve plastic pollution

Photo Credit: Claire McCluskey