Over 100 million tonnes of plastic is used every year. Over 10 million tonnes of that ends up in our oceans! There are 5 known gyres (ocean garbage patches) that cover up to 16 million km2! That is an area about the size of Europe, India and Mexico combined!

 

The problem is that these patches are not large islands of plastic, but tiny microplastics that we cannot just scoop up out of the ocean without affecting marine life. 

As it is almost impossible to remove these toxic microplastics from the ocean, prevention is the key and the way forward - REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE.
It is easy to get started and you might even save money!

Free Compostable, biodegradable samples - mailers, labels and bubble wrap. Start shipping the green eco way today! from $ 0.01
Not sure if compostable shipping products are right for your business? No problem, we've got you covered! We understand that changing your packaging can be a scary step in going green! You're not sure if they're going to be tough enough, what's the right size or even just how does it look and feel. But don't worry, we are so confident that you're going to love our products and that we have the right solution for you, we're happy to send you some of our free samples so that you can check them out for yourself! All we ask is that you pay for shipping and we'll send you whatever free samples you like from the following: Compostable mailers... The NEW ZeroPack, Zero Waste Eco-Mailer 100% compostable, biodegradable, Ok Home Compost certified courier/mailer bags. Custom Compostable mailers... Want to show your customers how serious you are about the environment and your commitment to reducing plastic waste in the environment?  Get some samples to show you how awesome your own branded mailers can look! Unfortunately, we've had to start charging for custom mailer samples. If you would like to receive a free sample of custom mailers you can fill out the following form here. Compostable bubble wrap... This stuff is amazing!Made from the same materials as our legendary ZeroPack compostable mailers, these rolls of bubble wrap are 100% compostable.  Unfortunately, we've had to start charging for compostable bubble wrap samples. This is due to an increase in the price of compostable materials. Compostable labels... I’ll stick around … but only as long as I’m needed! I’m a roll of Compost-friendly labels suitable for printing on a Direct Thermal label printer. Compostable ComWrap... With a tint of green to easily distinguish from normal plastic wrap these rolls of certified 100% Ok Home Compost wrap are made from corn starch - just like our mailers! Compostable lay-flat tube product packaging... Wrap and keep your products protected with our 100% compostable packaging wrap.Available in rolls of 120mm and 200mm wide and a sturdy 30um thickness.No longer do you have to package your products in plastic to keep them safe.   All our 100% compostable products are certified compostable by either or all of ABA, TUV and ASTM so you know that when you bury it, it's going to disappear and not leave behind any nasties! Don't be caught out by that nasty biodegradable stuff that has chemicals added to it so that it can degrade in the environment. It's basically just plastic with more nastiness added to it to make it "eco-friendly" when it really isn't.If it doesn't say that it's 100% compostable and is certified by the ABA and or the TUV (the global leader in compostable certification), then it's not truly eco-friendly! ***Please note: As they are free we will only send out a maximum of the following: Zero Pack mailers - 3 in each size. Compostable bubble wrap - a piece to give you an idea of the look and feel. Lay-flat tubing - approximately a 1 metre length. ComWrap - approximately a 1 metre length. Labels - approximately 6 labels so you can test them. Customised mailers - depending on what we have available approximately 6 sample mailers.
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ZeroPack 25pcs Eco-Mailer 100% compostable, biodegradable, Ok Home Compost certified courier/mailer bags from $ 7.95 $ 14.99
Don't like sending wasteful packages? Send packages the green, Eco-Friendly way with ZeroPack 100% compostable packages. The ZeroPack, Zero Waste Eco-Mailer 100% compostable, biodegradable, Ok Home Compost certified courier/mailer bags. Each pack contains 25 bags The bag material is approximately 60 microns thick so they are nice and tough and durable. They come with a single adhesive strip to securely protect your packages and keep them waterproof.  Download our infographic on our compostable mailers here. We've worked out the best sizes for you to maximise value for money and to meet the packaging needs of our customers. Order as many as you want in bundles of 25 and discounts will be applied to orders over 25!!! If you're not sure and you'd like to check them out first you can always order a free sample here! Features: It looks and feels just like plastic, but it's not. Not even close. It is a 100% biodegradable, home-compostable shipping mailer and is made from PBAT (a copolymer that is completely biodegradable) and PLA (which is a fancy way of saying corn starch). In a commercial compostable environment, it will break-down within 90 days.  Make sure that you store them in a cool dry place at 20-25 degrees Celsius to maintain maximum shelf-life of 12-18 months and to ensure the adhesive strips will adhere correctly Achieving the home compostable certification means they completely break down to CO2, water and biomass within 24 weeks in a home composting environment - leaving no toxins or nasty substances behind. The best bits: Small logo on the front so you can put your own label or sticker on there to make it feel more like your companies packaging. Premium black gloss finishes differentiating our compostable mailers from white plastic mailers. You can apply your existing shipping labels directly onto the mailer. Waterproof to keep shipments safe from rain. The compostable mailers are tough, durable and amazing! Certifications: OK Home Compost - European certification for home compostable packagingOK Compost Industrial - European certification for industrially compostable packagingABA Home Compost - Australasian certification for home compostable packagingABA Industrial - Australasian certification for industrially compostable packagingASTM D6400 - the American Society for Testing and Materials for compostability Don't be caught out by that nasty biodegradable stuff that has chemicals added to it so that it can degrade in the environment. It's basically just plastic with more nastiness added to it to make it "eco-friendly" when it really isn't.If it doesn't say that it's 100% compostable and is certified by the ABA and or the TUV (the global leader in compostable certification), then it's not truly eco-friendly! If you would like your own mailer bags with your company logo on them, please take a look at our customised compostable mailers. Maybe you would like to try before you buy - check out our free samples here!
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6PCS Set Universal Silicone Stretch Reusable Container Lids BPA Free $ 14.95 $ 19.00
Are you worried about the harm that plastic is doing to our environment and especially our oceans? If so then these lids are perfect for you! They replace the need for cling film or plastic bags that you would normally use to cover food, bowls or containers. Stretch the cover over the top of the food, bowl or container and the stretchy silicone creates an airtight seal, keeping your food fresher for longer. With the various sizes, these are great for covering food items like onions, tomatoes, melons, etc. Basically, anything you can wrap them over! Help to save the environment with these eco-friendly stretchy silicone lids. Keep your food fresher for longer without needing to use plastic wrapping. Dishwasher safe. Specification: Item: Stretch LidsMaterial: SiliconeColour: ClearQty: 6 piecesSize: 6.5CM,9.5CM,11.5CM,14.5CM,16.5CM,21CMFeature: Food Fresh Cover LidApplication: Fruit Fresh Lid, Bowl Pot Lid, Food Fresh Cover, Kitchen AccessoriesType: Cookware PartsCookware Parts Type: LidsCertification: CIQFeature: Eco-FriendlyPackage Contents: 6pcs of varying sized Stretch Lids 
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Leak proof Menstrual/Incontinence women’s cotton underwear $ 9.95 $ 14.99
These super stretchy, super-absorbent knickers are the perfect fit for every modern woman. Made from 95% cotton and 5% spandex. With 3 layers for all-day protection, these super comfy knickers can hold up to 20ml of fluid or up to 4 tampons worth! Super soft, breathable cotton and leakproof you can relax knowing that you'll be safe from any accidents. Both front and back protection Wear them during the day or at night. Machine washable Once you've tried them you'll never turn back! Mix and match your colours and buy more to save! Includes 1Pcs underwear:1. High-quality 3-layer leak-proof cloth;  2. Super soft and breathable, all-day protection;3. Lengthen and widen the cloth for more effective protection Note: Sizes are in Asian measurements and are smaller than AU/US/European sizing. Measurements provided in the images are to be used as a guide only and are the closest match - products subject to vary To always ensure you get the right size it is highly recommended that you take your own personal measurements and select the right size according to the chart. Specification: Panties Type: BriefsMaterial: SpandexMaterial: ViscosePattern Type: SolidGender: WomenItem Type: PantiesMaterial Composition: Nylon 84% + spandex 16%Crotch Fabric: Leakproof cloth
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2PCS silicone heat resistant cooking pinch mitts, mini oven gloves $ 13.95 $ 17.99
No more burnt fingers with these easy to use silicone mini-mitts More Comfortable and Durable: 100% silicone; The oven mitts can be effectively heat resistant for serving, baking, cooking or handling hot plates and pot. The high-quality design ensures durability when using them.More convenient to clean: The mitts are hydrophobic so that it is easy to clean and dishwasher safe. More Healthier to Use: Due to the food-grade silicone material, it is non-toxic and antibacterial for you to use securely. Easier storage: The pinch oven mitts are small and light which can be stored easily and hanged wherever you like in your kitchen with the built-in holes. Features 4 colours for choosing: The mini gloves are 1 pair for that come in 4 colour options to provide a colourful lifestyle for you.  Warning----This item can be used in hot-resist only. It can not be microwaved or baked in an oven. Warning----This item can only be used under 230degree. If you need to use it to resist very hot things, please use two layers(use two on both hands).  
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500ml/1000ml/1500ml Silicone Food Storage Bag Reusable Microwave and Dishwasher safe from $ 9.95 $ 22.40
500ml1000ml/1500ml Silicone Storage Bag Reusable Silicone Food Storage Bags Eco-Friendly - If you're worried about the harm that plastic bags are doing to our environment then this product is for you! Perfect for when you go to the market or the butchers, buy your fresh meat and then keep it in these air-tight bags to keep it fresh while you keep shopping! Do you always buy plastic bags to store your food? Do you want to buy something practical and environmental that can replace the plastic bag? Well, our silicone food bags can help you solve these problems. These food bag sets are reusable silicone food bag with a number of features to keep you and your family safe while enjoying the convenience of on-the-go snacks or meals when at home, camping, work or school. It's completely air-tight to achieve the best preservation for your food. In the past, Australians use up to 10 million plastic bags every day – an astonishing 4 billion every year. Of these, approximately 150 million ends up in our oceans and waterways, contributing to an estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic dumped into the ocean every year. These plastic bags fill our landfill, harm our wildlife, and break up into smaller and smaller fragments that continue to cause environmental harm. Most council kerbside recycling bins do not accept plastic bags, and only 3 per cent of Australia's plastic bags are currently being recycled.   GET LARGER BAGS:Our bags are larger than most other types and better value for money:XSmall(500mL): Top: 22.75cm x Height: 11cm x Bottom: 18.75cmSmall(1000mL): Top: 22.75cm x Height: 17.25cm x Bottom: 18.75cmLarge(1500mL): Top: 27.5cm x Height: 20.75cm x Bottom: 22.25cm   ★ UPGRADED SIZE & BETTER COMBINATION – The large bags are best for storing family size food, meal prep and bigger fruits, whereas the small bags are ideal for leftovers, snacks and on-the-go food! ★ KEEP YOUR FRIDGE & KITCHEN ORGANISED – Are you sick of a messy fridge and kitchen? Our storage bags are here to keep them neat and organized. Now you can enjoy a clean and tidy kitchen every day! ★ OUR QUALITY – Our premium silicone bags guarantees superior user experience. Leak-proof, heat and cold resistant. Best to store liquid and use in microwave, oven, dishwasher (remove skid sealer first), refrigerator and freezer. ★ ECO-FRIENDLY + KEEP FOOD FRESH = SAVE YOU MONEY – Can you imagine how much food and plastic bags we throw away each day? These food bags are reusable, recyclable and our hermetic airtight seal extends the life of your food. They are here to promote ZERO WASTE. Every one of us can help our earth by doing 1 little bit each! Note: Do not expose the skid sealer to high temperatures as it may warp. Silicone bag is sealed and adhered before first-time use. Just pull it apart and sterilise in hot water before using. Features: Colour: Red, Blue, Green, White. Material: Food-grade silicone, Eco-Friendly and non-toxic, BPA Free.Suitable: Freezer, Microwave and dishwasher safe. Size: 500ml/1000/1500ml  
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Anytime Feminine Reusable Menstrual Hygiene Cup Medical Grade Silicone For Women $ 18.95 $ 25.99
Save money and the environment and never need to buy tampons or pads ever again. Made from medical grade silicone these menstrual cups are just the thing you need! With their own cloth bag, you can keep them in your purse ready for use and even a spare just in case! If you're unsure about using menstrual cups, have a look at this video from the ABC about menstrual cups. It should answer any questions and alleviate any concerns you may have!    Specification: Item Type: Feminine HygieneMaterial:100% Medical Grade SiliconeQuantity:1Item Name: Medical Grade Silicone Menstrual CupColor: Blue / Pink / Purple / ClearMaterial:100% Medical Grade SiliconeType: ReusableProduct Lift Time: Up to 5 YearsSize: Small; Large Size S: (for women who have not given birth to a child or women up to the age of 30 years )  Size L: (for women who have given birth to a child or who are over 30 years old) Specification: Size  Diameter  Length (without Knob) Length of Stem Max Volume Up to the Rim  Small  40mm 50mm 25mm 15ml 28ml Large 45mm 60mm 25mm 15ml 28ml    
Compostalabels - 100% Compostable and Biodegradable shipping labels on rolls from $ 24.95
I’ll stick around … but only as long as I’m needed! I’m a roll of Compost-friendly labels suitable for printing on a Direct Thermal label printer. So, now the whole package can be compostable … I work a dream on the following thermal printers; Zebra (D and T models) Sato TSC DC2700 Please check your printer’s size requirements carefully before ordering. 100 x 150mm | Australia Post eParcel | StarTrack | TNT | Fastway | Couriers Please | Sendle 250 Labels per roll Green border showing that the labels are compostable so people know they can be composted! If you're not sure and you'd like to check them out first you can always order a free sample here! The label itself is thermal sensitive FSC certified paper, they are BPA free. The adhesive is a compostable acrylic. It is carefully formulated with renewable resources and is sugar-based. The label backing is glassine-silicone coated high-grade paper. The core of the labels is made from both recycled and virgin pulp. The inner of the core is recycled and the outer is virgin. All our 100% compostable products are certified compostable by either or all of ABA, TUV and ASTM so you know that when you bury it, it's going to disappear and not leave behind any nasties! Don't be caught out by that nasty biodegradable stuff that has chemicals added to it so that it can degrade in the environment. It's basically just plastic with more nastiness added to it to make it "eco-friendly" when it really isn't.If it doesn't say that it's 100% compostable and is certified by the ABA and or the TUV (the global leader in compostable certification), then it's not truly eco-friendly!
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Super Washing Machine Eco Friendly Laundry Ball Reusable Ball Eco Magic Washing Ball $ 15.95 $ 24.99
Give your washing a much needed Eco-Friendly boost! Activated molecules (clusters) are released during the wash.Cleaner and brighter fabric/clothes help eliminate mould and pathogenic organismsNo need for washing detergent.Prevent skin allergy and irritation, cleaning, bleaching, and sterilizingKilling bad germs and saving good germs, softener effect and static electricity preventionUse 1 ball for every 4-5kg washLifetime up to 1000 washes ( about 3 years)Scientific design to enable washing without detergent and fabric softener.To "re-charge" the Super Washing Ball leave out in the sun for a couple of hours each month.The Super Washing Ball is a home essential! Specification: Material: TPRSize: 8 * 6cmColour: RandomStyle: Style of the ball may changeNotice:1. Please allow 1-3.0Mm error due to manual measurement.2. The colours may have different as the difference in displaysPackage included :1 X Washing ball  Features1. No hazardous substance remains after washing.2. No electrostatic phenomenon.3. Save the consumption of water and electricity.4. Revive vivid clothes colour.5. Cut down water pollution.6. Remove various kinds of bacteria.7. Get rid of bad smell in clothes & washing machine Advantages1. The washing ability is no less than the traditional washing detergent, but the whitening and antibacterial ability are much better than that of general washing detergent. so it can replace the general washing2. Free of harmful chemicals such as phosphor and boron, especially suited for babies and children’s clothes and adults’ underwear etc. so it can protect clothes and skin well3. Can be used perennially and repeatedly, have a good function in saving water and power How to use1. Put the cloths into the machine, then put the laundry balls, no need to add any general washing detergents.2. Collapsible, cuff or stubborn stains, pre-processed with stain stick before putting into the machine.3. Use 1 ball when the clothes are below 3kgs, 2 balls when over it.4. Keep balls ventilated after used, dry them naturally, repeat the steps above next time.5. Clean laundry balls every month, dry it in the sun.
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Food Storage Bag Reusable Freezer Bag Ziplock Leakproof Fruits Lunch Box Kitchen Organizer BPA Free from $ 6.95 $ 12.67
Description: Perfect for when you go to the market or the butchers, buy your fresh meat and then keep it in these air-tight bags to keep it fresh while you keep shopping! Food-grade PEVA food storage bag can help you manage your kitchen, fridge or livingroom.Made from food-grade PEVA, eco-friendly, hygienic and totally safe for you and your family. Do you always buy plastic bags to store your food? Do you want to buy something practical and environmental that can replace the plastic bag? Well, our silicone food bags can help you solve these problems. These food bag sets are reusable silicone food bag with a number of features to keep you and your family safe while enjoying the convenience of on-the-go snacks or meals when at home, camping, work or school. It's completely air-tight to achieve the best preservation for your food. In the past, Australians use up to 10 million plastic bags every day – an astonishing 4 billion every year. Of these, approximately 150 million ends up in our oceans and waterways, contributing to an estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic dumped into the ocean every year. These plastic bags fill our landfill, harm our wildlife, and break up into smaller and smaller fragments that continue to cause environmental harm. Most Victorian council kerbside recycling bins do not accept plastic bags, and only 3 per cent of Australia's plastic bags are currently being recycled.  SAFETY: Made of FDA-Grade PEVA material, PVC-free, Lead-free, Chloride-free and BPA-free. Minimize your impact on the planet. PEVA is an eco-friendly and recyclable material that is not harmful to the environment when disposed of. Eco-friendly and save money.Reusable storage bag help to reduce the usage of plastic bags.Each Reusable food bag saves up to hundreds of disposable bags. Leak-proof, reusable storage food bags with double-lock closure, provides the best air-tight seal, leak-proof, waterproof and hygienic, perfect for storing and preserving food.Thick zip lock bag helps protect your food and keeps it fresh. Great for sandwiches, cold pasta salads, meal prep, fruit, meats, vegetable, fish, chips, snacks, makeup, jewellery, travel items, baby items, stationery, pet food.   NOTE: PEVA Bag has very low-temperature resistance performance, but it can't withstand high temperature, please don’t put it in boiling water or use it to store hot food, do not microwave and not dishwasher-safe. Specification: Extra large(XL) : 20 x 26cmLarge Bags(L):  23 x 17cmMed Bags(M): 21.5cm x 18cmSmall Bags(S) : 21.5cm x 12cmSealed zipper width: 2.5cm
ZeroPack - monta BIOPACK® 860 Compostable, Biodegradable, Eco-Friendly packaging tape $ 10.95
If you send packages and use tape then this is your solution to being green!  You no longer have to worry about not being 100% green and eco-friendly when shipping your products. With our ZeroPack compostable mailers, compostable packaging tape, compostable bubble wrap and our compostable labels we've got you covered for a complete solution for your shipping needs! Compostable clear packing tape: monta BIOPACK® 860 - made in Europe The first certified sustainable, compostable self-adhesive tape! Made from about 90% renewable resources  PLA bio-based film, no fossil resources Natural rubber adhesive, made from predominantly renewable resources Australia's first natural rubber adhesive Core made from 100 % recycled cardboard For sealing medium-weight parcels and packages Hand tearable 50mm wide x 80m long 12 month shelf-life Hand tearable, and suitable for sealing and heavy packaging. Suitable for industrial composting  Tested and certified by TÜV Austria for industrial compostability Meets the requirements of EN 13432, ASTM D 6400-04, AS 4736 (2006) and ISO 17088 (2012) regarding:  Compostability, Biodegradability, Material characteristics. Don't be caught out by that nasty biodegradable stuff that has chemicals added to it so that it can degrade in the environment. It's basically just plastic with more nastiness added to it to make it "eco-friendly" when it really isn't.If it doesn't say that it's 100% compostable and is certified by the ABA and or the TUV (the global leader in compostable certification), then it's not truly eco-friendly!
ZeroPack ABA Certified 100% Compostable, biodegradable Bubble Wrap from $ 3.00
Yep, you read that right! Compostable Bubble Wrap!! This stuff is amazing! And it's only available here at Zero Waste Co! Made from the same materials as our legendary ZeroPack compostable mailers, these rolls of bubble wrap are 100% compostable. You can now purchase your favourite bubble wrap in multiple 1-metre lengths. Just select the quantity as the number of metres you would like and we will cut it to your desired length (max 100m). It is a 100% biodegradable, home-compostable (certified by the ABA) bubble wrap and is made from PBAT (a copolymer that is completely biodegradable and compostable) and PLA (which is a fancy way of saying corn starch). It looks and feels just like plastic, but it's not. Not even close. But, for those fans, it still pops when you squeeze them!! Download our product brochure here. Achieving the home compostable certification means they completely break down to CO2, water and biomass within 24 weeks in a home composting environment - leaving no toxins or nasty substances behind. Make sure that you store them in a cool dry place at 20-25 degrees Celsius to maintain a maximum shelf-life of 12-18 months.  The standard bubble diameter is 9mm If you're not sure and you'd like to check them out first you can always order a free sample here! Certifications: OK Home Compost - European certification for home compostable packagingOK Compost Industrial - European certification for industrially compostable packagingABA Home Compost - Australasian certification for home compostable packagingABA Industrial - Australasian certification for industrially compostable packagingASTM D6400 - the American Society for Testing and Materials for compostability Don't be caught out by that nasty biodegradable stuff that has chemicals added to it so that it can degrade in the environment. It's basically just plastic with more nastiness added to it to make it "eco-friendly" when it really isn't.If it doesn't say that it's 100% compostable and is certified by the ABA and or the TUV (the global leader in compostable certification), then it's not truly eco-friendly! Help the Environment Through Reusable and Compostable Bubble Wrap Compostable bubble wrap doesn’t fill up landfills and is not detrimental to our oceans. Buy our sustainable products and feel good about helping our environment and planet by using zero-waste products.
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