Just beginning your sustainable lifestyle journey and looking for plastic-free products or zero waste lifestyle kits to help you reduce your waste and minimise your environmental footprint? Here are some wonderful online green stores and e-commerce marketplaces in Australia devoted to helping you live a plastic-free, minimal impact and zero waste lifestyle:
Flora & Fauna launched its online shop in 2014 with 30 brands and about 500 products; fast forward to today and it now stocks over 4,500 eco-lifestyle and zero waste products, from vegan cosmetics, plastic-free items, reusable tote bags, and even reusable cloth baby diapers. You can also buy eco starter kits and bundled gifts if you’re keen to encourage others to get started on their green living journeys!
The Australian eco lifestyle online shop is B-Corp certified and is a small family business with its warehouse based just north of Sydney. While it predominantly sells items online, Flora & Fauna can also be found at sustainable living festivals and most recently at Brisbane’s Eco Expo.
The online business stocks many popular eco brands including KeepCup, Ever Eco and Green + Kind, and offers customers Afterpay too.
Shipping: Free shipping on Australian orders over $50. Worldwide shipping available from $10 depending on international location.
Shop online: floraandfauna.com.au.
2. Frank Green
For minimalistic, colourful reusable products, you can’t go past Frank Green. Producing beautifully designed reusable cups and bottles, these items are ideal for style-conscious greenies.
Make sure to check out their next generation Visa payWave products, innovative recyclable items that you can now swipe on the go; letting you pay for anything under $50! Reusables cups with technology that makes green living more convenient and saves you time? Yes, please! Frank Green offers Afterpay too.
Shipping: Worldwide shipping available. Visit this page for more info.
Shop online: frankgreen.com.
Biome is an institution in the Australian sustainability community, launching in 2003, long before ‘green became the new black’ and became the first retailer to achieve B-Corp certification and is Australia’s only 100% palm oil free AND cruelty-free retailer. It has one of the broadest ranges of zero waste, plastic-free, eco-friendly products on the market, and has four physical retail locations too which make sustainable products more accessible to the everyday consumer. If you’re after cruelty-free makeup or eco-friendly kitchen products such as biodegradable bee wraps, you’re sure to find it at Biome.
Shipping: Free shipping on Australian orders over $75. International shipping available for a flat fee. Carbon emissions from transport and deliveries are offset too! For more shipping info, click here.
Shop online: biome.com.au.
Founder Jon Brousson established reusable alternatives business ONYA back in 2004 as a solution to the single-use plastic products that was wreaking havoc on the environment and endangering wildlife. From its humble beginnings where Brousson was literally attempting to sew the products himself, to a successful B-Corp certified zero waste lifestyle business ethically manufacturing a range of reusable products such as produce bags, bulk food bags, shopping bags, sandwich bags and more. Its products are long-lasting made from materials that are 100% recyclable such as stainless steel, or made of recycled material.
Shipping: Free shipping on Australian orders over $130.
Shop online: onyalife.com.
We’ve featured this Australian eco-business before so we won’t go into Kappi in too much detail in this post (you can read the feature article here), suffice to say that we adore this brand for producing super stylish zero waste lifestyle products such as bamboo toothbrushes, organic cotton bags and beautiful metal drinking straws that wow the aesthetically-motivated customer and design loving shopper!
Shipping: Free shipping in Australia, ships worldwide and offers AfterPay too.
Where to buy: kappi.com.au.
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Title image credit: Kappi.