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HOW TO INCORPORATE REFILLING SOAP INTO YOUR LIFESTYLE

Incorporating refillable soap into your lifestyle is a great way to reduce waste and promote sustainability. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Choose Refillable Soap: Look for brands that offer refillable soap options. These may include liquid hand soap, dish soap, laundry detergent, body wash, or shampoo. Many Eco-friendly and sustainable brands now offer refillable packaging as part of their product lines.
  2. Find a favourite refill :  Zero waste stores like The Soap Exchange offer refill options where you can bring your empty containers and fill them up with your preferred soap. These stores often dispense various types of soap products.
  3. Invest in Reusable Containers: Purchase or reuse a set of durable, reusable containers specifically for refilling soap. Choose containers made from materials like glass or stainless steel that are easy to clean and won’t retain odours.
  4. Keep Containers Clean: Before refilling your soap containers, make sure they are clean and dry to prevent contamination. You can wash them with hot, soapy water and allow them to air dry thoroughly before refilling.
  5. Label Containers: Label your refillable soap containers to keep track of their contents and avoid confusion. You can use chalkboard labels, waterproof markers, or printable labels to clearly indicate the type of soap inside.
  6. Plan Ahead: Keep track of your soap usage and refill your containers before they run out. This may require planning regular trips to refill stations or purchasing larger quantities of soap to keep at home.
  7. Support Refill Programs: Encourage local businesses and retailers to offer refillable soap options by expressing your interest and willingness to support such initiatives. Your feedback and support can help drive demand for more sustainable packaging solutions.
  8. Spread the Word: Share your experience with using refillable soap with friends, family, and community members. By raising awareness about the benefits of refillable options, you can inspire others to make similar changes in their own lifestyles.

Incorporating refillable soap into your lifestyle may require some initial effort and adjustment, but it can ultimately lead to significant reductions in waste and environmental impact. By making this simple change, you can contribute to a more sustainable future while enjoying the benefits of clean, Eco-friendly products.

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Spotlight On Metchosin Soap Works

The Spotlight Series is a chance to highlight one of the many BC brands that we proudly carry at The Soap Exchange. The spotlight is on Metchosin Soap Works this month. Metchosin Soap Works started life in a small home on an organic farm in rural Metchosin, BC. Now also known as Vancouver Island Soap […]