There’s a common misconception that going completely plastic-free is expensive and difficult, especially in the kitchen. But we’re here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be!

Faithful to Nature has made the transition so easy, and we’ve rounded up our favourite items to help you create a plastic-free kitchen. What’s more, you can buy all of these online, from the comfort of your home.

No more plastic disposables

Did someone say compostable bin-bags? Yes please! How about eco-conscious baking paper or reusable sandwich bags? Keep this up and soon our kitchens will be all be completely plastic-free.

1. 13 Gallon compostable tall kitchen bags, R85 

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2. FSC certified parchment baking paper, R61 

3. Stasher Reusable Silicone Sandwich Bag, R189 

4. Spaza Dish Cover set of 4, R369

Sip in style

Facts are facts, and the stats don’t lie, plastic straws are difficult to recycle and unfortunately most of them end up in our oceans. Luckily, there are other alternatives for those not willing to give up sipping through a straw.

5. Paper Straws in Compostable Bag, R9 

6. Bamboo Straws, R23.50 

7. Stainless Steel Slim Bent Straw, R66 

Cleaning the eco-friendly way

Giving up plastic cleaning items, like brushes, is a great move in the right direction. Add compostable cloths into the mix and you’ll be well on your way to a waste-free home.

8. String Greens Dish Cloth, R112 

9. Bamboo Palm Brush, R77

10. Bamboo Vegetable Cleaning Brush, R75 

Read up

It’s never too late to educate yourself on living sustainably and these books are an excellent starting point.

11. Zero Waste Home

12. My Zero-Waste Kitchen, R169 

13. No. More. Plastic. Book, R155  

Clean storage

From bread bags to glass jars and food wraps (ideal for padkos and lunchboxes), Faithful to Nature has everything you need to rid your kitchen of all plastic.

14. Bread Bag, R65 

15. Matte Black Ceramic Storage Jar Sugar, R325 

16. Consol 2L Jar, R33 

17. Miniature Coloured Glass Bottle – Green, R53 

18. Bwax Wraps, R129 

19. Bee’s Wraps – Floral, R99 

Drink it all in

Have you ever considered just how many plastic items you have in your kitchen, not to mention the rest of your home? Give Mother Nature a break with these clever plastic-free additions to your kitchen.

20. Recycled Paper Coasters – Round, R29 

21. Ice Cube Trays – Stainless Steel, R535

22. FSC Certified Coffee Filters, R44 

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