As more of us find ourselves working from home and trying to go to the shops less, we are also looking for other ways that help us to keep on top of social distancing regulations.
To give you an idea of what's out there, here are five subscription services that deliver essential items straight to your door. We encourage you to do your own research to find the products that might be right for you!
Online subscription service for toilet paper, tissues and paper towel. Half of their profits go to charity to set up toilets and running water in Third World countries. Free delivery for orders over $30.
Have sustainable, eco-friendly handmade soap bars sent right to your door every two months with free delivery anywhere in Australia. Soap runs out, so take the worry out of replenishing your soap by letting it come to you! You save up to 25% on your soap bars, you will be automatically donating $1 per bar to endangered animal charities around the world.
Miss going to the local Wine Bar or favourite Pub? Subscribe to Act of Wine - they deliver ridiculously good wine!
They make it their mission to track down the best sustainable, organic & natural wine, craft beer & small batch spirits and get it to you fast so that you can enjoy it as much as they do. Act of Wine support producers who are breaking the mould and creating bold and interesting expressions of many different varieties.
Pick your Amount. Choose your style. Sit back and enjoy! Choose either 1, 3, 6 or 12 bottles to be delivered once a month. You can go for all white, all red or a bit of both.
We can’t put our periods on hold so thank goodness for Tsuno: a brand of sanitary pads made from sustainable bamboo and tampons made from certified organic cotton that gives 50 per cent of its profits to the International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA).
They can't promise to make your period physically feel better (although their pads are very soft). But, you will feel better though knowing that every box of Tsuno sold is helping fund girls’ education and menstrual hygiene support for those who can't afford it.
Products are charged and delivered automatically at an interval of your choice. No obligation, modify or cancel your subscription anytime.
CSIRO Tested, Super Soft, Premium Eco Nappies delivered straight to your door each month.
Made from all-natural ingredients, Ecoriginals Nappies and Wipes are the world’s most eco disposable solution. Ultra-soft, super absorbent and no more nappy rash from nasty chemicals.
How does your Monthly Box work?
- Select your nappy size.
- Automatically enrolled — Select your delivery cycle (2-8 weeks).
- Change size or quantity, pause or cancel anytime.
By Leah Papworth, Eltham Library