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Glass, recycled-ocean plastic, and vegan lube, oh my…
When it comes to daily life, most of you have ditched plastic water bottles, started buying your clothes from ethical clothing brands, and started stocking your bathroom cabinets with refillable beauty products. But when it comes to your sex lives, you likely haven’t quite swapped out plastic options for sustainable sex toys. Yet.
But you should be. Condom wrappers, lube stored in plastic bottles, and those plastic-covered little gadgets that give us so much on-demand pleasure are actually harming the environment due to plastic’s inability to decompose. Yep, you guessed it – your sex toys are leading to landfill pile-ups and polluted seas.
Making the switch from something you’ve found to be an essential part of your bedside table to a new era of sex toys can be quite the leap. But as we progress towards both a greener and cleaner way of life, so does the sex toy industry by producing alternative eco-friendly sex toy substitutes.
If you’re intrigued but stumped on where to find the best sex toys for women that are also eco-friendly, we’ve compiled a list from organic and very-edible vegan lube to hot or cold-temp glass dildos and even nature-inspired vibrators. Take a look… and do read our guide to tantric sex, while you’re at it.
13 sustainable sex toys to try ASAP
Introducing the world’s first sex toy range made from recycled ocean-bound plastic which, fun fact, are manufactured in collaboration with #tide, one of the world’s leading players in the industry of upcycling and recycling of ocean-bound plastic. Neat.
Following a successful crowdfunding campaign which raised £18,000 for organisation One Tree Planted comes The Premium Eco, based on Womanizer’s best-selling Premium model but, instead, made from Biolene, a type of bioplastic that makes it both biodegradable and recyclable. It’s also got a replaceable and rechargeable battery. Not bad.
3. The Lovehoney X Love Not War Sustainable G-Spot Vibrator
Price: From £69.99
This is part of a new collection of eco-conscious vibrators in the first collaboration between sustainable sex toy experts, Love Not War, and Lovehoney. All four Love Not War toys are made from recycled aluminum and the G-Spot vibe’s slick design and simple interface opens the door to ecstasy-inducing G-Spot play.
Reviewers have called it the ‘Swiss Army Knife of teasing and playing’ – not bad.
4. Gaia Eco Rechargeable Bullet vibrator
Buy because? Claiming to be the world’s first biodegradable vibrator – this baby is made from purely from starch-based bioplastic (which means the plastic is produced from renewable sources). If you’ve been doing your research on how to go plastic free, you’ll know this option’s for you.
Price: Starting at £28.48
Buy because? Hand Blown (no pun intended) glass dildos can be heated and cooled down for thrilling new sexual ventures.
Buy because? This vibrator is vegan-friendly and comes with a vegan-friendly lube, too. Making time for sustainability is important – as is making time for your pleasure. Basically, this one’s a win, win.
Buy because? This little goodie is water-based and made from aloe vera, not to note it’s plant-derived, organic, and pH-matched to vaginas. Plus it’s free of glycerin, parabens, hormones, or sugars. Not bad. Not bad at all.
Buy because? It’s a luxurious hemp-based intimate massage oil, available from Superdrug. Need we say more?
9. Good Clean Love Almost Naked Lube
Buy because? It’s a vegan lube that’s both cruelty-free and edible. Nice.
10. Handmade Yoni Wand Rose Quartz Toys
Price: Starting from £50
Buy because? The rose quartz egg is a great tool for kegel exercises (we see you, jiggle balls), maintaining vaginal health, having better orgasms, increasing libido and awakening sensuality.
11. Woowoo Ribbed Condoms 12 Pack
Buy because? Superdrug designs these vegan condoms to be ribbed for your pleasure, increasing both sensitivity and stimulation. Read our guide to the best condoms, while you’re here. Enjoy.
Buy because? It’s an eco-friendly vibrator with a nature-inspired mould. In a word: cute.
13. Doxy Die Cast
Buy because? The magic wand vibrator’s aluminum and titanium body poses a low risk to the environment in terms of toxicity.