Our Best Sustainable Shopping Picks For International Earth Day 2021 | TOTUM
Ben Hayward April 13th

With everything that’s been going on over the last year, the state of the environment seems to have taken a bit of a back seat at times.

But, with International Earth Day 2021 approaching on April 22nd, the environmental issues facing the Earth are being brought back into focus.

Latest figures show that global CO2 emissions are already above pre-pandemic levels, so despite various stories of ‘nature healing itself’ during lockdowns, the size of the challenge facing the world remains as daunting as ever.


However, one group who seem determined to do something to help are Gen Z - with the recent UCAS report, 'Interpreting Student Behaviour in a Global Pandemic' showing that sustainability is 'the number one attribute that defined what students thought the next biggest brand was going to be'.

So, with that in mind, if doing your best to look after the environment is important to you, here at TOTUM we’ve teamed up with a whole bunch of brands ahead of International Earth Day 2021 to bring you a range of discounts designed to keep our impact on the Earth to a minimum.

From fashion to beauty, to doing your laundry, here are some of our best deals on environmentally conscious brands… 

Grüum (FREE ‘zero plastic’ Shampoo Bar worth £8) 


A sustainable alternative to regular shampoo, they work just like the bottled stuff but come in eco-friendly, cardboard packaging instead of plastic. Each travel-friendly bar lasts up to 60 washes, which is around twice as long as most bottled shampoos! 

Choose from four beautiful scents and you’ll even get a free £5 voucher to spend off a future grüum order!

Smol (10% off uni essential bundle)


Get 10% student discount on the smol university pack with TOTUM. Get eco-friendly laundry capsules, dishwasher tablets, surface sprays, and fabric conditioners and guarantee great environmentally conscious cleaning with smol’s super concentrated, eco-friendly, vegan-friendly cleaning products.

Burt’s Bees (25% off site-wide)


Discover skincare that is naturally moisturising and sustainably made using 100% natural ingredients with Burt’s Bees. 

From beeswax lip care to masks, eye creams, cleansers, moisturisers, make-up and more, all Burt’s Bees products are consciously crafted from nature to nourish and revitalise.

Nails inc. (20% off)


All Nails inc products are guaranteed 100% cruelty-free and 100% good on you, meaning you can stay right up-to-date with all the latest nail, beauty and cosmetic trends with a completely clear conscience! 

With full nail, lip and skincare ranges, become your most INC.redible self with Nails inc.

Wild (20% off site-wide)


Get 20% off site-wide when you buy natural deodorants from Wild Cosmetics.

100% biodegradable, vegan and guaranteed cruelty-free, Wild boasts the world’s first zero-plastic deodorant refills. And with five fresh scents to try Coconut Dreams, Mint Fresh, Rose Blush, Bergamot Rituals and Orange Zest, you’ll never go back!

Farfetch (Donate second hand clothes to charity) 


Donate your best second-hand clothes to your favourite charity with Farfetch Donate.

Powered by Thrift+, the on-demand donation service makes it easy, transparent and rewarding to donate. By avoiding high street costs, you can maximise the funds raised for your charity, and for every item sold you can also earn credit to spend at Farfetch.com - or donate even more to charity!

And if you do fancy treating yourself to something new, you can get 10% student discount on full-price items when spending £200 or more.

BAM Bamboo Clothing (15% off site-wide)


BAM’s ethical, customer first approach means not only will you be getting super-soft eco-friendly clothing, you’ll enjoy the whole process! 

‘Bamboo is to cotton, what cashmere is to wool’ - if that’s the kind of thing that gets you excited, you really need to check out BAM.

Ecologi (Go carbon neutral and plant an extra 20 trees!) 


Sign up for an Ecologi climate positive subscription through TOTUM and get an extra 20 trees planted!

Ecologi backs all sorts of climate positive actions to help individuals, families and businesses both reduce and offset their carbon footprints. For as little as just £1.25 per week, make a real difference to the planet by supporting projects to remove greenhouse gases and wipe out your carbon footprint!

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