Gallery: Cutting Edge Options for Sustainable Shaving

In the last few years, we have made leaps and bounds as far as cutting down on garbage is concerned: we’re recycling, re-using, and making more eco-conscious choices than ever before. But there are still “little things” that we might want to think about in terms of our regular buying habits -- particularly those items that we toss into our shopping carts because we’re so accustomed to buying them all the time, like razors. Many people shave daily (or twice daily if they’re particularly hirsute), and to do that, razors are required. Faces, legs, armpits, chests—whatever body parts being depilated require some sort of bladed device to hack all that hair off, and therein lies the eco-conundrum: how do you get a great shave while still being earth-friendly?

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1 Comment

  1. oldfist August 23, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    You made straight razors seem not only not-archaic but sexy too! I’m leaning toward getting one after reading this.

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