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Go Green: The Best Eco-Friendly Sex Toys

Go Green: The Best Eco-Friendly Sex Toys - Sh! Women's Store

Is caring for the earth as important as caring for your pleasure? (Hint: It should be.)

Considering that 20,000 tonnes of batteries make their way into UK landfills every year, it's clear to see the benefits of choosing rechargeable sex toys. But - what about materials? Read on for tips on how to go green with eco-friendly, biodegradable and sustainable sex toys!

Biodegradable Vibrators

Blush Novelties ensures we can all enjoy blissful levels of pleasure without eco-guilt. Their range of biodegradable and recyclable vibrators - Gaia - is very popular with customers and team members.

The Gaia Vibes are the world's first eco-friendly vibrators. Made from non-petroleum starch-based PLA (polylactic acid), this material can be broken down into water, carbon dioxide and compost by microorganisms under the right conditions.

The BioFeel material is bioplastic - a polymer compound mixed with cornstarch. BioFeel uses less energy and creates fewer greenhouse gas emissions than any other sex toy material. This material is the perfect choice for a vibrator since it is non-porous, making it body-safe and easy to clean.

When you are ready to dispose of a Gaia toy, take it to your local recycling centre. The bioplastic will biodegrade within 47-90 days in a commercial composting facility.

Gaia eco-friendly vibrator in light blue on light green plant background


Womanizer Premium Eco is the first-ever clit suction sex toy made from sustainable, renewable materials. Premium Eco is made from the 100% biodegradable plastic material Biolene, an excellent eco-friendly alternative to ABS plastic which is much harder to recycle.

A bio-based material, Biolene is made mainly from renewable raw materials, avoiding environmentally damaging waste. The biopolymer material is synthesised from renewable raw materials with the environmental benefits of being completely biobased, biodegradable and industrially compostable.

Womanizer Premium Eco offers 12 strong levels of intensity and is fully recyclable. 

If you want to get off in the shower, eliminate the need for a box of battery-powered toys and save water... Well, look no further! Womanizer Wave Clitoral Shower Head offers orgasms, water-saving feature plus easy installation.

EcoSmart tech uses 60% less water than conventional shower heads while retaining optimum performance - and three jet types deliver whatever pleasure you fancy. Win! 

womanizer wave clitoral shower head


Eco-Sexy Toys

Hold onto your smalls because things are about to get eco-sexy, babes! 

We-Vibe products are known to be sleek, sexy and sensual to use. But did you know they are also REACH-approved and RoHS-compliant?

We-Vibe use reputable, independent laboratories to thoroughly test all of their products. This ensures they exceed the strictest health and safety standards, including: 

  • REACH - EU Regulation addresses the production and use of chemical substances and their potential impacts on human health and the environment.
  • WEEE - Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment is an EU directive that sets collection, recycling and recovery targets for electrical goods and is part of a legislative initiative to solve the problem of large amounts of toxic e-waste. 
We-Vibe Nova Vibrator in red


Browse our cherry-picked selection of We-Vibe eco-sexy toys here. Each toy is rechargeable, made from body-safe material and ready to be enjoyed as soon as they land on your door step...

Sh! Strap-Ons, Handmade in London

Our fantastic team handmakes a range of beautiful products right here in London. While our silicone dildos are not (yet) biodegradable, Sh! UK-made strap-ons have a low carbon footprint, and you can be assured nothing with a Sh! logo was manufactured in a sweatshop. 

A Sh! leather harness can last 10 years (plus!) as long as it's cared for properly. In fact, we have it on good authority that some of our customers change their partner more often than they change their harness! :)))

Many eco-conscious customers contact us once they have loved and are ready to leave their silicone dildo, asking how to recycle it. For now, the UK does not recycle silicone, and your dildo has to go in the bin. However, if the silicone is not torn or damaged, the dildo is still non-porous, and you can possibly find a new happy home for it. Time to hit the neighbourhood swap lists!

Sh! hand-poured dildo in purple


We also handmake a range of bondage products that not only look and feel good but are designed to last for years. Granted, you can buy a pair of cheap cuffs for less than £10 - but by the time your play session is over, the same cuffs are probably ready for the bin... 

Glass - Sustainable & Recyclable

Glass is a sustainable, fully recyclable sex toy material.

Glass is made from an abundant natural resource, and sex toys made from this material are phthalate-free and non-porous. This means they are hygienic to use and easy to care for. Unless dropped onto a hard surface, a glass dildo should last a lifetime.

Borosilicate glass is made from naturally occurring materials like silica and boron, which require less energy to extract and refine than the petroleum-based chemicals used to make plastic. Borosilicate glass can be crushed and melted and made into new glass products, a recycling process with low environmental impact.

Glass toys are too pretty to hide away in a drawer. Instead, use yours as a paperweight or an objet de désir on the mantel piece. 

Pink glass dildo with ripples on green plant background

Browse UK-made sex toys here!


It’s fab to see you identifying vegan toys. Keep looking out for non-animal alternatives :) Love the idea of the we-vibe, though I suspect my partner would publicly melt if I triggered at the wrong time. Now there’s an idea …


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