Reduce, Reuse, Recycle


Reduction in contamination of the land, ocean & air.

We strive to continually reduce plastic in new and existing products; plastic should only be replaced if the replacement lowers the carbon footprint.

  • Gilchrist & Soames reduced 2,078,527lbs of plastic by removing 168,273,023 single-use bottles from the environment in FY2023 by transitioning customers into dispensers.
  • Reduce plastic consumption
    • Dispensers save an average of 56% to 77% compared to single-use amenities
    • Bag in a Box 2.5 gallon refill saves an average of 78% compared to the 1-gallon drum
  • Reduce excess packaging and plastic content with our eco-friendly necessities, launching in 2023; resize outer packaging; removal of unnecessary internal plastic with wheatstraw and bamboo alternative options, with clearly defined eco attributes on each product.

View all Dispensers



Reduction in energy & green house gases.

  • Create efficiencies in manufacturing process
  • Offer refillable dispensers which can reduce marine pollution
  • Use post consumer recycled plastic
  • Partner with Clean the World to recycle soap and shampoo products which are given to people in need



Enables plastic waste to be repurposed.

  • Use recyclable packaging
  • Use post-consumer recycled plastics
  • Contribute to Green Dot recycling programme

© 2024 Gilchrist & Soames. All Rights Reserved.