Remember to bring your own bottle! <small> Cover image via BYOB Taman Desa/Facebook Arisha Rozaidee/SAYS </small>
Stores everywhere are running out of items such as face masks, toilet paper, and hand sanitisers due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
If you’re struggling to find supplies at pharmacies near you, fret not!
Local zero waste store BYOB sells hand sanitiser refills at a pretty reasonable price.
BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle) is a zero waste store where you can buy home essentials such as detergent and soap by refilling used plastic bottles and containers.</p>
A litre of hand sanitiser at BYOB contains 70% ethanol and it only costs RM20.60
According to their website, their formula is non-sticky and it provides instant protection against a broad spectrum of pathogenic bacteria and viruses.
<p>For those who are sensitive towards fragrances, you will be happy to hear that their hand sanitiser is unscented.</p>
Besides that, you can also opt for the hand sanitiser from their natural range.
It’s made with food-grade ingredients approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is completely biodegradable.
The main ingredients in this alcohol-free product are Aussan organic sanitiser and bitter orange extract.
<p>Priced slightly higher than their normal refills, the hand sanitiser from their organic 'OMG' range costs RM42 per kilogramme.</p> <p>It is safe for kids and is perfect for those with skin issues as it is hypoallergenic.<br></br></p>
There a number of BYOB outlets across Malaysia and all of them carry hand sanitiser
One of the most popular BYOB branches is located in Damansara Kim, Petaling Jaya and they have several stores in different parts of Sarawak.
<p>Meanwhile, they also just announced that two new outlets are opening soon in Sri Hartamas and Ampang.</p> <p><b>You can check out their full list of outlets </b><b>here.</b></p>
There are other awesome items you can purchase at BYOB while reducing waste and saving the planet:
Also, remember to remain calm and avoid panic-buying despite the COVID-19 outbreak:
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