An eco-friendly alternative
Less plastic, less waste

Simple, sustainable shaving that won't cost the earth.

On a mission to reduce plastic waste

Nära is a sustainable shaving brand that is committed to providing quality products that are good for your skin and even better for the environment! We are on a mission to help reduce the amount of plastic pollution in our landfills and oceans. Every aspect of shaving can be eco-friendly with Nära because everything is recyclable. From the razor handles, blades, shave oils and packaging, each material has been carefully chosen to minimise waste. Come along on our sustainable shaving journey and be apart of the Nära story.

Why Nära products are better for the environment:

Our razors

A Nära razor handle is made from solid brass and will last you for years to come. If you do dispose of your razor handle, the brass can be recycled indefinitely.

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Our shave oils

Our shave oils come in lightweight and durable aluminium bottles. Re-use the bottle again and again or simply recycle the bottle when finished.

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Our shave soaps

Our shave soaps are made with natural ingredients, do not contain any harmful additives and come packaged in a simple, recyclable cardboard sleeve.

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Our blades

The blades we supply are made from stainless steel and are 100% recyclable (even the packaging). We suggest using a Nära Blade Bank to safely store used blades until you dispose of them. Once full, simply recycle the whole container.

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Our blade bank

A Nära Blade Bank is your sustainable shaving secret weapon. It's a great way to safely store your used razor blades and because of the materials used, you can simply recycle the entire tin when full. No more used blades ending up in landfill!

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Our packaging

When you unbox your Nära package you will notice that there is no excessive packaging. We think it is important to reduce waste caused by excess packaging and is why every piece of our packaging is carefully considered and most importantly, is recyclable.

Why are cartridge razors bad?

Disposable cartridge razors are becoming a massive problem for the planet. The way in which modern disposable razors are made involve tightly integrating metal, plastic and rubber components into the razor handles and blade cartridges. Because of this, they are not easily recyclable and usually end up in landfills, taking hundreds of years to fully break down.

It is estimated that in 2018 over 3 billion* disposable razor blades and shavers were used in the U.S. by 149 million people. That’s an estimated weight of over 7,000 metric tonnes** of blades that are disposed of in a single year in the U.S. alone.

*Research data on disposable razor use shows that 3,044,160,000 disposable razors were used in the U.S. in 2018. Calculated by totaling the usage of disposable razor blades / shavers in 2018 with an assumed 9.75 uses per blade ** Standard razor weight used is 2.5 grams

A Nära safety razor is a better choice

The main reason why a Nära safety razor better than a disposable cartridge razor is because every aspect of shaving with Nära is sustainable. All of our products and packaging are recyclable, which means nothing will be sent to landfill. Our shave oils and shave soaps come in basic recyclable packaging. Our razor blades are fully recyclable when used with our blade bank. Even our razor handle is recyclable, when you eventually dispose of it, after years of use. Using a Nära safety razor really is the perfect eco-freindly shaving alternative.