Zero Waste Haircare

the online course 

make your own, reduce waste

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Why Zero Waste Haircare?

Zero waste haircare is a step-by-step program for crafting solid shampoos & conditioner bars customized exactly according to your needs.

Suitable for all level formulators, Zero Waste Haircare is the easiest and quickest way to finally take control of what you are putting on your hair, while controlling the waste you are producing.

What's inside the course:

Once you enroll into Zero Waste Haircare you get lifetime access to all the below modules:


The basis behind zero waste haircare formulation:


Hair structure
What are surfactants?

All about pH 

Safety & Tools

The palm oil debate


Learn how to make your very own solid shampoo bars

Shampoo bars ingredients overview

Kind of shampoo bars

How to correctly prepare recipes

Shampoo bar for normal hair

Shampoo bar for oily hair

Shampoo bar for dry, itchy scalp


What is a conditioner?

Conditioner ingredients overview

Solid detangling conditioner bar recipe

Deep conditioning bar recipe

Low poo cleansing conditioner recipe


Confidently learn how to formulate your very own recipes:

The Simplicity Framework

How to select surfactants

Formulation walkthrough: formulate your own shampoo bars

The recipe templates

Wrap it up: selling requirements overview

Including the following exclusive bonuses:


Ever spent countless hours researching ingredients all over the internet with poor results? I have packed all the information you need about the most common haircare ingredients in this handy Encyclopedia

recipe calculators & templates

Create your own recipes using ready made templates with the correct usage amount for each ingredient, so you can focus on formulating rather than wasting time researching how to build your formula

private facebook community

Because you are not on your own. There are so many other zero wasters that are going through a similar journey to you; and sharing your own ideas and supporting each others within this journey is simply invaluable

This Course Is For You If You Are:


Passionate about the environment and just curious about shampoo & conditioner bars


You have tried making your own shampoo or conditioner once or twice but you'd like to learn more about it


You have some shampoo or conditioner bars making experience but you need help getting more structure, recipes and formulas

By the end of the Program you will:

  • control your impact by learning a timeless craft

  • finally learn exactly what you are putting on your skin, not only on the planet!

  • learn a sustainable way to formulate your very own recipes, so you can customise you recipes to all your necessities

This Is Not A Course. It's A Path Towards Zero Waste Living.

Zero Waste Haircare is the most comprehensive program on how to make shampoo & conditioner bars sustainably

It is designed to help you reduce waste in the bathroom while getting all the benefits that come with using eco-friendly shampoo & conditioner bars. 

Throughout the program you will be guided through the basics behind haircare, and you will learn how to formulate your very own recipes.  

Because we are in this together. We are innovators, rule breakers and change agents. It is thanks to your actions that you all are making this world a better place.

within moments from enrolling your will discover

  • The basics behind haircare and haircare recipes formulation

  • How to make your own shampoo bars

  • How to make your own conditioner bars

  • A proven method to formulate your own recipes

You will be guided on all of the above with:

video tutorials

20+ how-to HD videos

downloadable content

Downloadable cheatsheets, lists, guides and quizzes

private support

Support in the discussion area inside the course and on the exclusive private Zero Waste Haircare Facebook group

make your own, reduce waste

After The Course You Will Be Able To:

  • Understand how zero waste haircare formulations work

  • Understand haircare ingredients and their functions

  • Formulate your very own solid shampoo and conditioner bar recipes

  • Understand the key requirements for selling your own products

your Instructor

Hi! my name is Marta and I love minimal, zero waste, simple living. 

My zero waste journey started with soap making: for me, it was the first step to take control on the waste I was producing as well as what I was putting on my skin. 

I truly think that zero waste living is actually simple if you follow the right steps: just like soap making!

Marta Tarallo

Founder of Bottega Zero Waste


When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. 

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. 

What if I am unhappy with the course?

I would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact me in the first 30 days with your explanation and proof that you have tried the course. If there is a valid reason for why you are unhappy with the course, I will give you a full refund. 

Do I get a certificate after finishing the course?

Of course, as soon as you finish the course you will receive a certificate of completion! 

How can I contact you if we have questions?

Each lesson has a chat section where you can ask me any questions. You will also have full access to the Zero Waste Haircare Facebook Group to ask any questions or open discussions. 

Why should I choose your course?

At present and to my knowledge this is the only online course focussed on how to make palm oil free, vegan natural soap with a zero waste philosophy in mind. 

more Questions?

Get in touch with me and I will be happy to help!

Get In ToucH

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