Waste not!

Have you ever looked at your empty shampoo bottle and thought, “There’s no possible way to recycle or reuse this …there’s gotta be a better way.” 

When that happened to us, the idea for Pono Home Essentials was born as a zero waste model for household, cleaning, and personal care products: we buy back your bottles! 

All our products are Organic and Non Toxic too.  It’s a win win for you and our earth. 


Get a 10-25% discount on our entire line of organic, zero waste products by subscribing to a monthly, bimonthly or quarterly box. You can change what’s in each box, and each box will have a return shipping label so you can ship us your empties free of charge and get your $1 per bottle deposit sent back to you! 

Click here to check out the subscription!

Zero Waste, Organic Personal Care

Pono Home is a Certified green business in the Green America Business Network and a former B Corp that has won multiple awards, most recently being named the Hawaii Green Business of the Year in 2019 by the SBA and Hawaii Business Magazine. Scott Cooney (bio) founded the company in 2014, focused on greening peoples’ homes. Through upgrades, maintenance and education, the company has greened more than 13,000 homes in Hawaii, California and Nevada, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by more than 15 million pounds annually, saving customers more than $3.3 million a year on utility bills, and eliminating more than 140 million gallons of water consumption every year. In 2018, the company expanded into product offerings called Pono Home Essentials that are as organic, local sourced, and zero waste as possible.  Cooney, a 5 time eco-entrepreneur, was a finalist in the Hawaii Venture Capital Association’s clean tech entrepreneur of the year in 2017.