The handle is reusable and with well-designed stainless steel and bamboo razors lasting a very long time, this already amounts to a lot of plastic being made and ending up in landfill. Furthermore, the blades used are made from metal and as they are detachable, unlike disposable razors, you can be recycled over and over at specialist recycling unit. As a result using safety razors is the clear winner if you are looking for a plastic-free razor.