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    31 Useful Sustainable Products To Help You Go Green

    Simple things to add to your routine to help reduce your waste.

    1. A silicone straw that folds up and fits into a small carrying case, so you can easily bring them wherever you go and always feel good about helping to save those turtles.

    2. A counter compost bin designed to not stand out on your kitchen counter (in both looks and smells) and give you a place to easily store food waste before you take it to compost.

    small white bin with handle, food scraps inside and a black lid next to it

    3. A Blueland multi-surface starter set that comes with a reusable cleaning bottle and three tablets. Just fill the bottle with water, add the tablet, and you'll be able to clean all the counters, tile, stone, and wood in your home.

    A clear glass bottle with a yellow sponge and rectangle with a small tablet on top of it

    4. Some bamboo utensils to replace the plastic ones that don't even hold up that well anyways.

    the wood utensils with colored handles

    5. A pair of Ruby Love period sleep shorts — you'll sleep easy knowing that you won't wake up to stains in your bed and without any waste in the morning.

    red high-waisted stretchy shorts

    6. Swedish dish cloths that absorb up to 15 times their own weight, so you can use them to clean your whole kitchen in one swoop and then throw them in the dishwasher when you're done.

    Close up of a model's hands using the dishcloth with a lemon illustration to clean some lettuce.

    7. Linen reusable bowl covers made to fit over a variety of sizes of bowls so you can stop using plastic wrap altogether yet keep food fresh for longer.

    light brown linen elastic cover over a variety of different sizes of bowls

    8. A silicone travel bottle set so you can, once and for all, stop buying the travel size from the drug store. This way is even better because you get to bring the products you use at home with you, ensuring that your routine won't change that much.

    three silicone bottles with white tops in teal, pink, and purple

    9. An AeroGarden so you can grow your own herbs (and even veggies) at home instead of buying wayyyy too many for one person at the store and then wasting more than half when you can't finish them in time before they go bad.

    Reviewer pic of the black Aerogarden on a counter with lettuce leaves growing in it and their hand on one of the leaves, showing how big it's growing

    10. Reusable food savers designed to fit over halves of fruit and veggies and cans and cups so you can keep the food you don't use fresher for longer instead of just throwing it away.

    Five food huggers in shades of red and orange with one around a half an apple, one around an orange, and one on a cup of sauce

    11. A rechargeable lighter that will be the last lighter you ever have to buy, because after it stops working, you just charge it, and it's good to go again.

    Model holding the lighter in rose gold about to light a candle

    12. A Porter bento box bowl so chic you'll be inspired to make your lunch at home more just so you can bring this in and show it off to your coworkers.

    round pink bowl with a lid next to it and a silicone strap across the top

    13. Reusable microfiber pads designed to fit your Swiffer WetJet you can just throw in the wash when you're done wet or dry-moping your floor.

    14. A biodegradable bento box with four compartments to fit different kinds of food so you can pack a complete lunch *and* feel good about saving money at the same time.

    A reviewer's photo of the bento box with chicken, risotto, and Brussel sprouts in the different size compartments

    15. A set of reusable two-tone pads with a black side you can use to remove makeup and a white side to help you apply toner and moisturizers. Plus, once they've been used, you can just throw them in the wash, and they'll be ready to go for the next week.

    16. A bamboo dish brush to help you scrub your dishes clean, even if you've got some crusted-on gunk that you thought might be stuck forever.

    The bamboo-top brush being used to scrub a plate in the sink.

    17. Or a biodegradable sponge that works just as hard as the sponge you currently use to give your dishes the deep clean they deserve. Plus, when it's time to replace, you can just stick the old sponge in your compost bin.

    A hand holding the brown sponge while cleaning a countertop

    18. A LastSwab that might seem a little steep for a single swab but it's the only one you'll ever have to buy again, as you can wash and reuse it whenever you like.

    The LastSwab in teal in the carrying case

    19. A set of glass storage containers you'll feel so much better about microwaving food in. Plus, these may save you from the avalanche that is your Tupperware cabinet.

    The glasses food storage containers in assorted sizes filled with different kinds of food on a counter

    20. A Wunderbar stain stick made with coconut-based soap to remove any oil, makeup, food, soil or other stains in an eco-friendly way. Just wet the stained area, rub the bar over it, and wash it. Voilà!

    The small rectangular stain stick next to the paper bag in comes in

    21. A pack of dryer balls, because you've been frustrated with your lackluster dryer that really doesn't actually dry your clothes for too long. Stop yelling "You have ONE job" at it and add these to your loads to dry everything in half of the time and never use dryer sheets again.

    The six white dryer balls in a basket

    22. A set of cotton produce bags to take to the grocery store so you can keep your produce fresh and stop using all those plastic bags.

    Three of the bags with produce inside

    23. A reusable silicone bag with so many uses, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it. Need to steam vegetables? Check! Freeze fruit for smoothies? Double check! Pack a lunch? Triple check!

    Hand holding the blue silicone bag with broccoli in it being put into the microwave

    24. A Hydro Flask water bottle with TempShield installation that keeps hot drinks hot for six hours and cold drinks cold for 24 hours. That means you can put ice cold water in and still have a refreshing drink when you inevitably forget it on your counter and come home to it hours later, parched.

    two models holding tall water bottles, one in teal and the other purple, with black lids with handles on the top

    25. A reusable bag that folds up small to fit in a purse or bag so you can easily pull it out and use it instead of taking a plastic bag from the store.

    26. A set of cloth napkins you can totally use every day. Cloth napkins are not just for special occasions. Just think about how many paper napkins you won't have to buy anymore.

    bundle of printed cloth napkins with different patterns on each one

    27. Natural loofahs to help exfoliate your skin in the shower that can then be composted after they've served their purpose.

    28. A pack of beeswax food wraps that'll replace your need for plastic wrap altogether. All you have to do is use the warmth of your hands to mold the wrap over a bowl, container, or food item, and as it cools, it will create a seal to protect it.

    The Beeswax paper covering cheese, grapes, and chocolate

    29. Laundry detergent made to be nontoxic and biodegradable yet will still work hard to clean your clothes and leave them smelling fresh. Plus, it comes in a container that's compostable and recyclable.

    Cardboard container that says "PUR Home Laundry Detergent" on it

    30. A set of silicone stretch lid covers that fit over bowls, cups, glassware, jars, and even fruits and vegetables to keep freshness in and plastic wrap out.

    Three silicone lids on a small, medium, and large bowls filled with food in a fridge

    31. Some bamboo towels that'll replace six month's worth of paper towels, so you can keep your home clean, feel good about the impact you have on the environment, *and* never have to worry about using tissues to clean up a spill because you forgot to pick up another roll...again.

    (left) Hands holding a bamboo towel with a watermelon on top being washed (right) A hand putting the bamboo towel into a washing machine

    Now always remember your four R's:

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