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    18 Products That Are So Convenient, You Might Forget They're Eco-Friendly Too

    Most of these will save you money as well!

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    1. This reusable laundry egg will save you loads of money on detergent (while we're here, can we talk about how expensive that stuff is?!). Whack it into your machine and the beads inside will clean your clothes just as well as regular powders or tablets do – it'll last you for up to 210 washes!

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    This incredibly highly-reviewed laundry egg might be one of my favourite products around. It's filled with beads that leave your clothes looking, smelling, and feeling just as fresh as they would if you'd washed them with powders or gels! Not only is this lil' guy cheaper than the alternatives, it's way easier to use, too (there's basically no risk of spills or leaks with this product, and it won't clog up the trays in your machine either).

    Price: £12.99.

    2. These recyclable toothbrush heads that fit most Oral-B toothbrushes have charcoal-infused brushes that help to naturally whiten teeth.

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    These brushes are designed to completely surround and thoroughly clean your teeth, and the charcoal-infused bristles will help to keep your teeth whiter and your breath fresher (yes, please). Just send them back to the distributor when they're used up and they'll recycle them expertly for you, so you can get just as much of a great clean without the guilt of chucking your disposable heads away every six weeks or so.

    Price: £8.37 for two.

    3. Sure, it's great to help save the planet, but it's even better if you can save yourself some time, product, and money while you're doing it, right? Well, guess what, folks – this reusable cloth that removes your makeup using only water fits that brief exactly, and it'll cost you less than £3.

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    If, like me, you buy what feels like countless amounts of cotton rounds and micellar water, you've probably been looking for a reliable alternative to your current routine for a while now. This low-key genius cloth is basically all you could want from your makeup remover – it's machine-washable, gets rid of your makeup quickly and easily, and you don't need any micellar water for it to work, either. This bad boy will tackle everything from foundation to waterproof mascara!

    Price: £2.99.

    4. Do you get through kitchen roll really quickly? These bamboo sheets make for a great alternative, and - get this - each sheet can be reused multiple times. Good for the planet AND your wallet!

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    Highly absorbent and incredibly long-lasting, just one of these sheets can give you up to 85 uses(!). It's made from organic bamboo that won't leave behind any papery residue when using it, and one roll will last you an incredible 1,700 uses. Just wash the sheets in warm water between uses and voila, they're good to go again! Customers say these sheets are incredibly durable, so you won't have to face that incredibly annoying problem of broken and torn sheets. Honestly? It's what all of us home cooks deserve.

    Price: £9.46.

    5. Look, we've almost all tried adding water to our hand soap to help it last longer, and if you ask me, we were absolutely right to do so. These product-saving foaming dispensers know it, too – you're actually supposed to dilute any soap that goes in these so that its foaming pump can work its magic.

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    Like a lot of money-saving hacks, adding water to your soap to stretch it out is actually eco-friendly and budget-friendly. This dispenser gets it, guys – it's specifically designed to dispense diluted soap because the pump inside likes a looser product to work with. While your soap and water combo makes its way up the pump of this dispenser, it becomes aerated and lathered into a foam so you don't have to use as much soap as you otherwise would. So simple, and yet so smart.

    Price: £9.99 for three.

    6. And speaking of saving soap, this soap saver (they really hit the name on the head there) will help to prevent that incredibly wasteful and slimy stuck-to-the-sink problem you always get with bar soaps.

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    Bar soaps promise so much eco-friendly goodness in theory, but in reality, they often end up just sticking to your countertops and surfaces in a sticky, glue-y mess. This genius product help to prevent that by 1) lifting your bar soap from your surfaces, 2) absorbing any leaks and liquid that inevitably come off of your bars when after you've used them, and 3) encouraging air to circulate under your soap, helping to dry it faster. Oh, and it costs less than a fiver, too! I'll take nine, thanks.

    Price: £3.98.

    7. And once you've got one of those, getting a set of those shampoo bars you've probably had your eye on for ages begins to seem a bit more viable. These ones have got some incredibly high reviews, last longer than regular shampoo, and smell incredible to boot.

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    Save on the plastic bottles with these shampoo bars, which combine the ~luxe~ scents of lavender and honey and contain moisturising cocoa butter! Unlike a lot of shampoos, these bad boys aren't packed full of moisture-stripping parabens, so they'll leave your hair feeling incredible and smelling great. Plus, the formula is highly-concentrated, so just a little bit goes a long way!

    Price: £7.99 for two.

    8. This ionic shower head will make your water softer, help you to get the most out of your shampoo, and boost your water pressure.

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    It's filled with ionised beads which draw all the limescale and other minerals from your water, helping to give you a softer water experience (folks who paid attention in science class will probably know that soft water makes your soaps lather faster). It's a great way to keep those expensive shampoo bottles fuller for longer, and because it increases your water pressure, you'll be able to wash yourself faster as well – think shorter showers and less water waste. As if that wasn't enough, this handy AF shower head doesn't require any special tools, either! Just screw it into your existing shower hose and you're done.

    Price: £17.

    9. You won't even be thinking about the fact that this reusable, app-enabled notebook is eco-friendly when you're using it, because its features are so futuristic you'll feel like you're living in a sci-fi movie. If you love writing things down physically but wish you could save your work digitally, this one's for you!

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    Stationery fiends, the future of notebooks has arrived, and it turns out that it's great for the environment as well as being app-enabled. You'll just have to scan the pages once you've done your work, upload them to the app (it's available on iOS and Google Play), and it'll stay there until you need it. Once you've uploaded your work onto the app, you can move it to places like Google Drive and iCloud among others. As soon as your pages are full, you can clear them out in seconds with a wet cloth or with the heat from a hairdryer!

    Price: £20.99.

    10. This foldable avocado bag proves that reusable products can be cute, too!

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    It's made from a durable, machine-washable material, and it's so cute you'll probably never forget to bring it to the shops.

    Price: £3.79.

    11. This glass file looks better and lasts longer than regular emery boards, and it comes with a stunning case too (yesss).

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    Up your home manicure game with one of these glass files, which are designed to stay sharper for longer and work on both natural and false nails. It'll come in a gorgeous case for easy storage, and it's available in a pastel green, a light pink, and a lilac. Who said your beauty routine can't be effective, eco-friendlier, and great-looking at the same time?

    Price: £6.97.

    12. These non-stick silicone baking mats are so useful that most home cooks will probably have wanted some for a while, but it doesn't hurt that they're a reusable replacement for tinfoil too.

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    Because silicone doesn't reflect heat in your oven in the same way that tinfoil or a metal pan does, it makes the base of your food more evenly-cooked (perfect for bakers!). This set of three is easy to wash and they're completely reusable too - just use some washing-up liquid on 'em between cooking sessions and they're as good as new again.

    Price: £10.19 for three.

    13. Imagine the sheer satisfaction of using this handy AF fabric shaver from Philips to help save your favourite items of clothing from a bobble-covered fate that would probably end with them in the bin. Plus, you won't have to fork out for brand-new clothes, making it kinder to the environment and your pocket.

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    It's got a mesh shield that you can lower or raise according to how close you want to get to the fabric, so only the pilling on your clothes will have something to worry about, not the fabric itself! All the bobbles it collects will end up in an easy-to-open container in the handle of the shaver, which you can just empty into a bin whenever it's full.

    Price: £9.99.

    14. There probably isn't much in life that's more annoying than having a frayed charger which only works when you get it at that one, very specific angle. Save yourself the stress of dealing with that problem with some of these cable savers, which will prevent fraying and breakage caused by bending and pulling your wires.

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    One of the best way to help the environment is to make sure the stuff you've already got lasts for as long as it can, and these cable savers were designed with that in mind! Just pop them over your chargers, earphones, or other wires, and they'll help prevent them getting damaged.

    Price: £2.99 for six.

    15. Tumble dryer balls will help your clothes dry faster, feel softer, and become less lint-covered. They're completely reusable, and they might even eliminate the need for fabric conditioner! Plus, how sweet do these guys look?

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    All you'll have to do in order for these guys to work their magic is to put them in your tumble dryer, and then... nothing. That's it. Once they're in the drum of your tumble dryer, they'll start circulating, aerating your clothes for faster drying and softening their material by gently bashing against them. Customers say these 100% natural dryer balls are great for getting the hair, fur, and lint off of their laundry too! I'm not saying there's nothing they can't do, I'm just saying that when it comes to drying laundry, there's an awful lot they can.

    Price: £11.99.

    16. This magnetised ball will get the limescale out of your dishwasher and washing machine with minimal effort. Just stick it into your machines and you're done for up to five years(!).

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    The centre of this ball is magnetised, removing limescale and other mineral buildup from your machines in no time with almost zero effort from you. It works by crystallising the minerals in the water, making sure they're flushed out of your machines along with all the other waste water instead of sticking to the inside of them and slowly building up. Your other descalers and cleaners simply cannot compete, people.

    Price: £6.66.

    17. Get the most out of your toothpaste with one of these squeezers, which will prevent that awkward (and sometimes gross) wrestling session we've all had with a half-empty tube that's been crumpled beyond all use.

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    Just run these down your toothpaste tubes and it will make sure that the product doesn't stay trapped in the nooks and crannies of the container!

    Price: £7.98 for four.

    18. Making the change to a menstrual cup can seem intimidating when you've not used one before, but they keep you protected for HOURS without having to be changed! Customers say this one is incredibly comfortable, and it'll cut down your spending on tampons and pads too.

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    Made from body-safe silicone, one of these cups will last you for literally years. It claims to last the user for up to 12 hours at a time (yes, please), and it's designed to be completely leak-proof with proper usage. If you've been meaning to buy one of these, consider this a sign!

    Price: £15.48.

    You, remembering that these products are eco-friendly on top of everything else:

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    Always on the lookout for some great eco-friendly products? Check out our list of things that'll help you to be kinder to the planet, or our compilation of low-waste stuff that'll be seriously useful in your kitchen.