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    23 Reusable Products To Replace Your Disposable Stuff With In 2021

    Because honestly, needless waste is so 2020.

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    1. If you're tired of paying the big bucks for laundry detergent (and let's face it, who isn't?), this reusable laundry egg is ideal.

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    Pop it in the drum of your washing machine with your clothes and the beads inside will create a fresh-smelling lather as they circulate! One egg will see you through for up to 210 washes (woah).

    Price: £12.99.

    2. This makeup remover cloth requires only water to work its cosmetics-busting magic (imagine the satisfaction of swiping your eyeshadow away Mulan-style).

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    This low-key genius cloth is basically all you could want from a makeup remover – it's machine-washable, gets rid of your cosmetics quickly and easily, and will save you money in the long run. It'll tackle everything from foundation to waterproof mascara!

    Price: £7.95.

    3. This nail glass file looks better and lasts longer than regular emery boards, and it comes with a stunning case to boot!

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    Glass files typically have a finer grain than emery boards, so they'll leave you with a more precise nail edge that's much less prone to chipping. They're longer-lasting than other nail files as well!

    Price: £7.49.

    4. Dry your clothes faster and leave them feeling softer by nabbing these tumble dryer buddies. They might eliminate your need for fabric conditioner altogether!

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    They speed up the drying process by bashing against your clothes in the drum and aerating them, helping to soften up your clothes as they do so!

    Price: £6.32 for two.

    5. Sure, you could wipe your oven and hob down with paper towels every time you leave a mess on them, but why would you when these specially-designed hob cleaner cloths exist?

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    You'll be able to clean food splatters, crumbs, and grease before they harden thanks to these bad boys. Just add water to the first cloth for a low-effort, high-impact clean and then polish your surfaces with the accompanying microfibre one!

    Price: £6.79 for two.

    6. If you're a fan of perfectly-cooked eggs but dislike disposable poaching bags, these silicone holders are here to help.

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    Chuck an egg into one of these and then lower it into a pan of boiling water for about two minutes to get an expertly poached egg. You won't have to face the guilt of using disposable poaching bags or the mess those wispy egg white tendrils leave behind!

    Price: £4.99 for two.

    7. Okay, hear me out here – this ear wax removal syringe has actually gotten some rave reviews, and it's a great lower-waste alternative to cotton buds too.

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    It's got three openings on its antibacterial tip that clean your ears with water without spraying your ear drum directly. The nozzle is designed to ensure you can't push it too far into your ear as well!

    Price: £7.19.

    8. These reusable bamboo kitchen towels are incredibly strong. They can be washed in the sink or washing machine after use!

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    This washable kitchen roll claims to absorb up to ten times more than regular paper towels, and the bamboo material is thick enough to tackle even tough stains. You'll get up to 100 uses out of each sheet, making this roll of 20 a seriously smart investment!

    Price: £5.99 for 20 sheets.

    9. Love your flat mop but hate buying endless disposable pads? You can keep your floors AND your conscience clean thanks to these washable microfibre covers.


    Simply chuck these pads in the washing machine whenever they get a little grubby! You can use them wet or dry – customers say they're compatible with a wide range of flat mops.

    Price: £7.39 for three.

    10. These silicone cupcake cases are honestly an upgrade from the regular paper kinds.

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    They're completely non-stick, so you won't have to worry about your bakes crumbling away when you peel back the wrapper (the worst feeling). You can wash them in the dishwasher or sink whenever you need to!

    Price: £7.99 for 24.

    11. Home cooks, let's just take a moment to appreciate these silicone baking sheets.

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    These non-stick sheets are a great replacement for regular baking paper, because 1) they're reusable and 2) the silicone material distributes heat much more evenly than other products (like tinfoil) do.

    Price: £11.99 for three.

    12. This anti-limescale ball will keep your appliances limescale-free for up to five years (goodbye, single-use dishwasher salt).

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    The magnetised centre of this ball will crystallise and remove the limescale from your water, helping you to get softer water which will give you better results from detergents and soaps. It works just as well in your washing machine as it does in your dishwasher!

    Price: £6.66.

    13. Lighter always running out of gas? Don't worry – this flameless USB-powered one has got you covered.

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    It's completely rechargeable, so you won't have to deal with the mess and hassle of refills. Plus, it's got a flexible nozzle that you can angle towards whatever surface you want to light!

    Price: £10.99.

    14. You can use these freezer-safe bags over and over again!

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    Whether you like to meal prep or always end up with lots of leftovers, you're probably sick of the waste and expense of using endless disposable freezer bags. These ones are made with a durable and freezer-safe material! Customers say the zipper seal provides an airtight environment for their food.

    Price: £6.99 for ten.

    15. If you're looking for a lower-waste alternative to the protective tinfoil at the base of your oven, these Teflon-coated liners are pretty much perfect.

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    They can withstand temperatures of up to 260°C! You can remove these liners from the oven and wash them in the sink or dishwasher whenever they get mucky.

    Price: £7.29 for two.

    16. You can put your own coffee grounds into these reusable pods.

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    Coffee pods are pricey and if you use them daily, they can lead to a lot of plastic waste as well. These dishwasher-safe alternatives fit most Nespresso machines!

    Price: £19.02 for seven.

    17. There's something so grossly satisfying about this blackhead removal kit. It's a great way to banish your blemishes without using endless pore strips!

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    The set includes six differently-sized needles, loops, and tweezers. They're all made from durable and easy-to-clean stainless steel, and they come in a handy (and hygienic) case!

    Price: £7.99.

    18. Keep your food fresher for longer with these stretchy silicone lids that might just make clingfilm a thing of the past.

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    They're dishwasher-safe, and customers love how easily they fit over everything from half-eaten watermelons to pots!

    Price: £4.99 for six.

    19. Say sayonara to excess plastic by nabbing this reusable sheep-shaped baaaag (I'm so sorry).

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    It folds into a lil' sheep shape when it's not in use (I mean, what more could you want?!).

    Price: £4.99.

    20. If you've been meaning to buy a menstrual cup for a while but haven't gotten around to it yet, consider this bargain double pack a sign.

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    They're made from a body-safe and easy-to-clean silicone material that will contour your body ~exactly~. These cups can hold up to 25ml of liquid each, so you won't need to change them as often as you would with other sanitary products.

    Price: £16.99 for two.

    21. These wipeable labels come with a handy chalk pen!

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    You can just wipe these labels with a damp cloth whenever you need to change the writing on them – their water-resistant material won't wrinkle or split. Also, they look incredibly chic!

    Price: £7.99 for 150 labels and a chalk pen.

    22. Not only are these organic cotton produce bags a great low-waste replacement for the plastic ones you get in supermarkets, the material will actually allow your fruit and veg to breathe too.

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    They're machine-washable and come in a variety of sizes (all of which will fit neatly into a handbag when you fold them up). The drawstring closure at the top of each bag adds security and makes them easy to carry!

    Price: £8.99 for six.

    23. These bamboo rounds will make your skincare routine that little bit more eco-friendly.

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    They come with a wash bag that means they won't get lost in your washing machine. The rounds themselves are made with 100% cotton, and reviewers say they're soft and absorbent! Plus, the pack of 15 means you'll always have some rounds to hand while others are in the wash.

    Price: £4.99 for 15.

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