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    29 Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products That'll Help You Live Your Best Low-Waste Life

    It’s 2020; stop buying plastic wrap.

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    1. Some Bees Wrap that'll keep your food fresh for longer and eliminate your need for cling film. Just use the heat of your hands to put them into action.

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    I actually own these and looooove them. They're made of organic cotton treated with jojoba oil and tree resin and work just like the alternative but are washable, reusable, and compostable. They're also a lot thicker, so they can hold more watery foods, like tofu, without any leakage.

    Get a pack of assorted sizes from Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    2. A set of plant-based scrub sponges made from cacti (yep, actual cacti). They only cost a little more than the sponges you'd buy at the grocery store, but they'll last a lot longer.

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    They have no added colours or chemicals.

    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $5.94. Also available in a pack of six.

    3. Or a coconut scrub pad for food that's super stuck on. It's 100% organic and biodegrdable, and won't scratch delicate surfaces.

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    Get a pack of three for $9.99. Also available in a pack of nine.

    4. A pack of reusable Food Huggers that wrap around your fruit and veggie halves to seal in freshness. There's even one that fits bananas!

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    Reviewers love how these extend the life of their produce and say they're easy to clean, too.

    Get a pack of five for $16.80.

    5. A pack of magic sponge cloths to clean up all your messes. They can absorb 20 times their own weight in water, which means you won't have to use up an entire roll of paper towels if you have a cooking crisis or a wine spill.

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    They're natural, biodegradable, vegan, non-GMO, and machine-washable.

    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $26.50.

    6. A set of pastel meal prep containers that are made out of rice husks instead of plastic. Reviewers love how they are separated into compartments, so different dishes don't touch.

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    Get a set of four on Amazon Canada for $27.80.

    7. A set of zip-sealed sandwich bags designed so that you can use them over and over again. They're leakproof, so you can store soups and sauces in 'em, too.

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    These ones are BPA-, chloride-, silicone- and lead-free. They're also freezer- and dishwasher-safe.

    Get a mixed pack of five on Amazon Canada for $6.25. Also available in a pack of six.

    8. A natural charcoal air purifying bag to keep your fridge smelling fresh. It also defends against bacteria, mould, and mildew, so you won't come across any of that grossness next time you do a thorough clean out.

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    It has no fragrances or chemicals and is non-toxic.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99. Also available in packs of two and three.

    9. A roll of machine washable bamboo sheets that are stronger and more absorbent than typical paper towels. They're soft enough to wipe your face with, so you can use them in place of wash cloths, too.

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    Each roll comes with 20 sheets, which can replace 60 traditional paper towel rolls.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Also available in packs of two and four.

    10. A ventilated compost bin that snaps closed and keeps odours trapped in. Now you won't be faced with gross smells if you forget to empty it for a night or two.

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    It has a replaceable carbon filter that sucks up gross odors and keeps your kitchen smelling fresh. Also, don't forget to grab some compost bags so that the inside doesn't get covered in stray food bits and coffee grounds.

    PS: If you're new to composting, here's BuzzFeed's full guide for beginners.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $36.97. Available in three colours and in a mountable version.

    11. A dual compartment trash bin that will separate your garbage from your recycling. The design is pretty sleek, so it won't be an eyesore in your kitchen.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $199.99. Also available in silver.

    12. And a pack of compostable trash bags that are made from sugar cane, plant starches, and vegetable oils. Reviewers love how strong and durable they are and say they don't leak or tear even when they're stuffed full.

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    Get a pack of 100 on Amazon Canada for $17.95+. Available in three sizes.

    13. A set of mesh produce bags made from recycled water bottles. No more fumbling around with the annoying filmy ones at the grocery store!

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    You can also use them as laundry bags to wash your delicates.

    Get a set of eight for $14.99. Also available in sets of 12 and 24.

    14. A refillable oil mister that'll eliminate your need for aerosol bottles of cooking spray. Reviewers say that the mist it creates is superfine, so your ingredients won't get too oily.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.24.

    15. A set of silicone baking mats to replace your rolls and rolls of parchment paper. They’ll keep food from sticking to your pans without the help of cooking spray, and they’re super easy to clean.

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    If you've got a sweet tooth, there's also a version specifically for macarons.

    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $20.77. Also available in a set of two.

    16. A set of cotton flour sack dish towels that can do the job of dust cloths, cheese strainers, and about a million other things. Reviewers say they can even be used as cloth diapers, which is pretty cool.

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    Get a set of 12 on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    17. A bottle of natural dish soap that'll help you scrub your dirty plates clean without any toxins. It's also easy on sensitive skin, so you don't have to bust out the rubber gloves.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $5.99. Available in six scents.

    18. A set of flexible silicone lids that you can stretch over bowls to seal in flavour. It comes with six different sizes that fit everything from cans of tuna to giant mixing bowls.

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    They're safe to put in the microwave, freezer, and dishwasher.

    Get a set of 12 on Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    19. A pack of biodegradable cleaning wipes that break down two to five times times faster than leading natural and conventional cleaners. They're also packaged using solar energy and recyclable materials.

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    Get a pack of 70 for $7.99.

    20. A patterned sandwich pouch that's so stunning you might mistake it for a makeup bag (which you could totally use it for, too).

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    It's safe to throw in the washing machine and dishwasher.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.95+. Available in three sizes and 39 colours.

    21. A reusable, plastic-free coffee mug that has a silicone sleeve to keep your hands from getting too toasty. It may also save you from spending a fortune at Starbucks (if you actually wake up in time to actually brew your own coffee).

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    It's made from hand-blown borosilicate glass and is microwave and dishwasher safe.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28+. Available in 13 colours and four sizes.

    22. A pack of bamboo pulp air fryer and steamer sheets that won't block out steam and will save you from scrubbing at the bottom of your devices for, like, ever.

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    Get a pack of 100 on Amazon Canada for $11.82. Also available in eight- and nine-inch sizes.

    23. A set of bestselling silicone cupcake liners so that you can satisfy your sweet tooth without wasting a single wrapper. They're also great for whipping up individual omelets and egg bites, if you like prepping your breakfasts in advance.

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    These ones don't need any greasing or cooking spray, and are stain and odour resistant.

    Get a pack of 12 on Amazon Canada for $10.99. Also available in a pack of 24.

    24. A set of three cotton tote bags that are a fashionable and eco-friendly alternative to plastic grocery bags. They can fold up small enough to fit in your handbag, so you can keep one on you at all times.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.09.

    25. A set of colourful travel flatware so that you don't have to use any plastic takeout cutlery. It'll also make your lunch situation the envy of all your coworkers, 'cause it's so dang pretty.

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    The set is made of stainless steel and includes one spoon, one fork, and one pair of chopsticks. There's also a handy lil' traveling case so that you don't get stray bits of food all over the bottom of your bag.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.55+.

    26. A set of reusable Keurig cups so you can brew your favourite beans in single portions. Reviewers say that they're easy to clean and will help you save some serious cash on coffee.

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    They're compatible with the K-Duo, K-Cafe, K-Cafe K83, K-Latte, K45 Elite, K-Classic, and K-Compact.

    Get a set of six for $14.99+. Also available in a colourful combo.

    27. A flat water flask with silicone accents that make it easy to grip from any angle. Not only does it look cute, it'll save you from having to buy a single-use bottle every time you get thirsty outside.

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    The company currently works with Healthy Harbor to help fund the removal of single-use bottles from local waterways before they become ocean plastic, so you'll be doing some good with your purchase, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.47++. Available in seven colours.

    28. A bottle of plant-based cleaner that works on all types of surfaces and will leave your space smelling citrusy and fresh. Reviewers say it works wonders for small kitchen messes.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.99.

    29. And finally, a SodaStream that'll turn your plain old tap water into soda water in seconds. Now you won't have to purchase a can or a plastic bottle every time you want a fizzy beverage.

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    It comes with a one-litre bottle, but you can buy a pack of three backups to store in your fridge, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $119.99. Also available in white.

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