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    If You Want To Waste Less This Year, These 33 Products Might Help

    'Waste not want not' is our 2022 motto.

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    1. If you haven't already, invest in these reusable shopping bags instead of single-use plastic ones from the store.

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    Price: £14.99 for a pack of five.

    2. Write down your weekly meals on this magnetic meal planner before you do the grocery shop. It even has a tear-off shopping list so you only buy exactly what you need.

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    Price: £7.99

    3. Waste less plastic with these reusable mesh grocery bags. They're ideal to put your fresh fruit and veggies in!

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    Price: £7.99 for a set of nine.

    4. Pop your half used onion into this stretchy pod that will keep it fresh. It's perfect if you're living alone and find that your food goes off quickly.

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    Price: £4.89

    5. Get one that keeps your avocado fresh too, so you don't have to throw it out when it starts to go brown.

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    Price: £4.99

    6. For other food items use these saver bags which will prolong the freshness of your food.

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    Price: £9.83 for 25 bags.

    7. But of course when you do have to throw food out this compost bin is a great way of doing so without being wasteful. It's also small enough to fit on your kitchen countertop.

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    Price: £5.99 for a 4.5L bin.

    8. And you'll need these compostable bin liners. They're made from corn starch and vegetable oils so they won't cause any unnecessary plastic waste.

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    Price: £9.99 for 150 6L bags.

    9. These hair ties are made from ethically sourced materials and are also biodegradable. They're built to last in your hair, not the landfill.

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    Price: £7.99 for a pack of ten.

    10. If you love to bake, these silicone baking mats are a great alternative to baking paper and oil.

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    Price: £5.17 for a set of two.

    11. Try these reusable silicone cupcake cases too. They're oven safe up to 260°C , and can even be cleaned in the dishwasher unlike the regular disposable ones.

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    Price: £4.51 for a pack of 12.

    12. These tin can covers are designed to cover opened tins of food to keep them fresh.

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    Price: £1.98 for a pack of three.

    13. Add these large bread bags to your basket. You can store your bread in the freezer or on top of the counter and they'll stop it from going stale.

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    Price: £14.95 for two bags.

    14. You've probably seen this magic makeup remover cloth a dozen times – but for good reason! It'll remove your makeup with just water, so you don't have to waste cleanser or wipes.

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    Price: £4.50

    15. Switch your regular deodorant to this entirely plastic-free and natural one. It's 100% vegan and is designed to reduce your plastic waste and carbon footprint.

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    Price: £4.84

    16. You can also scrap your plastic soap bottles with this handmade soap bar. It lathers up just as well as your bottled soap and is suitable for all skin types.

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    Price: £2.25 for a 100g bar.

    17. Try out these zero waste kitchen sponges that you can compost when they're no longer useful. They are double-sided and can efficiently remove any grease marks from your pots and pans.

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    Price: £9.99 for six sponges.

    18. Get every last drop out of your toothpaste with this tube squeezer. Simply slide it down the tube and watch as all that excess product comes out!

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    Price: £2.39

    19. You can also use these silicone spatulas to get that last little bit of makeup, moisturiser, or food out of those awkward bottles.

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    Price: £6.99 for a set of four.

    20. These silicone tea infusers are a reusable alternative to tea bags. You just need to add loose leaf tea and watch the amount of waste reduce.

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    Price: £9.95 for a pack of six.

    21. Check out this refillable laundry egg that replaces both laundry detergent and fabric conditioner for up to 70 washes. It works out at just 10p per wash, so you're saving money too.

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    Price: £8.00

    22. These adorable puffer fish drying buddies will cut down the time it takes to dry your clothes. Not only do they help you waste less energy, your clothes will feel much softer too.

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    Price: £7.48 for a set of two.

    23. Okay, so this saves on wasted time versus rubbish, but this Method shower cleaner is genius. Just spray it onto your shower and let it get to work – you don't even have to rinse!

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    Price: £2.33 for a 828ml bottle.

    24. Use these beeswax wraps as an alternative to clingfilm as they're reusable.

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    Price: £9.95 for a pack of six.

    25. Keep bottles of wine fresh for up to ten days after they've been opened with this wine saver.

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    Price: £11.99

    26. Replace your kitchen roll with this reusable bamboo alternative. Each towel can be used and washed up to 85 times, helping you waste less money on disposable items.

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    Price: £6.00 for 20 towels.

    27. Stop wasting leftovers with this recipe book that will give you inspiration on how to make tasty meals out of them!

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    Price: £13.99

    28. These bamboo toothbrushes are ideal for minimising the plastic waste from regular ones.

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    Price: £4.98 for a pack of five.

    29. Try out this zero waste razor to replace your disposable one. It's made from bamboo and stainless steel so it's highly durable, and you can also get replacement heads.

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    Price: £15.49

    30. Don't throw out your clothes just because they have those annoying bobbles on them! This battery-powered fabric shaver will get rid of them, leaving your clothes looking as good as new.

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    Price: £14.78

    31. Use these button extenders for your favourite pair of jeans if they don't quite fit the way they used to.

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    Price: £4.55 for a set of five.

    32. The same goes for any bras you don't want to part with yet by using these strap extenders.

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    Price: £4.10 for a set of three.

    33. Use this fabric glue to repair any small tears or holes. You can even use it to hem clothing without spending money getting it done professionally.

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    Price: £4.55