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    19 Products To Help You Be Kinder To The Planet In 2020

    Featuring lots of easy, low-effort swaps.

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    1. These reusable bamboo cotton rounds are a great alternative to the standard disposable ones, and they're suitable for all skin types.

    2. If you have a Dolce Gusto machine and get through loads of coffee pods, try swapping to these reusable, refillable ones.

    3. These dog poo bags are lavender-scented, leak-proof, and biodegradable, making them kinder to the planet than a regular carrier bag but still sturdy enough to get the job done.

    4. These electric toothbrush heads are 100% recyclable and the bristles are infused with charcoal to help whiten your teeth. They're compatible with any Oral-B electric toothbrush that uses a circular brush head!

    5. Menstrual cups are a great planet-friendly period product. This Pixie one is designed to last for a decade(!), has almost 2,000 reviews, and boasts a 4.4-star average rating.

    6. If you prefer using sanitary pads, these washable, waterproof ones are perfect for those with a heavy flow.

    7. This reusable coffee cup is made from borosilicate glass, which is really durable and doesn't affect the taste of your drinks the way plastic and bamboo can.

    8. This Ecoegg will provide you with around a year's worth of clean laundry – no detergent needed.

    9. A small and simple way to reduce the amount of single-use plastic you get through is by swapping to these biodegradable bamboo cotton buds. The packaging is completely recyclable and free of plastic too.

    10. This beeswax wrap is an eco-friendly (and cute) way to cover dishes and keep food fresh.

    11. This beechwood dish brush comes with two replacement heads made of plant bristles that should last you about six months each. The company also plants one tree for every purchase made!

    12. Bring along these reusable mesh produce bags made from recycled bottles next time you're heading to the supermarket.

    13. This roll of of bamboo kitchen towels can yield up to 1,700 uses!

    14. Plastic straws aren't great for the planet, and paper ones can go soggy and mushy after just a few sips. This set of stainless steel straws are an ideal swap, and they won't leave a metal aftertaste when drinking from them either.

    15. This biodegradable silk floss is good for your teeth and for the Earth.

    16. These reusable bags will keep your lunches and snacks fresh, and their sturdy seals mean you won't need to worry about any leaks.

    17. Many teabags contain plastic to stop them falling apart, which isn't recyclable or biodegradable. If you get through countless cups of tea a day (who among us doesn't?), these self-fill bags can be packed with your favourite loose leaf tea and used like a regular teabag, with the benefit of being biodegradable and compostable.

    18. This Bambaw razor is made from bamboo and stainless steel instead of plastic, to make it pretty much last a lifetime.

    19. Being completely perfect when it comes to your carbon footprint is impossible, but everyone can make some small changes to be a bit better at it. 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste is a great, helpful guide – offering small (and realistic) tips for how to reduce waste in your life.