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    16 Eco-Friendly And Sustainable Alternatives To Everyday Things

    Small new habits, big lasting changes

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    1. This stainless steel reusable cutlery that includes a spork, a knife, a straw and a straw cleaner. It comes with a jute pouch and is super easy to carry in your purse or backpack – ₹299

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    2. These palm leaf plates that are microwave-safe, and if you use them to serve dry foods, you can reuse them too! If disposing, these plates are 100% compostable – ₹299

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    3. This travel mug made from bamboo fibre will let you have tea and coffee on the go and reduce your usage of single-use plastic cups. It is also microwaveable! – ₹299

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    4. Replace your regular plastic coasters with these hand-crafted wooden coasters that are both eco-friendly and rustic chic – ₹399

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    5. These cellulose-based reusable wipes (pack of 10) that are way better than single-use paper napkins for cleaning spills and splatters – ₹225

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    6. This shampoo bar infused with 100% virgin coconut oil works just as well as your regular shampoo except it creates ZERO plastic waste – ₹499

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    7. This conditioner bar with Argan Oil and Jamaican Castor Oil that reviewers say works like magic, especially on dry and frizzy hair – ₹522

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    8. Cut down your consumption of single-use makeup wipes with this pack of hypoallergenic reusable bamboo cotton facial pads that you can handwash or even chuck in the washing machine – ₹335

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    9. This natural deodorant cream in the fragrance "Alpine" with ocean extracted minerals and tea tree oil with over 400 brilliant reviews – ₹549

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    10. Regular pads are expensive and they generate waste that takes years to decompose. This menstrual cup from Sirona will last you for over 2 years. And in the short-run, you can get through a whole day of medium flow without needing a change – ₹299

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    11. This charcoal deodoriser, air purifier, and dehumidifier that removes pollutants, allergens, bad smell, moisture, and prevents mould and mildew. It is the perfect alternative for air fresheners that are known to contain hazardous chemical and can cause migraines and breathing problems – ₹549

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    12. These bamboo kitchen napkins that act exactly like a regular paper napkin except they are also washable and can be re-used over a 100 times! – ₹231

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    13. This beeswax wrap that is a reusable alternative to aluminium foil and plastic containers. You just need to use the heat of hands to gently mould them around your food and voila! – ₹435

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    14. These reusable mesh produce bags will keep your veggies fresh in the fridge and not only help you cut down on single-use plastics but also save you from paying extra for bags at the store EVERY SINGLE TIME – ₹439

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    15. This silicone baking mat is a reusable alternative for aluminium foil or parchment paper that is super easy to clean and also a great investment now that so many of us can bake without a hitch – ₹799

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    16. And this pack of 12 silicone cupcake liners so you can keep baking over and over again – ₹299

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