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    38 Of The Best Eco-Friendly Products You Can Grab At Indigo

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    1. A pack of eco-friendly detergent strips that are as gentle on skin as they are on the planet. Since you only need one strip per load of laundry, you won't need to mess around with spill-y liquid detergents ever again.

    A person holding a packet of the detergent strips against a background of clean towels
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    Get a pack of 32 strips from Indigo for $16.95 (also available in a fragrance-free option).

    2. This 4-in-1 face mist that'll hydrate, tone, set your makeup, AND give your skin a refresh after a long day. I adore the herbaceous scent, and TBH, it leaves my skin looking its very best (even if I decide to go makeup free that day).

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    Some face mists just sorta ~sit~ on skin, but this one feels like it actually continues to work after it's dried down. I have combination skin and don't ask me how, but this spray manages to keep my forehead from getting oily, all while making my cheekbones look like the star of the show.

    Get it from Indigo for $29.95.

    3. A pack of sponge cloths that are way more absorbent than paper towels (and less wasteful, too). Because they're super durable, you can use them to scrub dishes after dinner, or just to clean up spills and messes.

    Someone running the sponge cloth under a tap
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    They're also washable and reusable, so they'll last you for months (up to three, to be exact). And once they're at the end of their life, just toss them in the recycling with other paper products!

    Get a pack of four from Indigo for $24 (available in three styles).

    4. An organic sunscreen stick that'll protect your skin from harmful UV rays (while keeping your hands clean in the process). It'll absorb right into your skin, leaving behind zero residue, stickiness, or greasiness.

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    Think of it like protective skincare — it contains sunflower and vitamin E oils, plush cocoa seed and shea butters to keep your skin feeling hydrated and happy. It's also reef safe, water resistant, and sweat proof!

    Get it from Indigo for $25 (available in two formulas).

    5. An all-natural wrinkle-releasing mist that'll save you from dragging out your ironing kit. This plant-based formula works in as little as five minutes and smells like zippy lemongrass, too.

    A person spritzing a wrinkled shirt with the wrinkle-releasing mist
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    It also makes a great fabric refresher for everything from clothing to bed linens.

    Get it from Indigo for $13 (refills also available).

    6. This dish bar that'll help you scrub up after meals, while forgoing wasteful packaging. It's free of synthetics and scented with zesty grapefruit essential oil, so your dishes will smell as good as they look.

    A person rubbing a dish brush on the solid washing bar
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    It's also completely vegan.

    Get it from Indigo for $9.

    7. A pair of silicone baking mats that'll help you say "good riddance!" to annoying aluminum foil and parchment paper. They're flexible, reusable, and best of all, won't tear when you're trying to flip your food.

    Someone taking a baking sheet out of the oven that's lined with the silicone mat
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    They're also great for rolling out pastries or kneading dough.

    Get them from Indigo for $27.

    8. A set of slim metal straws that'll make you wonder why you ever used plastic ones in the first place. Not only will they stand up to all kinds of beverages without ever getting rusty, the kit also comes with a handy cleaning brush to keep your straws in tip-top shape.

    A set of metal straws on a counter next to a glass of lemon water
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    Unlike straws made of other materials, like cellulose or bamboo, these won't degrade over time.

    Get a set of four from Indigo for $22 (available in two colours).

    9. A set of wooly dryer balls that'll soften your linens, help reduce static, and remove wrinkles — all while saving you tons of money on your energy bills. Since they're so absorbent, they'll suck moisture out of your wet laundry and help you cut down on drying time, too.

    A person holding up a package of three alpaca dryer balls
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    Each one can last for up to 500 uses (and is handmade, too).

    Get a set of three from Indigo for $29.99.

    10. A set of eco-friendly food containers that'll let you (finally) ditch those plastic ones in your cupboard. They're made of sturdy borosilicate glass and have silicone-rimmed bamboo lids that'll minimize spills and leaks.

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    They're pretty easy on the eyes, too.

    Get a set of four from Indigo for $75 (available in two shapes).

    11. An overnight dry shampoo that'll absorb sweat, dirt, and oil while you're snoozin'. By spritzing it on before bedtime, you'll allow the activated charcoal and natural powders to absorb into your mane, so you'll wake up with fresher locks (no rubbing or brushing necessary).

    A person holding up a bottle of dry shampoo towards the camera
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    It comes in two shades, which means it won't leave behind a chalky white cast.

    Get it from Indigo for $32.

    12. A set of candy-coloured nesting bowls that'll never rust or chip. They're made of biodegradable bamboo fibre and can be tossed into the dishwasher after you're done whipping up a delish meal.

    A flatlay of the bowls nested into each other on a marble counter surrounded by fruit
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    They're also a lot lighter than ceramic bowls, making them perfect for any aspiring lil' chefs in the family.

    Get the seven-piece set from Indigo for $134.50.

    13. These stretchy silicone lids that'll slide right over your bowls of leftovers and keep them fresh 'til you're ready to chow down. They work with hot food, can be used in the microwave, and are flexible enough to fit over just about anything (even a watermelon!).

    Someone stretching one of the silicone lids over a salad bowl
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    They also create an airtight seal over containers that'll keep gross fridge smells at bay, too. Oh, and the best part? You can toss them right into the dishwasher if they ever need a scrub.

    Get a variety set of six lids from Indigo for $27.

    14. This powdered detoxing face mask that'll gently draw pore-clogging impurities out of your skin, while promoting circulation and speeding up healing. It uses activated charcoal and bentonite clay in tandem with kelp, spirulina, and burdock root — it's basically a green juice for your face!

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    Mix one teaspoon of the mask with one teaspoon of water to create a thick, mud-like paste that'll spread like butter.

    Get it from Indigo for $51.

    15. This minimalist tumbler that'll let you take your caffeine on the go (and skip the non-recyclable coffee shop versions). It's decked out in a matte silicone outer layer that'll keep it from slipping out of your hand during brisk lunch time walks.

    A person holding the tumbler in front of them
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    Oh, and it's also compatible with all cupholders, so you won't need to MacGyver a solution the next time you wanna take it in the car.

    Get it from Indigo for $39.50 (available in three colours).

    16. A set of sleek bamboo toothbrushes that'll make your routine a lil' more green. Each one is tipped with soft, BPA-free bristles that'll keep your chompers looking their best (while being kind to the earth, too).

    A person holding up a bundle of bamboo toothbrushes
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    Get a set of four from Indigo for $22.99.

    17. This laundry egg that'll get your clothes and linens looking brand-spankin' new. It's packed with chemical-free mineral cleaning pellets that'll help you skip the harsh detergents and powders. / Via, / Via

    Each egg is good for over 700 washes and can replace up to three years' worth of detergent. Plus, the container is recyclable at the end of its life!

    Get it from Indigo for $50.

    18. A chic compost bin that'll help you make your own fertilizer (and keep organic waste out of your trash bin). The charcoal carbon filter helps to keep odours locked inside, instead of stinking up your entire kitchen.

    The compost bin filled with organic waste
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    It's made of fully-compostable bamboo fibre and is totally dishwasher safe.

    Get it from Indigo for $59.50 (available in two colours).

    19. These reusable nail polish remover pads that'll help you break up with their wasteful cotton cousins for good. They're made of textured bamboo felt that'll play nice with your remover and easily scrub away all kinds of polish (even the glittery kind).

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    Once you're done, give them a rinse in warm water and lay them flat to dry.

    Get a six-pack from Indigo for $12.

    20. An oversized water bottle that'll help you stay hydrated throughout the day. It has a huge capacity (enough for five cups!) and is totally insulated, so you won't have to suffer through another tepid beverage.

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    It's also equipped with a handle at the spout for easy-peasy pouring.

    Get it from Indigo for $65.

    21. A full set of ultra-slim cutlery that's designed to replace all those plastic forks and knives in your takeout bag. It's made of stainless steel, so it won't bend or break when you're chowing down.

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    It comes with a fork, knife, and spoon, all in a travel-friendly silicone sleeve. Plus, it's all dishwasher safe!

    Get the set from Indigo for $22.50 (available in four colours).

    22. An underarm soap bar that'll fight stubborn stink and help you transition to natural deodorant. It uses activated charcoal and apple cider vinegar to kill bacteria, so your skin will stay fresh as a daisy (no matter how sweaty you get).

    A person holding a bar of the soap towards the camera
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    Get it from Indigo for $24.

    23. This period care bundle that'll make your monthly present a little more bearable. Whether you're suffering through a migraine, cramping, or breaking out, consider this set your first line of defense.

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    It comes with an essential oil rollerball that'll fight migraines and bloating, an all-natural acne oil for pesky breakouts, and a gel heat pack that'll soothe cramps.

    Get it from Indigo for $44.95.

    24. A set of reusable organic cotton pads that'll help you ditch the single-use versions for good. The best part? They won't shed their fibres, so you won't have to pick shreds out of your eyes after removing your makeup.

    Someone holding several of the reusable cotton rounds in their hands
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    Each set comes with a wash bag, so you won't have to worry about accidentally losing one in the laundry.

    Get a pack of 15 pads from Indigo for $35 (available in seven prints).

    25. These food-safe silicone bags that'll give you a place to stash snacks, fruit, makeup, or even wet clothes. The pinch-lock system protects your stuff, so you could even use them to cook your dinner ~en sous-vide~, if that's more your vibe.

    A flatlay of the silicone bags, all containing fresh produce, like radishes, lettuce, and asparagus
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    They don't have any BPA (an industrial chemical that's present in a LOT of plastic products), meaning they're safe for things like fresh fruits and veggies. I love that they're dishwasher safe, so I don't have to spend aeons cleaning debris out of them. The leak-proof locking system is genius, too — unlike regular Ziploc bags, they don't open from the middle (there are special tabs at the sides), so they'll never accidentally pop open.

    Get it from Indigo for $14.99 (available in 17 colours). Additional sizes and styles available here.

    26. A pair of bath bombs that'll turn your ordinary bath into a luxe soak. They're made of all-natural ingredients, so you won't need to worry about them irritating your skin or causing annoying flare-ups.

    A person smelling a trio of bath bombs that they're holding in their hands
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    Each set comes with one bomb scented with lavender and calendula and one scented with mint and eucalyptus, so you can choose your bathtime adventure.

    Get the pair from Indigo for $13.50 (also available in vanilla coconut and oatmeal honey).

    27. A trio of reusable nylon bags, because let's be honest — NO ONE needs that many plastic bags. These will never rip or tear when you're lugging groceries home from the store, and thanks to their incredibly slim design, they'll tuck right into your pocket or purse.

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    Get the set from Indigo for $49.50.

    28. A bottle of produce wash that'll remove the pesticides, preservatives, and other gunk living on your fruits and veggies. It's completely odourless and tasteless, so it won't ruin the flavour of your yummy greens.

    A person spritzing the product onto a bowl of fruits and veggies
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    It's also vegan and biodegradable.

    Get it from Indigo for $13.

    29. A dry oil that'll soften your down-there hair and make breakouts, irritation, and ingrown hairs nothing but a distant memory. It's completely residue free and won't stain your clothes, so you can smooth it on and get on with your day.

    A vial of the dry oil backlit by sunlight
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    Because it's packed with tons of natural oils, it'll also make a great cuticle softener, tattoo conditioner, or bath oil.

    Get it from Indigo for $62.

    30. One of these solid shampoo bars that'll give even the finest hair a voluminous boost. It's made with African dates and vitamin B5 for maximum conditioning, and is completely vegan, too. Just rub the blunt end on your strands to work up a silky lather and presto!

    A person holding up one of the shampoo bars
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    You're basically a hair model now.

    Get it from Indigo for $17.58 (available in three formulas).

    31. A T-shirt dress that'll keep you comfy (and stylish) on the days when wearing pants just isn't going to happen. It's made of silky-smooth eucalyptus fibres that are not only free of chemicals and dyes, but are super breathable, too.

    Someone lounging on a sofa while wearing the flowing t-shirt dress
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    Since it's mid-length, you won't have to stress about it flying up in the breeze or riding up while you're running errands.

    Get it from Indigo for $95 (available in sizes XS–L).

    32. A pack of compressed towels that'll expand to their full size with just a few teaspoons of water. These compostable wipes are completely hypoallergenic and pH balanced, meaning they're perfect for every body part.

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    Keep the tube in your backseat or on your nightstand to give your bits a refresh when they need it.

    Get a pack of 10 from Indigo for $16.

    33. This acne-fighting facial oil that'll calm, soothe, hydrate, and help prevent scarring. The star of the show is the black cumin seed oil — it's naturally anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory, so it'll chill out even the feistiest zit.

    A bottle of the facial oil on a bathroom vanity
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    As a compulsive pimple popper, I love that this oil stops zits before they appear and calms downs redness and swelling, so existing carbuncles are almost invisible. To maximize its power, use it before your moisturizer and wait for it to dry down before applying the next step in your routine.

    Get it from Indigo for $34.95+ (available in two sizes).

    34. This flexible ice pack that'll conform to whatever container you put it in. Its fabric sleeve means it won't get covered in condensation (or make your food soggy in the process), and will never crack or split like its plastic cousins.

    A person lifting the fabric-covered ice pack out of a lunch box
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    It's filled with a combo of water and cellulose gum, making it completely non-toxic.

    Get it from Indigo for $12.95 (available in three styles).

    35. This detoxifying charcoal deodorant that'll pull gunk out of your pores and keep you smelling fresh as a daisy. It's extra gentle on skin (even the sensitive kind!), won't stain your clothes, and contains zero synthetic ingredients.

    A person holding up the tube of deodorant in bright sunlight with large plant leaves in the background
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    Get it from Indigo for $24 (available in two scents).

    36. An all-natural massage oil that'll help you indulge in a lil' self-care tonight. Whether you're using it solo or with a partner, it'll leave your skin feeling soft and smelling great, too.

    A bottle of massage oil on a velvet blanket
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    It smells so yummy, you'll wanna rub it on everywhere. Just make sure you don't use it with any latex products!

    Get it from Indigo for $20.

    37. This reusable cloth that'll do basically anything you need it to — use it as an eco-friendly alternative to gift wrap, swaddle a baby, or tie it like a scarf on cooler days. It's super soft to the touch, too!

    A person using the cloth to wrap gifts
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    You can also keep it in your bag and use it as a DIY sack for your produce.

    Get it from Indigo for $19.95.

    38. And lastly, this helpful handbook that'll guide you into making more sustainable choices in your everyday life. It's full of suggestions for eco-friendly swaps, products and chemicals to avoid, and simple steps you can take to live a greener lifestyle.

    The cover of Imagine It: a handbook for a happier planet
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    Plus, you’ll get 1,000 bonus Plum points if you order it before April 26th, 2021!

    Get the paperback copy from Indigo for $20 (also available on Kobo).

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