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    Just 23 Low-Waste Gifts For The Environmentally-Conscious

    Beeswax wraps, eco-friendly skincare, toothbrushes, and more!

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    1. These beeswax wraps are a great gift for the home chef. They'll keep leftovers fresh and vibrant for longer, and are a great way to avoid unnecessarily wasteful plastic wrap. They're also infused with tree resin and jojoba oil, making them not only anti bacterial, but odour eliminating, too!

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    While they'll last over a year, keep in mind that putting them in the dishwasher or wringing them out is a no-no. A quick rinse with cold water and a brief air dry is enough!

    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $18.95.

    2. These biodegradable paper straws are great for weddings, showers, birthdays, or holiday parties. And unlike some paper straws, these are thick and sturdy, and won't disintegrate after extended use. Fun, festive, AND functional!

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    There are four different funky designs that are all food safe, and BPA free.

    Get a pack of 100 straws on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    3. This to-go tumbler is an eco-friendly alternative to non-recyclable coffee shop cups. It's made of sturdy borosilicate glass. The silicone thermal sleeve prevents unwanted slips and spills, and the lid is splash proof, too!

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    It's totally suitable for use in the microwave, so reheating that forgotten morning coffee isn't an issue — a great bonus for the parents on the go! Reviewers do say the silicone lid sometimes absorbs dishwasher smells, so maybe let your gift recipient know to hand wash this one.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.99 (available in five colours).

    4. This handcrafted vegan radiance-restoring facial serum neutralizes free radicals, and gives skin a healthy glow. It can also help visibly reduce redness and acne scars.

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    Made with hemp seed oil, rose oils, and a mixture of essential oils, it's an all-natural powerhouse that's sure to please any skincare lover.

    Get a 14ml bottle on Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    5. These wool dryer balls are 100% organic, hypoallergenic, reusable, biodegradable, AND chemical free. WHEW! With with over 1,500 five-star reviews on, you really can't go wrong. Plus the adorable sheep faces are cute as heck.

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    They're made using cruelty-free practices, and they can reduce drying time by up to 40%. Don't worry, they're also great at reducing static, fluffing laundry, and reducing wrinkles!

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $31.95.

    6. A pack of four bamboo toothbrushes that are completely compostable and biodegradable. They're even packaged in recyclable boxes!

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    Each waterproof bamboo brush is polished (no splinters!), and lightweight, while effectively removing stains, plaque, and other impurities from their teeth.

    Get a pack of four on Amazon Canada for $9.97+ (also available in black).

    7. These lunch boxes are made of wheat husks, making them an eco-friendly tour-de-force. Their handy little compartments will keep meals separated and Insta-worthy! They're also really great for people who are trying to meal prep instead of eating out all the time (aka me).

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    Lids on these kinds of containers can warp in hot water, so I'd recommend washing them by hand in cool water to avoid unpleasant surprises.

    Get a set of four on Amazon Canada for $25.80.

    8. This natural loofah means no plastic, and no pollution. Loofahs are incredibly resilient, so this bath accessory will last MUCH longer than traditional mesh loofahs. Its exfoliating properties will give their skin a healthy glow and boost circulation, too!

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    It comes compressed flat, but don't panic! Tell the gift recipient to give it a 15-minute soak in hot water, and it'll bounce back into shape.

    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    9. These baking sheets will make any baker jump for joy. They're non-stick and flexible, and will replace a whole host of wasteful products (looking at you, aluminum foil). Some reviewers also mention that their static cling makes storage a breeze!

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    They can be used to roast meat and vegetables, bake cookies, or even to make candy. And they're incredibly easy to care for: Just wash with soap and water, and leave to air dry.

    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $20.77.

    10. These microfibre cloths might not be a ~glamorous~ gift, but they're definitely very useful. They're non-abrasive, and incredibly absorbent. The ultra soft finish leaves behind no lint or streaks, either.

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    You can also get microfibre cloths specially designed for more delicate jobs, like cleaning glasses, camera lenses, phones, and tablets here.

    Get a pack of 24 on Amazon Canada for $19.25+ (available in four pack sizes).

    11. These champagne flutes are stackable, shatterproof, and 100% recyclable. They're the ultimate upgrade to red Solo cups! Leave flip cup behind and embrace the more stylish, eco-friendly, and resilient alternative.

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    Some reviewers say they're also great to just wash and reuse, and can be a functional and cute addition to any picnic.

    Get a set of 12 on Amazon Canada for $18.97.

    12. This merino wool sweater is knitted using 100% Irish Merino wool, so it's hypoallergenic, and sustainably sourced. It's also hella cute, and incredibly cozy.

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    Because of its thick knit, reviewers recommend sizing up. You can also get a men's version here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $92.53+ (available in sizes XS-XXL, and in six colours).

    13. A bamboo monitor stand is a wonderful desk accessory for the eco-conscious. Forgoing traditional plastic for durable bamboo is an easy swap that will still keep their desk organized and sleek.

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    You can also get a bunch of other bamboo desk accessories here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    14. Or you can gift them a bamboo bathtub caddy, if they'd prefer to soak in a tub over sitting at a desk. It has six compartments for everything they'll need to have the most indulgent bath time experience, including a wine glass slot that'll prevent unexpected tipping.

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    Don't worry, it's fully expandable, too, so you don't need to worry about getting the dimensions wrong. They'll be able to just sit back and ~relax~.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $37.99 (also available in a pack of two).

    15. This super quiet portable humidifier will help keep things ~moist~ during the driest season of the year. The adjustable length of the rod makes the humidifier compatible with any container of water, and the USB power makes it a great travel accessory, too!

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    Keep in mind that this is only a cool-mist humidifier, so adding essential oils isn't a good idea. If you're looking for an essential oil diffuser, you can get a highly-rated one here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    16. This Keurig coffee maker and biodegradable K-cup filters are the ideal gift for your caffeine-addicted friend. They'll be able to fuel their addiction without creating unnecessary waste.

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    This particular Keurig is optimized for single servings, so they'll never have to worry about wasting water (or precious brew). Its mini size also makes it a great countertop and travel appliance! And these coffee filters are not only fully biodegradable but their ultra-fine weave means no more sediment in their coffee, making these two products a match made in low-waste heaven.

    Get the Keurig on Amazon Canada for $67.98+ (available in two colours), and a pack of 300 filters on Amazon Canada for $19.85.

    17. And if they prefer tea, these David's Tea biodegradable tea bags are a great alternative to single-use tea bags. They're made of chlorine-free hemp, and they come packaged in a recyclable box, too, for the ultimate low-waste gift.

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    And they can be used with just about any tea-making accessory.

    Get a pack of 100 filters on Amazon Canada for $12.

    18. This makeup sponge holder will make any beauty aficionado jump for joy. It'll protect their sponge, while also giving it a safe place to dry after washing.

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    It'll save them from having to buy new makeup sponges every time one gets musty. And it's made of hygienic and long-lasting silicone.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99 (also available in white).

    19. Give the gift of a sustainable wardrobe with these bamboo socks that'll help them build an eco-friendly wardrobe from the ground up. Bamboo is also naturally moisture wicking and odour controlling, so their feet will stay fresh and dry all day (and night) long!

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    They're also super stretchy, and have a cushioned sole for maximum comfort.

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $27.99 (available in white, and in men's sizes 8-12, and 11-14).

    20. These reusable produce bags are a tough, handy addition to any kitchen, and will help replace dozens of single-use plastic bags.

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    They're super low maintenance, and are colour coded for easy organization. They can even be used for making homemade nut milks!

    Get a pack of five on Amazon Canada for $3.96+ (available in two packs, and three sizes).

    21. Swap the plastic foot files with this pumice stone for all-natural foot care that's as gentle on skin as it is on the environment. These volcanic rocks have been plucked straight from the earth and contain no chemicals or additives.

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    Since they're naturally occurring, don't be alarmed if the stone you receive doesn't look exactly like the picture. Each one is unique!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99+ (also available in a two-pack).

    22. These bamboo T-shirts are great basics — moisture-wicking, thermoregulating, durable, and odour-resistant, they can be worn as a fitted tee or as a base layer during the colder months.

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    Don't stress about getting the sizing right — returns are free! You can also get a women's version here.

    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $43.99 (available in sizes S-XL, and in four different packs).

    23. And a set of vegan makeup brushes so they can start their day off guilt-free and beautiful. They're made of sustainable bamboo, and each kit comes with five brushes, a storage tray, and three beauty look cards that are sure to be a blessing on sleepy Monday mornings.

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    Since these are 100% vegan, I wouldn't advise submerging these brushes under running water as that might dislodge the bristles. Try this makeup brush cleansing shampoo instead!

    Get the kit on Amazon Canada for $19.97.

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