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    38 Reusable Products That'll Help You Ditch All Those Single-Use Items Once And For All

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    1. This durable metal canteen that comes with three different drinking caps that'll make sipping your H2O easy-peasy. The double-walled design means it also stays free of condensation, so your bag won't get soaked the next time you go on a hike.

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    Reviewers love that it keeps their frosty drinks nice and cool for up to 24 hours, too. You could even use it for hot drinks β€” the bottle will keep your drink toasty for 12 hours.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.64+ (available in six sizes and 17 colours).

    2. This all-natural shampoo and shave bar that'll get you clean from tip to toe. This zero-waste bar easily replaces up to three plastic bottles of shampoo, and it's enriched with detoxifying kaolin clay to make your hair AND skin feel silky-soft.

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    Reviewers say it doesn't make their hair feel waxy or weighed down, either.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23 (available in six formulas).

    3. A bundle of compostable bamboo cotton swabs, so you can get your ears clean and touch up your makeup without stressing about creating more plastic waste. Reviewers say the stems don't bend or flex, either!

    A close up of a jar full of bamboo cotton swabs surrounded by more cotton swabs
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    Get a 500-pack on Amazon Canada for $17.97.

    4. These compostable pet poop bags that'll make cleaning up your fur baby's mess easy on you AND the environment. The corn starch-based material is extremely durable (read: can hold lots of poop!) and can be tossed into any compost bin once you're done.

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    Reviewers say they keep odours and leakage at bay, too.

    Get a pack of 180 bags on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    5. A pair of dusting gloves that'll help clean all the dust and other junk off of surfaces in your home β€” just wipe your hands over the dirty surface, and voilΓ ! Clean as a whistle.

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    "Sometimes I use a Swiffer Duster to tackle large objects like my walls and bookshelf, but using a whole duster seems like a waste if I only have to clean my room. These gloves were such a great alternative. I can put them on whenever I need to give my room a quick clean and they are so much fun to use. Sometimes I even go looking for things to dust. I can quickly wipe down large surfaces like counters, cupboards or tables or use them on smaller or more fragile items like picture frames or perfume bottles, without worrying about breaking them. I usually keep one near my desk to wipe down my computer screen and desk, and I love that I can just toss them in the wash when they start to look a little grungy." β€”Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the EvridWear Microfiber Auto Dusting Cleaning Gloves (#1 on this list).

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $11.99 (available in two sizes).

    6. These wooden kitchen utensils that'll be a welcome replacement for all your plastic ones. Since they're made of ultra-durable acacia wood, they're hardy enough to withstand all your kitchen adventures (and won't scratch your non-stick cookware in the process).

    A close up of the wooden utensils to show their texture and shape
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    Get the four-piece set on Amazon Canada for $27.83 (also available in a ladle set).

    7. This bamboo-handled hair brush that'll help you cut down on drying time and fight tangles like a boss. Reviewers love how light it is, which means you won't sprain your arm the next time you're giving yourself a blowout.

    A trio of circular hair brushes with bamboo handles
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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.55 (also available as a paddle brush).

    8. These laundry detergent sheets that are 100% biodegradable and won't require a degree in mathematics to portion out β€” one sheet works for one load! They're also incredibly slim, so you can finally ditch those bulky, messy detergent bottles.

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    Reviewers say they're so effective, they'll never use regular detergent again. Plus, they're unscented, so they won't irritate sensitive skin.

    Get a pack of 32 sheets on Amazon Canada for $16.95 (available in three load sizes).

    9. This rose gold safety razor that'll help you trim any unwanted body hair and leave you with velvety-soft results. The textured handle means it won't slip out of your hand during a soapy bath, either.

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    It comes with five replacement blades, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99 (available in two colours).

    10. This travel set of bamboo flatware, so you can ditch plastic cutlery for good. These sturdy little tools won't flex and bend when you need to cut through a tough piece of food, either!

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    The set even comes with a straw, a cleaning brush, and a set of chopsticks, all in a neat storage roll.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    11. A duo of silicone face scrubbies that'll amp up the efficacy of your cleanser and help you waste less product in the process. These lightweight pads have silky-soft bristles that won't irritate sensitive skin, and feature a handy suction cup handle, so it won't slip out of your hand the next time you're performing your ablutions.

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    "The bristles are super delicate, which means I don't feel like I'm sloughing my face with steel wool every night. There's also a small section of silicone nodes that are great at massaging away stubborn makeup. I've also noticed that I only need about half as much product as I'd normally use to clean my faceβ€” a true blessing for anyone who enjoys saving a bit of money each month. And they're just a really easy way to incorporate gentle facial massage into my routine! I spend just a little more time than usual washing my face (because it feels so dang good!), which in turn helps to relax my facial muscles, and leads to fewer headaches and less jaw tension. And truly, a relaxed face is a happy face! And if that's not enough to convince you to switch immediately to these scrubbies, my skincare-averse boyfriend is suddenly ~really~ into washing his face, too. Coincidence? I think not." β€”Victoria Kuglin

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Baby Bath Silicone Brushes (#8 on the list).

    Get a two-pack on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    12. A luxe reusable shower cap that'll be a welcome upgrade to the crunchy plastic ones we all remember from our childhoods. Reviewers say it actually helps keep the water out, and that it can handle even the longest, curliest manes with zero issues.

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    It features a hidden silicone strip that'll keep the cap from sliding off, and the tie top means you can customize how snug it fits, too.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $37.71.

    13. A cute little potato brush that'll help scrub your taters clean and remove the pesky eyes, too. Reviewers say it's incredibly durable and has lasted them for years.

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    Plus, the eye remover is perfectly profiled and easy to use, so you can spend less time prepping potatoes and more time actually enjoying them.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.50.

    14. This facial brush that'll reinvigorate your skin while gently exfoliating with its sustainably-sourced hair bristles. Reviewers love using it for dry brushing, but you could totally add a few drops of cleanser to it, if you wanted.

    A person dry brushes their face
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    The handle is made of sustainably-sourced oak, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $44.20.

    15. A pack of extra-long silicone drinking straws, so you can slurp up your shakes, smoothies, and iced coffees, and know you're not contributing to landfill waste. You can also cut them down for kids' cups!

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    Each set comes with five straight and five bent straws so you can actually use them for just about everything. Did I mention they also come with a cleaning brush?

    Get a ten-pack on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    16. A pack of bamboo pads that'll help easily remove your nail polish, apply toner, or cleanse your face. Reviewers love that unlike traditional cotton pads, these ones don't have annoying fluffs that can get caught in eyelashes, and won't disintegrate once they get wet.

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    The set comes with a special laundry bag, too, so once they get grimy, just give 'em a spin in the wash.

    Get a pack of 14 on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    17. An mattifying facial roller that'll suck up all the oils on your skin's surface and give your complexion a velvety matte finish. The secret is the volcanic stone that reviewers say is a great environmentally-friendly alternative to classic blotting sheets.

    A person rolls the facial roller over their face, leaving it looking smooth and oil-free
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    Don't fret if it starts to gets gunky β€” simply twist the top to release the stone then give it a scrub with soap and warm water.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.38.

    18. These silicone baking cups that'll be a cuter, sturdier, and less wasteful alternative to their waxed paper cousins. Thanks to their durable design, reviewers also use them to line their car cupholders, as dividers in lunch boxes, or to store chicken stock in the freezer.

    A person pouring batter into the silicone cups
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    Since they're designed to be non-stick, they'll also save you from having to spray down your bakeware.

    Get a 12-pack on Amazon Canada for $10.99 (also available in a pack of 24).

    19. These lightweight fibreglass chopsticks that'll make munchin' on sushi a whole lot easier. They have a hexagonal shape, which means they're less likely to slip out of your hand. Bonus: Since fibreglass is non-absorbent, they won't suck up food odours or stains!

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    Reviewers love how lightweight they are, too.

    Get a set of five pairs on Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    20. These sturdy shopping bags that'll make it easier than ever to carry all your groceries (without stressing that the bags will break the second you leave the store). Each tear-resistant bag can carry up to 11 pounds! The breathable mesh means you can also use them to store your stuff in the fridge, and none of it will go slimy.

    A flatlay of veggies inside the mesh bags
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    Reviewers love the variety of sizes, too, and say they're super easy to wash.

    Get a nine-pack on Amazon Canada for $18.95 (available in seven packs).

    21. These beeswax wraps that'll help you finally say goodbye (and good riddance!) to single-use plastic wrap. I use mine to wrap cheese, cover leftovers, and keep veggies fresh, but their uses don't stop there. Cut them up into smaller pieces and wrap your shaving razor to protect your digits, or roll up your cutlery the next time you head out for a picnic.

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    They're also super easy to clean β€” just wash them by hand in cool water!

    Get a four-pack on Amazon Canada for $14.44 (also available in packs of three).

    22. These konjac facial sponges that'll help give your complexion a deep exfoliation without the use of microplastics. These hard-working nuggets suck up toxins and impurities, and since they're 100% natural, you don't have to worry about those mysterious, hard-to-pronounce ingredients in a lot of skincare products.

    Two konjac sponges in a ceramic bowl
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    Reviewers love that they're super gentle on skin, and say they help clear breakouts without irritating sensitive complexions.

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    23. This eyelash-separating comb, so your lashes can look fluttery and clump free. The contoured shape is designed to curve around your eye and get right to the root of your lashes. Detangling and removing excess product has never been easier!

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    Reviewers love that it's actually more effective than disposable spoolies β€” just make sure you let your mascara dry a little bit before using so you don't end up getting makeup smudges on your lids.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.99.

    24. These sturdy reusable 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-wide~, if that's more your vibe.

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    Unlike the plastic bags we know from our childhood, these ones don't have any BPA, an industrial chemical that's present in a LOT of plastic products. Reviewers say they're also great for using in the freezer, and even take them along to the deli counter or fish market to avoid single-use wraps.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13+ (available in six sizes and nine colours).

    25. These reusable bamboo towels that'll make you wonder why you ever bought regular paper towels in the first place. One roll of these super-absorbent and extra-strong towels can replace up to 60 rolls of traditional paper towels.

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    Reviewers say they're tough enough to use in the garage, or to clean dirty doggo paws after muddy walks. Bonus: The roll will fit on your existing dispenser.

    Get a roll of 20 sheets on Amazon Canada for $17.99 (available in three sizes of packs).

    26. This heavy-duty oven liner that'll help prevent annoying drips and messes. You can even use it as a baking mat or a pan liner β€” no need for aluminum foil or parchment paper! The best part is that you can just rinse it off under some water to get it looking brand new again.

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    Reviewers love that it cuts down on clean-up time, and say it takes up a tiny amount of space when it's not in use.

    Get a roll on Amazon Canada for $14.99 (also available in a two-pack).

    27. These hair coils that are way more durable than ordinary elastics, won't leave bumps in your hair, and will look cute as heck on your wrist. Once they get a little stretched out, just drop them in hot water and watch them shrink right back to their original size.

    A hand holding several of the clear, coiled hair ties
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    "When it comes to hair ties, I'm a pretty picky person. I hate the classic ties that dig into your wrists and I wouldn't be caught dead with a regular o'l elastic in my ponytail. However, my hair is super fine, meaning it slips out of almost anything I put in it, so just any old alternative won't do. Insert: Kitsch hair ties. These coiled ties wrap around my tresses and actually stay put until I'm ready to let down my locks (you know, like Rapunzel). Also, they don't leave indents in my hair, which is a blessing since my hair is very prone to getting bent out of shape." β€”Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Kitsch hair coils (they're #13 on the list).

    Get a set of eight from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    28. These reusable travel coffee mugs, so you can fuel your caffeine addiction without creating waste. Since they're made of glass, they won't absorb flavours (like plastic versions). The silicone sleeve means accidental spills and drops are basically a thing of the past, too.

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    Reviewers love that they're small enough to carry in their bags, and say the leak-proof lid has a spout that's big enough to enjoy the foam and crema on their coffee orders.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99+ (available in seven colours).

    29. A four-pack of cute stackable ice cream tubs that'll help you store homemade desserts, and will save you a TON of space in the freezer, too. Reviewers say the silicone lids are easy to open, so you can spend less time wrestling with a frozen lid and more time enjoying a well-earned treat.

    A mini ice cream tub full of vanilla ice cream sits on a countertop with scattered sprinkles around it
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    Reviewers also mention that they have a slightly textured grip to keep the tub from slipping out of your hand.

    Get a set of four on Amazon Canada for $23.03.

    30. A pack of reusable interdental flossers that'll help get gunk and plaque from between your chompers without making your gums bleed in the process. They're also amazing for those of us with permanent retainers, because let's be honest β€” navigating some floss in there is a real nightmare.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "Flossing with permanent retainers is a difficult task, and these little doodads make the process so much less of a hassle. They easily slide under my wires and unstick pesky things (like popcorn kernels) without much work. I don't know what magic they were blessed with, but they don't make my gums bleed the way regular floss does, either (I have a very sensitive mouth). One last thing: they're ΓΌber flexible, but don't break easily, so you can do a bit of brushing between your teeth without worrying about the bristles snapping off." β€”Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of GUM Proxabrush Go-Betweens Interdental Brushes (#9 on the list).

    Get a pack of eight on Amazon Canada for $4.78 (available in five colours).

    31. This quick pop maker, so you can whip up some tasty frozen treats in as little as seven minutes (sans single-use popsicle sticks). Toss it in the freezer until it's solid, and then you can reuse it up to three times before it's time to refreeze again.

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    It comes with three reusable freezer sticks, and has a special easy-release mechanism, so you can remove your frosty desserts with no muss or fuss.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.95.

    32. A split decision pie pan that'll speak to anyone who finds choosing between apple and blueberry pies far too difficult. Plus, you can finally ditch those flimsy, single-use aluminum pans!

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    The pan has a non-stick coating, too, so you can extract both delish desserts with ease.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.27.

    33. These wooden chew toys for bunnies that'll keep their chompers sharp and healthy. Each of the five crunchy toys has a different texture, and they work great for other small pets (like hamsters and gerbils). Now you won't have to worry about your fur baby accidentally swallowing plastic!

    A flatlay of wooden "vegetables"
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    Some reviewers caution that these toys might be a bit small for larger pets, like dogs or cats, so it's probably best to ensure they stay in the hamster or bunny cage.

    Get a set of five toys on Amazon Canada for $8.67.

    34. A 12-pack of bamboo toothbrushes that are completely compostable and biodegradable, and designed to be super gentle on sensitive gums. They're even packaged in biodegradable boxes!

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    Each waterproof bamboo brush is polished, which means no splinters. Reviewers say the bristles do a great job of getting between teeth, too!

    Get a 12-pack on Amazon Canada for $14.99 (available in two styles).

    35. A bamboo monitor stand that'll keep your desk organized and ergonomic. Bamboo is just as strong (if not stronger!) as plastic, and won't end up at a landfill when you're done using it.

    A large computer monitor on a sturdy bamboo stand
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    You can also get a bunch of other bamboo desk accessories here, if you want to replace your entire WFH setup.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $37.99.

    36. A pumice stone that's as gentle on skin as it is on the environment. These volcanic rocks contain zero chemicals or additives, so you can go ahead and scrub calluses and dry skin without worrying about secret toxic ingredients.

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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 $12.99 (also available in a two-pack).

    37. These baking sheets that are non-stick, flexible, and will replace a whole host of wasteful products (looking at you, aluminum foil). Reviewers say even sticky items, like chicken wings, peel off with ease.

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

    Get a set of two on Amazon Canada for $19.29.

    38. And lastly, a set of vegan makeup brushes that are made of sustainable bamboo. 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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