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    22 Reusable Versions Of Products You Probably Use All The Dang Time

    Let's say goodbye to single-use plastics, and hello to a more sustainable everyday life.

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    1. This genius food container that'll keep all your ingredients separate until you're ready to chow down. That means no more soggy salads! This baby is BIG — it can fit almost seven cups of fruits and veggies! And the top section even has a leak-free compartment to keep your salad dressing from spilling all over your bag.

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    It's made of BPA-free plastic that won't absorb smells, either. Your old Tupperware could never.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99 (available in two colours).

    2. Some 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 don't disintegrate once they get wet.

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    And 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.

    3. Or this plush facecloth that’ll remove all your makeup with just a bit of H20. Reviewers say it even tackles waterproof makeup with ease, and leaves their skin feeling soft and residue-free. And the best part is that you can just toss it in with your laundry when it starts to get gunky.

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Original Makeup Eraser!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.80.

    4. 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, without having everything go slimy.

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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).

    5. An mattifying facial roller that will help give your skin a velvety matte finish in seconds. The secret is the volcanic stone that actually sucks up all the oils on your skin's surface while you roll it over your face. And reviewers love that it's an 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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    And don't fret if it starts to get a bit gross — simply twist the top to release the stone then give it a scrub with soap and warm water.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.48.

    6. These beeswax wraps that'll help you finally say goodbye (and good riddance!) to single-use plastic wrap. I absolutely adore mine — I use them 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 in it to protect your digits, or roll up your cutlery the next time you head out for a picnic.

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    And they're incredibly easy to clean, too — just wash them by hand in cool water!

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

    7. Some 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 sous vide your dinner! And 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.

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    Reviewers say they're great for using in the freezer, and some even take them to the deli counter or fish market to avoid those pesky single-use wraps.

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

    8. 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.

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    Reviewers love that they're super gentle on skin, too, and help clear breakouts without irritating sensitive complexions.

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

    9. A magical lil' metal soap that'll easily eliminate odours from your hands without using endless amounts of soap. Garlic, fish, and onions don't stand a chance! Give your hands a scrub for 30 seconds in cold water (like you would with regular soap) and let the stainless steel bar do the rest.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.97.

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

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

    11. 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 — 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 $8.99.

    12. Some silicone dish scrubbers that'll get your pots and pans clean as a whistle — and double as hand protectors, too! Thanks to the soft bristles, you'll be able to scrub away caked-on grime without damaging non-stick cookware. And unlike sponges, these don't trap gross particles (yuck). Plus, they're easy to disinfect and use over and over again.

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    And since they're super soft and flexible, you can also use them to clean glassware, scrub vegetables, or even as a coaster for hot pans.

    Get a set of seven on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    13. A couple 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. Each set comes with five straight and five bent straws so you can actually use them for just about everything. You can also cut them down for kids' cups!

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    Did I mention they also come with a cleaning brush?

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

    14. These stylish earplugs that are specially designed to retain sound clarity while filtering out harmful or damaging frequencies, making them way more effective than their foam counterparts. Reviewers use them during loud events, while roading motorcycles, or even at home with a rowdy bunch of kids, and say they help protect their hearing without completely deafening the user.

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    Each set comes with both foam and silicone tips in three different sizes, so you can make sure you have the perfect fit.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $39.95 (available in three colours).

    15. 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. Plus, the roll will fit on your existing dispenser.

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    Reviewers say they're tough enough to use in the garage, or to clean dirty doggo paws after muddy walks.

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

    16. This heavy-duty oven liner that'll help keep your oven free of drips and messes. You can even use it as a baking mat or a pan liner — no need for aluminum foil or parchment paper! And 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 pack of two).

    17. These hair coils that are way hardier than ordinary elastics, won't leave bumps in your hair, and look cute AF on your wrist. And once they get a little stretched out, just drop them in hot water and watch them shrink right back to their original size.

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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 the 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." —Alice Prendergast

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

    18. This colourful little menstrual cup that'll help you eliminate single-use products from your personal care routine, while also keeping pesky leaks at bay. I know what you're thinking — aren't all menstrual cups more or less the same? WRONG. This one has a specially-designed tab at the base to make removal extremely easy (I'm talking first-time-user easy).

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    And reviewers love that it's just soft enough to be comfortable without sacrificing on efficacy.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.95.

    19. Some 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). And the silicone sleeve means accidental spills and drops are basically a thing of the past.

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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).

    20. These silicone scrubbies that'll help you get your face squeaky clean, while also gently exfoliating and getting rid of product build-up like nobody's business. These flexible little pads are covered in tiny silicone bristles, and they have a helpful handle on the back so it won't slip out of your hand when you're all lathered up.

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    These are so great, they've even converted my skincare-averse boyfriend into a face-washing maniac.

    Get a set of four on Amazon Canada for $10.99 (available in four other options).

    21. This silicone baking mat that'll be a huge help during your next baking adventure. The non-stick mat is designed to make kneading, rolling, and shaping ~easy as pie~ while also keeping your workspace clean. Reviewers love that there's no need to flour it, and say it's hardy enough to stand up to cookie cutters, too.

    A person smashes a ball of dough onto the centre of the silicone baking mat
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    It's also easy to store and easy to clean!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    22. And finally, some cute stackable ice cream tubs that'll help you store all your frosty summer treats. These tiny little containers are awesome for homemade desserts, and will save you a TON of space in the freezer, too. And reviewers say the silicone lids are easy to open, too, so you can spend less time wrestling with a frozen lid and more time enjoying a well-earned treat.

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    Reviewers also mention that they have a slightly textured grip on the outside to keep the tub from slipping out of your hand.

    Get a set of four on Amazon Canada for $21.69.

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