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    17 Of The Best Eco-Friendly Alternatives Under £10 To Add To Your Current Routine

    Look after your wallet and the planet!

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    1. Say goodbye to plastic and hello to these environmentally-friendly bamboo toothbrushes!

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    These bamboo toothbrushes are made from medium soft bristles, which are designed to be gentle on your teeth during brushing! The toothbrush itself is completely compostable and the packaging is also 100% biodegradable and compostable as well!

    Price: £5.29 for four brushes.

    2. Stop using cling film and start using these eco-friendly reusable beeswax cling wraps! They're easy to use and are even washable so you can use them time and time again until they decompose!

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    These beeswax cling wraps are easy to use, and they're great for the environment too! All you have to do is warm the cling wrap in your hands and then create a seal around whatever you're trying to preserve!

    Price: £9.99 for three differently sized sheets.

    3. Who needs plastic straws? These stainless steel metal straws are eco-friendly, easy-to-clean and will help you lower the amount of single-use plastic you get through.

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    Dishwasher safe and environmentally-friendly, these metal straws come with a free scrub brush and carrier bag included, so you can take these with you on the go!

    Price: £3.99.

    4. These multipurpose sisal soap bags are hygienic, non-toxic, and most importantly 100% plastic-free and environmentally friendly.

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    These multipurpose soap bags are made of natural sisal, and can be used as a makeshift loofah for whatever product you're using it with, whether it be soap, shower gel, or even facial cleanser!

    Price: £6.59 for five sisal soap bags.

    5. If you're a chewing gum lover, you have to try this plant-based, plastic-free peppermint chewing gum from Simply Gum!

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    Natural and delicious, these natural chewing gums contain no synthetics, preservatives, or artificial flavours. It's also plastic-free and completely biodegradable.

    Price: £19.99 for a pack of six (90 pieces.)

    6. This all-organic toothpaste from Georganics helps to remove stains without being harsh on your teeth!

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    Made from completely natural organic coconut oil, this toothpaste is high in key minerals, provides all-day protection, gently polishes, and strengthens your teeth! All the packaging is made from recyclable material too!

    Price: £8.90.

    7. Who knew mouthwash could be eco-friendly? These completely natural mouthwash tablets are just that!

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    These 100% natural mouthwash tablets are made from entirely organic ingredients and are incredibly easy to use! All you have to do is dissolve one tablet into a small glass of water, gargle, and spit after 30 seconds. Not to mention they're cruelty-free and the packaging's recyclable too!

    Price: £8.90 for 180 tablets.

    8. These electric toothbrush heads are not only charcoal-infused to help with teeth whitening, they're completely recyclable too!

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    These bad boys have charcoal-infused bristles, to help clean and deodorise the mouth and eliminate the bacteria that causes bad breath. LiveCoco also has a closed-loop recycling scheme so if you send them back once you're done with them, they'll recycle them for you!

    Price: £6.97.

    9. This eco-friendly dental floss will have you saying BUH-BYE to plastic! Vegan, plastic-free, and biodegradable? Sign me up!

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    Who knew dental floss could be environmentally friendly?! This dental floss is made from natural ingredients and comes in a stainless steel container so you don't have to worry about the plastic casing!

    Price: £5.99.

    10. Why not swap your shower gel for these rose and geranium soap bars that have no plastic packaging?

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    This cruelty-free soap bar doesn't just smell good – it does good too! Made with natural fragrance and zero SLS, silicones, or sulphates, all ingredients in this soap are ethically sourced and sustainable. So go ahead and scrub-a-dub-dub in peace!

    Price: £3.99.

    11. These reusable mesh produce bags are ideal if you want to stop using plastic bags!

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    Want to keep your produce fresher for longer? Well, now you can! These mesh produce bags have a breathable design, so your fruits and veggies can have a longer life!

    Price: £6.99 for 10 bags.

    12. Who needs non-biodegradable makeup wipes when you've got these eco friendly and reusable makeup remover pads?

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    Kind and gentle for all skin types, these reusable bamboo cotton pads can be used time and time again, saving you money in the long run. They're really easy to clean, and even come with a natural laundry bag so you can wash them without any potential damage.

    Price: £8.99 for 20 reusable pads.

    13. This natural deodorant balm from PureChimp is perfect for sensitive skin!

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    Leave itchy and irritated armpits in 2019, girl! She's over! This 100% natural and vegan deodorant balm has activated charcoal and natural arrowroot that will help to keep you feeling fresh all day. Made with no aluminium, parabens, propellants, or alcohol, it even comes in recycled packaging.

    Price: £9.95.

    14. Let your hair shine with these natural 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner bars that are designed to look after dry and damaged hair.

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    This eco-friendly alternative to plastic shampoo bottles won't only help you be more sustainable, they'll help you save money too! They're super concentrated in natural ingredients and essential oils, and one 2-in-1 bar lasts as long as two 200ml plastic bottles.

    Price: £7.99 for two 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner bars.

    15. If you work in an office, chances are you go to your local café for lunch – here's a bamboo cutlery set so you don't have to keep using single-use plastics.

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    Eco-friendly and non-toxic, this bamboo cutlery set is portable and convenient. They're dishwasher safe and even compostable, so they won't end up polluting the earth when you part ways with them.

    Price: £8.99.

    16. Who needs wasteful single-use plastic, when you've got these bamboo cotton wool buds?

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    These 100% biodegradable cotton buds contain no plastic, which can take hundreds of years to biodegrade. They're made with no bleaches, dyes or chemicals and even the packaging is biodegradable.

    Price: £7.99 for 800 cotton buds.

    17. Hate throwing away old kitchen sponges all the time? This dual-sided washing up pad is chemical-free and machine-washable.

    Great for those tough-to-clean jobs, this dual-ended washing up pad makes cutting through dirt and grease easy. It's also machine-washable so you can reuse it instead of throwing an old one away!

    Price: £2.99.