Biodegradable laundry pods, compost bins, reusable makeup pads, and more sustainable goods for your living space.
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Reusable beeswax food wrap for half-eaten veggies, fruits, and sandwiches. Each one is made with organic cotton, organic jojoba oil, ethically harvested beeswax, and tree resin to help keep food fresh, whether it’s in the fridge or pantry cabinet. Buh-bye disposable plastic wrap, it’s been real.
A plant-derived all-purpose cleaner so you can tackle messes around home without using laureth sulfates or parabens. This formula has soap bark, coconut, and corn, which will get to work on stubborn grease, sauces, and spills lurking on your kitchen counter or microwave.
An affordable bidet attachment that’ll effectively clean your bum without using a mountain of toilet paper. One other benefit of this device? You won’t have to worry so much about clogging your toilet. 🙌
A rechargeable electric lighter that’ll be a great alternative for your gas ones and can be used over and over again. It doesn’t have a flame (buh-bye burn smell) and it’s designed with a longer stem, so you can light up larger candles with ease.
Reusable makeup remover pads so gentle, effective, and easy to clean, you’ll forget about those disposable wipes on your bathroom vanity. These babies will take off stubborn concealer, eyeshadow, and foundation *and* you can pop ’em in the washing machine after you’re done using them.
A nontoxic dusting spray that’s super gentle on tables, dressers, and nightstands. Vinegar, olive oil, and essential oils target debris and help minimize the dust colonies on your furniture.
An organic cotton sheet set for times when you want to wrap yourself in a soft cocoon before falling asleep. It’s breathable, comfortable, and made with responsibly-sourced cotton, according to Saatva. You’ll be cozy and feel good about your sleep sanctuary’s footprint.
Reusable stainless-steel straws that’ll be a colorful upgrade from single-use plastic straws. Drink soda, water, iced coffee, and cocktails with these tiny helpers that come in a gorgeous iridescent shade and fit in many beverage containers.
A pack of biodegradable bamboo toothbrushes because you can keep your pearly whites in good shape and help reduce your carbon footprint. Yes to your bathroom getting a sustainable update and saying goodbye to plastic toothbrushes!
Biodegradable laundry detergent pods so you can brighten and deep-clean your clothes without dyes, chlorine, and phosphates. If your washing machine needs some help fighting those tough stains, these tiny, eco-friendly pods will get the job done.
12th Glow’s The Appointment Candle because you can make your living space smell heavenly without phthalate fragrances. This baby delivers a clean burn, thanks to its soy-coconut wax blend and lead-free cotton wicks. Plus, your reading nook or WFH space will feel so cozy with the scent of amber, champagne, and musk.
A smart thermostat that’ll help you conserve energy and regulate cooling and heating indoors. The best part? If you’re leaving home, just sync it with your smartphone and you can regulate indoor temperature with a few clicks!
A set of unbreakable plates to replace your disposable paper ones: These beauties are made with wheat straw fiber and they’re microwave and dishwasher safe. The next time you’re enjoying breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you’ll feel good that you won’t have to toss another paper plate out again.
A phosphate-free surface scrub for bathroom counter tops, appliances, and more places around home that are incredibly messy. Made with plant-derived ingredients, these lil’ helpers will remove everything from sauce to toothpaste. Plus, you won’t have to deal with a chemical-like smell after getting your stove burners in shape.
Reusable food storage bags that are leak-proof and hand-washable, so you don’t have to throw them away after you use them. They’ll work great for leftovers *and* will not take up too much space in your fridge.
A Soda Stream to make all your fave carbonated beverages (think soda, spritzers, and more!) without using plastic bottles or cans. Give that recycling bin in your kitchen a sweet, well-deserved break.
Bamboo paper towels that are machine-washable and replace up to 6 (yes, 6!) months of conventional paper towels. Spills and messes are no match for these cleaning essentials, which are (gasp!) reusable up to 120+ times and help minimize paper waste.
Or a set of 100% natural cellulose Swedish dishcloths to save yourself from using a million paper towels. These gems work great on counter tops, veggies, and dishes and you can reuse them again and again.
A nontoxic glass cleaner set so you can wipe away grime and dirt without using a phosphate, paraben, or chlorine bleach-based formula. Ditch single-use plastic bottles and opt for this cleaning essential instead, which will leave your mirrors clean *and* streak-free.
A multi-surface cleaning powder that’ll help lift rust and grime away from tubs, tiles, and more surfaces at home. Sprinkle this biodegradable, plant-based formula onto an area and scrub all the nasty stuff away with a sponge. Your squeaky-clean bathroom will smell like citrus, lavender, mint, or rosemary citrus and not unpleasant chemicals.
A sustainable shampoo bar so you can stop tossing plastic bottles and nourish your hair with good-for-you ingredients, like kiwifruit oil, coconut oil, and neem oil whenever you take a shower.
Compostable coffee pods to use for your a.m. or p.m. caffeine fix: They include an outer bag and one-way coffee valve that are made from plant-based materials and will give you a flavorful cup of coffee.
A Fohm Co. Starter Pack so you can turn your toilet paper into a flushable wipe that won’t take a toll on your bathroom pipes or the environment.
A FlexiSnake Drain Millipede to unclog painfully slow drains and remove gross gunk. This baby latches onto trapped hair and debris and gets ’em out, stat. Buh-bye loose strands, last night’s toothpaste, and leftover soap. Plus, you’ll get to avoid using toxic drain cleaners every time you clean!
A pack of dryer balls for times when your dryer doesn’t actually get the job done and you’re left with really damp clothes. (Ugh). These tiny savers can help you cut down on drying time and be a great alternative for disposable dryer sheets that are often made with plastic ingredients.
An easy-to-clean compost bin so you can properly dispose of produce scraps *without* leaving a big mess in your trash can. Its lid also seals in odors, so you won’t be smelling banana peels or carrot slices before you empty it out.
A set of reusable food huggers to help keep your fave fruits and veggies fresh. No more apple halves and other produce wilting way too fast in the fridge.
A PVC-free shower curtain liner that’s mildew-resistant and comes with rust-proof grommets, so you can use it for a long time and not have to replace it constantly. It’ll be so nice to not use a million cheap plastic liners every time yellow stains, mildew, or mold appear.
A square rug so colorful and beautiful, you won’t miss seeing your hardwood floor while you curl up on the couch. It’s made with recycled fabrics and reversible if you want to change up your living room look.
A reusable swab that comes in a case and will spare you from throwing away disposable cotton swaps when you take off makeup or sweep up dust from your keyboard. Just clean it with soap and water in between uses and you’ll be good to go.
Naturally activated charcoal and bamboo air freshening bags to help eliminate gross odors around your living room, den, or kitchen. These packs are made without chemicals and you can use them for up to two years.
And 100% silk floss that lasts a while and comes with a cute refillable glass bottle. Instead of tossing empty containers into a trash can and spending more on toiletries, you’ll just have to purchase more floss.
That feeling when you give your home a sustainable upgrade:
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