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10 Handy Products To Make Your House More Eco-Friendly

10 Handy Products To Make Your House More Eco-Friendly

Going eco-friendly doesn't mean you should give up on style. Check out these handy products that look stylish in your home and help save the planet too!

It’s time to adopt a more eco-friendly lifestyle, but just because you’re saving the planet, you don’t have to scrimp on style. Here’s a list of handy products that spruce up your home and do their bit for the environment too.

1. Mason Jars

The first step towards making your home more eco-friendly is swapping out all that plastic in your kitchen for sustainable alternatives. One of the easiest ways to do that is to get yourself a set of mason jars. They’re simple, stylish and make your kitchen look enviably organised with minimal effort. You will also never have to hunt for half-finished packets of food in your cupboards again!

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10 Handy Products To Make Your House More Eco-Friendly

2. Bamboo Toothbrush

Roughly 26 million plastic toothbrushes are thrown out annually in the UK. They end up in landfills, in our oceans and in the stomach of animals. You don’t have to sacrifice your teeth to save the planet, though. Bamboo toothbrushes are on the rise and you can even get them on the high street. Check out the Humble Brush at Superdrug for a green new dental routine.

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10 Handy Products To Make Your House More Eco-Friendly

3. Turtles String Bag

Save yourself from having to buy new plastic bags that clog up your home every time you go shopping. Turtle string bags are lightweight and easily scrunch-downable, and you can shove them in any purse or bag. Perfect for groceries and vegetables, these organic cotton bags bring you one step closer to a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

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10 Handy Products To Make Your House More Eco-Friendly

4. Recycled Washing Up Bowl

Eco-friendly products don’t get much better than a washing up bowl from Re-Found Objects. Sure, it’s still plastic but it’s recycled and these snazzy designs don’t deserve to be chucked in a landfill. It’s a perfect way to jazz up your kitchen while saving the planet.

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10 Handy Products To Make Your House More Eco-Friendly

5. Large Stainless Steel Lunchbox Set

It’s bad enough trying to locate a container with a matching lid for leftovers, let alone even a container. Make your life easier by investing in a set of stainless steel lunchboxes. Store leftover food in the fridge or even take it to work. The sleek design made from sustainable materials is an ideal alternative to, let’s face it, a plastic pot.

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6. Recycled Sari Mat

Ever wanted a homeware accessory that’s both stunning and eco-friendly? Well, your prayers have been answered because this doormat from Oxfam is that and so much more. Handwoven from sari cuttings in India, this mat makes a colourful addition to your hallway. Also, Oxfam works with Aspiration, a fair trade group that works to improve the welfare or artisans and bring them up from poverty.

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10 Handy Products To Make Your House More Eco-Friendly

7. Recycled Woven Palm and Paper Basket

Brighten up your laundry with a woven palm and paper basket from Re-Found Objects. It’s another stylish eco-friendly product that turns a simple household item into something more. Made from palm and recycled paper, it has a trendy rustic look and it’s sustainable!

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10 Handy Products To Make Your House More Eco-Friendly

8. Bee’s Wrap Sandwich Wrap

It’s time to say goodbye to cling film and start using bee’s wax wraps instead. Perfect for storing sandwiches, rolls and snacks, the bee’s wrap softens with the heat of your hands, making it easier to fit snugly around the food. It’s also sustainable and reusable. If you prefer, you can get vegan wrap alternatives that work just as well without the wax.

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10 Handy Products To Make Your House More Eco-Friendly

9. Cotton Kitchen Roll

Yes, among handy products is also kitchen roll. Kitchen roll seems fairly harmless, right? Contrary to popular opinion, you can’t actually recycle dirty kitchen roll and it often contaminates recyclables. Save the planet and your money by investing in reusable cotton towels that can easily be washed when soiled. These towels by Wearth are handcrafted and super absorbent!

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10 Handy Products To Make Your House More Eco-Friendly

10. Shower Timer

It’s easy to let time run away with you in the shower, but if you’re lost in thought for twenty minutes, your bill and CO2 footprint start to build. Ideally, an eco-friendly shower should be around five minutes, but it’s hard to keep track of time if you don’t have a waterproof watch. This shower timer gets the job done and monitors the time you take so now there’s no excuse!

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Do you have any handy products that make your home more eco-friendly? Feel free to share them in the comments!

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