I feel like most people are down to save some money any way they can. I’ve also read a lot in recent years about how much waste is piling up in landfills and in the oceans… so looking into things that you can reuse instead of single-use products makes a lot of sense. Why repeatedly pay for parchment paper or paper towels when you can buy one thing that will last years? I decided it was time to search for eco-friendly items on Amazon.
I found so many cool and reusable things that will make your life easier and save you money. From shaving cream that lasts forever to a reusable lint roller and my favorite microwave popcorn popper, there are so many easy ways to green your routine. Let’s try to eliminate some trash and save some dough!
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A Super-Chic And Large Tote
This tote is the solution to all of the issues I can have when taking reusable bags grocery shopping. I love that it’s roomy and has both handles and a strap.
Always Be Prepared With A Collapsible Cup
Even if you’re trying to be green and bring your own cup to the coffee shop, sometimes you just forget. Help save the Earth and save some money by keeping this collapsible cup in your bag or car.
The BEST Reusable Cloth
I know a lot of people who swear by these Swedish dish cloths. They are washable, last for months and they can be used for all your cleaning needs. Apparently one can replace 15 rolls of paper towels! This is probably the highest-rated and most reviewed eco-friendly product I’ve found on Amazon.
Stop Buying Sandwich Bags With Fun Reusable Bags
These cute bags are dishwasher-safe, quick-drying, grease-proof, and moisture-proof. The fact that they’re actually cool looking makes me want to use them instead of plastic sandwich bags.
This Compost Bin Looks Great On Your Counter
More and more cities are doing organic recycling, which I’m all for… however, countertop compost bins have been pretty basic. This OXO bin is modern, easy to clean and the lid stays open so you can toss food scraps in and not spill everywhere.
These Produce Bags Have Tare Weight Tags
Everyone should have produce bags to try to cut down on plastic, and I love this set of multiple sizes. They even have the weight of the bag listed so you pay only for your apples and not your container.
Top Birthday Cakes With Dripless Beeswax Candles
50 of these candles last you forever because each has a 30 minute burn time. They’re also made from 100% natural beeswax so you won’t have weird wax dripping on you cake… if they do even drip! When they’re lit upright with no wind, they’re dripless.
Live A Waste-Free Life With A Dish Block
This vegan dishwashing block actually cuts grease and saves you from buying at least a couple of plastic bottles. I was definitely surprised to find this eco-friendly product on Amazon.
Always Have A Straw With A Reusable Set
Did you buy a reusable straw and realize you keep leaving it at home or in the car? I bought this set for that exact reason. One for home, one for my car, one for my purse, and one for whenever I go back to the office. They each come with their own cleaning brush, which is definitely necessary.
Stop Buying Wipes And Use A Make Up Eraser Instead
Apparently makeup wipes are the third most wasteful product in the world… so save some money and help the Earth with this reusable makeup remover cloth. It’s made up of millions of tiny hairlike fibers that stand straight up and when wet, work together to reach and suction all makeup, dirt and oil out of each individual pore.
Collapsible Silicone Containers That Are Freezer-Safe
Instead of buying bags to store leftovers or bananas in the freezer, use these silicone containers instead. I also love that they’re collapsible so they don’t take up a ton of shelf space when not in use. And who doesn’t need some bright colors in their life?
Save Money And Chemicals With A Glass Microwave Popcorn Popper
I am obsessed with this glass microwave popper. So many poppers I looked at were plastic and microwaving plastic kinda weirds me out. I have saved a ton of money only buying bulk popcorn kernels, too. And the top melts butter while it’s popping, perfectly distributing it!
Unbreakable Wheat Straw Plates Are A Cool Alternative To Plastic
Anyone else a little clumsy? Sometimes I think about just getting plastic dishes but don’t want to buy any more plastic! So I’m excited I found these dishes. They’re made of natural wheat straw fiber, starch, and food-safe premium PP material, are unbreakable and dishwasher and microwave safe.
Use This Instant Chiller For Cold Drinks In 1 Minute
I was so excited to find this reusable drink chiller that one, chills coffee or even wine so quickly and two, does it without weird chemicals or gels. Having an undiluted but freezing cold glass of wine or cold brew is amazing in the summer.
Everyone Needs A Refillable Oil Mister
It’s nice to not worry about weird aerosols and chemicals ending up on your food and knowing that you’re saving some serious money. PAM and other oil sprays can definitely add up for how much you sometimes need to use. Refill this little bottle with olive oil, avocado oil or your oil of choice.
Skip Plastic Wrap And Use Silicone Lids
These dishwasher-safe silicone lids actually work better than plastic wrap and are better for the Earth! They suction onto your bowl or glass and stack up neatly in your cupboard.
Stop Throwing Away Money With Produce Savers
Do you buy a bunch of apples or kale because you’re trying to be healthy and then it just goes bad in your fridge immediately? You need to try these little produce savers that absorb the Ethylene gas they give off. Just throw one in your crisper and produce lasts 2-3 times longer.
This Is A Cool Stainless Steel Water Bottle
Stainless steel water bottles are the best, I love having cold water. This bottle is double-walled so it keeps it cold all day AND it comes with some cute designs. The company also plants a tree for every purchase.
Got Pets? You Need A Reusable Lint Roller
I am continually surprised by the eco-friendly Amazon products I’m finding! Save some money by getting reusable lint rollers you can keep forever. Just wash ’em and keep using ’em.
Use Food Huggers Instead Of Plastic Wrap
Wrap up your half a tomato, cucumber or lemon in a little silicone food hugger. This is a must-have for making a green kitchen. They actually work better than plastic wrap, too.
Save Some Packaging With Cute Tea Infusers
Since we’re all mainly at home right now anyway, why not try some bulk tea? You’ll save the Earth from extraneous packaging AND you get to use these cute tea infusers.
Fill Your Cart With Large Grocery Bags
In our current times, are you weirded out by putting your food directly in your shopping cart? Look no further than these awesome reusable bags. They can go right from your cart and easily to your car. Plus, they’re insulated, so your ice cream will actually make it home without melting.
Secure Anything With Rubber Twist Ties
These reusable rubber twist ties are so much better than rubber bands or single-use zip ties! They’re durable, waterproof and UV-resistant, so you can even use them outside. Just another eco-friendly product I didn’t know I needed. Thanks, Amazon.
Bake Yummy Treats And Go Green With Silicone Baking Mats
Silicone baking mats make the best cookies. Get a set and they will last way longer than single-use parchment paper.
Make The Best Keurig Coffee
I’ve tried a few different reusable filters for my Keurig and most haven’t been great. This combo pack of two filters and a coffee scoop is amazing. The scoop has a smaller opening so it perfectly pours the grounds in without getting them all over.
Eliminate Wrinkles And Reduce Static With Hedgehog Dryer Balls
Save some money on dryer sheets and use these dryer balls instead. Fluff, lift and separate your laundry and cut down drying time by 25%. And of course, cute little animals always make things more fun.
Go Extra-Green At The Store With Reusable Bulk Bags
I know I’ve already talked about a few reusable bags but these are different and amazing. Stock up on dried bulk staples and ditch unnecessary packaging with these organic cotton bags. They even have the tare weight listed!
Stop Using Plastic Forks With These Bamboo Travel Utensils
These bamboo reusable utensils come in a handy holder with a carabiner you can attach onto your bag. That makes it so much easier to remember to carry it around! They also come with chopsticks, which is pretty awesome.
A Dry Shampoo That Actually Works
I’ve tried a lot of dry shampoos, especially because I have bangs. Most of them just leave my hair feeling heavy and still feel greasy, even if it looks “clean.” This dry shampoo is my new favorite. It makes my hair actually feel clean, so I feel better about saving water with an occasional less shower. The bottle is interesting but ultimately is easier to control than a spray bottle.
Make Your Own Almondmilk With Filter Bags
Or make cold brew coffee, oat milk or even yogurt with these cheesecloth bags. You will save some money, save a ton of packaging and you will know exactly what ingredients are in your food.
This Coffee Mug Is Adorable
I drink a lot of coffee and so yes, I do need multiple reusable mugs. Plus, you need one for every mood or outfit. The thermal sleeve is a nice touch.
These Shampoo & Conditioner Bars Are Entirely Plastic-Free
Not only does this shampoo and conditioner bar set actually clean your hair and last for at least 6 months, but the ergonomic design is also easy to hold and use. Plus, they come in zero-plastic packaging and never ship using plastic of any kind.
Save Paper And Use The Same Journal For 5 Years
I love journaling but it can be a difficult habit to keep up. Save some time and paper and just use this one line a day journal. It lasts for five years.
Use Bamboo Towels Instead Of Paper Towels
Bamboo is super absorbent, and these towels actually soften and absorb more with each wash. These will last for years! Paper towels can definitely get expensive.
The BEST Shaving Cream That Lasts Forever
I am obsessed with this shaving cream. It seems a little spendy for shaving cream, however, one tube honestly lasts me a year. It’s very concentrated and doesn’t foam a lot, which makes for a smoother and quicker shave.
Bake Adorable Cupcakes With Silicone Liners
These silicone liners are naturally non-stick and easy to clean. Plus, you can use them for more than just baked goods, like to organize some snacks or on a cheese board.
Improve Energy Efficiency With Socket Sealers
These are an easy little fix to save some money on electricity! Apparently electrical sockets and switch plates on exterior walls can be hidden sources of drafts that may lead to high heating and cooling costs.