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It’s almost Earth Month. The perfect time to up your sustainability game. To help you get started, we rounded up some of our fave products that can help you go greener...from home. Because home is where the heart is, and we heart the Earth.
Why it’s smart: These sheets are made from eucalyptus instead of cotton, so they take 10 times less water to be produced. And they’re 100% naturally dyed. Bonus: results in the cool, soft sheets of your dreams. Sleep tight.
Why it’s smart: These toothpaste bits foam up when you chew them, and they come in a reusable glass jar. So you can say ‘see ya’ to plastic tubes that are difficult to clean and recycle. Oh, and refills are sent automatically so you never run out. Smiling already.
Why it’s smart: It’s moisturizer, minus the scary stuff. And its whipped texture absorbs without leaving that greasy feeling. So dryness doesn’t stand a chance. PS: 10% of retail sales go towards their student loan repayment initiative. Get some skin in the game.
Why it’s smart: See ya, saran wrap. This is a plastic-free and eco friendly alternative to, well...plastic wrap. It keeps food fresh by creating a seal. And it’s easy to wash and reuse. Sandwich emoji.
Why it’s smart: This compost bin is made of biodegradable and durable bamboo fibers, so it’ll last a long time and not add to plastic waste when you’re done with it. Plus it’s pretty, and has an odor-blocking carbon filter, so you can keep it on your countertop. Compost on.
Why it’s smart: This pretty lunchbox holds a full meal, divided by compartment. Each piece pops out, so if you need to heat up one part of your lunch and not the other, you’re golden. And it’s all dishwasher safe. So you can clean it and use it again tomorrow. Happy (homemade) lunching.
Why it’s smart: These 100% vegan shoes are made with fair-trade cotton and natural rubber. And they get shipped to you in recycled and 100% recyclable packaging. So all in all, they keep it...one hundred. Sorry, had to. PS: Skimm’rs get 15% off.
Why it’s smart: These pads are made from bamboo cotton and remove all of your makeup gently. They come in packs of 15, which is the equivalent of thousands of disposable single use makeup wipes. And they’re easy to wash and dry. Eye love it.
Why it’s smart: These are made of 100% premium New Zealand wool, and can be reused in over 1,000 loads of laundry. Yes, really. They also help to separate clothes, which can shorten how long you need to use the dryer. Talk about a win-win.
Why it’s smart: This reusable bag holds 2-3 regular grocery bags worth of stuff, aka 50 lbs. A plastic bag could never. Oh, and it folds up real small for easy transport to the store. Stock up.
PS: *This denotes a sponsored post. Oh, and if you buy anything from this post, theSkimm may get something in return. Thanks.
PPS: COVID-19 has caused delays on shipments for non-essential items. So you might not get these as fast as usual.
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Since your social life is now 100% outside. This list has backyard bocce, pong golf, and giant wood dominoes. No cheating.
Raise your hand if you’re never wearing jeans again. This list has a stretchy romper, go-to joggers, and bike shorts with pockets. Bye forever, belts.
Like a coffee table book, prints with inspiring quotes, and a puzzle featuring suffragettes. Remember them, thank them, vote in their honor.