Last year big companies like Starbucks (and even Buckingham Palace!) made strides to reduce single-use plastic by banning plastic straws. And that's great! But there's more that can be done to help the environment, and it starts with us.
Think about your daily routine. Do you wash your face, make lunch, go out to eat, go grocery shopping, make coffee or brush your teeth? Well, these are all things you can do more sustainably, and these 16 products can help. From reusable makeup removing pads to glass food containers to coffee K-Cups, there are all kinds of ways to hack your life and make it more eco-friendly.
Going the reusable route can also help you save money, because you won't have to restock certain items for a year or more! And don't think you have to buy all new stuff or change everything in your life at once to make a difference—start with one or two things and work your way up.
You can shop our favorite reusable and eco-friendly items in the gallery above.
Now, to upgrade your makeup bag, check out the below natural beauty products!
- This article was initially published on AOL.com: 16 reusable products to help you reduce waste in your home — and save money