Eco Friendly Must Have Products

Reusable Straws

Everyone loves to grab Starbucks once in a while, but have you ever thought how many straws have added up in the landfill because of you alone? Being a non recyclable product, every single straw adds up. According to the Be Straw Free Campaign, Americans use 500 million drinking straws every day. To understand just how many straws 500 million really is, this would fill over 125 school buses with straws every day. That's 46,400 school buses every year!

Recycled Phone Cases

Nearly everyone has a phone and most people use a case. However cases break and people get new cases regularly. Check out Pela Cases for a better option.

 

Reusable Wax Paper

5.25 million Americans used 10 or more rolls / boxes of rolls / boxes of plastic wrap in 2018. Help reduce that by investing in some cute, sensible reusable wrap!

Reusable Water Bottle

The US Consumes 1,500 plastic water bottles every second and 80% end up in the landfill. Invest in a reusable bottle for daily use. There are even companies that work to eliminate the trash in the ocean like this option!4ocean Reusable Bottle - Blue | 4 Ocean Bracelets

 

Mason Jars

Mason Jars are great for beauty products, decoration, and food storage. They are very reusable and much better than plastic products.

 

Reusable Shopping Bags

According to Conserving Now, over 380 billion plastic bags are consumed in the U.S. each year. The average family accumulates 60 plastic bags in only four trips to the grocery store. A person uses a plastic carrier bag for only 12 minutes. On average, we only recycle one plastic bag in every 200 we use. Invest in some shopping bags for your trips to Aldi, TJ Maxx, or the mall. These foldable bags are perfect to either keep in your car or even in your purse!