We are always looking for more eco-friendly ways to shop for our homes. In addition to being better for the environment, it’s also a money-saver. That said, it can often mean spending more money up front for savings down the line, even if it’s small (like our new favorite $6 solution to paper towels). So when we do see deals on green products, we get excited. Ahead, three buys that are better for the environment – and currently better for your wall – on Amazon.
Just about anything you’d use traditional cling wrap for, Bee’s Wrap can also do. Made from organic cotton and sustainably harvested beeswax, the wraps warm up in your hands and become naturally adhesive. That means you can use them to wrap up leftover cheese or produce, as well as covering bowls. Used several times a week, they’ll last for around a year and can then be composted or even used as a natural fire-starter.
Lugging out a bucket and mop for smaller cleaning jobs can be a pain. But the sweepers and mops with disposable pads are expensive to constantly refill and create a lot of waste. O-Cedar’s microfiber solution allows you to enjoy the same convenience without the ensuing trash. After you’ve cleaned with the spray mop, simply toss it in the laundry and reuse. The pad is good for around 100 washes, meaning you can get about a year out of one pad with twice-weekly cleaning.
One of our go-to green cleaning companies, Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day products are plant-derived, pleasantly-scented, and biodegradable. And one bottle of its multi-surface concentrate can replace an under sink’s worth of sprays and liquids. Dilute it in spray bottles for surface cleaners, or add it to a bucket for larger cleaning jobs like bathroom tile or floors. Two bottles can last even the most fanatical cleaner for a long time. (You can even use it with the O-Cedar mop above!)
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