10 Easy Eco-Friendly Swaps For A Greener Life

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Earlier this year, in the wake of new (and truly frightening) environmental reports, I took a good long look at the my habits as a consumer. From the foods I ate to the beauty products I bought on repeat, one of the main issues I realized about my lifestyle was that I was producing a lot of unnecessary waste: plastic face wash tubes, plastic cups from my corner coffee shop, plastic bags that housed my unnecessarily pre-washed, pre-cut kale. Plastic is everywhere, and once you recognize its presence in almost every single purchase you make, it feels impossible to avoid.

Luckily (and inevitably), there's a whole new industry focused around sustainability that's churning out reusable products that are plastic-free, biodegradable, or often both. Over the last few months, I've incorporated a handful of these reusable products into my daily life and they've truly made the transition so much easier. Below, I'm sharing my top ten eco-friendly finds from Walmart.com — from shampoo bars to reusable cling wrap — that are accessible, environmentally responsible, and will save you money in the long run.

Single-Use Plastic Alternatives

Prepping & Cooking With Less Waste

Eco-Friendly Self Care

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