When a product cuts down on waste in some meaningful way, whether by using plastic-free packaging or with recycled materials, we try to highlight it. Earth Day may have passed, but we’re happy to say there are still some great deals running this weekend on eco-friendly gear, from biodegradable cleaning cloths to reusable bottles.
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Marley’s Monsters Unpaper Towels.
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Three Bluebirds Dish Cloths Four-Pack for $28 ($7 off): Use code CLEANGREEN on these cute biodegradable cloths when you buy four or more to get $7 off (effectively netting you one for free). They don’t get smelly or mildewy, and they dry quickly. You can toss them in the washing machine or the top rack of your dishwasher up to 200 times.Marley’s Monsters Unpaper Towels 24-pack for $43 ($11 off): Use code EARTHDAY2021 to get 20 percent off site-wide. We particularly like the super absorbent Unpaper Towels. They cling together, so you can roll them up like traditional paper towels. They’re pricey, but you’ll save money in the long run by cutting down on disposable paper towels. You can also opt for a smaller pack of 12 for $24, or six for $13, with the discount.Stasher Bags Multipack for $38 ($13 off): These are a WIRED favorite because they easily replace wasteful ziplock bags. Just wash and reuse them to continuously store just about anything. This bundle comes with one snack bag, two sandwich bags, and one half-gallon bag.Baggu Reusable Bag for $9 ($3 off): Use code EARTHDAY at checkout for 25 percent off all reusable bags. Stop using plastic bags to bring your groceries home—get a reusable bag if you don’t have one already! With this Back to Earth collection from Baggu, you can carry your veggies in style. The deadstock bags are made from a mixture of leftover fabrics, but there’s a ton of other prints to choose from, like characters from The Simpsons or Where’s Waldo.Home/Work Earth Week Collection for 20 percent off: Home/Work is one of our favorite small businesses that highlights local artists and sustainable companies. Its Earth Week collection features everything from art prints to bamboo dishes and lunch boxes, and all of it is 20 percent off.
Saalt high-waisted period underwear.
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Saalt High-Waisted Period Underwear for $33 ($6 off): Use HAPPYPLANET15 to get 15 percent off all Saalt products, including its menstrual cups. Period underwear already helps reduce waste by cutting down on the number of disposable products you go through a month. Saalt takes it a step further by using postconsumer recycled water bottles to make its underwear. Depending on the style you want, you can get them now for $24 to $33.GladRags Day Pad Plus for $14 ($3 off): GladRags is one of the most popular reusable pads around, and it’s currently offering a choose-your-own discount option with codes EARTH10, EARTH15, or EARTH20. Plus, you’ll save if you buy three or more, and the company is planting a tree for every order placed in April.Lola Menstrual Products for 15 percent off: Use code EARTHDAY21 at checkout for 15 percent off the company’s menstrual cup, cardboard applicator tampons, and non-applicator tampons. You can subscribe to have its tampons mailed to you every few months—subscription boxes didn’t save us a ton of money, but they did make life easier.
See our Reusable Water Bottle guide for all of our favorites.
Klean Kanteen 27-Ounce Water Bottle for $15 ($5 off): Use code EARTH25 at checkout for this discount on one of our favorite reusable bottles. They’re light despite the stainless steel build and hold up well over time. Plus, you can mix and match various types of caps.S’well Water Bottles Two for $35 ($35 off): S’well makes well-designed water bottles that keep your drink ice-cold. They’re heavy and can be a little pricey, so we appreciate this deal, which gets you a free 17-ounce bottle when you buy one for at least $35.Hydro Flask 21-Ounce Water Bottle for $25 ($8 off): Appeal to your inner VSCO girl with a Hydro Flask. Select colors of the Flex Cap bottle are 25 percent off right now. This deal is also available at Backcountry. As with the Klean Kanteen, you can get a few different types of caps.
Be sure to check out our favorite everyday products made of recycled and upcycled materials.
Couch Guitar Strap for $56 ($6 off): Couch’s entire Etsy page is 10 percent off. WIRED writer Matt Jancer likes these guitar straps made of deadstock from things like couches, Army truck seat belts, and retro upholstery. The company also makes camera straps, belts, wallets, handbags, sunglass cases, and other accessories.Lifeproof Wake iPhone 12 Case for $32 ($8 off): All Lifeproof cases are 20 percent off right now, but the Wake series is made of around 85 percent recycled plastic taken from the ocean.Decluttr Extras: From now until April 26, you can get 15 percent more on iPad trade-ins (up to $30) with code IPADBONUS and 10 percent more on wearables and MacBooks (up to $50) with code APPLETEN. Stocking up on the newest tech isn’t the most Earth-friendly thing you can do, but if you need to upgrade (like to the new iPad Pro or iMac announced this week), you may as well trade in your old gear. Decluttr refurbishes what it can and responsibly recycles the rest. Just know that the Gear team has had some poor experiences with the service.
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