Skipping a paper towel in favor of a cotton tea towel—like this handwoven, fair-trade version by Creative Women—can make a big impact: It's been estimated that if everyone did this just once a day, Americans would save 571 million pounds of paper a year
Pack a bottle of organic bubbly in a wine tote (made from old sails!) that encourages regifting. Write the date and recipient's name on the bag's "log," and start it on a journey around the world—or at least your circle of friends.
Made from wine bottles recycled from restaurants, these hip Wine Punts drinking glasses take their name from the dimple winemakers traditionally leave on the bottle's bottom. Diverting glass from the landfill? We'll drink to that
These fair-trade vegan truffles are as gentle on the planet as they are bold on the tongue, with flavors like raspberry-balsamic and beet-coriander. Once the chocolates are gone, reuse the pretty porcelain pint they're packed in to store berries.
If aluminum foil and plastic wrap are your go-to methods for storing leftovers, consider this: Aluminum and plastic will likely linger in landfills for hundreds of years—if not longer. Cover Flex Silicone Lids stretch and stick to fit over pots, plates, and bowls just like foil or wrap, but the durable covers are dishwasher-safe and reusable
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