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10 products to help you reduce your ecological footprint

10 products to help you reduce your ecological footprint

On this Earth Day, here are ten product suggestions to help you reduce your ecological footprint.

1. Soap – LOOP

To create its fruity-scented soaps, Quebec-based company LOOP recycles organic sunflower oil from a vegan restaurant chain and adds ugly, rejected fruits to it. Each bar of soap makes you smell incredibly good, in addition to drastically reducing food waste.

2. Shampoo and conditioner bars – Herbes Orford

Natural, vegan and biodegradable, these hair care products made in Quebec are the concentrated version of a shampoo or liquid conditioner. Their strong points? They are unpackaged, have a practical format and clean the hair while also treating it.

3. Reusable cleansing wipes – EcoTao

A real zero waste alternative, the reusable cleansing wipes from Quebec-based company EcoTao are made from organic and biodegradable bamboo and cotton fibers. They cleanse the skin deeply and gently thanks to their impeccable quality. Bonus points: they are machine washable and available in cute bamboo cases!

4. Toothpaste Tablets – Crush & Brush

In addition to their convenient format, these small vegan and gluten-free toothpaste tablets are free from harmful ingredients, require less water than regular toothbrushing, and are available in a refillable or reusable glass container.

5. Dryer balls – The Unscented Company

Made in Canada, these natural wool dryer balls from Quebec-based brand The Unscented Company have several advantages: they prevent static electricity, naturally soften clothes and reduce wrinkling and drying time by 25%!

6. Reusable bottles, cups and glasses – Avril x Corkcicle

For Earth Day, Avril is proud to launch its range of reusable Corkcicle bottles, cups and glasses. Made of stainless steel with exclusive triple insulation and a non-slip base, these beautifully designed accessories keep drinks cold or hot for many hours.

7. Glass straws – Enviro Glass Straw

Handcrafted from 100% transparent borosilicate glass, the safest and strongest glass available on the market, straws from Canadian company Enviro Glass Straw are a great alternative to plastic straws.

8. Reusable paper towels – KLIIN

Composed entirely of natural fibers (wood and cotton cellulose), reusable and biodegradable paper towels from Quebec-based company KLIIN hold up to 15 times their weight in water, are washable up to 300 times in the dishwasher or machine and are compostable in 28 days. As a bonus, they clean everything – inside the home and outside – and make windows shine effortlessly.

9. Wooden dish brush – Haug Bürsten

Entirely made of renewable and compostable materials, this brush includes a reusable wooden and metal handle as well as a replaceable wooden and tampico brush that removes dirt without scratching the dishes.

10. Reusable beeswax food wrap – Api-flex

Replace traditional plastic wrap with washable, reusable and compostable beeswax food wrap by Quebec-based company Api-flex. They are made from a piece of organic cotton and hemp covered with a mixture of beeswax, jojoba oil and tree resin.


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