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Article: 10 Ways To Make The Switch To Reusables

10 Ways To Make The Switch To Reusables
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10 Ways To Make The Switch To Reusables

We all know that disposable, single use items are not great for us or the environment. Here are 10 ways to make the switch to reusables. 

It's better for the planet, your health and you save money in the long run!

Fusion Reusable Drink Bottle

1. Reusable Drink Bottles 

Did you know that plastic bottles can leach chemicals? Just one great reason to switch to a reusable drink bottle for everyone in the family. 

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 2. Reusable Snack Containers

Ditch the cling wrap and zip lock bags and get some reusable snack containers. They are easy to pop into the dishwasher at the end of the day!

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 Stainless Steel Lunchbox

3. Reusable Lunch Boxes 

Taking your own lunch to work, school or out and about saves money and saves the environment! These can also be used when you do get food to go. Take your own containers with you and avoid plastic boxes and styrofoam.

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Bentgo Reusable Cutlery 

4. Reusable Cutlery 

Having a set of reusable cutlery in your bag or the kids' lunch bags is a great way to avoid single use cutlery. 

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Reusable Coffee Cups

5. Reusable Coffee Cups 

It's estimated that Australians use 1 billion disposable coffee cups per year! They often cannot be recycled as they have an inner plastic lining.

It's easy to make the switch and take your own reusable coffee cup. Not only does it help keep rubbish out of landfill, they keep your coffee nice and hot and you avoid any plastic leaching into your coffee.

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Reusable Straws

6. Reusable Straws

 Single use plastic straws have been banned but their disposable replacements may not be much better! Paper straws have been found to contain harmful chemicals (and they go mushy very quickly!)

Switch to reusable stainless steel or silicone straws for safety! 

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 Reusable Nappies

7. Reusable Nappies 

Modern cloth nappies are so easy to use these days and they come in a great range of cute designs. Reusable nappies can help us cut down the estimated 1.5 billion disposable nappies going to landfill every year in Australia.

Here are some more great reasons to switch to reusable nappies!

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Reusable Breast Pads

8. Reusable Breast Pads

Breast pads are a must have when breastfeeding to catch leaks! Reusable ones are super soft on skin and can easily go in the washing machine to get used again and again. 

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Reusable Baby Wipes

9. Reusable Baby Wipes 

Disposable baby wipes are made from plastic and are a huge problem for our waterways and landfill. Reusable baby wipes are a great alternative and you also avoid any toxic chemicals! 

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Wetbag

10. Reusable Wet Bags

Reusable wet bags are a fantastic way to replace plastic bags! Use them for wet swimming gear, modern cloth nappies, toilet training accidents and so much more.

They easily go into the washing machine to keep using. 

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Making the switch to reusables in all areas of our lives has so many benefits! As well as helping the planet, we can save money and avoid toxins. 

Have you made the switch? 

 

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