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With a monthly subscription service, you can get the best household cleaning products delivered straight to your front door. Many of the top household cleaning subscription services offer products made with all-natural ingredients and biodegradable packaging, which means you can minimize your environmental footprint.

As you consider eco-friendly subscription services, it's a good idea to compare to find the best one for your home. See which eco-friendly cleaning subscriptions made our list and how we evaluated them below.

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One thing that can make the laundry process easier to manage is having your detergent delivered via a subscription service, ensuring you never run out and that you don't have to make any extra trips to the store. And for those who want to minimize their environmental footprint, finding an eco-friendly laundry detergent subscription is especially important.

The good news is that there are plenty of subscription services out there that focus on sustainability. How can you decide which one is right for you? In this post, we'll highlight a few of the best eco-friendly laundry detergent subscriptions, and provide some general tips on how to make your laundry better for the planet.

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The bright patterns and recognizable designs of Waterlust's activewear aren't just for show. In fact, they're meant to promote the conversation around sustainability and give back to the ocean science and conservation community.

Each design is paired with a research lab, nonprofit, or education organization that has high intellectual merit and the potential to move the needle in its respective field. For each product sold, Waterlust donates 10% of profits to these conservation partners.

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Whether for removing makeup, cleansing or applying a moisturizer or toner, many people use cotton pads as part of their skincare routine. However, if you're using them frequently, they can add up to a lot of waste, which is where reusable cotton rounds come in.

These sustainable alternatives to cotton balls, pads, or makeup wipes can be washed and reused over a thousand times, which prevents as many single-use products from ending up in landfills and waterways. Below, see our recommendations for the best reusable cotton rounds and a few more reasons why switching to reusables is worth the investment.

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As Americans seek more environmentally-friendly approaches to their homes and hygiene, bidets have grown in popularity. Recent toilet paper shortages have also convinced more users to opt for a different approach. Looking to make your bathroom more sustainable? Our guide will show you everything you need to know about bidet attachments and seats for your home.

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Honeywell is one of the most well-recognized names in the heating and cooling industry. They offer a range of different smart thermostat options, each providing its own set of functions and features with the Honeywell Home app. See how much energy you could save with their smart thermostats.

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A smart home thermostat is a great way to make your home more energy efficient. We looked at some of the most popular smart thermostats on the market and found the five best smart thermostats. We reviewed them based on their features, energy savings, and costs to help make your search a little easier. See which smart home thermostats made our list below.

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Google and its line of Nest thermostats are designed to provide energy efficiency and ease of use. With the ability to control it from a smart phone, users can get the precise temperature that they want with just a few taps. Best of all, they are compatible with most HVAC systems, allowing for easy installation. Learn how a Nest smart home thermostat can help make your home more eco-friendly.

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Best Air Purifiers for Your Home

The need for clean, pure air has never been more evident. Between the current concern over the coronavirus pandemic and rising levels of air pollution and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) throughout our country, many of us have started seeking simple, effective ways to ensure cleaner air within our homes.

One of the most obvious ways to accomplish this is to invest in an in-home air purifier. But what exactly should you be looking for in a home air purifier? And what are some of the best air purification brands on the market today?

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Keeping a reusable straw in your purse, pocket, on your key ring, or in the glove compartment of your car makes it easy to skip single-use plastic when you're on the go. In fact, purchasing reusable straws, made from materials like bamboo, glass, silicone, and stainless steel, is one of the simplest ways to reduce your waste.

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Water is essential for life… but what if the stuff coming out of your tap contains more than just H2O? Drinking water can be contaminated with foreign substances that impede your health, but by investing in one of the best water filters on the market, you can ensure you're drinking clean, purified water.

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As dozens of earth-conscious clothing and accessory brands launch, dresses, shirts, pants, and shoes aren't the only products available with an eco-conscious spin—now, earth-friendly bedding is on the rise, too. Below, we've detailed the best organic sheets, pillows, blankets and comforters. Discover all the most sustainable bedding brands the market has to offer, as well as some personal recommendations to consider when shopping.

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From reducing stress levels to improving your focus, houseplants have many benefits. But did you know that some species of air-filtering plants can even prevent you from getting liver damage, kidney disease, and cancer?

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