Our daily routines can really add up to a lot of waste — just one trip to the grocery store could contribute plastic that ends up in landfills or worse, our oceans
. Making simple switches to reusable items
can help. Click through the slideshow for kitchen essentials that you can use again and again (and again and again and again... ).
Baggu Standard Bag ($10/each):
These smile-inducing totes can really save the day. Stash them in your purse or car, and you'll never need to reach for a disposable shopping bag again.
Vallo Glass Food Storage Containers Set ($50):
Heading out for dinner and expecting to take home the leftovers? Drop one of these food storage containers in your bag and nix the disposable version.
Stainless Steel 3-in-1 Bento Lunch Box ($30):
Bringing your lunch to work can help save a ton of money. And bringing it in your own bento box (no plastic or paper bags) can also help reduce a ton of waste.
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