This coffee maker is a green dream. The slender machine is built for quick brewing, much like a Keurig, and makes one cup at a time. However, it comes with a permanent scoop filter, so you’re using your own coffee, rather than prepackaged coffee packets that will be dumped in the trash.
Tea enthusiasts can use this kettle to boil just the right amount of water. The kettle has a one-cup indicator so you know when it’s full, which, according to Phillips, can help users save energy by up to 66%.
Get pearly whites with the Soladey J3X toothbrush. The product uses light, rather than batteries or cords, to power up. You can also skip the toothpaste, because the brush’s Titanium Dioxide Rod produces ions that blend with saliva to ward off plaque.
Made from 89% post-consumer recycled plastic water bottles, the B2P pens are great tools for green living.
Price: $15.79 (per pack of 12 refillable pens)
This hand-crank charger allows you to see just how much energy is needed to give your phone life. It’s handy on the go, and you’ll be grateful for it the next time you experience a power outage.
For a more multi-faceted charger, try the Revolve xeMini Universal Battery Charger. It can charge two devices at a time, plugs into outlets, is made of recycled plastics blended with bamboo fiber and has a glass encapsulated solar panel.
Urbanears wants to save the rainforest. The company teamed up with wildlife protection company Pax to make the Plattan earware. Made from leftover parts of older headphones, each purchase protects five square meters of Costa Rican rainforest.
Made from 98% recyclable materials, the iameco v3 is the ultimate environmentally friendly computer. It uses LED lighting and reduces CO2 emission by 75%.
Price: Approximately $1,180
Earth Day, the annual celebration of eco-friendliness, is approaching fast, which means it’s a better time than ever to become more environmentally savvy.
If you’re not literate in the ways of green living, we’ve uncovered some quick fixes that help you get started.
See also: 4 Ways to Recycle Your Old Gadgets
Here are nine everyday products you can switch out for greener, more efficient alternatives.
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