landempty: the opposite of landfill

   
instead of this:
 
 
try this:
 
gifts wrapping paper cloth gift bags, cloth wrapping (furoshiki/bojagi), Wrapsacks, FabWraps, BOBO scarves
greeting cards and envelopes reusable cloth greeting cards or Regreet greeting card reuse kit
disposable batteries rechargeable batteries
kitchen paper towels reusable cloth towels (PeopleTowels, City Threads, Unpaper Towels, or make your own) or Bambooee
single-use grocery bags reusable grocery bags (BAGGU, EarthSaks, Joey Totes, ChicoBag, RuMe, Baggu, etc.)
single-use plastic produce bags reusable cloth produce bags (Ecobags, Simple Ecology)
disposable plastic bulk food bags reusable cloth bulk food bags
plastic zipper bags (like Ziploc) reusable cloth snack bag with Velcro closure
plastic sandwich bags Wrap-N-Mat, Wrap-A-Long, Foldable Napkin, sandwich wrap, or cloth sandwich bag
foil, plastic (saran) wrap, wax paper, etc. reusable silicone lid, glass storage containers, Wrap-N-Mat, or other sandwich wrap
disposable takeout containers and
disposable leftover containers
stainless steel containers (Airtight Containers, New Wave Enviro, LunchBots, Thermos, FreshVac, Tramontina, etc.), powder coated camping eatery, Greentainers, glass/Pyrex containers, etc.
paper plates reusable ceramic, glass, stainless steel, or powder coated camping plates
paper napkins reusable cloth napkins (Rawganique, etc., etc.)
disposable utensils reusable metal or bamboo utensils
disposable paper or plastic bags for lunch stainless steel lunch box or reusable cloth bag (Rebel Green, I'm Organic, Personalized, Stöh, etc.)
disposable bags with ice packs for lunch reusable, plastic-free, insulated lunch bag
disposable straws glass straws (Glass Dharma, Strawesome, Straws by Carli, Cherryglass, Ecoglassstraws, or Glass Paradise) or stainless steel straws
disposable plastic or paper tablecloths reusable cloth tablecloth
disposable placemats reusable cloth placemats
single-use plastic water bottles reusable stainless steel bottle
disposable coffee or tea cup reusable travel mug
single-use cardboard coffee sleeve reusable silicone coffee sleeve, felt coffee sleeve, or cloth coffee sleeve
disposable coffee filters reusable cloth coffee filter or Java Wand
disposable tea bags loose leaf tea and a Health Tea Wand or glass teapot with glass or metal infuser
paper or plastic bags to carry wine bottles reusable wine bottle carrier
plastic bag to wrap bread bread box or reusable cloth bread bag
single-use paper baking cups reusable silicone baking cups
disposable hot pack microwavable flax-filled bag or hot water bottle
plastic bag filled with ice reusable ice bag or flax-filled bag stored in the freezer
styrofoam cooler insulated reusable shopping bag or insulated thermal bag ←newest!
closet vacuum bags bagless vacuum
disposable sweeper sheets (like Swiffer) reusable cloths inserts for Swiffer sweepers or broom and dustpan
disposable mopping (like Swiffer WetJet) reusable cloths inserts for Swiffer WetJet or regular mop
disposable dusting cloths (like Pledge) microfiber dusting cloths or rags
plastic bags for wet or dirty clothes reusable wet bag
dryer sheets reusable wool balls or air dry your clothes
baby disposable and/or plastic baby utensils metal silverwear, Bamboo utensils, handmade wood utensils, etc.
disposable baby cups (like Take & Toss) stainless steel sippy cup, Thermos Foogo straw bottle, or stainless steel kids' sports bottle
disposable baby food containers stainless steel mini containers, tiffin lunch box with sidekick container, or Thermos Nissan
disposable wet wipes reusable, biodegradeable, cloth Wysi Wipe tablets or other reusable wipes
disposable baby wipes cloth baby wipes or washcloths, Bottoms Up wipes (use them only for pee if you want something simple to clean)
disposable diapers cloth diapers, gDiapers (reusables with flushable liners), or the compostable diaper service in the San Francisco Bay Area
disposable swim diapers reusable swim diapers
bathroom single-use dental flossers dental water jet or reusable dental floss handle
disposable facial cleansing cloths or pads reusable washcloths or reusable crocheted facial scrubs
cotton balls reusable crocheted cotton face scrubs
tissues (like Kleenex) reusable handkerchiefs
toilet paper cloth wipes or washcloths (use them only for pee if you want something simple to clean)
sunscreen parasol
disposable razors safety razor, straight razor, electric razor, or electric epilator (tweezer device)
chemical depilatories (like Nair) "Painless Hair Remover" or electric epilator
disposable kits for hair removal at the root electric epilator, stripless waxing, sugaring (recipe or recipe), threading, or tweezing
tampons DivaCup, MoonCup, Lunette Cup, Rainbow Cup, LadyCup, The Keeper, or the instead Softcup
single-use menstrual pads Domino Pads, Glad Rags, Sckoon, Lunapads, Imse Vimse, New Moon Pads, or other cloth menstrual pads
disposable adult diapers reusable adult diapers
disposable plastic bags for dog droppings Skooperbox 100% recycled and biodegradable scooper (not reusable but compostable)

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