If anyone really like things, is the WIRED Gear Team. But things do generate waste. Fortunately, there are brands that try to reduce waste whenever possible (think of reusable snack bags and silicone straws) and more and more companies are also making products with this waste, such as shoes made from old plastic bottles. Good news! Some of the products we tested and love have discounts right now.
That’s not all. If you’re a Walmart + subscriber, you can take advantage of the Walmart + weekend sale (the retail version of Amazon Prime Day). So far, we haven’t seen a lot of discounted options we like, but we’ve added some below.
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Offers on recycled products
See our guides on our favorite bags and other products made from recycled and recycled materials for more recommendations.
Longchamp Le Pliage handbags are popular with wallets. They can withstand a lot of things without sticking under the weight, so it can be your school or work bag, and they also look nice. This version is made of recycled polyamide canvas made with antique rugs and fishing nets. It doesn’t have a pocket for a laptop like our other favorite recycled and non-recycled bags, but it does have one conveniently. To travel with this as a safety bag, it folds small enough to fit in your suitcase.
If you need a new wallet to accompany your new bag, this one is made with leather trim from the production of motorcycle jackets. It is thin and has only two pockets. The rest of the products from this Portland, Oregon-based company are also made from discarded materials that would otherwise end up in landfills.
Each piece of this matching set is made from 25 percent recycled polyester; the rest is organic cotton. Together and separately, they are comfortable and warm, and I especially love the dark green color. Each For Days purchase gives you a 10% return on “Closet Cash” to spend on other items, and if you recycle branded clothing once you’ve reached the end of your life, you’ll get $ 5 to spend (on For Days) . not more).
This sale is offered all over the place, but we especially love these joggers that sit gently on the skin. They’re pretty expensive on their own for $ 98, but you can get a top or leggings to match that sale. All products are made from various amounts of recycled plastic bottles, but the aisles consist of approximately 52 bottles.
Offers of reusable products
If you want to start replacing more disposable products, we have a list of options to choose from.
The WIRED Gear team loves Stasher bags. Instead of throwing away zippered bags after each use, you can buy some of these silicone bags once and use them forever (or at least until they start to degrade, which should take some time). They are suitable for dishwashers, freezers and microwaves, and you can even use them for cooking with sous vide. Some sizes have discounts and you can also find this sale at Home Depot.
I highly recommend replacing the plastic wrap with reusable wraps like these, made of beeswax coated cotton, to never face the pain that sticks to itself and nothing else. This package comes in small, medium and large wraps, and can be washed and reused for a year or more, depending on how often you use them.
Public Goods makes a lot of reusable products that we like, including these wool dryer balls to replace disposable dryer sheets. They help absorb moisture to speed up drying time, and you can spray essential oils on them if you don’t want to give up the fresh odors embedded in the sheets.
Menstrual product offers
If you can give up tampons and pads (at least sometimes), you can spend less on time. See our menstrual product guide for more information and options we like.
I can perfectly see the appeal of a menstrual cup, but I never liked it until I tried the Lily Cup. It has an angle and is thinner than your standard cup, so it doesn’t feel uncomfortable and is easy to get in and out of.
Thinx has a 25 percent discount all over the place, so whatever style and level of absorption you’re looking for, it’s a few dollars off. I especially love this pair, because they look so pretty and can hold up to five normal blood value tampons without feeling as if you were sitting in shorts.
Adidas’ vintage-proof line of shorts and tights is amazing, and some styles have discounts right now in addition to these shorts, including shorts and biker tights. For light days, I found the shorts more than enough, but the brand suggests using them as a backup for a tampon or pad instead of your sole protection.
Walmart + deals
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 + usually costs between $ 650 and $ 700, so this is a weird and fantastic deal. We liked it enough. It comes with a stylus, and you can work on it by adding a keyboard: skip the default keyboard and use a Bluetooth keyboard (it’ll save you money). The 12.4-inch AMOLED screen is the real star of the program, offering sharp colors and ink blacks.
The LG C1 OLED (8/10, cable recommended) is a great TV that works great for gaming: its entry delay time is equivalent to or better than most gaming monitors. This 65-inch TV typically sells for about $ 1,799, but rarely goes that low. The 55-inch is $ 550 cheaper right now, so if you can save 10 inches, it might be worth it for your wallet.
Binged the newest Strange things seasoned and desperate for a taste of Argyle’s favorite pizza? Walmart offers a frozen version in a pack of four. I’m not sure how the frozen pizza will work by mail, so maybe opt for in-store pickup if possible.