The average American tosses about 1,300 lbs. of trash every year (to put it in perspective, that’s about the same weight of an average grizzly bear). Companies are recognizing the need for consumers to have less wasteful beauty routines — and now, there are more options than ever to refill your original beauty containers. Not only is reusing your existing items more preferable than recycling (refillables actually use less energy and environmental resources), your wallet will be happy, too. In most cases, getting a refill for a product is less expensive and a greater value since you’re not paying for the aesthetics of the original packaging.
Below, we offer a few sustainable ways you can stock up (and save) all year long:
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