Smart 138 Reusable Dish Scrubber, $7.95 for a pack of 3, Available at Amazon This towel, made from natural materials, can be used to scrub anything from stubborn food caked onto dishes to sticky messes on countertops. Buyers claim that this towel has become their favorite cleaning tool because it's durable, dries fast, and doesn't hold bacteria like most sponges. Smart Sheep Wool Dryer Balls, $16.95 for a pack of 6, Available at Amazon These dryer balls might look a little odd, but with nearly 16,000 reviews and an average of 4.5 stars on Amazon, it's clear that their outward appearance isn't interfering with their popularity. The Smart Sheep Dryer Balls are made from 100% premium New Zealand wool and offer the same benefits of disposable dryer sheets (like decreased static), but without the waste. They can be infused with essential oils, and they can aid in quicker drying times by creating air pockets between clothes.Phaewo Silicone Dishwashing Gloves, $13.99, Available at Amazon Often times, sponges and brushes are difficult to use when trying to get into small crevices of dishes and silverware. With bristles on both sides and anti-slip grips on each finger, you can easily clean your bowls and plates without worrying that they'll slip out of your hands. Silicone is also more ocean-friendly than traditional plastic, and it's BPA-free, too.AmazonBasics Microfiber Cloths, $12.49 (Originally $14.81) for a pack of 24, Available at Amazon I've been using microfiber cloths around my house and in my car for years and cannot even imagine how many paper towels I have saved. These ones are extremely absorbent and are machine washable — meaning they can last you for quite some time, no matter how often you use them. We suggest washing them in this bag that catches microfibers to prevent their entry into our waterways. E-Cloth Window Cleaning Pack, $14.88, Available at Amazon Unless you're a commercial-grade window cleaner, you likely use paper towels to wash your windows — leaving tons of waste that can't even be recycled. These cloths work together to clean glass and windows, ensuring a streak-free shine. Kitchen + Home Machine Washable Bamboo Towels, $7.99 (Originally 14.99), Available at Amazon One of Insider Pick's reporters, Mara Leighton, recommended that I mention this product, so I took her word for it — literally. Here's what she has to say about these reusable bamboo towels: The first thing I noticed about them was how thick and durable they are — more so than traditional paper towels — which is likely why they can hold up to as many as 100 washes. Once you've gotten used to them, it becomes second nature to throw dirty sheets in the top dishwasher rack for cleaning and to keep the clean, ready-to-go sheets under the sink. All in all, it's worth the extra minute or two to feel a bit more responsible. - Mara Leighton, Insider Picks ReporterReal Clean Microfiber Swiffer Refills, $9.95 for a pack of 3, Available at Amazon The Swiffer has swept its way across the country and into the homes, dorms, and apartments of anyone wanting a quick alternative to mopping. These microfiber cloths fit perfectly on the bottom of the Swiffer to trap dust and dirt and can be easily cleaned in the washer.Planet Wise Reusable Trash Liner, $13.99, Available at Bed Bath & Beyond Think about how many trash bags you use on a monthly basis. If that number makes you cringe, this just might be your saving grace. These trash bin liners are washable and waterproof, plus the hidden seams ensure that leaking or wicking won't be an issue. Amber Glass Spray Bottles, $11.98 for 2, Available at Amazon These amber spray bottles are perfect alternatives to buying plastic bottles every time you need a refill on your favorite household cleaner. By purchasing a bulk supply of cleaning solution, you can save money (and the environment) by simply filling these reusable bottles instead. FlexiSnake Hair Clog Tool, $4.99, Available at Bed Bath & Beyond Clogged drains and hair buildup are, let's face it, gross — but worse, they're issues that can cause some serious problems if not tended to properly. The FlexiSnake hair clog tool grabs clogs with ease and is able to swiftly eliminate any ball of hair that is causing a backup of water — plus, it doesn't include the chemicals found in typical drain cleaners. Eco Egg Reusable Laundry Egg, $35.61, Available at Amazon The Eco Egg completely replaces normal washing detergent (no liquid or powder required) and lasts for up to 720 washes. Similar to detergent, the egg removes grime and dirt — but the best part is that it results in much less waste. Homitt Electric Spin Scrubber, $42.99 (Originally $59.99), Available at Amazon This spin scrubber comes with three brush heads and 360-degree high rotating speed capabilities to master any amount of bathroom grime or mildew. With more thorough washes and less time spent using water or harsh chemicals, you won't have to worry about wasting resources or consistently purchasing new brushes. Reusable Bottle Cleaner Beads, $10.99 (Originally $12.50), Available at Amazon Nothing is worse than having to clean out a grimey water bottle that has been neglected because of the odd shape or small mouth of the bottle. Users claim that by following a few simple steps, you can get a narrow-necked bottle looking like new. Planet Wise Reusable Sandwich Bags, starting at $17.99 for a pack of 3, Available at Bed Bath & Beyond These bags can go far beyond holding your ham and cheese sandwich. With waterproof seams and a seven-ounce capacity, they can help you organize and tidy your space so that you can actually see your newly cleaned counter — no more plastic baggies in the junk drawer. Kuhn Rikon Silicone Scrubber, $5.99 (Originally $7.99), Available at Bed Bath & Beyond Silicone products can be found in the kitchen section of virtually any store because they are easily washable and stand the test of time (unlike sponges which tend to break down). This silicone scrubber comes in seven colors and is sure to outlast most of your kitchen cleaning tools — not to mention being much more environmentally friendly. Silicone can even be recycled if you have a nearby processing facility.