An Air Conditioner That's Pretty Enough to Show Off, and More Clever Items to Upgrade Your Life This Week

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clever items: energy efficient air conditioner
clever items: energy efficient air conditioner

This week, we're all about items to increase sustainability in your household, from an air conditioner that uses less energy to toilet paper that is completely tree-free. We've also thrown in a sarong for beach vacations and a streaming service for superior playlists.

The Windmill AC

An air conditioner that's not an eyesore? We're in. This in-window unit is incredibly easy to install and uses an earth-friendly refrigerant as well as being more energy efficient. Connect your phone to the app so you can turn it on and off from wherever you are.

windmill air conditioner
windmill air conditioner

Leather Fly Swatter

Beauty meets practicality with this chic fly walloper. It has a beechwood handle and leather swatter that's stain resistant and wipes off easily. You won't mind hanging it amid your home decor so it's easily accessible.

leather fly swatter
leather fly swatter

Reel Tree-free Toilet Paper

Made from 100 percent bamboo, these 3-ply rolls are biodegradable and fragrance- and dye-free, which is not always the case with your run-of-the-mill roll. There's not a single shred of plastic involved in the packaging, either (even the tape!), so you'll really up your sustainability game.

Reel Tree-Free Toilet Paper
Reel Tree-Free Toilet Paper

Sunshine Tienda Tiki Island Sarong

Sarongs are back, baby. Tie this adorably-printed 100 percent cotton version around your waist after a dip in the ocean, fashion into a head scarf, or wear it over a short skirt.

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6-clever-items-080621-sarong

Scrub & Throw

No more soggy, germy sponges laying next to the sink. With this box, you get thirty 100 percent biodegradable sponges so you can use a new one each day of the month. The sponges have a soft and a scrubby side. Just toss when you're done.

scrub and throw sponge
scrub and throw sponge

8tracks

With playlists like "Hipster Hip Hop" and "It's Time To Have Fun In The Sun!" there's a reason this streaming service has become the best place to discover new and exciting music: the playlists are incredibly specific. If you're having work-from-home-induced playlist fatigue, try it for 14 days for free.

8tracks
8tracks
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