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10 Eco-Friendly Gadgets Helping you Live a Sustainable Life in 2021

Zero waste recycling sustainable lifestyle concept flat lay. Photographed by Natalia Klenova. Image sourced via Shutterstock.

Going green doesn’t have to mean going out of style thanks to these 10 eco-friendly gadgets you need in your home.

There is no better feeling than living a guilt-free life where you can proudly say “I did my best.” Can we all say that when it comes to our eco footprint? Thanks to modern technology, we can help out mother nature while not compromising our love for all things grandeur!

So, look no further because we have compiled a list of the 10 best luxury and eco-friendly gadgets for sustainable living in 2021:

SodaStream
SodaStream Jet. Image sourced via SodaStream website.

SodaStream

If you love fresh sparkling water but hate single-use plastics then you definitely need a SodaStream. These sparkling water makers have been all the hype and continue to live up to their reputation. You can choose between three different models and four classic colours to fit the aesthetic of your home. By 2025, SodaStream will eliminate 67 billion single-use plastic bottles, and you can help contribute to that!

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79*
Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller
Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller. Image sourced via
Amazon website.

Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller

Sick of those high water bills? Rachio has you covered. In this pack comes a Smart Sprinkler Controller, power supply with a six-foot cord, mounting hardware and a quick smart guide for you to hook up to your irrigation system! Rachio creates Smart Schedules for your garden based on its specific needs. It also has exclusive weather intelligence by automatically skipping unnecessary watering, can be controlled from anywhere via an app, is Alexa compatible, and will save you up to 50 per cent off your water bill. Do we need to say more?

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250*
Google Nest Learning Thermostat
Image sourced via Google Store.

Google Nest Learning Thermostat

Nobody likes a high power bill, and that’s where this eco-friendly gadget comes in handy. The Google Nest Learning Thermostat is currently used in millions of homes and has saved billions of kilowatt hours of energy so far. This thermostat quickly learns how you like your home’s temperature and then it self-adjusts to your desires! The Google Nest Learning Thermostat shows you how much energy you are using and how to use less. You’ll be so good at saving energy this gadget will pretty much pay for itself.

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Breville The Oracle Touch
Breville the Oracle Touch. Image sourced via Breville Website.

Breville The Oracle Touch

Breville’s The Oracle Touch is one of the sleekest and best-rated coffee machines on the market. You’ll be brewing top quality, eco-friendly coffee in the comfort of your own home. This electronic coffee machine will help you reduce waste by avoiding single use coffee cups and pod, capsule, or pad systems many other brands use. With The Oracle Touch’s automated touch screen and the ability to personalise eight coffees, this machine embodies luxury and sustainability one sip at a time.

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3999
Philips Hue 2.0 LED Lightbulb & App WIFI Starter Kit
Philips Hue 2.0 LED Light Bulb & Wifi Starter Kit. Image sourced
via Dick Smith Website.

Philips Hue 2.0 LED Lightbulb & App WIFI Starter Kit

If you want your home to be fully illuminated while using minimal energy, the Philips Hue 2.0 LED Lightbulb and App WIFI Starter Kit is for you. The Philips Hue 2.0 has set lighting automation so the lights can turn on when you come home and turn off when you go to bed, leaving you worry free about your energy consumption! Enjoy the comfort dimming settings, away-from-home control, and the endless possibilities all accomplished via the app on your personal device.

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278*
Vélosophy Original Comfort Edition Bicycle
Vélosophy Original Comfort edition. Image sourced via
the Vélosophy website.

Vélosophy Original Comfort Edition Bicycle

How often do you drive your car short distances? If your answer is “too often” then look no further than the Vélosophy Original Comfort Edition Bicycle. Nespresso and Vélosophy partnered to produce this luxury, ethically and eco-friendly sustainable bike that is helping make a difference by using recycled aluminium from coffee pods. Also, for every bike that is sold, Vélosophy donate one bike to a young woman working on her studies in Ghana. Not only are you doing good for the environment, but you’ll also have a feel-good moment knowing that you’re doing good for others too.

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1850*
Koh's Spray Mop & Bundle
Koh Spray Mop Bundle. Image sourced via Koh website.

Koh's Spray Mop & Bundle

Ready, set, Koh! Australia, it’s time to have a clean conscience. Koh produce eco-friendly, vegan cleaning products which is a must-have in your home, and their Spray Mop Bundle is perfect to get you started. Containing a spray mop, five reusable pads, sponges, cloths, atomisers and a universal cleaner, your home will be clean without hurting the environment in no time. Koh will prove to you there is no need for harsh chemicals when there are simple, effective, sustainable methods to use instead.

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99*
Seed & Sprout Composting Starter Pack
Seed & Sprout Composting Starter Pack. Image sourced via Seed
& Sprout website.

Seed & Sprout Composting Starter Pack

Let’s be honest. It’s hard to look good making compost… that was until Seed & Sprout created their stylish stainless steel compost bin – a bundle curated to get you started on your composting journey. Seed & Sprout provide an eight-litre compost bin with a white matte finish, certified compostable bin liners, dish bar and an aluminium tin. The best part? Seed & Sprout’s Composting Starter Pack also features a charcoal filter that keeps the smells in your bin and out of your kitchen! You and your garden will be happy with your new home-made worm food.

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90*
IKEA Kadrilj Roller Blind
Ikea Kadrilj Roller Blind. Image sourced via Ikea website.

IKEA Kadrilj Roller Blind

Did you know that window coverings can reduce energy loss while also lowering your heating and cooling bills? IKEA’s electric blinds, Kadrilj, combine luxury and sustainability. With a four-and-a-half star rating, these remote operated blinds will keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer without compromising your home’s aesthetic. Kadrilj will keep your energy rates low and your wallet happy. It’s a win-win for you and your eco-friendly journey in the home.

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229
Eco Bidet R500
Eco Bidet R500. Image sourced via The Bidet Shop website.

Eco Bidet R500

Say goodbye to toilet paper shortages! The Bidet Shop have created an eco-friendly bidet that comes with all the features you’ll be needing in the most super sustainable way. This nifty gadget is energy efficient and will learn your weekly usage patterns to save energy. Plus, Eco Bidet R500’s included dryer will significantly reduce the amount of toilet paper you use and have you feeling like royalty with all its amazing features.

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1490

Want to find out how you can do more for the planet? Here are four tips for starting a healthy eating, plant based or vegan diet or here are three everyday sustainable house products you need.

Feature image: Photographed by Natalia Klenova. Image sourced via Shutterstock.
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