Upright Dustpan and Broom
Credit: Real Simple

Save your back and skip the stoop-and-scoop routine. This 2-tools-in-1 Real Simple Upright Dustpan & Broom allows you to stand upright while filling the dustpan. The lightweight yet strong aluminum poles make it easy to sweep up and scoop away a mess. Broom closet clutter will be kept at bay because this broom and dustpan fit together neatly for storage. And the dustpan lies flat against the broom closet wall.

To buy: $14.99, Target, for store locations, and Casabella,