Five Simple Steps towards Eco-Friendlier Life
We emit vast amounts of garbage and toxic waste every day due to our consumption habits. The linear economy made it possible to produce numerous cheap and affordable goods without thinking about the consequences of such unregulated and irresponsible consumption.
Our planet suffers greatly because of humanity’s activity and mass ignorance. But we can contribute a lot to the recovery of our planet by following even the smallest and easiest steps.
Replace disposable containers with reusable alternatives
You can pack your lunch and snack in reusable containers that are made of glass or high-quality plastic. Fill your reusable bottle/cup with water or coffee to avoid unnecessary purchases of disposable cups and bottles.
Disposable containers such as lunchboxes, cups, cutlery, and packages pollute stored products with micro-plastic particles and chemical plastic compounds. Glass or high-quality plastic containers will benefit not only the environment but your health also.
Avoid unnecessary packaging
Use your own shopper bags and containers to buy food products. Most of the products are packed in numerous layers of plastic or foil packaging which will be emitted into the environment. Such packaging doesn’t have any useful purpose so need to get sure that your groceries are free from unnecessary wrapping.
Compost your wastage
Bio wastage can’t decompose in the right way once it appears in the landfill. You can compost your bio wastage to reduce the amount of garbage that will be emitted into the environment.
Use eco-friendly cleaning supplies
Cleaning supplies and bathroom accessories contain varied chemical substances that are very harmful to the environment and your own health. You should replace them with phosphate-free, organic, or handmade alternatives.
You can make your own cleaner from baking soda, white vinegar, and a few glasses of boiling water. Add a dozen drops of essential oil once the mixture will cool down.
Watch your diet
Our eating habits affect our environment a lot. Meat production and the dairy industry viciously pollute the environment wasting enormous amounts of natural resources and causing harm to the animals.
A diet that includes meat, dairy, poultry, and other animal products cannot be considered ecological and environmentally-friendly nutrition.
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