Eco-friendly or environmentally friendly living is a broad subject as it covers so many areas that factor into our daily lives. With sea levels rising and the planet becoming warmer, every action you make to become more eco-friendly can influence a butterfly effect to help our world become more sustainable.
Changes in your lifestyle can make a huge difference. For example, you may have eco-friendly toys for kids, or you may consider reducing food waste, even how to reduce carbon emissions on travel.
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As a blogger or business owner, you often don’t realize how much of a role model you can be for people. You can genuinely influence some fantastic, beneficial, and influential things to improve the planet for future generations.
Now more than ever, it’s a time to take action, even if it’s something small, such as reusing and repurposing plastics or walking to locations instead of driving. To make a conscious effort to make even the slightest change is so much more significant than you realize.
Our bloggers have provided a perfect insight into the many ideas that have been actively tried and tested. The recommendations are based on time-effective methods and incorporating these into your daily routines.
Don’t worry, we’re not asking you to completely cut off all travel, only eat greens and wear the same clothes forever; but we can offer some advice suggesting the best actions to take that can be just as eco-friendly!
How To Recycle Glass Jars
Even if you can’t find a way to repurpose your jars, you can simply send them to recycling centres, artwork shops, or even to your regular garbage trucks and long as they are separated.
Glasses don’t usually end up in the landfill because they are easy to be recycled – much easier than plastic jars and containers. – Mary, Remain Eco
The Eco-Friendly Method Of Home Organizing
With spring cleaning coming up (at least here in the US!) it’s so easy to get inspired to go to the store and buy all the organizing containers and gadgets, and toss away and replace what we currently have for something “better”.
Believe me, I love all the new organizing gadgets too, and sometimes they are exactly what we need.
But when it comes to organizing our homes in an eco-friendly way, we want to minimize waste, and repurpose and use what we currently have first. On this post I share my favorite tips to organizing your home while being kind to the planet! – Angelica, Green Luxury Living
How To Clean A Candle Jar And Use The Leftover Wax
Joining the jars movement. I love to use the pretty jars that candles come in as storage around my home. – Dafhtne, My Golden Thimble
21 Easy Ways To Reduce Your Plastic Waste While Travelling
Small things to make our flights a little more eco friendly, my personal favourite is bringing a an empty bottle to fill up with water after going through security – I hate how many plastic bottles I see at the airport. – Claire, This Travel Lover
10 Ways To Reduce Food Waste
This post covers 10 ways to reduce food waste – around a third of all food produced in the world ends up getting wasted so reducing food waste at home is a small way to lessen the impact that it’s having on the environment. – Fiona, Crumpets And Cocktails
How To Reduce Clothing Waste And Be More Sustainable
Worldwide, there are hundreds of millions of clothing items that end up in the landfill each year. I share ways you can help reduce clothing waste from repairing damaged clothes and repurposing worn clothes to buying second-hand and shopping from sustainable brands. – Karalee, Tales Of Belle
Sustainable Air Travel: What You Can Do
.Choose low-impact travel to the airport: take a train, for example, instead of driving. If you must drive, a shared taxi or shuttle bus is better than private. – Rachel, Rachels Ruminations
The 7 Best Zero-Waste Starter Kits In The UK
A zero-waste product is an item that does not leave behind any form of residue after it has been used. This means the product is completely compostable or recyclable, no part of it will end up in the landfill (if the product is disposed of correctly). – Jennifer, Ecoralive
Environment-Friendly Makeup Removers In India
No matter how much we love doing makeup, it is important to take it off before going to bed in order to keep your skin healthy.
Not just taking off the makeup, but how you take off the makeup plays a really important role especially today, when we are facing climate change and environmental damage. – Niharika, The Pink Velvet
Winter Sowing In Water Jugs
This method of seed starting reduces waste by reusing plastic water jugs and saves money by not having to buy grow lights and other equipment for starting seeds inside.
It also makes gardening a little easier to get into for those just starting and growing your own food is definitely beneficial for our planet. – Andrea, Andrea Grows Things
11 Ways To Reduce The Carbon Footprint Of Your Flights
Plastic-free travel is achievable and is certainly something to aim for, but even if you can’t do it perfectly here are some easy ways to reduce plastic waste while travelling. – Claire, Tales Of A Backpacker
If you’ve enjoyed the recommendations above or have any other eco-friendly tips or advice to offer. Please leave a comment below; we’d love to hear from you!