15 Easy Ways To Be More Eco-friendly At Home

The good news is being eco friendly is going to help your pocket as well as the environment

Being eco-friendly usually means buying less, reusing more and making your own. Chances are you have already started thinking about what you can do. Below are just a few small green and eco-friendly ideas that could easily be incorporated into daily life. 

Pick a few. Involve the family, set some challenges. Once they become habits, pick some more. Gradually increase and before you know, your life will be much more eco-friendly.

  1. Plant some simple vegetable plants in your backyard. You could even do this in a container.
  2. Get a reusable water bottle and carry it with you.
  3. Wash your clothes on a lower temperature setting.
  4. Switch your light bulbs to energy efficient bulbs.
  5. Reuse your shopping bags.
  6. Walk if you can.
  7. Before you buy new check if there might be a second hand alternative.
  8. Collect rainwater to repurpose in the backyard.
  9. Line dry your laundry.
  10. Use a menstrual cup or reusable pads.
  11. Switch to cloth diapers.
  12. Use cloth instead of paper to clean your kitchen.
  13. Donate unwanted items to be reused.
  14. Take reusable cups, cutlery and containers for takeaway food and alfresco eating.
  15. Eat less meat.

I hope you’ve found some inspiration. To find out more about sustainable living please click here

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