Eco Friendly Product Swaps
Did you know that we produce over 300 tons of plastic in the world every year? 50% of that is for single-use items like straws, water bottles, shopping bags, and containers. And, less than 10% is recycled. Disposable plastic is not biodegradable and can take hundreds to thousands of years to decompose. And studies have shown that plastic can have adverse effects on our health.
Living a sustainable lifestyle is not something you can flip a switch and do overnight. But, let’s face it, there are changes that we can all make to be less wasteful. And all it takes are slight changes to make a significant impact on the environment. I’ve been slowly making changes over the past several years. Here are 15 eco friendly product swaps that you can make to have a healthier home and impact the planet by reducing your carbon footprint.
Products That Are Good for the Environment
1 – These washable Swedish Dish Cloths are absorbent, reusable, biodegradable, and a great alternative to paper towels.
2 – Instead of using plastic ziplock bags, use BPA-free reusable storage bags.
3 – The Planet Goody collection is the first ever line of sustainable hair accessories made with renewable plant-based materials.
4 – Too much aluminum can have adverse effects on your body. Beautycounter’s Clean Duo is refillable and recyclable.
5 – One of these reusable makeup remover pads is equivalent to 1000 cotton pads.
6 – Eco Friendly Portable Charger packs more power than charges twice its size.
7 – Wool dryer balls are a chemical-free alternative to dryer sheets and reduce drying time.
8 – Vivaia Shoes has a gorgeous collection of stylish shoes made from plastic water bottles.
9 – Plastic containers can release chemicals into your food. Swap out your plastic food storage for glass food storage containers.
10 – Go green with these Bottle to Pen Refillable & Retractable Rolling Ball Gel Pens.
11 – Substitute beeswax wrap for anything you would wrap in plastic wrap.
12 – Summer BBQ season is right around the corner. Use this earth-friendly biodegradable partyware for your upcoming gatherings.
13 – Strike your yoga poses on a yoga mat made in the USA from 100% recycled wetsuits.
14 – Reduce plastic waste by refilling a stainless steel water bottle to stay hydrated.
15 – Plastic grocery bags can pile up quickly. I have a tote bag of reusable grocery bags that I keep in my car.
What are some of your favorite eco friendly products?
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