Plastic-free July has been plastered across social media recently. It’s the latest aspect of a worldwide push for more sustainable, thoughtful living.
Not every lifestyle change has to be seismic. It’s possible to make small swaps and compromises to help make your modern life much more planet-friendly.
Some changes which can be incorporated into your everyday lifestyle include:
- Using reusable coffee cup or water bottle. Keep Cups and stainless steel water bottles only need to be purchased once. The swap to reusable items like these can do a world of good, and will eventually teach you to remember to bring them along!
- Reusable bags. The concept isn’t new – remember library bags? They’re durable, can look cute, and they don’t clog up the ocean. All-round positives!
- Bee wraps. These are a great alternative to using a roll of plastic wrap for refrigerated items.
- Live-in greenery. As more and more Australians embrace apartment living, the need for indoor greenery is growing. Sophie Thomson, author of Sophie’s Patch (scroll down to read all about it, has some excellent tips about saving the world through gardening.
We’ve put together three curated lists to help readers of all ages make their lives more eco-friendly.
Helpful hints for wannabe Green Thumbs
To make every day more sustainable…
For younger readers
Posted on July 11, 2018 by Larissa
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