Loads of people wonder why sustainable living is important. Everyone’s sustainable journey should be a personal one. There’s no right or wrong way to start, although it is vital to remember every little step counts. Your eco-friendly lifestyle shouldn’t feel like a burden, try not to overwhelm yourself and focus on the journey. Here are 5 simple ways to be more sustainable!
Buy eco-friendly cleaning products
Consumers have become more and more concerned about what they clean their homes with. Regular cleaning products contain load of chemicals and customers opt to buy plant-based products or even make their own. Don’t throw away plastic spray bottles – a multi-purpose spray can be made by mixing vinegar, lemon, baking soda and water.
If you’re not in the mood to make cleaning supplies, there are brands that produce eco-friendly, sustainable alternatives to regular cleaners that you can be easily found in the supermarket.
Use public transportation
A simple lifestyle changes a lot of people forget about is switching to public transportation. Ditching the car and using a bus, tram, or underground can reduce harmful CO2 emissions. The use of public transportation reduces the carbon footprint and conserves energy by eliminating travel that would have otherwise been made in a private vehicle.
Bring your own reusables
One of the easiest ways to start your eco-friendly lifestyle starts before you leave your home. If you’re going to the supermarket, don’t buy a plastic bag – bring a reusable one with you. Carry a reusable water bottle and fill it at restaurants and cafes – they’re not going to say no to you. Food containers are a life saver – when you have leftovers at a restaurant, ask them to put the food in your container rather than using a plastic one.
We’re all used to cutting a vegetable, eating one half, and using cling film to store it in the fridge. This excess use of plastic can be easily replaced by beeswax wraps. Beeswax wraps are sustainable, eco-friendly, reusable and an easy change to your everyday life. Not only does it keep the food fresh, it also can be used as a lid, as a pouch, and even as a piping bag.
The time of single-use plastic cups has passed. Cupffee is a revolutionary product that not only makes your coffee experience unique, but it also helps you lead a sustainable and ethical lifestyle. Cupffee makes the green revolution a reality one cup at a time. Choose the edible cup on your next trip to Costa or buy for your own coffee recipes from one of our partnering stores.
Cupffee supports the Green Revolution and environmental consciousness. If you want more useful tips on sustainable living, watch out for more blog posts.