9 Eco-Friendly Ways to Improve Your Lifestyle

If I can start with a brag, I am really proud of myself as far as what we’ve changed in our household to reduce the amount of trash we generate. Christmas week is pretty much the only week of the year that we fill our garbage can.

And that’s not due to wrapping paper, but more because all of us are home all day and eating all of our meals here. I use reusable gift bags and other packaging to eliminate gift wrap waste.

9 Things You Can Do That Go Beyond Recycling

Drying Clothing on a Clothesline

Chances are you may remember your grandmother drying clothes on the line outside. Not only does it save energy, but it also makes your clothes smell great.

Making the Most of Your Time in the Car

When you need to run errands, take the time to think about where you need to go and the best way to hit those places so that you don’t waste gas. Also, take care of as many errands at one time as you can to reduce the amount of gas used.

Buying Bamboo Made Products

Bamboo is an incredibly sustainable plant. It grows inches per day which makes it perfect for making our products out of. Everything from clothing to flooring to cooking utensils and even outdoor furniture can be made from bamboo.

Shopping for Earth-Friendly Products

Try to reduce your consumption of single-use plastics. Look for products that are compostable and reusable. I’ve been trying to do this, and once you start keeping track of how much plastic we use each day, it’s frightening!

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