Reduce: Ideas On How To Use Less
It's important to know what to look for in your stainless steel water bottle, and what to avoid. Nope, they're not all created equal.
If you're really ready to be a hippie, cloth toilet paper is the answer. I know, I know...it sounds pretty "out there" when you first hear about it. But I encourage you to read this article on it to learn the truth.
One beautiful and sustainable alternative to traditional wrapping paper is fabric gift wrap. This unique gift wrap idea is reusable for many years and can be very affordable.
Put an end to the stacks of junk mail and you could save an average of 69 POUNDS of paper each year. That's the equivalent of saving a 10 year old from the trash in each household every year.
Disposable razors are expensive and dull quickly. Plus they're not nearly as cool as safety razors and other supplies to "reduce reuse recycle" your shaving habits.
Getting rid of plastics is a big step, and food storage tends to be one that people question. But there are many alternatives that are safer, healthier and cheaper than chemical-filled, short-lived plastic containers.
Don't think all plastic is avoidable? Learn what you can use to replace common things like a plastic toothbrush, shower curtain, hard hat, and more.
Using reusable bags is a popular recommendation for green living. Whether you buy them or make them, just remember to keep them in your trunk.