Nowadays our environmental issues are increasing day by day. Many people are concerned about saving our beloved earth. Zero waste life is a trend that is adopted by many people to combat environmental issues. In general zero waste lifestyle intends to decrease unnecessary waste such as non-bio degradable, non-recycling waste and plastic.
Why zero-waste lifestyle
According to a survey in America, families bring 1500 plastic bags home each year, throw 1LB of food each day, and 79% of plastic ends up in landfills.
According to world count, 2.12 billion tonnes of waste disposed of annually. our mother earth is filled with trash and causes may big environmental issues such as climate change etc.
Also by achieving this lifestyle people can save their money and achieve healthy lifestyle goals as we are removing toxin products from our lives.
Here are some of the easiest ways you can adopt a zero-waste lifestyle
1. Use reusable stuff instead of using plastic
Plastic is highly harmful to our nature due to their non-bio degradable properties. Instead of using plastic you can use reusable bags that last for a longer. You can also use glass or stainless steel containers such as water bottles, boxes, straws, etc.
2. Find DIY products
mostly our daily care products are packed in non-reusable plastic packings. Instead of buying we can make it at home.
3. Find Zero Waste Grocery shops near you or online
Buy products that are not in packaging instead of that we can switch to farmer’s shops or bulk grocery stores.
4. Pay your bills online
We are living in the digital era, you can say no to unnecessary printing. you can pay bills, Use computers instead of stationeries.
5. Refuse what we do not need
There is a lot of stuff in our houses or in wardrobes that are no longer in use. We can give them to a needy person. And for the future, we can stop buying such kinds of stuff.
6. Reduce what we need
Human desires are uncontrollable. We don’t need everything, what we think we need. Before purchasing think make sure whether you truly need the product or not. You can use the second-hand market to buy your products, reuse something that already exists.
Merely sharing the post or shouting slogans won’t change the bad conditions of our Earth but our small single steps can.