Eco-Friendly Living This Summer
AD | Hello my lovelies, happy Friday, I really hope that you're all having a wonderful start to your weekend ahead! I wanted to some easy ways on how you can start living more eco-friendly this summer so that you can do simple things to help save our beautiful Earth.
x | Walk, take a bike or use public transport to get to places.
x | Stop using your hairdryer, let your hair dry naturally.
x | Disable screensavers to lessen energy consumption.
x | Save paper by hosting meetings with emailed documents or on-screen presentations.
x | Do not use your tumble dryer and hang clothes out instead.
x | Waste less water, take shower showers.
x | Swap plastic bags for reusable ones.
x | Always have a reusable water bottle with you.
x | Make your own beauty/self-care products out of everyday ingredients.
x | Buy your clothes second hand from charity shops.
x | Lower the brightness of your monitor to 70% to save energy.
x | Clear out your book shelve and donate books.
x | Do not flush plastics, wet wipes, etc.
x | Buy more seasonal food.
x | Unsubscribe to junk mails as soon as it lands in your inbox or mailbox. It will reduce the waste of unwanted magazines, catalogues or papers.
x | Leave the edges of your lawn unmowed for the bees and wildlife to thrive.
x | Stop buying plastic.
x | Take your own reusable mug and lunch box/bag to work and on days outs (this will also save you money).
x | Have a clear-out and donate to charity.
x | Clean up after yourself outdoors and use public bins.
x | Keep plants in your home and office to improve the air quality.
x | Make/buy DIY decor instead of buying new home decor from stores.
x | Hang up your towels to dry instead of leaving them wet on the floor.
x | Print both sides of the paper in black ink when necessary.
x | Plant a tree.
x | Fix things instead of throwing them away and buying new.
x | Shut down your computer and unplug your charger every day.
x | Switch to energy-saving light bulbs.
x | Reduce your food waste by keeping leftover food for lunches.
x | Use your recycling bin (if you don't have one request one from your local council).
x | Buy groceries and essential supplies online (delivery trucks produce less carbon dioxide than personal vehicles).
x | Keep locally-made snacks handly to reduce your carbon footprint.
- For more information or support on how you can help our environment check out the Friends Of The Earth website for helpful tips and advice.
I'd love to know your views and thoughts so please get in touch with me on one of my social media pages! Sending you all so much love for a wonderful day x
With love, Alisha Valerie. x