It is important we love our planet, so it is important to do your bit in keeping it healthy and tidy. We know how many more folds the environment is going to be affected in 2020 if we do not adopt eco-friendly lifestyle. Often these tips for 2020 will reduce costs too, so this is almost a win-win scenario. Check out these cool and easy to get 15 eco-friendly every day replacements to use in 2020.
Homemade Cleaning Products
Opt for natural or home solutions that’s you already have instead of going out and buying highly packaged chemicals. There are tons of recipes for cleaning products that utilise your cupboard goods such as baking powder and lemon juice.
Try to cycle to work or to the shops instead of driving, this will reduce your eco footprint, save on fuel costs and improve your health and fitness.
If you have to drive to your destination, why not try to car share with someone that is going to the same place, for example taking it in turns with the neighbour to do the school run.
Buy Eco Products
There are tons of eco products available to reduce packaging and help the planet such as refill packs, so try to stick to these where possible.
Have a shower instead of a bath, although this might not be as relaxing it does save a lot of water.
Turn The Tap Off
Turn the tap off when your brushing your teeth or washing up, this is a simple tip that a lot of people often oversee.
Turn Plugs Off
Don’t leave electronics on stand by, turn everything off to stop using electricity while you’re not using it. This includes light switches too.
Buy organic fruit and vegetables as this encourages less chemicals being spread on fresh produce.
Compostable Dog Waste Bags
Use a compostable dog waste bag, so it is all a natural product instead of bagging in plastic that cannot be recycled.
Do your washing on a cooler setting, there are tons of washing products to accommodate to this and you’ll no longer have shrunken clothes.
Invest and use your own compost heap, they are simple to use and it is a great way to do your own recycling through the whole process.
Growing Your Own
Grow your own fruit, veg and herbs. Not only does it taste better and give you a sense of achievement but it also does not require packaging and importation.
Use Tupperware for your packed lunches instead of sandwich bags, as these plastic containers can be washed and reused whereas a sandwich bag is usually discarded after one use.
Roll On Deodorant
By using roll on deodorant it is doing the same job but is no longer in an aerosol, making it far more eco friendly; plus they often last a lot longer.
You could use solar panelled outside lights or even invest in solar panels to power your house, this would soon pay for itself in the money saved from bills.