We hear it every day, global warming is real! And it seems like we’re a long way away from seeing major shifts from the government, but it doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do anything!
Americans produce 4.4lbs of trash every day! Multiply that by 365 days and that’s 1,606 pounds a year! To be honest, when I look at my day, I’m constantly using paper, plastic, cardboard and other non-usable items. Don’t forget all the boxes and bubble wrap I get delivered to my door due to online shopping!
But, there are simple changes we can make that will not only contribute to saving earth’s resources, but will also help you declutter your home, save your hard earned money, and create space in your home and life!!
Start eliminating unnecessary trash and make these 10 Easy Zero Waste Swaps to Declutter Your Life!
Zero Waste Swaps for the Kitchen
The Kitchen is responsible for so much trash. From the moment we step into a grocery store, we start accumulating waste from grocery bags, produce bags, and anything you buy really! Waste continues to follow you once you begin cooking. Start using these easy zero waste alternatives in your kitchen!
Zero Waste Swaps When You're on the Go
Have you seen video of the turtle who has a straw stuck up his nose! It’s heartbreaking! Here’s a list of on the go items you can replace to be zero waste on the go!
Zero Waste Swaps for Personal Items
Did you know that facial tissues weren’t invented until 1924? Do you know what we used instead of facial tissues? We used handkerchiefs or other reusable items, because we had to! This is the same for other items like tampons and pads. Try these zero waste substitutes that you can easily toss in the washer or clean in the shower!
There you have it! my favorite zero waste substitutes to make your home and the earth a better place!
What are your favorite zero waste substitutes? Which zero waste alternatives will you use and where?
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