GO THRIFTING… Instead of buying new, buy it used. This action will reduce the amount of garbage on our planet. Producing new products generates greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change.
Go shopping at a thrift store, garage sale, flea market, or eBay. Other benefits are, you can find beautiful retro or vintage clothes with even haute couture designer labels for a fraction of the price.
Greenwashing. Greenwashing is misleading or giving false information to consumers or investors about the negative environmental impact of a company’s products and operations. It’s a form of false advertising. This blog aims to alert consumers who want to be sustainability responsible and prevent being duped by false claims. If you are paying extra for something,… Continue reading Sustainability Tip #16
Sustainable Skin Products. Remember – What you put on your skin gets absorbed into your body as if you ate it. Natural, non-synthetic products are likely going to be more environmentally friendly. For instance, look for reef safe, chemical free sunscreens. Also, be mindful of the containers and packaging. Look for containers made from paper/cardboard,… Continue reading Sustainability Tip #15
Time to clean up your in-box. Composing, sending, receiving, and storing emails leaves a carbon footprint. Even though email energy usage is 1/60th of paper mail, we send many more emails. If you take a long time to compose or read your emails or send pictures and videos, these all take additional energy. In a… Continue reading Sustainability Tip #14