Simple Ways to Live a More Eco-Friendly Lifestyle
Updated: May 1, 2019
Waste is perhaps one of the largest culprits when it comes to pollution. Wastes not only physically contributing to landfills, it also introduces toxins and chemical to the soil and earth’s atmosphere. In an effort to decrease waste in our lives, it’s important to be aware of the resources we use, this is to include the products we use to make our lives easier, but not necessarily healthier. Although the use of chemicals in our modern world may be necessary for a variety of reasons, the Earth is an astonishing ecosystem that we can bring back balance into our lives.
The ability to adopt an environmentally-conscious lifestyle need not be intrusive of the lives we have become accustomed to live. Although one surefire way to go green is to embrace simplicity, a lifestyle that advocates living simply with less material possessions can make small impactful changes that will help the environment without diminishing our quality of life. Believe it or not, living a more natural lifestyle filled with exercise and natural product choices leads to a higher quality of life. Embracing Mother Nature is key. We can significantly reduce our impact on the environment. Begin your journey of being environmentally conscious. In the meantime, here are tips you can use right away. (More to Follow)
1. Invest in re-usable bags. California outlawed plastic bags to be used in grocery stores, charging 10 cents for each paper bag given to customers. Start with 2-3 bags and reduce the amount of bags you actually use. Don’t forget to ask for a discount, some retailers will reduce your cost for utilizing your own bags.
2. Replace burnt-out light bulbs with LED lights. Now, don’t go replacing all the bulbs in your home with LED all at once or you will find yourself in a situation with no lights when the bulbs life ends. This way, you’re moving in the eco-friendly direction, but not wasting the traditional light bulbs you already own.
3. Did you know: The air inside your home is actually five times more polluted than the air you breathe outdoors? We use a lot of chemical in our homes to get them clean and bacteria free. Many of us use air fresheners that actually pollute the air and can damage the lungs. Try activated charcoal as a natural air purifier. A fantastic way to purify indoor air is with activated charcoal, also referred to as activated carbon. It's odorless, highly-absorptive and works wonders with eliminating toxins and moisture from the air. #fitfam #fitnessblogger #trainhard #fitnessgoals# healthylifestyle #practiceandalliscoming #personaltrainer #eatclean #cleaneating #nopainnogain #livecolorfully #livethelittlethings #darlingmovement #lifestyle #livingglam #lifetips #loveyourlife #liveyourlife