It is well known by now that reducing personal waste is essential for safeguarding the future of our beautiful planet. However, it is hard to know where to start and which items can be reused or recycled. Often those things we consider “disposable” actually have a lot of life left in them and can be used over and over again rather than being thrown immediately into a landfill. Take a look at your life and find ways that you can reduce waste and do your part to improve the environment. Start by learning to reuse these “disposable” products.
There’s nothing like a midsummer camping trip to help connect you to nature and give you a chance to unwind and destress. However, many people fail to realize the impact that their presence has on nature and are not conscious of the pollution they can create. Whether you choose to go deep into the woods or stay at a more established campsite, there are a few ways that you can reduce your environmental impact and make your camping trip truly eco-friendly.
As you seek to lower your environmental impact this Earth Day and do your part to preserve the planet, you have probably begun to eliminate waste in your life such as a plastic waterbottles, Ziploc bags, and personal hygiene products with microbeads. You go to work proudly carrying your reusable thermos and your glass tubberware container. However, there is one huge area that you may not have considered in your quest for a more sustainable lifestyle…your clothes.