HOW I’M TRYING TO LIVE A MORE SUSTAINABLE LIFE.

 

I don’t want this post to come across preachy at all, but I really wanted to talk about something that is a new interest of mine, and that’s the environment.

Previously I was very unaware about what you could do to live more sustainably (and maybe I just didn’t really want to educate myself back then), but over the recent months it’s something that I just keep returning to. I always feel like I could do more, so if you have any more tips that I could do, please let me know in the comments!

Now the most obvious thing that I did was become vegetarian. I’m not sure when I actually cut meat out, but it was probably over a year ago if I had to guess. Why did I do it? It was a mixture of reasons, but a big one being that I just didn’t want to eat an animal, I didn’t like the texture and the whole thing didn’t sit too well with me, plus I was never a big meat-eater anyway. I would never judge those who do as everyone’s lifestyle needs different things and I respect people having different opinions.

A few months ago, I bought myself a glass bottle from TK Maxx, as I drunk so much water and was fed up with buying plastic bottles, especially when I heard about how bad they are for the environment. It works really well, but sometimes I do slip up and pick up the odd bottle every now and then, which I don’t beat myself up about. Plastic consumption is something I want to do even more research on, and I really want to try and avoid it as much as possible in terms of food shopping too.

Plastic bags is another thing I always try to remember when food shopping, and the ones I have now I re-use until they fall apart and try really hard to not buy another. I would definitely recommend popping a tote or 5p bag in your daily hand-bag so you don’t get caught short!

 

What else should I do to live more sustainably? 

 

 

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  • For some basic swaps: You can replace plastic wrap with a beeswax coated cloth alternative and use bamboo toothbrushes instead! X

    • NatalieLeanne

      I’ve actually been thinking a lot about a bamboo toothbrush! Do you use one? Xx

  • This is such an important post. We can all make small changes and it would make the whole world of difference!

    Danielle xx
    https://www.fashionbeautyblog.co.uk/

    • NatalieLeanne

      Definitely, even starting small can make such a difference!