It seems like the world is going green, and everyone is looking for a way to live life to the fullest without causing much damage to the environment. Deciding to be environmentally conscious can be tough in the beginning, but it can be achieved by making small changes. Here are some of the everyday items that can be replaced with more eco-friendly products.

Recycled Toilet Paper
This particular toilet paper and tissue are made from 100% recycled paper, without the presence of toxic bleach for whitening. Recycled toilet paper and tissue break down faster in septic tanks than other types of toilet paper and tissue.

Shopping bags
Making use of reusable shopping bags is one of the simplest ways to reduce plastic bag waste, without causing any form of inconvenience. To encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, many stores offer incentives for customers who come along with their bags.

Vortex’s Rechargeable Crank Flashlight
This flashlight runs on a rechargeable battery that is hand-cranked to recharge, each time the battery gets low. Instead of changing battery each time the battery runs low, this will work out fine.

Water Bottles
Making use of reusable, eco-friendly water bottles are much better than the on the environment. Consider using stainless steel, glass or aluminum bottle instead of a recyclable plastic water bottle.

Rechargeable batteries
It is well-known that batteries are made up of chemicals which can cause both soil and water pollution. The best way to prevent this is to make use of rechargeable batteries.

Biodegradable trash bags
The trash bags are 100% compostable and have no adverse effect on the environment, and cost less than Glad bags.

Glass jars
Jars can be easily reused, instead of buying another one. Mason jars can be used to store almost everything from spices to salads.

Compostable cutlery
Plastic cutlery is often used once and then thrown away. Plastic cutlery waste can be reduced or eliminated by making use of compostable cutlery.

Compostable party plates
Parties and school lunches produce a lot of plastic plate waste. Just like the compostable cutlery, compostable plates can also be used in homes to reduce such waste.

Eco-friendly umbrella
The Natural is an eco-friendly umbrella from the Green Home. Its fabric comes from recycled plastic, with a handle made from 65% reclaimed wood.

Recycled handle toothbrush
The recycled handle toothbrush can be used to reduce plastic waste in toothbrushes. The only thing that would need replacing is the head of the toothbrush.

A shower timer
This equipment helps to keep an eye on how long the shower is kept running when having bathing. It assists in cutting down on water and heating energy.

100% recycled aluminum foil
Aluminum foil is one of the most used home items nowadays. A 100% recycled aluminum foil makes use of 95% less energy to produce than traditional foil manufacturing.

Toxin-free laundry detergent
This type of detergent does not contain dyes, chlorine and other chemicals that can be harmful to the environment or unhealthy to humans.

Reusable coffee filters
Consider making use of the reusable coffee filter when preparing coffee. It saves a lot of money and space.

 

These are all eco-friendly alternatives for things that are used in at home on a daily basis.

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