Sustainable living can sometimes get complicated, making it easy to feel like you’re never doing enough. However, it’s important to keep in mind that small swaps can make a big difference, and they can save you money in the process. This TikTok video offers a list of eco-friendly ideas that will hopefully inspire you to get creative and make some changes!
@bohmeybeauty Which one are you picking? #crueltyfree #eco #smallbusiness #skincare #SHEINcares #ecofriendly #cleanbeauty #Makeup #spf #ecoswaps ♬ original sound – Bohmey Beauty
Plastic spends a small fraction of its existence serving a purpose. And the rest of the time, it threatens people, animals, and the environment. But what does plastic waste have to do with your care routines? The problem stems from the packaging. Typically cosmetics, skincare products, and hair care products are packaged in plastic packaging, which eventually adds to plastic Pollution in our environment.
If you want to help out our planet, one thing you can do is look for cosmetics that attempt to use sustainable packaging options. You can also save money by ditching paper towels for old dish rags or Swedish dishcloths, which can be reused many times.
Instead of using makeup wipes, try using reusable cotton pads, and instead of throwing away soap bars, you can buy a reusable soap bag and throw in your leftover soap pieces for zero waste! Instead of buying traditional cotton swabs, you can reduce your plastic consumption by using eco-friendly reusable swabs.
For more clean beauty & eco-lifestyle content, keep up with Bohmey Beauty on TikTok! Also, don’t forget sustainability doesn’t end in the home or kitchen. Every year 100 billion new clothing items are produced, 60% of all clothing is made from plastic which either goes right to the landfill or is burned in incinerators, and over 2.2 million tons of microfiber Pollution from synthetic clothing enters our oceans! So it’s important to be conscious of your Fashion footprint when you think about cutting out plastic from your life. Sustainable and circular brands like Tiny Rescue are paving the way by designing recycled and plastic-free clothes that produce no waste. Their products can be returned and remade into new products over and over again!
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Easy Ways to Help the Planet:
- Eat Less Meat: Download Food Monster, the largest plant-based Recipe app on the App Store to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy. You can also buy a hard or soft copy of our favorite vegan cookbooks.
- Reduce Your Fast Fashion Footprint: Take the initiative by standing up against fast Fashion Pollution and supporting sustainable and circular brands like Tiny Rescue that are raising awareness around important issues through recycled zero-waste clothing designed to be returned and remade over and over again.
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- Do What You Can: Reduce waste, plant trees, eat local, travel responsibly, reuse stuff, say no to single-use plastics, recycle, vote smart, switch to cold water laundry, divest from fossil fuels, save water, shop wisely, Donate if you can, grow your own food, volunteer, conserve energy, compost, and don’t forget about the microplastics and microbeads lurking in common household and personal care products!