10 Easy Waste-Reducing Swaps for an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

We are all a part of a single-use enabling society. It is a privilege to buy a cup of coffee, throw it away and never think of where it goes next. An out-of-sight and out-of-mind mentality isn’t really the most eco-friendly mindset. To take into account the amount of plastic and single-use waste we contribute to the environment, here are a few easy and budget-friendly alternatives to reduce waste daily! 

Try These Eco-Friendly Swaps

 

Plastic utensils and straws

Invest in some reusable bamboo cutlery you can throw in your bag. It creates less waste and you’ll always be prepared! 

 

Plastic wrap and ziplock bags

Stasher bags and beeswax wraps. Bee’s wrap is a natural alternative that easily replaces plastic wrap.

 

Single-use bottles or cans

If you don’t have a reusable water bottle, that is the perfect place to start! Pseudo Labs Is offering a limited edition glass water bottle in celebration of Earth Day!

 

Plastic cleaning products and soaps

Get a few reusable glass spray bottles and soap dispensers to purchase refills instead! 

 

Drugstore shampoo and conditioner in plastic bottles

Try out shampoo and conditioner bars! These are great alternatives that are longer-lasting and low-waste.

 

Plastic toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste

Swapping for a bamboo, biodegradable toothbrush and toothpaste tabs is a cost-effective alternative that keeps the environment in mind.

 

Single-use coffee cups and filters

Elevate your coffee game with reusable coffee mugs and filters! This is a simple way to transform your morning coffee routine while reducing your landfill contributions.

 

Dryer sheets

Ditch the disposable dryer sheets and upgrade to dryer balls.

 

Cotton balls or cotton rounds

Changing up your beauty routine with this eco swap of reusable cotton rounds. They make makeup removal significantly less wasteful! 

 

Buying products with excess packaging

Try to make the switch to products that offer refills or offer less wasteful packaging options. Pseudo Labs offers PHreckles Refills that replace empty makeup bottles from normal faux freckle makeup kits. This is a great option! 

 

 

 

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