New Year’s resolutions are intended to promote better lifestyles and habits towards our hopes of a brighter future. Here are some ways to kick-start 2017 with a more sustainable lifestyle.
Goals are easier to achieve if they are specific and focused. For example, resolve to eliminate as much plastic from your life as possible. One easy way to start this is to get a filter and a reusable water bottle so you don’t have to buy plastic water bottles.
Learn something new
If you’re looking forward to learning something new, why not try a new hobby that benefits the environment? Here are some ideas to get you started on your zero-carbon journey. Also, check out some of our other Green Tips articles that can help you reduce your footprint:
Before recycling, think about reusing materials that would otherwise go to waste. This is called ‘upcycling’ and helps to extend a product’s life cycle by reusing unwanted materials. Boost your creativity by turning your trash into treasure. Check out this site for upcycling ideas to kick-start your creativity.
Travel can be a powerful force for social and environmental change. This is the year to start taking some of those bucket list trips and doing them in a sustainable and responsible way. Here are the ultimate guides on how to be a responsible traveller. Make sure you have a better understanding by reviewing these guides to travel sustainably:
Be green all year round
Don’t give up your resolution after one month. Be green all year round! Do your part at work to be as environmentally minded as you are at home. Here are simple suggestions to implement sustainable practices in the work place.
Have a look at these articles to help you to be greener and more environmentally sustainable at work: