There are so many things you can do to “go green” at home that sometimes it feels overwhelming. I’m sharing just 5 sustainable swaps I’ve made in my kitchen — my favorite part of the house!
There are a 100+ things you can do to “go green” at home. Sometimes I feel bad for not doing them all, but we should all be striving for progress not perfection. Do the best you can to make sustainable choices dependent on your environment, time, resources, etc. For example, if you live in a high rise in NYC, having a compost bin may not be at the top of your list (unless your building has a compost system in place!), but you can use reusable cloths instead of paper towels.
That said, I know just how important it is for the wellness of our planet to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Whether that’s using clean beauty products in recyclable packing, reusing bags or using cloth bags instead of wrapping gifts, running errands on foot, or giving a tub full of too-small kids clothing to a friend as hand-me-downs, these are just a few of the ways I do my part to live a more sustainable life.
But, today, I want to talk about sustainability just in the kitchen. Here are just a handful of ways that we’ve made a few small changes that add up. Bonus: going green usually saves you money too!
5 Sustainable Swaps I’ve Made In My Kitchen
1. Cloth or Paper Snack Bags
While using a washable container or Lunchskins bag is ideal sometimes you need something disposable or super…