Sustainability in Your Day to Day Life — A beginners guide to sustainable living
Environmental Sustainability can be defined as ‘a state in which the demands placed on the environment can be met without reducing its capacity to allow all people to live well, now and in the future’. (Financial Times, n.d.)
In simpler words, it’s living in a way that won’t kill or damage our planet.
And everybody wants that, right? So naturally, the next step is to align our intentions with our actions ????
Sustainability is something we are all responsible for and something we all benefit from. Not only in the long run, by ensuring that we have a healthy, thriving planet, but also by saving ourselves money. Yes, you read that right, investing in some zero-waste essentials can indeed save you money in the long run!
While there are many different ways to be more sustainable, this article will focus mainly on plastic and the unnecessary waste we produce in our day to day life.