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How to Get Started?

Take the first step for a new beginning

To start your new lifestyle all you need to do is basically to be more ecological - having the interest to know what is happening around us made us understand how critical the situation is. The moment you read new information - there is no coming back, in other words - from now on you are aware and it is harder to ignore - at least that is what happened to us.

“Whatever the problem - be part of the solution" Tina Fey

Did you know ? More than 500 trillion plastic bags are used worldwide every year!

The main problem is with the plastic consumption and that is why we are sharing this few easy ways to reduce our plastic waste:

In the grocery shop:

  • Bring your own bags - Click here

  • Use non-plastic reusable containers for food storage - Click here

  • Bring your own jars to refill different bulk foods - better recycle used ones or Click here

  • Give up gum. Gum is made of a synthetic rubber, aka plastic

  • Buy boxes instead of bottles. Often, products like laundry detergent come in cardboard which is more easily recycled than plastic - Click here

  • Use matches instead of disposable plastic lighters or invest in a refillable metal lighter - Click here

  • Avoid buying frozen foods because their packaging is mostly plastic. Even those that appear to be cardboard are coated in a thin layer of plastic. Plus you'll be eating fewer processed foods!

  • Purchase food, like cereal, pasta, and rice from bulk bins and fill a reusable bag or container. You save money and unnecessary packaging - Click here

  • Ask your local grocer to take your plastic containers (for berries, tomatoes, etc.) back. If you shop at a farmers market they can refill it for you

  • Use a razor with replaceable blades instead of a disposable razor - Click Here