Well, camping season is here and while we are so anxious to get out there and spend some much-needed time in nature (especially since the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown began) we cannot forget or lose sight of the impact we have on nature - even when we are camping.
One can’t help but notice the global increase of production of single-use face masks, plastic gloves, plastic beverage containers and for ready-to-use disinfectant sprays & cleaners. Here are a few eco-friendly options and changes anyone can make to reduce their plastic consumption and waste.
Every food item in the market comes in some kind of packaging. While most food packaging consists of single-use plastic, some everyday essentials are sold in glass, metal, and fibre containers. They can be easily cleaned and repurposed in our homes and at work.
Single-use plastic culture is endangering the environment in countless ways. Plastic pollution literally exists everywhere. In the oceans, in the soil, in the air, we breathe, and also in our food chain. With the ongoing pandemic, the rate of single-use plastic consumption has reached an all-time high.
This July, it is more important than ever to follow the Plastic Free July challenge. The main aim of Plastic Free July is to minimize the use of disposable items, especially single-use plastic. While eliminating all the plastic from your home can be overwhelming, you can decide which items you want to swap initially.
While most individuals are leaving the science up to the scientists for discovering possible cures, there has been a surge of misinformation being spread across social media and other online platforms, and in rare instances these myths have proven very harmful if not fatal.