Sustainable Swaps That Help The Planet
Whether it’s ditching the disposable coffee cups or switching up your food wraps, there are lots of ways you can make your lifestyle more sustainable. Making simple swaps that put the world first could not only benefit your wallet, but make your day that little bit greener!
Why not get the kids involved by taking a look around your home and find out how you can make an impact (or less of one), because when you do good, you feel good too. If you need some extra advice on making ethical exchanges, we’ve picked a handful of items that can help you reduce waste and make you feel great – all of which are available with a One4all Gift Card.
Plastic Free, Faff Free
One of the best things about showering is feeling squeaky clean afterwards, so why not make showering empowering with a plastic-free alternative? They’re ideal for traveling – thanks to no leaky caps or packing restrictions! If you’re going to a fun-filled festival this summer and don’t want to bulk up with toiletries, the Ethique Shampoo Bar from Holland and Barrett will give you that extra freedom in your backpack to pack away those much-needed souvenirs.
Ethique Sweet & Spicy Shampoo Bar 110g, £12.99 from Holland & Barrett
Refill, Not Landfill
It can be hard balancing a busy life whilst trying to go green – but by investing in a handy to-go cup like the Ecoffee cup from Argos, you’ll be able to enjoy a guilt-free trip to your local barrister. You’ll save not only the planet, but your pennies too – with reusable cups many shops offer a discount for doing your bit, allowing you to treat yourself to that extra shot! So, why not make those small changes and feel on top of the world!
Ecoffee Cup Dalmatian Print Travel Mug 400ml, £10 from Argos
Splash out on sustainable fashion this season – green truly is the new black! There are many ways you can be more fashion conscious – shopping at your local charity shops to find those hidden gems or buying sustainably sourced garments that definitely don’t skimp on style, like the Vila Recycled Blend Satin Wrap Maxi dress from ASOS which is bound to brighten up your wardrobe for not just the summer but for years to come to!
Vila Recycled Blend Satin Wrap Maxi Dress, £45 from ASOS
Step into Sustainability
Sometimes it can be difficult to find a that suits not only your style but your conscious, so you’ll hop, skip, and jump for joy when you know your shoes are giving back to the planet. A pair of eco-conscious shoes such as the Converse Waste Not trainers offer a trendy new take on going green. Finding a pair of shoes that not only look good but do good is bound to make you feel good every step of the way this season!
Converse White & Blue Renew Chuck 70 Hi Waste Not Trainers, £85 from Schuh
Save the Stuffies
Invest in your kids’ futures with toys made to last! Many parents are going back to basics with wooden toys – from doll houses to rocking horses. Nevertheless, if your kids prefer something a little cuddlier, opting for a toy made from recycled materials like the Aurora World Eco Nation Seal from John Lewis, will still manage to melt their hearts, and hopefully not the ice caps.
Aurora World Eco Nation Seal, £16.99 from John Lewis