Our ecosystem is in crisis and the only thing that can save it is the collective effort of all people on Earth. Every part of your life can (and should!) be eco-friendly, and honestly, it’s not that hard. See for yourself: check out 5 easy tips for eco-friendly traveling in this article.
You don’t need to be a physicist to know that every extra pound of luggage requires more jet fuel. Pack only the necessities — you probably won’t need that extra t-shirt anyway.
It is one of the easiest and yet, overlooked tips for an eco-friendlier lifestyle. Doesn’t matter if it’s a road to the airport or a voyage to a local market — embark on a bus ride, enjoy the views and save tons of money on a cab.
No sense in coming all the way to southeast Asia and eating McDonald’s, right? That works in your home country too — food transportation contributes massively to your carbon footprint, so when buying local food, you do not only support your local farmers but also reduce your carbon footprint.
While you won’t get a bill for a long shower in a hotel, freshwater is never infinite. Cut on long showers and don’t forget to turn off the TV and air conditioning when you leave your hotel suite.
Tourists have a lot of problems with recycling plastic bottles overseas — sometimes this practice just isn’t developed enough. A lot of hotels in Asia have water filters that allow you to refill your water bottles with fresh purified water so you can save on bottled water and cut on plastic.
It’s not hard to start making a difference, so why not substitute your everyday life essentials with the eco-friendly options? Here are the top 10 things you can start from right now. Plastic Water Bottle Instead of buying a new plastic bottle of water every day, make your habit to use a reusable one. Moreover,...
Bamboo is a traditional leader among eco-friendly alternatives to common materials: bamboo is actually a grass, which means producing bamboo goods doesn’t require deforestation. It is very common in Asian countries, meaning cheaper prices, and it had been used in a variety of purposes for centuries. As a result, a huge array of bamboo products...