The Ultimate Guide To Sustainable Living For Beginners

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The zero-waste movement is getting a lot of attention these days.That’s Only Because the climate is changing drastically and there are many weird things happening on earth that are affect living for us humans.

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Of course, the climate crisis is no joke and it is easy to get overwhelmed by the statistics and facts that hit our news feed daily. At this current day and age whether or not we all agree on climate change, one thing is certain: Humans create too much waste.

What is Sustainable Living ?

Sustainable living involves reducing the amount of Earth’s resources that you use to help protect it.

There are a number of ways you can do this, including limiting the amount of energy you use, using eco-friendly products and changing your diet – but I’ll talk more about that later!

In a nutshell, to live a sustainable lifestyle you should try to have as little of an impact on the Earth as possible, while also trying to replace the resources you do use.


“By polluting the oceans, not mitigating CO2 emissions and destroying our biodiversity, we are killing our planet. Let us face it, there is no planet B. – Curious Earth

Humanity Creativity would be incredible if we had to keep all our garbage. Don’t you think we would be more creative? That is basically what sustainable living is. The only diffrence is we have the technology to make it easier for us.

You are here because you, like us, have heard of all of the changes to our environment and to our world. The poles are melting at an alarming rate, and some even say that this is past the point of no return, they will melt completely in the next 10 years. There are massive islands of plastic floating around in all of our oceans and corals, bees and other insects are dying. All in all – we need to do something. – Hygge

If you are here you love the planet just as much as I do and I am happy you chose to take this step to transition into sustainability.

Thank you for choosing to live a more sustainable live to help make the earth cleaner and greener.

A zero waste lifestyle looks different for everyone and that’s what’s so fun about this zero-waste movement.

First… “Forget the bucks” !!!

You will be investing in quality anyways. This is often the first thing that comes to people’s mind when I mention sustainable living but it is not always about #breakthebank .

Think about the long run and lets not think about the planet for a minute, you will in fact be decluttering your home from toxic products and live a lot healthier.

Download This Checklist for 25 Ways To Easily Transition To Eco Living Affordably.

Other Things To Consider

  • Affordable Lifestyle
  • Recycle And Reuse
  • Go Again The Products That Jeopardise Wilf life

Where should you start?

If you want to live a more sustainable lifestyle there are tons of things you can do to to make a change.

Save Energy

By using less energy, you can help reduce the release of emissions in the atmosphere. Lets get straight to the point here. So for all those chargers that are left plug in unplug them, switch of light, and appliances if you don’t necessarily need them.

Go Paperless

Avoid wasting paper especially mail. Choose to receive important documents digital this can also be great for you if you because you will have those documents handy when ever you need them.

So the next time you go shopping consider opting into digital receipts rather than having a paper printed. SAVE THE TREES…. !

Donate Unused Item

If you have a product that you did not use consider donating it to charity or selling it!

Wear Sustainable Clothing

A humans clothes is important for us, however the fashion industry is one of the main polluting industries in the world. Next time try to be creative when you go shopping.

  • Go up a size
  • Buy Clothes that will last you longer
  • Buy from sustainable clothing outlet
  • Instead of buy an expensive dress that will cost you and will sit in your closet to collect dust consider renting. ( At the end of the day you save)

Use eco- friendly cleaning products

Majority of the cleaning products we use contain chemicals that can be harmful to the environment. By transitioning to eco-friendly cleaning products you can help to prevent these chemical from having a negative impact of on our environment.

I recently discovered this company and what really makes me happy is that there are actually companies out there trying to make the world a better place.

I would totally recommend my family and I have been using there service and to get sustainably cleaning products delivered to our home is fantastic.

Drive Less

Walk or ride a bike to your destination instead of driving if it’s if it’s close enough.

This is better for the environment and for your health so everyone is happy. Using public transportation is a good way too. I am personally working on walking to close destinations instead of driving.

Let me know in the comments the different ways you are contributing positively to the environment and for your health.

Save Water & Reduce Plasitic

There are several things you can do in and around your home to save water and reduce the use of plastic. Instead of buying cases of water invest in a water dispenser you will save plastic. Carry your own bag to the store, when ever you go shopping.

Key Take Away

While sustainable lifestyle looks different for everyone there are many things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint.

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