How to Live a More Sustainable Life

Want to cut down on waste or save a bit of extra money? There are a lot of ways to make your life more sustainable.

Drink More Tap Water

You know how whenever you order a pack of water, it’s wrapped in all that and the bottles are made entirely out of plastic. Bottled water may seem cheap at first, but over time, they can start to affect your budget. A great way to kill two birds with one stone is to simply drink tap water. It’s far more sustainable and budget friendly to invest in a high-quality water filter as it’s a one-time cost.

Optimize Your Fleet Better

If you’re a business owner and own a fleet, optimizing your fleet not only reduces its carbon footprint, it helps save money. Install electronic logging devices, tachographs, and GPS tracking systems. These allow you to compile more innovative data on your fleet vehicles while letting you track them in real time. Another piece of technology that can help are dash cams. If you haven’t already invested in them, now’s the best time to do so. They can help increase your ROI while giving you a first-person view of a driver’s entire journey.

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

Reducing how much you use, reusing what can be used again and then recycling it, so it can be turned into something else is one of the best ways to be more sustainable.

Whenever trash is taken away, it’s either thrown in a landfill or incinerated. Recycling allows the product to be turned into something else. Using the Coca-Cola bottle as an example, it can be turned into a bag, lids, and even food containers. As a result, you keep the environment and atmosphere safe.

Curb Your Spending Habits

Having a budget is what ultimate prevents you from spending too much money on things you don’t need. Furthermore, you want to create a shopping list before going to the store and stick to it.

Switch Out Your Lightbulbs

There are so many smart accessories to cut down energy bills and help you live more sustainably. Make sure to switch out your current lightbulbs for LED lightbulbs.


Nikki is an author and writer specializing in green living ideas and tips, adventure travel, upcycling, and all things eco-friendly. She's traveled the globe, swum with sharks and been bitten by a lion (fact). She lives in a tiny town with a fat cat and a very bad dog.

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