How to Reduce Ecological Footprint at Home?

Introduction We currently consume more resources than the Earth can produce. This is unfortunate, and we should learn how to reduce our ecological footprint at home to minimize the potential dangers with greater ease. Ecological footprint refers to the measure of the resources we consume. Remember that we would need approximately three more Earth-like planets if everyone on the Earth had the same ecological footprint as the average US citizen. Americans consume more than most people from less developed countries partly due to economic reasons.

My very own journey to more sustainable life


Do you ever feel like you want to be “eco” but have no idea where to start? Do you think it’s expensive and all your good intentions go away before even starting? Have a look at my little story about how it all began for a lassie from North East Scotland and how it has continued since then…

Zero Waste traveling

Zero Waste traveling Introduction Black DSLR camera near sunglasses and bag. Artist: Anete Lūsiņa We’ve covered by now some zero-waste food essential topics. Trust me, we can get more detailed than that, but it’s totally fine to start with some basics. What’s really interesting is, going along with this zero-waste movement, have you ever questioned yourself how to travel with as little trash as possible, or even zero-waste? You know, going completely plastic free, looking for ways not to leave food behind and maybe even recycle on the go.

What Can Be Recycled at Home?

Did you know that waste production is increasing at an alarming rate globally, and that threatens livelihoods? Imagine that an average person in Israel generates approximately 1.7 kilograms of waste per day. Worse still, waste production in the country is growing at 1.8% per year. Other nations are also struggling with this issue. In the United States, each person generates about 2 kg of municipal solid waste each day.

Since most of these wastes hurt the life of humans, animals, and plants and are costly to manage, the above figures clearly show that we may face many risks if we fail to act in time. Many items that often go into the landfill can be recycled at home, which shows that households have a vital role in managing waste. Read on why we need to give new life to our old items and the common ones that you can conveniently recycle at home without spending a lot of time and resources.

Zero-Waste Eating for Beginners

Introduction Welcome to the Plastic Age, as scientists have named it, with many types of research showing plastic pollution has rapidly been increasing in the past few decades. Therefore I guess it’s safe to say this topic is not new. We have been introduced to this environmentally changing moment for some time now. Looking at how plastic came to be, and what it brought, it was somewhat revolutionary. Life-saving devices were brought to medicine, space travel became possible, incubators, equipment for clean water drinking, and many more.