Make some positive changes
In some ways, pandemic lockdowns have been beneficial for the Earth. Medical waste has increased, yes, but fossil fuel use has plummeted in recent years. To emerge from this pandemic into an environmentally healthier world, we can do our part by making smarter, less plasticky purchasing decisions.
Though many eco-friendly products are more expensive than their mass-produced counterparts, others are cost-comparable and only require the will and the research to find. To help, we’ve collected a list of goods and tools that you can feel great about using. Whether you want to press the reset button on your consumption habits or only have the energy to make one or two positive changes, read on for ideas.