Having an environment-friendly lifestyle goes beyond saying goodbye to single-use plastics. Reducing your carbon footprint, reducing water wastage and reducing dependence on material goods are three important starting points for anyone who wants to bring about a change. Often one or the other of these three is overshadowed by popular culture and media. Here are voices of 3 women, who will give you truly unique perspectives on individual led changes.
1. Bea Johnson: Going Zero Waste
Author of the popular, “Zero Waste Home”, Bea Johnson is a pioneer of the zero-waste lifestyle. She has inspired millions around the world to go waste-free. The 5Rs propounded by her – Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot redefine how we should treat waste.
2. Chelsea Fagan: Challenging Eco-Friendly Consumerism
Chelsea provides a convincing argument against eco-friendly products that influence people to buy more. She urges to look beyond trends and aesthetics, focusing our energies on reusing instead of buying even if that means sticking around with plastic. A voice worth hearing.
3. Elaine Gallaghar: Low Carbon Home
Elaine pays $13 a month on electricity. Full of useful tips for anyone building a new home, she provided precious lessons on how to have efficient energy home cooling and heating, how to be less dependent on gas and cars, how to reduce water wastage, how to grow your own organic food and how to cut down on energy bills.