110 Eco Tips to Save the Planet



  • Carry reusable bags for shopping

  • Shop for clothing secondhand

  • Borrow rather than buy

  • Plant a Bee or Butterly garden

  • Use reusable produce bags

  • Refuse the plastic straw at restaurants

  • Carry a Zero Waste Kit

  • Walk if your destination is under 2 miles

  • Immerse yourself in nature rather than screens

  • Plant an herb garden

  • Start composting

  • Line dry your clothing

  • Invest in products that last

  • Avoid Freebies

  • Carry a reusable water bottle

  • Use public transit

  • Visit your local farmer’s market

  • Eat seasonally

  • Watch sustainable documentaries

  • Carry a hankie

  • Use cloth diapers

  • Opt out of 2-day shipping

  • Avoid balloons

  • Try making some of your own products like laundry soap

  • Use a reusable coffee cup

  • Shop local

  • Pare down your possessions

  • Eat more plants

  • Reduce fast food waste

  • Avoid receipts

  • Start a garden

  • Plant fruit trees

  • Decorate with plants rather than stuff

  • Ditch paper towels

  • Carry a reusable container for restaurant leftovers

  • Start preserving food

  • Support sustainable companies

  • Shop in bulk

  • Recycle

  • Use the library

  • Pick up trash

  • Join local zero waste support groups

  • Use reusable cutlery rather than disposable

  • Eat your produce “root to leaf”

  • Use bar soap rather than bottled

  • Take 5-minute showers

  • Try a bidet

  • Use a compostable toothbrush

  • Read informative, sustainable books

  • Reduce junk mail

  • Turn off the lights when not in use

  • Try reusable menstrual products

  • Consider who made your clothing

  • Try a safety razor

  • Make your own toiletries

  • Try cooking more at home

  • Collect and use waste water – like from the shower

  • Use simple ingredients like vinegar, water, and Castile soap for cleaning

  • Try reusable zipper bag replacements

  • Tell others about Zero Waste

  • Volunteer

  • Ditch Plastic Wrap

  • Repair and mend your own clothing

  • Buy the imperfect produce

  • Store food in the freezer plastic free by using jars

  • Skip hotel toiletries

  • Opt for sustainable packaging

  • Take your lunch to work

  • Set small goals instead of trying to tackle everything at once

  • Shop your fridge before grocery trips

  • Unsubscribe from spam email

  • Use compostable dish brushes

  • Avoid some chewing gums at they may contain plastic

  • Avoid plastic glitter

  • Reuse old clothing

  • Gift reusable, handmade, consumable items

  • Invest in more experiences rather than things

  • Use cloth napkins rather than paper, disposable ones

  • Swap out inefficient bulbs for LEDs

  • Open the windows rather than turning the AC on

  • Ask for food in your own container

  • Carpool

  • Move to the cloud – data centers are typically more efficient than local storage

  • Use ShareWaste if you can’t compost

  • Use reusable wrapping instead of disposable for gifts

  • Look for items you already have to avoid waste

  • Store food properly in the fridge

  • Don’t toss your plastic once you’ve gone zero waste

  • Don’t spray your yard

  • Forage – be knowledgeable first

  • Use a fountain pen

  • Be mindful of your travel habits

  • Consider your eWaste

  • Avoid palm oil

  • Try a manual lawn mower

  • Try a reusable coffee filter

  • Adjust your thermostat

  • Look for anything you need (furniture, electronics, appliances, etc) secondhand – not just clothing

  • Move to online bill pay and banking

  • Use a low flow toilet to save water

  • Invest in solar panels

  • Try a grey water system

  • Join a community garden

  • Host a clothing swap

  • Use reusable cotton face rounds

  • Use kitchen scraps – make pesto from carrot tops or veggie stock from the peels and stems of other produce

  • Try making some things from scratch

  • Never throw away clothing – always donate or recycle

  • Buy the biggest container – if you don’t have access to bulk

  • Consume less

Source-https://zerowastenerd.com



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