10 Ways to Reduce Waste | Zero Waste for Beginners

Hi everyone Welcome back to Lavendaire Today’s video is about how to live a less wasteful life This video is for beginners who have just stepped into a zero-waste life Also to all those who are willing to care more about their environmental footprint I am very happy that this video can work with Ecosia Ecosia is a search engine Plant trees while you search for information online This is really cool concept Its operating mode is like a normal search engine You can use Ecosia Go to search for information, and then ads will appear following your search results Those ads will bring them revenue They use 80% of the proceeds to plant trees So on average, every 45 searches will plant a tree So on average, every 45 searches will plant a tree I continue to use Ecosia for about three months I have probably searched 500 times so far I have probably searched 500 times so far So counting it up, I think I should have planted 11 trees So counting it up, I think I should have planted 11 trees It’s really great, just knowing the usual surfing It’s really great, just knowing the usual surfing Is doing good things So this is something everyone can do Everyone can start using it, you will have a positive impact There are many resources I will post links below: related videos of Ecosia The trees they planted I love that their information is very transparent and open This is why I will support them, you will know exactly where the money goes This is why I will support them, you will know exactly where the money goes So i trust them Yeah i really love these You can use Ecosia on your computer or mobile phone You can use Ecosia on your computer or mobile phone Their mobile app Their mobile app There are iOS and Android systems The cool thing is that they have planted 10 million trees this June The cool thing is that they have planted 10 million trees this June They aim to plant one billion trees in 2020, which I think is great So if you are interested, you must try As you can see, I am walking very far behind Okay, let’s talk about some environmentally friendly ways Here are ten less wasteful lifestyles First of all, it is very important to know the environmental protection 5R, in order to reject and reduce Reuse, recycle and compost Today we will start with "reducing usage" Zero waste life Think before you bring anything home No flyers, junk letters, gifts, small gifts And any rubbish that may be thrown away Americans lose 100 billion plastic bags every year These plastic bags will take a thousand years to decompose Use environmentally friendly cloth bags as much as possible Or even use bags instead of plastic bags to reduce demand I used to think it’s a good idea to use plastic bags for fruits and vegetables But recently I found that I can use my own bag or choose not to Wouldn't it be better to go home without extra bags? You can also bring your own jar when you go to the supermarket Avoid unnecessary plastic containers I like the supermarket can buy in bulk It’s easy to implement zero waste shopping You can choose to weigh first Or prepare the same jar and weigh it at the checkout Next, in addition to using disposable plastic straws You can choose not to use straws, or use acrylic or stainless steel straws instead I like it myself I use a straw to drink smoothies, so I choose to use an acrylic straw instead In addition to using plastic cling film to preserve food and leftovers Choose to change to reusable plastic wrap These are all natural and organic Decomposable I believe they are made of beeswax And they can really keep food fresh, even better than plastic ones In addition to buying bottled water, choose reusable water bottles You can fill it up repeatedly Glass or iron kettle is your best choice I now use BPA-free water bottles because my boyfriend used to sell We now have a lot of leftovers So if you have it, use it Try not to use disposable chopsticks You can bring home or use environmentally friendly tableware made of stainless steel or bamboo Every year, more than 4.7 billion plastic toothbrushes cannot be broken down Was left in a landfill and in the sea So you can make a big impact Just change the plastic toothbrush into a bamboo toothbrush Think about all the plastic toothbrushes you use in your life Also imagine that you can completely avoid those wastes Just change those to be decomposable Disposable sanitary products also cause a lot of waste On average, women in their lifetime Throw away up to 300 pounds of tampons Otherwise, try the moon cup The moon cup is made of medical grade silicon A moon cup can be used for ten years, which is amazing Finally, reduce the amount of paper used as much as possible Convert to paperless In your email, bills, notes and books I like to use iPad to read e-books, but I know some people like paper books So do what suits you I hope you like these "how to live a life without wasting" tips I just want to remind you Just make one small change at a time Don't be too harsh on yourself This is a journey The most important thing is that you start to be conscious and caring about the environment You did your best, okay? On this journey, everyone is at a different stage I'm not perfect I haven't reached complete zero waste But I think the first step is to realize this problem Then you start to slowly reduce waste Let's create an open and non-critical space To discuss how to reduce waste Don’t criticize others for not being aware of their own lifestyle We can understand that everyone is at different stages of the journey What you can do is to live the role model you want to see in this world Also let your actions speak louder than words It all starts at this stage of consciousness Let this awareness permeate your actions and let others see what you are doing Then they will follow because they are motivated Okay, almost like that! Remember to subscribe if you haven’t subscribed yet I love you~ Also try Ecosia, and start through a very simple way Search for information online, you can be more friendly to the environment Ok, really really love you guys See you next time Bye

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