Tired of the hyper-consumer society, some people are embarking on the adventure of zero waste. Still unknown, this way of life does not lack arguments in its favor.
Respect the environment
The current situation requires a reduction in household waste. Recycling, composting, and reuse is becoming increasingly important to sustain our future.
Reducing waste means:
– to fight deforestation to produce packaging;
– to encourage the sorting, recycling, composting, and reuse of old objects (sale, donation, etc.).
Living more simply
A life with zero-waste makes it easier to live and get rid of frills. Learning and passing on to your children a different way of life, based on healthy and thoughtful consumption should become an ethical principle and moral value to be passed on from generation to generation.
Besides, if you reduce waste, you will be able to:
Why educate your children in ecology?
If you limit your waste, you also limit your expenses, which can result in significant savings.
You should only buy what you need: no waste of food, for example.Moreover, you can evaluate your stock and reduce your needs to the minimum. You can also recycle and recover from old objects.
Good to know: if you reduce your expenses throughout the year, you can also save enough for a vacation!
Relocation, change of career orientation, frequent traveling – today’s global economy appreciates mobility. Today in New York, tomorrow in Paris or Berlin, some professions are incompatible with large moves and require light travel.
Your advantages of having very little:
You will be satisfied with a small, simple and charming apartment. Besides, you may dispose of your excess furniture and appliances by selling or donating to a charity.
Sensitize your children to ecology
In the future, ecology will become crucial. The current planet is accumulating non-recyclable waste, and greenhouse gases are destroying the ozone layer. Tomorrow’s adults will probably not have the same life as we have today.
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