Here we share the first installment in a new series offering up easy ideas to reduce your waste and environmental impact – honing in on water, coffee, and lunch!
Specifically, we’re recommending a handful of products in each of these categories that replace the need for disposable alternatives, because disposables are a waste of finite resources and present serious waste management problems. What’s more, several of the vessels we’re recommending are made with sustainably-sourced raw materials and are free of environmentally-detrimental chemicals, both in terms of ingredients and manufacturing processes.
The most impressive products in our roundup are also crafted locally, cutting down on freight emissions and supporting local businesses. While it’s not always feasible to produce certain items in Australia, if we purchase Australian-made sustainable, we’re also supporting our local design and manufacturing industries to increase their capacity and expand their offerings!
Mainly, we’ve introduced this series to highlight just how easy it can be to do better, without great expense, effort or compromise on quality or style. We hope it inspires you to replace disposable products with reusables today, for a better tomorrow!