Making your lifestyle more sustainable does not need to happen over night and it is not as hard as it seems. A slow transition while discovering your sustainable alternatives and getting inspired from like minded people it’s very easy to do. We recommend to start with the below FIVE PHASES.
1 Asses how sustainable is your current lifestyle
What is your carbon footprint, how much waste you are creating, which are your shopping habits, where the products you are buying are produced and what is the magnitude of your consumption.
2 Look for alternatives
Once you have a clear picture of your level on the sustainability scale, you can start researching alternatives for each element – check our 10 tips for sustainable living section.
3 Migrate from conventional to alternative one by one by creating positive habits
Take each needed change one by one, find your favorite sustainable alternative and buy it regularly. Plan ahead on shopping make sure you get the better alternatives which allow you to have a sustainable lifestyle, always stay up to date with all your options and create connections with people who can advise or inspire you. Remember that the more you buy a product, the cheaper and more available it becomes, so think wisely on what are you spending your money on.
4 Be active in your community
Talk as much as possible with your family, friends, colleagues and acquaintances about your alternative consumption habits so they can gain awareness about what is out there and be inspired for a change, try to contribute to the community through individual and collective actions meant to raise awareness or enable a positive change, get involved or be active in organizations related to sustainability.
5 Be updated
Stay informed on latest sustainable alternatives, use technology for communication and positive change and continuously educate yourself and others.
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