If you consider yourself as an eco-friendly courteous, waste reducing person, mum or dad and you are known to only buy what is needed and essential, you don’t give room for waste and you are constantly looking for ways to reduce your environmental impacts - I want to personally welcome you into the class of EcoSwitchers. EcoSwitch is the act of swapping your existing home and personal essentials items to a sustainable alternative.
Millennials and Generation Z! I am calling to you. The environment is more at risk than it has ever been before, we have greater challenges to face: Climate change, pollution, declining animal populations, deforestation and more.
Not only is bleach a harmful substance on its own, if used with some other cleaning chemicals, bleach can also cause a reaction that releases toxic vapours. This would not only cause you to be sick, but regular inhalation of these fumes can also cause damage to your respiratory health. For example, when bleach is mixed with products containing ammonia, it can cause damage to nasal ways and lungs.
Reusing product containers and reducing the amount that you use has multiple benefits to the earth. Not only does it reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills and oceans, but it also prevents pollution as it is reducing the need for new plastic production and the use of new raw materials. Reusing also allows the plastic to be used to its fullest potential, with the longer lifespan it has before it is then recycled.