5 tips to be more sustainable
Climate Change is affecting all regions of the world causing extreme weather events such as, heat waves, heavy rainfall, droughts and tropical cyclones. Our actions can make a difference, it is in our hands that this changes.
Today we are going to talk about small gestures that we can carry out in our day to day to improve and contribute to reducing pollution, preserve nature, and therefore slow down the effects of climate change.
Discover new tips, surely there is more than one that you did not know that has a negative environmental impact.
Toothpaste is made from microplastics, These polluting substances are being dispersed in very diverse areas throughout the planet., which makes it an environmental problem on a global scale.
- Do not use cotton makeup remover pads
Traditional cotton make-up remover pads are made with polluting ingredients such as plastic. That's why we recommend using reusable make-up remover discs, apart from not using plastics, you can use them for years, and not to mention the savings.
- Don't throw wipes down the toilet
Throwing the wipes down the WC in addition to causing blockages, they are harmful to the environment as they disintegrate into plastic microparticles and end up in our waterways, rivers and seas.
- use menstrual cup
The menstrual cup is a very ecological product, an alternative to the millions of kilos of cellulose, plastic, boxes and applicators that are poured. In addition, the material and manufacturing process of the cup does not pollute. The duration of this is 10 years, which is equivalent to almost 2.000 tampons, which take an average of 300 years to biodegrade.
- Support sustainable businesses
In Spanish Institute, we try to improve every year in this aspect. Our products are made with a 30% less plastic and are cruelty-fee, which means we do not test on animals. What's more, In our blog you can find ideas to reuse the boats and give them a second life.
Do you already follow any of these tips?? Tell us a tip that we have not mentioned, the more we share, more sustainable ideas we will generate. Creemos del lugar donde vivimos un mundo mejor.