Many of us are already doing what we can to adopt a greener lifestyle. Some of us are just getting started. It's ok to do things simply and slowly and make small changes that are achievable for us, becoming part of our everyday living.
Plastic packaging is often hard to avoid, but there are ways to reduce our consumption. Choose cotton mesh bags for supermarket trips, glass containers for takeaways and food storage, and reusable coffee cups for days on the go.
Choosing natural fibres to support employment in the developing countries that grow and harvest fibres like organic cotton, linen, sisal and hemp. These materials are biodegradable, compostable and recyclable.
Buy less, buy better. Conventional cotton is now the most pesticide-dependent crop in the world, causing issues for the environment, wildlife and our own skin. Choose organic cotton which uses far less water, requires no pesticides and increases biodiversity.
Adopting simple changes to you skincare routine can be hugely beneficial to the environment - waste is reduced, less non-renewable resources are required, and no harmful chemicals are released into the water supply. Choose plant-derived ingredients and less plastic packaging.