What if I told you you could have the best summer ever without the waste? Summer is a season where everyone’s on the go, whether it be road trips, travelling, or just hanging out locally, we tend to be all over the place. And with all that busyness comes a lot of single-use items and waste. Here are some simple ways to have an eco friendly summer.
Eco Friendly Summer Essentials:
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Did you know that traditional sunscreens are actually damaging our underwater eco systems? The ingredients are not only toxic to you but when you’re in a lake or a body of water those ingredients wash off and can hurt our aquatic friends and plants.
Consider switching to a reef safe sunscreen and learn more about traditional sunscreens and how they’re harmful here.
How cool is a phone case that is made from plants and will disappear completely? I’ve seen so many plastic phone cases forgotten on beaches or on hiking trails. If you lose yours, you can rest assured yours won’t become pollution.
The same goes for plastic sunglasses! Protect your eyes and the planet this summer with these biodegradable sunglasses made by the same company as the compostable phone case!
4. Sustainable swimsuit
Whether it’s made from sustainable or recycled materials, choose a swimsuit that has a minimal impact on the planet. check out this list of sustainable swimwear brands here.
Whether you’re lounging poolside or on the beach make sure you have your reusable tumblr in tow! This bad boy will keep your drink cool all day long.
A staple for camping or late night fireside sitting. Citronella is designed to repel pesky bugs and if you live in Manitoba like me, you know how BAD the mosquitos get in the summer,
If you’re being mobile, this ain’t bug spray will do the trick at keeping those bugs away! Plus it comes in a recyclable metal bottle.
This stainless steel reusable drink set is lightweight and folds up nicely in a recycled polyester bags that’s perfect to take with you on all of your adventures!
Made from recycled plastic bottles, this towel is sand-resistant and slip-resistant making it the perfect beach companion!
It doesn’t take much to have a fun and sustainable summer. All of these products are so beneficial for you and the planet being safer on your skin and our water systems without leaving any nasty chemicals behind.
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