Making sustainable choices benefits both the planet and your pocketbook

Eco-conscious living proves financially savvy as sustainable habits yield substantial yearly savings for individuals and families alike.

Kristin Hostetter reports for Outside Online.


In short:

  • Implementing eleven simple sustainable actions can lead to significant savings, around $9,000 per year.
  • Choices include buying secondhand, cooking plant-based meals twice a week, and growing fresh herbs and greens.
  • Additional savings are made by creating homemade sparkling water, turning down the heat, and replacing disposables with reusables.

Why this matters:

By adopting more environmentally friendly habits, individuals not only contribute to the planet’s well-being but also embrace a lifestyle that can improve their own health and financial situation.

Are we just going to keep making plastics and other endocrine-disrupting products until the environment is irreparably compromised and future generations are sterile?

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