5 Things I Stopped Buying

Last year, during my low buy, I made a conscious effort to start moving towards a more sustainable lifestyle. I wanted to work on the three r’s – reuse, reduce, and recycle. Basically I wanted to stop repurchasing things like paper towels and plastic water bottles by beginning to use their reusable counterparts. I did this by figuring out what I purchase a lot and what I could buy that is reusable once these items run out.

If you’re wanting to to live a more sustainable lifestyle, as well. Make sure that you take it slow and don’t rush yourself! Do what works best for you. Say you continue to purchase plastic water bottles, but you’ve switched to making your own cleaners in a reusable bottle then that works. It’s not about comparison, it’s all about doing what works for your life. So, this is what works for me…

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