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How to be More Eco-Friendly

Our planet is one that is unique, and we’re all very lucky to be able to enjoy our time here on mother earth. However, the more we disregard our habits when it comes to our carbon footprint, the more we damage the earth. It’s important to try and be more conscious of what we’re using to ensure that this planet remains home for generations to come. With that said, here is a helpful guide on how to be more eco-friendly.

Be More Conscious Of Your Energy Bills

Energy bills are something we all have to pay to a certain extent, and so it’s an outgoing expense that you can have some control over. It’s worth looking at how much you use when it comes to your energy bills. Whether it’s your gas, electric, or water usage. For your gas and electricity, it’s worth getting a smart meter so that you have an understanding of how much you use a day and what might be causing that spike. You should also try to be more conscious of your water usage by turning off taps when brushing your teeth or taking shorter shows and fewer baths.

The more conscious you are of energy bills, the more you’ll be able to save. Saving money on your bills is always useful.

Shop Sustainably

The word sustainable is something that has been thrown around for a while now, and it’s simply how much you can make yourself or rely upon without having to affect the world too much. Shopping sustainably, for example, can be very important to keep the world nice and healthy. There are plenty of businesses out there that are certainly better than others when it comes to the materials they use and the suppliers they work with who might also be more eco-friendly. Try to be more aware of those shops you purchase from, and where possible, change your allegiance to those businesses who are providing a service or product but with a greener attitude.

Avoid Plastic Waste

Plastic waste is something that we all may have to an extent because it’s certainly one of those materials that get used most often. However, there has been a shift in using more eco-friendly materials, especially when it comes to packaging. Monitoring how much plastic you use throughout the week or month can definitely be helpful in highlighting how much you need to cull. Try to be more careful with how much plastic you use as a household.

Opt For Walking Or Cycling Over Public Transport

Transport has a significant impact on the world, and so it’s good to do your part when it comes to using public transport and your own car. If you can opt for walking or cycling over public transport. It’s a small drop in the ocean, but it’s a drop nonetheless. If more people opted for walking or cycling, there would be fewer carbon emissions, that’s for sure!

Being more eco-friendly is something we can all do, so try to make small changes where possible in your life.

Our top picks for starting your eco journey

Zero Waste Bathroom Starter Gift Set Natural Jute Bag

Zero Waste Bathroom Starter Gift Set

Fabulous Zero waste bathroom starter gift set for anyone looking to reduce single-use plastic. This thoughtful earth-friendly gift set contains all the bathroom essentials you will need to start living a more sustainable lifestyle. Supplied in an eco-friendly jute toiletry bag with seed paper gift tag which is handmade from waste cotton and degrades naturally. Snooty Catz vegan-friendly zero waste bathroom starter gift set is ideal for gifting to eco-warriors or treat yourself and make your bathroom eco-friendly!

Zero Waste Kitchen Essentials

Zero Waste Kitchen Essentials Starter Kit

Wash your pots and clothes with our zero waste kitchen essentials kit made especially for those looking to start their plastic-free journey. We know it can be a bit overwhelming knowing where to start and with that in mind, we decided these items are the ideal first step to reducing single-use plastic in the kitchen. Our zero waste kitchen essentials starter kit contains high-quality ethically sourced products and is supplied in a cardboard gift box.

What’s in the Zero Waste Kitchen Essentials Box?

  • Plastic-free Dish Soap – Bicarbonate 120g
  • Wooden Pot Brush
  • Coconut Fiber Scouring Pad
  • Organic Bamboo Dishcloth – White
  • Organic Bamboo Dishcloth – Green
  • 100g of Soap Nuts

See our full range of eco-home and gift products designed with you, your home, and the environment in mind.

About Snooty Catz

Are you new to Snooty Catz? We are a small UK independent business that loves to live ethically for both ourselves and our pets. This is why we stock a fabulous range of natural wellbeing products for both people and their pets. As well as ethically sourced homewares and eco gifts.

Snooty Catz is an ethical business, and deeply cares about the environment. So each order is sent in eco-friendly, plastic free packaging. We have also partnered with Ecologi and will plant one tree for every order placed. There’s a lot of good happening over here!

Thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous day!