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5 Ways to Create an Eco-friendly Kitchen

Transform your kitchen into a clean and green space

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If you want to encourage eco-living within your household, you may consider starting eco-friendly practices in your kitchen. Doing these ideas will surely help you lower expenses while helping the environment in your own little way.

Here are five ideas you can try. 

Main photos from nativetrails.net and digthisdesign.net.

Keep these tips in mind:

Have a stash of eco bags ready

Heading to the grocery? Bring your own eco bag! Keep them in a tray or basket so it will be easy for you or your househelp to grab one when heading out to the market or grocery.

Invest in LEDs.

Replace your old light bulb with an LED light fixture! LED lights are great for the environment because they are great energy savers. You may also opt for solar energy fixtures. Click here to learn more about solar powered lighting

Use the 3Rs

“Reuse, reduce, and recycle.” You’ve known this slogan for as long as you can remember, and as cliché as it sounds, it still works. Try recycling old items into outdoor furniture or donate and discard some of the items that you no longer use to prevent clutter

Photo by Vincent Coscolluela.

Practice segregation

Segregate two garbage cans into biodegradable and non-biodegradable bins for your kitchen. Use labels so that your family members can start doing this practice. Also, make sure you use biodegradable trash bags.

Go for all-natural cleaning products

Commercial cleaners are usually made of harsh toxins that can affect your health. Some cleaners like aerosols can also harm the ozone layer which protects us from the sun’s rays. These natural cleaning products are safe for your kids as well. The best part? You can craft your own cleaners! With ingredients like vinegar, baking soda, and even lemon, you can keep the house clean and safe from pests!

Click here to learn more about homemade cleaning solutions.

Photo by Vincent Coscolluela.

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