Zero waste living sounds so complicated and impossible, doesn’t it? However, there are simple steps that will lead us in the right direction. Today, I want to share with you some of my favorites sustainable products from IKEA.
What I love about these products is that they are reusable and plastic-free.
Of course, we would start by getting all the things organized — what a great alternative to plastic containers. The RABBLA boxes and RABBLA boxes with compartments come in a variety of sizes. Dress up the inside of your wardrobe or make your open storage solution more attractive. The soft fabric box with wooden bamboo lid creates a warm and natural impression. Plus, they are made with recycled polyester.
Say no to disposable paper products, especially when you are home. These rags can easily replace paper towels. The TEKLA “dish towels” are made with renewable material (cotton). They are inexpensive but with good quality, and you can use them over and over again.
Instead of recycling, think about reducing. Instead of buying bottles of water, you can use reusable ones. The KORKEN is excellent because the Tight-fitting stopper prevents leaks. It can go from your fridge to your bag, and you will be ready to go.
Eliminate plastic bags once and for all. These two bags are made with natural products, sustainable and yet stylish. I like to use the KUNGSFORS when I go to grocery shopping, and I pack all the produce in them. The AXELSÖ can be used on a daily bases to carry all kids related things + wallet or even pack a picnic.
There is nothing like a fresh, homemade juice; they are nutritious and delicious. I love this IKEA 365+ pitcher. It is great to store juice, tea, flavored water and is also suitable for hot drinks. With this simple change, you will stop buying the pre-packed juices and reduce plastic use.
Last but not least, the kids most wanted: rechargeable batteries! The STORHÖGEN battery charger with storage reduces waste and saves money. This charger switches off when the batteries are fully charged so you can keep them there until you need them, with no worries about overheating. You could even hang it on the wall for out of the way storage. Don’t forget to get AAA LADA and AA LADA batteries.
I hope you enjoyed the tips! What are the small changes you are doing in your everyday life for a better and sustainable living?
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