It is National Pollution Control Day and since the pollution in the environment is increasing at an alarming rate, let’s switch to these eco-friendly products to minimize the harm to nature and restore the beauty of it meanwhile promoting environment conservation habits.
1. Low Flow Showerhead:
Switch to low flow showerheads to minimize the water wastage. These showerheads use either aerated flow or laminar flow to minimize the flow of water that cuts the water consumption by 40%. With easy fits, these showerheads are widely available in the market and are quite budget-friendly.
2. Rechargeable Batteries:
Always invest in rechargeable batteries, to minimize the E-waste that is non-degradable in nature and contributes maximum to the pollution. They are easily available in the market and can be efficiently recharged with the help of solar panels.
3. Beeswax Food Wrap:
Use beeswax food wraps to cover leftover food rather than using plastic films. It keeps the food fresh for a longer time and can also be reused after washing with cold water. Never use hot water to wash the wraps as the beeswax melts away.
4. Compostable Trash Bags:
Made up of potato starch and fully compostable polymer, these trash bags easily degrade and improve the fertility of the soil without adding any chemical to it. Opt for these compostable bags over biodegradable trash bags to check the addition of plastic in nature.
5. Water-powered Clock
With this small water-powered clock, you no more have to rely on batteries to keep the clock working. It uses water as a fuel which you have to change every two weeks or when the lights go dim. The small water-reservoir design not only makes it more aesthetic but also helps in controlling E-waste.