While coronavirus still remains at its height in most countries all over the world, the zero waste lifestyle enthusiasts have been questioning whether the movement can survive this or not.
On March 21, Lauren Singer, arguably the foremost influencer of the zero waste movement, posted a message which was very different from most of her posts. “Two weeks ago, when the reality of COVID-19 set in, I made some choices that went against the way I have lived my life for almost a decade” she wrote revealing that she had purchased tons of plastic and thus created more waste in one shopping trip than she had over the course of several years.
Health and safety should be your top priority but you can still make an effort to make your life waste-free even during the coronavirus. Here are a few ways to keep your life waste free in the following months.
You might also realise how much money you can save by cooking at home!
Carry a reusable bottle at all times so you don’t come in contact with any germs while buying water while you are outside. Beeswax candles are also a great substitute for air fresheners which are manufactured with various toxic chemicals. These candles are chemical free and emit a naturally delicate scent of honey.