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10 THINGS I DON’T BUY ANYMORE (minimalism + 🌱 environment)

10 THINGS I DON'T BUY ANYMORE (minimalism + 🌱 environment)


Minimalism has many benefits. It’s taught me to question what I buy. 💰 In this video, I’ll talk about 10 things I don’t buy anymore after embracing a more minimalist lifestyle and becoming more environmentally conscious, as well as health conscious.

#minimalism #buyless #savemoney

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References and more reading:

ITEM 1:
https://mightynest.com/learn/getting-started/get-real/save-500-plastic-bags-a-year-with-reusable-sandwich-bags
https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2018/03/06/only-9-of-the-worlds-plastic-is-recycled
https://www.stasherbag.com/

ITEM 2:
https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/04/are-tea-bags-turning-us-into-plastic/274482/
https://www.countryliving.com/uk/create/food-and-drink/news/a3291/plastic-tea-bags-environment/
https://www.plasticsoupfoundation.org/en/2018/05/paper-teabags-contain-plastic/
https://treadingmyownpath.com/2018/04/05/plastic-teabags/
https://ratetea.com/topic/nylon-tea-bags/30/

ITEM 3:
https://www.thespruce.com/dryer-sheets-harmful-to-cats-dogs-2146688
https://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/features/dirty-dozen#1
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/6173-contact-dermatitis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3057338/
https://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/agents/endocrine/index.cfm
https://www.naturallivingideas.com/how-to-get-rid-of-static-cling/

ITEM 4:
https://grist.org/living/psst-do-you-know-microfibers-dirty-little-secret/
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/20/microfibers-plastic-pollution-oceans-patagonia-synthetic-clothes-microbeads
https://www.thekitchn.com/microfiber-cloth-eco-friendly-pros-cons-256051
https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2018/9/19/17800654/clothes-plastic-pollution-polyester-washing-machine
https://wellnessmama.com/5621/microfiber-green-cleaning/
GUPPY BAG LINK: https://guppyfriend.com/en/

ITEM 5:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4492270/
https://health.usnews.com/health-news/diet-fitness/heart/articles/2008/09/17/5-ways-to-keep-bisphenol-a-or-bpa-out-of-your-food
https://recyclenation.com/2014/05/how-recyclable-soup-cans/

ITEM 6:
http://sustainablefootprint.org/nederlands-een-gouden-ring-levert-20-ton-mijnafval-op/
https://earthworks.org/publications/how_the_20_tons_of_mine_waste_per_gold_ring_figure_was_calculated/
https://sciencing.com/types-pollution-generated-gold-mining-22598.html
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/environmental-disaster-gold-industry-180949762/

ITEM 7:
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-46188354
http://www.bxpmagazine.com/article/flushable-wipes-market-reach-35-billion-2023
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/10/are-wet-wipes-wrecking-the-worlds-sewers/504098/
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/flushable-wipes-clogging-canadian-sewers-waste-water-officials-say-1.2430071
PORTABLE “BIDET” I HAVE: https://www.fridababy.com/product/momwasher/ (not just for moms!).

ITEM 8:
https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/11/starbucks-straw-ban-win-for-earths-oceans/
https://www.diffordsguide.com/encyclopedia/1405/cocktails/straws-10-alternatives-to-plastic-straws

ITEM 9:
https://www.bigissue.com/latest/food/the-food-industry-must-take-greater-responsibility-for-single-use-plastics/

ITEM 10:
https://www.jacksongalaxy.com/blog/the-benefits-of-natural-litter/
http://petmac.org/dc/whats-the-big-deal-about-cat-litter/
https://lifehacker.com/use-wood-pellets-for-inexpensive-biodegradable-cat-litt-5826250

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