Posts tagged on a budget
How to eat eco friendly

Doing more for the environment on a small budget. There’s actually a lot you can do. I believe that we as consumers have the power and ability to make a difference, even just by doing the little things. For example, I have had many arguments with my neighbour, who used to give a lot of loud and highly annoying parties. His excuse for this was that he only did this a couple of times a year. My answer to this was that if all 17 million people in The Netherlands thought the same way, no one would ever get any sleep anymore. In short, you can make a difference! Now that I’ve gotten that off my chest, I would like to talk about how you can make a difference when it comes to your daily diet and the environment.

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Eco friendly on a budget

An argument you often hear about why people find it difficult to live more environmentally friendly, is money. Many organic products – whether it’s food, clothes, or cosmetics – are more expensive than the regular products. And sadly, that is the truth. Sometimes I read pieces from brave blogger who come up with all sorts of theories to prove that actually, when you look at your total expenses, this is not true. But whenever I do my groceries at the organic store, I’m shocked to see the bill and I do really want to cry when looking at the prize tags of certain fashion brands. So, yes, living more environmentally friendly is more expensive, but there is also a lot you can do without it ending up with you breaking down in front of a cashier. ..

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