At MDM Developments, we love making the beauty of Ontario’s countryside accessible to homeowners with all the additional benefits of condo living. Living an eco-friendly lifestyle is one way to protect the gorgeous natural wonders of Ontario and the planet from the dangers of overconsumption. Living an eco-friendly life means living in a way that is low impact on the earth through less waste and more eco-conscious choices. Read more to learn how you can be more eco-conscious and live an environmentally friendly lifestyle.
All it takes is a few small changes to start supporting your hometown environment. By adopting a more eco-conscious life, you can look forward to a deeper relationship with the natural world and a better understanding of your consumption habits (which could lead to saving money and the planet!).
When you’re able to make environmental consciousness part of your every day, it’s easy to live a low-impact life. The first change you can make is trying to live a Zero Waste Lifestyle. While it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly when this movement re-entered the zeitgeist, it’s clearly on the rise, with more and more folks adopting the 5 Principles of Zero Waste in their everyday lives.
Homemade cleaning products is a great way to save money. Making your own cleaning products can reduce waste by allowing you to reuse containers and avoid purchasing cleaning products with harmful chemicals or limited uses.
Here are a few eco-friendly cleaning products you can DIY to live a more environmentally conscious lifestyle.
This is the perfect cleaner for tubs, tiles, sinks and even grout!
Combine these ingredients in a sealable jar:
Rub your solution onto the grout, soap scummy tile, or porcelain/ceramic surfaces and rinse clean with water or scrub away as needed.
This cleaner is a sustainable option for cleaning without the sometimes-harsh vinegar smell.
Combine these ingredients in a spray bottle:
Spray onto your desired surface and clean with a microfibre cloth.
An easy recipe for getting your appliances to look shiny and new!
Combine in a spray bottle:
Spray onto your surface and use a microfiber cloth to wipe in the direction of the grain.
One of the hidden bonuses of living an eco-friendly lifestyle is that many changes are also great for saving money and reducing your energy consumption. Here are some easy adjustments you can make that should lead to overall savings in energy and funds.
Get more great tips here!
Becoming more environmentally friendly is an important way to keep the natural beauty of Ontario and the world flourishing for many years to come. Creating eco-friendly products at home and reducing energy consumption are great ways to start living a Zero Waste lifestyle and saving both money and the planet. It’s important at MDM Developments that we all become more eco-conscious to take care of the planet we call home.