Use a water filter to purify tap water instead of buying bottled water as it is less expensive and cuts down on plastic waste.
Walking or biking to work not only saves on petrol, and gives you a workout it can potentially cut back on parking fees.
Make recycling part of your weekly supermarket trip.
Keep your recycling bin next to your main bin so you can take out the rubbish and recycling at the same time.
If you don’t love something then let it go.
Offer up any unwanted items to art schools where students are often looking for inspiration and materials.
Buy recycled products from paper to chairs
Make the mantra reduce, reuse, recycle work – start by reducing what you consume
We all recycle but often, one person in the house is the expert – if you’re unsure what to do with something, who is the expert in your house?
Keep a bag or a space in a cupboard in the kitchen for storing the recycling as you go. It also makes it easy to take things to the recycling bins that way.
“Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another”
“When we have inner peace, we can be at peace with those around us. When our community is in a state of peace, it can share that peace with neighbouring communities.” – Dalai Lama
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment to improve the world.”
“I’m okay, you’re okay. Now let’s go to work. “ – Lyanla Vanzant
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.” – Abraham Lincoln
“That’s what I consider true generosity: You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing.” – Simone de Beauvoir
“Love is not patronizing and charity isn’t about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same – with charity you give love, so don’t just give money but reach out your hand instead.” – Mother Teresa
“The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” – John Holmes