In India, pollution has become a massive concern and slowly efforts are put by people into saving the environment from the dangerous effects of plastic. Taking the same into consideration, countless people have switched to following the green lifestyle or using eco-friendly products that cause no harm to the environment and are 100% natural and safe for kids, pregnant women, and pets. Thus, here are some top eco-friendly products you must adopt or use at home to promote sustainable living.
- Bio Enzymes Cleaning Solution:
In recent times, people have been switching more towards bio enzyme cleaning solutions at home, keeping the chemical-based products available in the market away. The natural bio enzyme solutions are produced by fermentation of citrus fruit, and water. It comprises good bacteria that help in cleaning and can be used as a floor cleaner. While it is safe for the environment, it is affordable, with no toxic chemicals, thus, they are kids-friendly and pet-friendly.
- Natural Mosquito Repellents-
Natural mosquito repellent is a kind of herbal spray created from a unique blend of plant extracts, seeds, herbs, and herbal oils. Natural substances like lemongrass, eucalyptus, cedarwood, neem, and many others have insect-repellent properties that are harmless, non-toxic, and effective to keep the insects at bay without killing them. Thus, these sprays are environment-friendly too.
- Essential oils:
With the rise in the use of eco-friendly products, the essential oil is one product that is 100% plant-derived oils, helps replace synthetic fragrances, and provides anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and cleaning properties. Since they are available in different fragrances like eucalyptus, peppermint, rosemary, lemongrass, cedarwood, basil etc. they are natural and safe to use. One can use these oils to turn the air aromatic, obtain a calming effect to reduce stress, work as a cleaning agent, and have numerous other benefits.
- Incense stick:
Using the eco-friendly incense stick at home is not just a solution for unpleasant odors, it transforms the place into personal aromatherapy that brings out the best in you, providing you with a calming sense. These incense sticks are 100% eco-friendly and safe products are they are made using essential oils, and plant materials paste formed around a bamboo stick.
- Adopting Usage of Jute Bags:
Since jute is a 100% biodegradable and compostable product, one should switch from plastic or any other bags to the usage of jute bags at home. They are extremely strong, come in a variety of sizes and styles, keep the space cool in summers, and are a reusable product. Thus, they are a perfect example of an effective environmentally friendly product.
- Zero Life Waste Products:
Using zero waste products means living in harmony with mother earth. It’s like recycling the product completely with zero wastage. These products are non-toxic and sustainable. One should switch to the normal products at home and use these items like sustainable soaps, herbal cockroach repellent, bamboo straw, organic washing liquid, chewable cutlery, disposable plates, etc.
- Wooden Neem Comb and Brushes:
Made from the extract from the seeds of the neem tree, wooden neem comb and brushes have anti-fungal and anti-allergen properties. They provide multiple benefits for hair as their wide teeth help to massage the scalp promoting blood circulation and hair growth. It is an eco-friendly product, thus, safe for the environment too. Therefore, one should immediately switch to wooden neem combs.
- Use of Shikakai:
Often people underestimate the importance of natural and organic products. A product one should use is the Shikakai powder. While you must have heard about using Shikakai as organic shampoo, if you mix it with soap nuts and use it on vessels and utensils, it’s 100% organic nature will leave you with shining utensils at home.
- More Use of Kulhad:
Like the age-old times, replace your ordinary cups with kulhad and be connected to the year’s old tradition of India. Since they are made from baked clay soil and are 100% compostable, they put no harm to the environment and when used or broken, it is crushed and disposed of in the sea or landfill. They come in a variety of sizes and designs, and are useful to serve cold beverages in summers like lassi or nimbu pani, as well as ideal for winters to serve hot beverages like tea, coffee, hot milk etc. Try it and experience a different aroma you will experience when sipping a drink from a kulhad.
Switch to these products and cause no harm to the environment as well as encourage others towards sustainable living by being an example.