5 Polluting Products and Their 5 Eco-friendly Replacements

5 Polluting Products and Their 5 Eco-friendly Replacements


As we keep hearing dreadful news of how the planet suffers the perils of Global Warming, we all react differently to the climatic crisis. Some choose to carry on with their lives as long as their businesses and homes are not affected. But others are concerned about what kind of planet they’re passing on to their children. If this is you, we encourage you to go one step further and join us in an all-or-nothing green life style. If you don’t know how or where to start, replacing these next five highly contaminating products with eco friendly counterparts is a big step. Plus, you’ll be helping your wallet.

Nylon bags

Nylon is a highly toxic chemical that is not biodegradable; therefore it needs to be replaced by a product that can decompose easier and faster. One very cheap alternative are recycled paper bags, or simply breaking down your current use of nylon bags to a minimum as you get more and more used to cloth or paper bags.


Plastic Tupperware

As with Nylon, Plastic is also very contaminating. When burnt, it emits gasses that are highly hazardous and toxic to inhale. Paper bags are also a good replacement in this case, as they’re recycled and can be re used as many times as necessary.

Aerosol Deodorant

Perhaps due to its massive consumption among youth, complete with its multiple chemical components, aerosol deodorants around the most subtle air contaminants. The substances that go into the spray are also quite harmful to a variety of skin types. An inexpensive and very eco friendly solution to aerosol deodorant is baking soda. Simply spread a table spoon amount on the perspiring areas and you will find yourself feeling just as confident as if you were wearing a market a spray deodorant.

Fuel-run vehicles

The main cause of smog in industrial cities can be found in the millions of cars that circulate crowded highways and streets round the clock. Together, the gasses emitted by these cars cause multiple diseases such as lung cancer or tuberculosis. In an effort to reduce the carbon print caused by transportation, electric cars and bio diesel fueled smart cars are slowly becoming popular among eco friendly consumers who can afford the change.

Lythium batteries

It has been scientifically tested that lithium batteries are contain a number of chemicals that contribute to earth pollution. Despite many countries’ efforts of encouraging their populations to recycle batteries, most people still throw them away not realizing that they throwing poison on the ground. Fortunately, rechargeable lythium batteries are a great alternative as they last longer and can also be recycled.