Climate change in Mexico is becoming more and more obvious. So, being a responsible consumer and making smart purchases has become a responsibility.
Fortunately, the selection of eco-friendly products is increasingly widening, and here you can find the top 10 ecological products.
1. Rechargeable batteries
A single battery is capable of contaminating 5,000 liters of water. So switching to a rechargeable option considerably reduces the levels of environmental pollution, in addition to being considerably noticeable in our wallets.
2. Eco-friendly straws
Plastic straws represent 4% of the total plastic waste in the world, a large number of establishments currently offer biodegradable options. But one way to contribute our grain of sand is by purchasing metal or bamboo straws and taking them with us wherever we go.
3. Water filters
A great substitute to water jugs that will not only help you save money, but will also help you reduce the plastic production on the planet, is to use water filters, you’ll be able to drink water from the tap and never need to worry again about buying jugs.
4. Bamboo toothbrush
There is a reason why this eco-friendly product is the most sold item in Mexico. Using these means reducing the amount of plastic in our oceans, and bamboo is a biodegradable material that is easy to grow, so this crop does not consume much water.
5. Menstrual cup
Although there are still many taboos around this product, it is an economical and ecological alternative to the use of sanitary pads and tampons, which take between 200 and 500 years to degrade. And despite the fact that the material from which they are made is not biodegradable, it does not release toxins during its degradation, which is why it is considered harmless for the environment.
6. The bicycle
The alternative to the automobile that has grown the most in recent years in large cities is the use of bicycles, and therefore, the purchase of bicycles has grown exponentially. The bicycle as a means of transport not only reduces your carbon footprint on the planet, it also helps your health and physical condition.
7. Roma soap
A very common product in Mexican homes for generations has been the Roma detergent. his detergent is a pioneer in biodegradable detergents by being 100% plant-based, so we can calmly continue the tradition of using this icon of Mexican domestic life.
8. Cloth bags
Another very well known product so commonly used that we sometimes forget how important they are for reducing plastic are cloth or tote bags. You can find them everywhere in every size and color.
9. Bar shampoo and deodorant
Changing your shampoo and deodorant for a natural bar option, in addition to reducing plastic waste, to have healthier skin and hair, as most articles in this presentation are 100% organic.
10. Energy-saving light bulbs
It is very easy to find different options of energy-saving light bulbs in any supermarket or store, making this simple purchase for our homes will help us reduce the carbon dioxide emissions of our homes, as these lightbulbs consume up to 80% less energy than regular light bulbs and emit less heat.