Households making small, daily changes to live a more eco-friendly life – IOL

Households making small, daily changes to live a more eco-friendly life – IOL

As concerns about global warming, pollution, habitat loss and plastic islands in our oceans grow, an increasing number of households are making small, daily changes to live a more eco-friendly life.

Greener-living ideas are being chronicled on blogs, Pinterest, podcasts and Instagram, and a new generation of research, ideas and products is sparking an increase in earth-friendly action. Considering a reboot?

Here are five ideas for greening your household:

1 Laundry

It’s easy to make some simple changes while doing laundry that will be healthier for you and the planet, and that might save you money, says Melissa Ozawa of Martha Stewart Living.