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8 Environmentally Destructive Beauty Ingredients [Visual]

8 Environmentally Destructive Beauty Ingredients [Visual] | ecogreenlove

There are tons of ingredients in the beauty products we use today, some good, some not so good. The beauty industry has made leaps and bounds when it comes to both personally safe and environmentally safe ingredients and packaging.

However, there are still a few that should be avoided when possible. Some of these are very destructive, like plastics, and a couple that are destructive only under certain circumstances (like sunscreen). Either way, education is key so that you can make an informed decision when purchasing products for your home.

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Beauty & Hygiene Plastic-Free Swaps [Visual]

Beauty & Hygiene Plastic-Free Swaps [Visual] | ecogreenlove

Maybe eliminating single-use plastic entirely feels daunting, but by shopping mindfully, you can make a difference without sacrificing your creature comforts.

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Eco-Friendly Options for the Worst Sustainability Offenders at Weddings [Visual]

Eco-Friendly Options for the Worst Sustainability Offenders at Weddings [Visual] | ecogreenlove

Everything we throw away which can’t be recycled has a negative impact on the environment. If something isn’t biodegradable, it could take thousands of years to break down naturally.

Individually, one wedding can produce as much as 20kg of plastic waste. But it’s not just plastic which has an impact. Food wastage is also a common theme for most weddings. Sadly, weddings are again one of the chief offenders when it comes to CO2 contributions. As many as 14.5 tonnes of the gas will be created during an average celebration.

Some wedding troupes are more harmful than others. Here are a few common inclusions which you might not realise are having a negative impact on the environment. Don’t worry, though. These are all common aspects of a wedding – which means alternative, eco-friendly options, have already been created.

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