If you’re trying to reduce your carbon footprint, you’ve likely been told by numerous companies that the solution is more. More products, more reusable items, more books on sustainability. Because of the recent surge of green marketing, we’re often led to believe that living sustainably is expensive — a luxury for the privileged only.
However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. You don’t have to shop at specialty health food stores or shell out tons of cash on eco-friendly products to help better the planet. The trick to living sustainably is to be content with less. Shifting your mind away from consumerism is one of the best things you can do for the environment. And luckily, it’s also a lot cheaper.
Not sure how to get started? The infographic below outlines 15 ways to go green on a budget for a happier, simpler life.