15 Easy Ways to Live More Sustainably in 2021

We all need to do out bit to minimise our environmental footprint. Here 15 easy ways you can help make the world a little greener – because when you do good, you feel good:


  1. Ditch the cling wrap and try beeswax wrap instead.
  2. BYO coffee cup (Forgot your cup? Order coffee and ask for no lid).
  3. Invest in a reusable water bottle and some glass lunch containers.
  4. Recycle your peanut butter and tahini glass jars by refilling them with bulk foods e.g. flour, nuts, granola, rice, and quinoa.
  5. Grow your own produce. If you’re in an apartment, invest in a windowsill garden!
  6. Toothbrush need replacing? Try a bamboo toothbrush – they’re sustainable, comfortable, affordable and compostable!
  7. Pickle any surplus veggies and replant leftover carrot tops to swerve food waste.

vegetable garden


  1. Avoid single-use plastics where possible (straws, lids, takeaway containers and cups).
  2. Support businesses that are values-driven and take care of people and the planet in every decision they make.
  3. Schedule a weekly or fortnightly shop at your local farmers market, and BYO bags!
  4. Avoid fast fashion and go thrift shopping or swap clothes with friends.
  5. Start conversations with friends and family about sustainability.
  6. Look for clothes made from sustainable fabrics such as hemp, linen, bamboo and recycled cotton.
  7. Educate yourself with a new book: Rise & Resist: How to Change the World by Clare Press.
  8. Green-up your superannuation! Find out if your current fund is investing your money in companies and industries that are making a positive impact on the environment and in the community.