1,2,3… Happy New Year! Here at Wolven, we are committed to making 2019 our most sustainable year yet. It’s time to do better, think better and be better. We’ve brainstormed 19 fun, easy and inexpensive ways be more sustainable in 2019.
Our skin is our largest organ, and we all know the importance of protecting and nurturing it. We each have our unique skin care routines, which (should) include applying a hefty amount of sunscreen when we're heading down to the beach or just out enjoying the sunshine. The risks of not protecting your skin from harmful UV rays is something we've grown up understanding, but we're facing massive problems with the estimated 6000-14,000 tons of sunscreen that is being released by us into our oceans ecosystems each year!
If you are new to the concept of sustainability, summer is the perfect season to start practicing your efforts. The sunshine, fresh air, and positive vibes make it enjoyable to be outside and make good choices to help our environment. Simply put, sustainability is the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level. This means that by being sustainable you are avoiding the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance. Changing all of your choices and habits to constantly consider the environment may seem hard at first, but being sustainable can be very easy. There are so many small and simple choices we could make in our daily lives to better the impact we, as humans, make on our beautiful planet. Here are 6 easy ways to live sustainably this summer: