Coffee. Now that I’ve got your attention, do you use a coffee machine that takes single-use plastic pods? Did you know you can’t normally put them in your household recycling? Their cost is more than environmental, as machines and refills often cost a pretty penny – what if you could reuse them instead?
Caffeine may well be the cornerstone of modern society, but increasingly its consumption is costing the earth due to the many time-saving yet single-use items associated with it. If you’ve already switched over a few items, see My Zero Waste morning routine for some more ideas, and you’re getting discounts using a reusable cup – check out my blog on How saving the planet can save money on your coffee – what more can you do?