How green cleaning is the perfect money saving option this spring

How green cleaning is the perfect money saving option this spring

So fresh and so green! The world of sustainability is evolving, along with our attitudes towards it. As we place a greater emphasis on the practise of sustainability, people are becoming increasingly environmentally conscious – a trend that’s filtering through our society in various ways and influencing our everyday choices. Thankfully, there are many ways we can achieve the perfect balance between clean and green without breaking the bank. That’s why, as we enter spring and our homes are due their annual exfoliation, we’ve put together some top tips for an eco-friendly and money-saving cleanse. 1. Shop smarter There are several products lining supermarket shelves that are a minimalist’s dream. Those with recyclable packaging and concentrated formulas are particularly eco-friendly as they’re designed to enable more washes, save on manufacturing and transport costs, and minimise how much of the product is needed per use. 2 . Measure the dose Time is so often of the essence, especially when there are a million other things to be getting on with; however, taking a few seconds to check how much product is actually needed for each wash will save you money in the long run. For example, if you’re using too much washing powder, it’s a waste. Whereas, if you’re using too little, it probably won’t clean your clothes as well as it should, which means you’ll either need to run your clothes through the washing machine again or risk walking around with less-than-hygienic attire. 3. Wash using lower temperatures Most cleaning products have been tested for effectiveness long before they reach our shelves, meaning if a product promises you it...