The eco-revolution has taken the world by storm as more and more people come to the realisation that we cannot mistreat the earth any longer.
Many organizations, big and small, have launched initiatives to lessen their impact on Earth, yet it has been a slow burn for people to adapt their home lifestyles to mirror these green initiatives. There are many great benefits to living eco-friendly and they might just even convert you to the GREEN side.
Eco-Living Saves You Money
A common misconception about living eco-friendly is that there is a significant cost both financially and with regards to comfort, but this simply is no longer the case. Technology has advanced to such a point that investing in eco-friendly technology such as dishwashers, fridges and washing machines will drastically reduce your electricity and water consumption and thus save you money whilst also helping the environment.
Higher Property Value
An Eco-friendly household holds a much greater value these days both financially as well as in the mind of buyers. Properties that have been converted into eco-friendly households hold a much higher financial value than other houses as more and more emphasis is being placed on saving the environment daily.
Due to rapidly evolving technology, appliance and eco-friendly gadgets require less maintenance due to their efficient nature. By using less water and less power, the appliances degrade at a slower rate, increasing the longevity as well as lifespan, leaving you with less grey hairs.
Healthier Living for You and Your Family
Many products are made from substances that can harm us in many ways that we may not even be aware of. From oxidising metals to harmful chemicals, these can affect us over time and are all real dangers that we may not even be aware of. Making use of products, building materials, appliances and gadgets that are eco-friendly not only make the environment a healthier cleaner place, but also keeps those around you healthier and feeling good.
These are just some of the reasons why we should really consider turning our homes into an ecological powerhouse!