5. Take breaks and eat well
When working from home people tend to work for longer and avoid taking mandatory breaks. However, for your own mental well-being you should take a lunch break to relax, watch Netflix, or go for a walk to get your daily dose of exercise.
In the past when you were in the office on your lunch break you might have noticed that the bin in the kitchen was overflowing with unnecessary plastic waste. Well, now that you are in your own home office you can eliminate these issues. Instead of buying all ready-made meals or ordering in, why not master new recipes? This will save plastic consumption, you will be eating healthier, and you will also be learning new skills. You never know, you could be the next Gordon Ramsey!
When grabbing for that water bottle, think twice, why not get a metal flask and use filtered tap water. Buying plastic water bottles increases plastic consumption and is unnecessary. You can also reduce your carbon footprint by following an eco-friendly diet. Now you have more time on your hands it might be a good idea to reduce your meat consumption, albeit you don’t need to go cold turkey! But eating organic and local products is great for your diet and the world.
Having a sustainable home office doesn’t need to be expensive, you just need to be more considerate and think before you act. If we all take small steps, we can improve the world. If you enjoyed our article, why not take a read at 5 WAYS TO IMPLEMENT HYGGE IN OUR STAIY-AT-HOME LIFE.