As the name suggests, an eco-friendly product is great for the environment, but that is not all. Such products are also beneficial for its users.
Eco-friendly products do not contain harmful chemicals and thus protect you and your family from any incidental harm on using them. Studies have established that the use of non-eco-friendly products can lead to diseases.
Take the case of plastics. The adverse health effects of plastics include autoimmune disorders, endocrine disruption leading to cancers and birth defects, premature puberty, and stunted growth among children, while adults can suffer from reproductive system abnormalities, heart disease, and autoimmune diseases. It can also lead to direct toxicity, as in the case of mercury, cadmium, and lead. Using eco-friendly products keeps you and your family relatively free from illnesses and diseases and gives you longevity in terms of age.
Even if eco-friendly products seem comparatively costly at the time of purchase, they prove to be less expensive in the long run. These products are typically made of recycled material, which is more durable, thus longer-lasting. You also get to save on your medical bills since you don’t suffer the ill effects of using non-eco-friendly products.
Flora and fauna are part of the food chain that is essential to maintain a balanced ecology. Therefore, environmentally conscious people should strive to use products not tested on animals as this testing is harmful to animals and even proves fatal for them.
You can shop for almost anything from toys, clothing, cups, and toilet paper to bags, house décor, cleaning products, and even accessories like sunglasses, hair accessories, jewelry, and much more in the reusable and eco-friendly category. There is no shortage of choices if you search a little. Don’t forget to tune in and watch Plant-Based by Nafsika to learn why more and more people around the world are turning vegan and saying yes to products not tested on animals and adopting a plant-based lifestyle.