30 Nov-0001

7 tips to reduce single-use plastic this Ramadan

7 tips to reduce single-use plastic this Ramadan

Author: Hepca

Share your knowledge with Family and friends, Help raise awareness about the negative impacts of Plastic and the harms caused by our plastic waste. Knowledge can lead to action, You might want to share your pledge on social media, and inspire others.

 

  1. Go shopping with your reusable bags:

If you want to shop for Ramadan and upcoming Eid, bring your own reusable shopping bags to the supermarket to carry your purchases.

 

  1. Plastic-free groceries are key

You can find loose fruit and veg at local grocers and farmers markets, avoid plastic single use bags and rap films and put it in your net your bags or plastic reusable bags.

  1. Use a compostable tooth brush or a Miswak

For a plastic-free smile, use a compostable bamboo toothbrush to reduce the amount of plastic ending up in landfill as part of your daily routine, you can also use the Miswak a teeth-cleaning twig made from the Salvadora persica (arak) tree. It’s plastic-free, entirely compostable, and a beautiful reason to revive a tradition for a guilt-free smile.

  1. Bring your own reusable water bottle to the masjid

When out in the night, attending taraweeh prayers in the mosque for example, don’t forget your reusable water bottle. And encourage everyone you greet to do the same.

  1. Plate up and serve with style

Honour your guests and safeguard the environment by using reusable cutlery for large community iftars at family gatherings or in the mosque. Serve refreshingly cold water using glass jugs rather than bottled drinks. If you don’t have enough plates for everyone, you can go for paper plates rather than plastic, and wooden cutleries instead of plastic.

  1. Avoid Cling Films

Replace cling film with beeswax wrap, upturned plates or even foil to keep leftovers fresh.

7 tips to reduce single-use plastic this Ramadan

  1. Share your knowledge with Family and friends

Help raise awareness about the negative impacts of Plastic and the harms caused by our plastic waste. Knowledge can lead to action, You might want to share your pledge on social media, and inspire others.

 

  1. Go shopping with your reusable bags:

If you want to shop for Ramadan and upcoming Eid, bring your own reusable shopping bags to the supermarket to carry your purchases.

 

  1. Plastic-free groceries are key

You can find loose fruit and veg at local grocers and farmers markets, avoid plastic single use bags and rap films and put it in your net your bags or plastic reusable bags.

  1. Use a compostable tooth brush or a Miswak

For a plastic-free smile, use a compostable bamboo toothbrush to reduce the amount of plastic ending up in landfill as part of your daily routine, you can also use the Miswak a teeth-cleaning twig made from the Salvadora persica (arak) tree. It’s plastic-free, entirely compostable, and a beautiful reason to revive a tradition for a guilt-free smile.

  1. Bring your own reusable water bottle to the masjid

When out in the night, attending taraweeh prayers in the mosque for example, don’t forget your reusable water bottle. And encourage everyone you greet to do the same.

  1. Plate up and serve with style

Honour your guests and safeguard the environment by using reusable cutlery for large community iftars at family gatherings or in the mosque. Serve refreshingly cold water using glass jugs rather than bottled drinks. If you don’t have enough plates for everyone, you can go for paper plates rather than plastic, and wooden cutleries instead of plastic.

  1. Avoid Cling Films

Replace cling film with beeswax wrap, upturned plates or even foil to keep leftovers fresh.

 

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