SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Wednesday is World Water Day, a day focused on raising awareness of the billions of people living without access to safe water.
The topic is part of a broader conversation about sustainability and the environment and how to make a cleaner Earth for everyone.
The process of transitioning to a fully sustainable lifestyle can be a little bit overwhelming. The owner of Lite Foot Company in Savannah knows that and she says, that’s why she started this business.
According to a 2020 study by Science Advances, the United States is the world’s biggest generator of plastic waste.
A lot of that, comes from everyday items- but Katie Rodgers-Hubbard, the owner of Lite Foot, says you can find alternatives to reduce that waste.
Her store focuses on things like refillable dish soap and non-plastic household products.
”Kind of take an assessment of what are the products that they’re using every day, and what are some easy solutions. Sometimes, there’s not a solution yet, sadly. We need more solutions to these problems. but if you take a look around, there are a lot of solutions that are already in place, so taking a couple steps at a time, a couple of goals of, ‘What can I switch out?’ It can make a significant impact,” Rodgers-Hubbard said.
Rodgers-Hubbard also says it’s important to use what you already have at home before you transition to a more sustainable option. That way, you aren’t wasting anything unnecessarily.
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